Getting ready for the Super Quiz Relay. By Adrianna Woodruff Teacher, Unalakleet Schools On January 22 and 23, twenty-eight Bering Strait School District students met in Unalakleet to compete in ten academic categories relating to this year’s topic: Russia. Academic Decathlon is an annual high school competition that focuses on the [...]
By Kristina Sieff Teacher, Savoonga Savoonga school has started a recycling program here in Savoonga. Here are a couple of pictures of a student working on packing up the cans and bottles. Our recycling program is called SAW- Savoongans against waste. Student Wayne Rookok collecting and bagging recyclable materials.
By Megan Akaran High School Math Teacher, Saint Michael, Alaska When the 8th grade Pre-Algebra class struggled to understand the rules for special right triangles, their older peers stepped up to the task of teaching. The Algebra A class, which consists of tenth and twelfth graders, reviewed the concepts that were troubling their younger [...]
By Leah Stanek Saint Michael, AK While people may not all agree on values or what is most important, rarely will people disagree that respect, responsibility, self-control, integrity, and effort are important values that shape our character and ultimately our destinies. BSSD has adopted a high school, language arts curriculum (Character [...]
Students fishing for tomcods on the weekend in Nome while at NACTEC. By Nathan Pitt If someone asked you what NACTEC does, what would you tell them? Most people paraphrase NACTEC's mission and vision and come up with something like, "NACTEC prepares students for the world of work by developing academic and life skills, employment skills, [...]
By Christie Reinhardt Program Coordinator Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education The Governor’s Council on Disabilities & Special Education established the Inclusive Practice Award to recognize outstanding educators who work to ensure students with disabilities have the opportunity for an inclusive education with [...]
By Melissa Towarak Unalakleet Schools On September 17, 2012 Mr. Busk took the Unalakleet 5th Grade class to the Little North River to meet with local NSECD and Regional Fish and Game members to initiate our classroom incubation for local Coho (Silver) Salmon. The students were able to observe how to fertilize, dissect, and incubate the [...]
This semester in our 4th hour class we had five different electives: homework club, aviation, Response to Intervention (RTI), food prep, and guitar class. I chose guitar class because I wanted to learn something new. The teacher for guitar class was John Lindula. I had two classmates, Demi and Amanda, and we started class at the beginning of [...]