Producer Karen Trop, with your support, has brought the energy, spirit, and creativity of rural Alaska’s youth to the airwaves in recent months — as part of her “audio postcard” series “Dearest Alaska.”
Helping certify educators, Nome’s Northwest Campus recently hosted teacher camp, a unique opportunity to learn about the space where Alaskan schooling and Alaskan culture intersect.
The school board also approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the Nome Elementary School and a technology upgrade for the entire district.
On the April 28th episode of Exchange, in-studio guest Kaley Slingsby joined us for a discussion on social-emotional learning.
Berkeley has worked for Nome Public Schools for 12 years — five as a teacher and seven as an administrator. He’s currently the district’s director of federal programs.
Nome Elementary School will host two performances of Assimilation — Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
Tie those shoes and grab your backpack, ’cause this week on Sounding Board, we’re going back to school.
Months of budget battles concluded last night with the final passage of funding for the city, schools, and capital projects.
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.
For three hours yesterday, the Nome Common Council waded through budget requests from three different public groups—the school, the city, and the utility board. By the end, nobody was happy, and three extra work sessions were scheduled to hammer out details.