Education

Nome Public Schools will dip deeper into its savings next year if the Alaska State Legislature doesn’t increase funding to education, said Superintendent Jamie Burgess. Burgess presented the final...
By Megan Gannon Last week educators and the Nome Public Schools Board of Education discussed ways to bring more arts into the classrooms. During the regular board meeting, Nome Elementary School...
By Megan Gannon Nome Public Schools Superintendent Jamie Burgess addressed the Nome Common Council last week with a “State of the Schools” report. She told Council members and Mayor John Handeland...
By Megan Gannon After a staff shortages forced school closures at Nome-Beltz Middle High School – one last month, one this week — the district continues to seek volunteers and substitute teachers to...
By Megan Gannon At Nome-Beltz Middle and High School, teachers report low morale and worries for students’ wellbeing as they struggle to cover for critical staff vacancies. The understaffing crisis...
Nome-Beltz students learn about kalo cultivation at the Ka'ala farm on Oahu.
Sixteen Nome-Beltz students – 14 seniors and two juniors – traveled to Hawaii last month to learn the ways in which their counterparts on Oahu live and perpetuate their Native culture. The exchange...
MAKING ADJUSTMENTS—Andy Sherman adjusts the buoyancy of his group's ROV while Daniel Kerrin looks on. The ROVS had to be able to float in the middle of the water in order to not use up too much battery power trying to keep it up or down.
By Lizzy Hahn On October 19 and 21, 2021, the Nome-Beltz Robotics class had the opportunity to build and test their hand made ROVs, short for remotely operated underwater vehicles. Lauren Bien and...
By Julia Lerner Nome Public Schools plans to implement universal masking at each school building in Nome until at least 80 percent of the population of the building, including students, staff and...
HONORING AN EDUCATOR— Josie Bourdon, center, was surrounded by family (left to right) Mary David, Kayla Bourdon, Wilson Bourdon, Jay David and Katie Bourdon in Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday June 14 after receiving a recognition by the Alaska State Legislature.
By Julia Lerner Josephine Tatauq Bourdon, a lifelong Nome resident, received a commendation from the Alaska State Legislature this week for her long career in education and her commitment to...
By Diana Haecker The Class of 2021 saw beautiful weather blessing their Graduation Day, as the forty students paraded in trucks through town and then headed to their outdoor graduation ceremony at...

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