Over 700 students are enrolled in the district, but eight left Nome Schools over the summer to attend Mount Edgecumbe.
Nome students reported more positive attitudes about safety, school leadership, and student involvement in 2015.
The JROTC program will continue after a donation from Sitnasuak. Meanwhile, Superintendent Shawn Arnold may be deployed next summer.
Nome Public Schools is again hoping a donation of of $150,000 from Sitnasuak Native Corporation will fund JROTC; if that doesn’t happen, the district may be forced to eliminate the program.
Brandy Arrington has been running unopposed for Nome’s School Board Seat B, but less than a week before election day, Charles Pullock is launching a write-in campaign for the seat.
“My choice, my future”—that was the recurrent phrase at yesterday’s pep rally at Nome Beltz Jr./Sr. High School, which launched a campaign to focus on young people’s healthy choices.
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
At the Nome Public Schools board of education meeting last night there was no shortage of new faces.
In Monday’s news: Two oil covered gulls were recently found off St. Lawrence Island; Last week DHS set up disaster relief stations in Stebbins and Kotlik;…
In Monday’s news: Savoonga harvested its second whale of the month on Friday; After more than 80 years, polar bear skulls from St. Lawrence Island are…