At closing bell, now two weeks into the academic year, you’ll likely see some new faces pouring out of the Nome Public Schools—teachers, staff, students eager for the year ahead. One new face, in particular, is the new principal at Nome Beltz Jr/Sr High School.
Preventing obesity in Alaska’s children today will reduce medical costs in the future, according to a recent paper. Nome Public Schools is part of a state-wide initiative to accomplish just that.
At a special meeting Friday afternoon the board voted in a contract with NANA Management Service to oversee food service and prep for the school district’s two sites.
Two programs tied to the fiscal health of Nome Public Schools were the focus at theNome board of education meeting last night. And neither was fully resolved.
Nome Public Schools will offer a full breakfast for students by the Fall 2014 school year, a move made possible by contracting all meal preparation in the district to an outside company.
Last night, in front of a packed crowd, the Common Council voted in a budget for Nome Public Schools that keeps funding flat from last year.
Nome Public Schools could see a shortfall of hundreds of thousands of dollars if budget numbers from Friday’s City Council work session don’t change.
Last night’s Board of Education Meeting at Nome Elementary School touched on a wide array of topics, everything from recognizing end of the year accomplishments to lamenting low standardized test results. But the real focus was money. Or lack thereof.
Yesterday a small group of Nome-Beltz high school students released a bucketful of young Coho salmon into an ice-free corner of Anvil Creek.
In Wednesday’s news: Senator Hollis French to run for Governor; Erosion threatening archaeological sites on coast of Northwest Alaska; Two people safe after crashing float plane…