This year, the City Council received 22 proposals. The funding requests add up to almost $290,000 — nearly double the donation available.
Principal Edwin “Chip” Sharpe’s last day at the high school will be January 15.
The Nome Police Department has been notified of the missing five-foot tall trees, which were brought from Council and planted at the school in the last 10 years.
Superintendent Shawn Arnold said education funding could face cuts next year, but Sitnasuak has donated nearly $100,000 to the district.
Superintendent Shawn Arnold announced the district may adopt an innovative calendar at the junior and senior high, starting next school year.
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.
The district provided flashing reflector keychains to students as part of its safety campaign. Next summer, a new crosswalk will be installed.
Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.
With the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers putting a proposed expansion of Nome’s port on pause for at least a year, council members discussed a way forward at Monday’s meeting.