The school board unanimously passed a resolution observing the holiday that celebrates Native history and culture.
To receive state funding, Alaska schools must have a minimum of 10 students. But some lawmakers are looking at raising the number to 20 or 25.
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.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Nome’s City Council has certified this week’s election, confirming all early winners.
With the polls closed and preliminary results in, it looks like Nome will be saying “Hello Central” to a new mayor — and to new members of the school board, City Council, and the Norton Sound Economic Development Council.
The school board discussed upgrades — from emergency lighting to payroll processing — at their work session last week.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.