Students at VHS are studying for their lifeguard exam to help build career skills and prepare for post school life.
Valdez City Schools aquatics instructor Carl Young worked with Wendy Clubb from the Valdez Parks and Recreation Department to offer lifeguard training and certification for seven VHS students this past spring. Continue reading ‘In Valdez, Career Pathways Can Begin at the Swimming Pool’ by Superintendent Shawn Arnold
This past week, the The AKSDHH provides pre-k through 12th grade educational options for deaf and hard of hearing students in Alaska. Alaska School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AKSDHH) released a new video called ‘Success Looks Like Me!’ to celebrate the journey and achievements of our students. Continue reading “Success Looks Like Me!” AKSDHH Releases Video Highlighting Successes by Ann Curry
In the late spring, schools across Alaska celebrate high school graduation and the journey that begins as students leave public school for career or postsecondary education and adult life. For students who choose to attend college, planning often begins at a young age. Continue reading The ‘North Star To Nanook’ Program Promotes Early College Awareness in Fairbanks by Sam Jordan at ASDN
Seventh Graders at Gilson Middle School in Valdez pose in their wax museum costumes for the 20th annual project.
What has become a right of passage for every seventh grader in the Valdez City School System took place on May 7th as Gilson Middle School just hosted it’s 20th annual Wax Museum Project.
Continue reading ’20th Annual Wax Museum Project’ by Kipp Norris at Valdez City Schools
During the noon hour of April 25, 2019, the Alaska Council of School Administrators (ACSA) and the Alaska Staff Development Network (ASDN) held a ‘Snack and Study’ event at the Alaska Capitol Building about the importance of computer science in Alaska’s Schools. Sponsored by Representative Harriet Drummond and Representative Andi Story, the event presented basic information about computer science, discussed why it represents a new literacy in the education curriculum, and how it can help fill existing jobs and define new ones in the Alaskan economy.
Continue reading ‘ACSA/ASDN Present ‘Snack and Study’ Event on Computer Science at the Alaska Capitol’ by Sam Jordan at ASDN
A Crawford ES student discusses entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist Madam C.J. Walker.
Alaska’s history and its present are uniquely defined by the contributions of African-Americans. From the
trailblazers who built of the Alaska Highway during World War II, to military members who serve at our many Armed Forces facilities, to families, leaders and legislators who contribute to our communities and guide our government. Continue reading ‘Crawford Elementary School at Eielson AFB Celebrates Black History Month’ by Sam Jordan at ASDN
Annually, the Yukon-Koyukuk School District invites high school students to participate in the Career Fly-In. At this weeklong camp, students learn about a variety of careers and post-secondary options, build employability skills, and prepare for life after high school.
Continue reading YKSD’s Career Fly-In by Superintendent Kerry Boyd, Yukon-Koyukuk School District