Superintendent Shawn Arnold announced the district may adopt an innovative calendar at the junior and senior high, starting next school year.
The grant — worth nearly $500,000 — will go towards replacing outdated equipment at all 15 BSSD schools and the district office in Unalakleet.
Nome Elementary School will host two performances of Assimilation — Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
The school board unanimously passed a resolution observing the holiday that celebrates Native history and culture.
To receive state funding, Alaska schools must have a minimum of 10 students. But some lawmakers are looking at raising the number to 20 or 25.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Hear our October 8th discussion on education, ranging from the importance of student confidence and family involvement to the value of culturally relevant curricula.
The school board discussed upgrades — from emergency lighting to payroll processing — at their work session last week.