The 2013 Lathrop High School graduation ceremony was held Tuesday, May 14 at the Carlson Center.
Valedictorian: Talina Bastille
Salutatorian: Dolma Ombadykow
223 diplomas earned
1 Certificate of Achievement earnedRead full article
Valedictorian: Riley Nathan Troyer
Salutatorian: Kira Denae O’Donoghue
Tommy Lee Adams
Alora Ann BergrenRead full article
Steve Jobs and Thomas Edison made an appearance recently in the North Pole Elementary School gymnasium. Walt Disney also gave a brief talk.
These historical figures were brought to life by the fourth grade class of Julie McHenry as part of a (living) wax museum event on May 10.
The exhibit was the culmination of an interdisciplinary research project in which students researched an American scientist or inventor and gave a brief performance, in costume, as their historical character.
The Policy Review Committee is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to Policy 935 - Charter Schools. Proposed revisions are in the document below. Please submit comments, suggestions, or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of business on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
|Public Input Memo for Policy 935|
Memo and proposed revisions to Policy 935 - Charter Schools
On Tuesday, May 7, the Board of Education recognized retiring staff from the 2012-2013 school year.
Retirees appear in alphabetical order – Louise Anderl, Rosita Bryant-Wilburn, Leslie Campbell, Lori Chase, Margaret Donat, Kathleen Doyel, Nancy Dreydoppel, Denise Edgerton, John Fink, Kathy Helmick, Alison Heyman, Carol Hughes, Michael Jamison, Bobbi Janiro, Dixie Keil, Dorothy Laiti, Beverly Lee, Robert McIntosh, Susan McIntosh, Sue Peterson, Brenda Sadler, Joan Sargent, Katherine Shira, Sherilyn Siegmund-Roach, Patrick Turner, and David Wilcoxson.
Briana has served as the assistant principal of West Valley High for the past three years. Prior to her service at West Valley High, she held the position of assistant principal at Lathrop High from 2008-2010. Briana began her career in Oregon with positions as a secondary teacher at Eagle Point Middle School and as an assistant principal and athletic director at Jefferson County Middle School. She also taught at the elementary level supporting student literacy. Briana holds a bachelor’s degree in geography and a master’s degree in teaching from Southern Oregon University, as well as an administration certificate from Portland State University.
In December, the Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals selected Briana as the 2013 Alaska Assistant Principal of the Year. The award recognizes assistant principals who exhibit outstanding leadership in their school communities and who foster high-quality learning opportunities for students.
"I am thrilled and honored to have been selected as the principal of Joy Elementary,” said Briana. “I look forward to building new relationships and to guiding and supporting Joy Elementary students in their continued academic success."
The Middle School Construction Awareness workshop runs June 3 - 7 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. In the workshop, students will gain an overview of the construction trades including heavy equipment operation (simulators), construction math, shop safety and more.
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 20.
For more information, contact Gwenetta Dunn-Johnson, 452-2000 ext. 11538
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|The school district is pleased to join the community in support of the 2014 Arctic Winter Games.
In March 2014, more than 2,000 athletes, coaches and cultural delegates will arrive in Fairbanks for eight days of athletic competition, cultural exhibition and social connection. This historic occasion will be an opportunity to bring our circumpolar communities closer together and to showcase our youth through international competition.
Learn more about the Games and volunteer opportunities at www.awg2014.org.
The district reminds the community that a variety of useful calendars are available for subscription in any preferred calendar program.
The following calendars are available in customized calendar feeds: individual schools, district-wide athletics, individual school athletics, Board of Education meetings, district events and academic year (district-wide holidays, early dismissals, Parent-Teacher Conferences and more).
To subscribe to school calendars:
• Visit the Calendar page on your school website
• Select boxes to customize calendar feed (individual school, individual school Athletics*, Board of Education, FNSBSD and/or School Year Calendar)
• Click iCal to generate customized calendar feed URL
*Visit the district calendar at http://www.k12northstar.org/calendar to subscribe to the district-wide athletics calendar.
The community is invited to use the hotline to report any school related safety and security concerns or comments. The hotline will be managed during regular business hours and will accept messages 24 hours a day. All hotline messages will be evaluated and distributed to the appropriate party.
For emergencies, always call 911.
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The Board of Education, the Superintendent, and district staff begin the budget process in October of each year for the subsequent school year. The Board of Education officially establishes district priorities, primary performance goals and on-going commitments and initiatives as planning tools and to guide the administration in developing the budget.
Click the links below to download the 2013-2014 recommended Budget. Learn more about the budget process in the section titled "Welcome".
The Fairbanks Council of PTAs (FCPTA) provides support for local unit PTA members and training for those interested in PTA executive board positions. FCPTA also serves as a voice for community educational concerns and has a strong working relationship with the school district.
Learn more about the services and purpose of the FCPTA at http://www.k12northstar.org/parents/pta
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