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.
Superintendent Shawn Arnold announced the district may adopt an innovative calendar at the junior and senior high, starting next school year.
Ayla Knodel took first place in the annual contest that has Alaska students create artwork for the commemorative button sold along the trail.
Nome voters will cast ballots for mayor, city council, school board, and the utility board; voters in Nome, Elim, Savoonga, St. Michael, and Teller will also vote for their NSEDC board member.
The all-Nome cast performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” on Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m., with a matinee Sunday at 2 p.m.
In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea…