Superintendent Shawn Arnold said education funding could face cuts next year, but Sitnasuak has donated nearly $100,000 to the district.
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.
The school board swore in new members and resolved to fight a bill that could shut down two Nome schools.
Board members Brennan and Davis will not seek re-election. Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell will compete for Brennan’s spot, while Keith Conger runs unopposed for Davis’.
Over 700 students are enrolled in the district, but eight left Nome Schools over the summer to attend Mount Edgecumbe.
“Next year is going to be a bad year, but it’s going to be the best year of all the bad years to come,” said Nome School Superintendent Shawn Arnold.
The Nome Board of Education has announced the two finalists to be interviewed for the superintendent position: interim superintendent Shawn Arnold and Anvil City Science Academy principal Todd Hindman.
Scott Handley will be the new Nome Beltz Principal this fall after current principal Steve Gast moves to a district office position. Handley has spent the…
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