In a room 3 masked people stand facing a woman holding her right hand up.

Children can soon get the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine at school. At the November Nome Public School Board of Education meeting, superintendent Jamie Burgess announced that Nome Elementary School principal is coordinating with Norton Sound Health Corporation and the temporary school nurse to set up a vaccine clinic in the school.

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Exterior of Nome Elementary School, an off-white building with a smiling polar bear as its mascot.

The results of last year’s PEAKS Tests predominated Tuesday’s Nome Public School Board of Education meeting. Meghan Hayes presented on the data from last Spring’s test and she had news: The majority of Nome public school students tested below proficiency in both math and language arts.

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