The school board also approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the Nome Elementary School and a technology upgrade for the entire district.
The club won’t certify students with pilot licenses, but it will give them basic skills and knowledge, according to science teacher Dave Padvorac.
On Friday, the students of Anvil City Science Academy will perform condensed versions of three Shakespearean plays.
The school board has also approved a new literacy program for Nome Elementary and new social studies textbooks for Nome-Beltz Jr/Sr High.
In the fall, Nicholai will start at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His goal is to teach Yup’ik language and culture in rural Alaska.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
On the April 28th episode of Exchange, in-studio guest Kaley Slingsby joined us for a discussion on social-emotional learning.
The school board unanimously approved the budget, which does not dip into fund balance or make cuts to staff.
The Board of Education has scheduled a special session next week to approve and adopt the final budget.
Nome Public Schools has drafted a $14.6 million budget. The district will finalize the budget on April 12, the same day lawmakers are set to gavel out.