The 21st CCLC After School Program’s Winter Break Activities for Children and Families Guide is now available.
The comprehensive listing contains community activities over the holiday season for students and families as well as schedules for the UAF Museum of the North, Boys & Girls Club, local swimming pools, and more.
FAIRBANKS — West Valley High School student Kobe Rizk will serve next school year as the student member on the Alaska Board of Education.
Rizk was named to the position Thursday after interviewing with board members as one of three finalists. Each year the board selects one student from the state to serve in its ranks as an advisory member, representing student opinions and addressing their peers’ concerns.
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Bethany is an administrative secretary at North Pole Elementary and is known throughout the school for her exemplary performance in a complex role.
“I am continually amazed by how Bethany shines in a challenging position,” said Principal Mark Winford. “She works incredibly hard – arriving early and staying late and she has mastered the steep learning curve of the elementary administrative secretary position. She holds herself to high standards and loves her work.”
Thank you Bethany, for all that you do for district students, staff and the North Pole community.
Two winning videos will be selected to promote the 2014 Arctic Winter Games and cash prizes will be awarded.
Video submissions must be in response to one of the following prompts:
1. Get Your Game On! Arctic Winter Games 2014
2. 'Raven' About Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks
3. Great Spirit, Northern Dreams International Arctic Winter Games 2014
$100 First Place, $75 Second Place, and $50 Third Place for Grades 9-12
$100 First Place, $75 Second Place, and $50 Third Place for Grades 7, 8
Deadline: January 7, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Grab your cameras and get your game on, students!
Find contact information, contest rules, and more at: http://awg2014.org/media-page/video-contest
From mathematics to world languages, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Peggy Carlson oversees the curriculum of the school district and ensures teachers and students have the resources they need to succeed.
As a former teacher, Carlson understands the joys and challenges of the classroom.
“I'll always remember my first year in the classroom; it was challenging then and it's even more challenging for new teachers now,” said Carlson.
FAIRBANKS — Thomas Bueler-Faudree’s teachers have a host of good things to say about him so it’s no wonder his teachers at University Park Elementary School nominated him for student of the week.
They say Thomas exemplifies the qualities of a strong leader and role model to others students.
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REDDI – Report. Every. Dangerous. Driver. Immediately.
To make a REDDI report, call 911 and report the vehicle description and location, driving behavior, license plate number, and driver description.
Drive safely, Fairbanks - one call could save a life.
Thanks to a generous gift from Sumitomo Pogo Mine, the district is pleased to announce the launch of a new app. The app offers parents, students, staff, and the community fingertip access to announcements and information about the district and specific schools.
Former methods of school district communication include newsletters, email, website announcements, phone messages and paid advertisements. The new app was created to enhance connections with stakeholders, especially those who prefer electronic communication.
App features include:
District and School News
Student Records (grades, assignments, attendance, and more)
Student Performance Alerts (updated grades, missing assignments, and more)
Push Notifications (from the district and selected schools)
District and School Calendars (seamlessly add events to device calendar)
Feedback (for security issues and other important information)
Directories and Maps (contact staff directly from app)
Lunch Balance Access
District and School Social Media Access (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
The Fairbanks School District app is free for users and available for immediate download on smartphones and tablet devices in the App Store and on Google Play.
Thank you, Sumitomo Pogo Mine for supporting parent involvement, supporting technology, and helping the school district increase its connections between the community and schools.
Welcome to school!
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Ensure a safe start to the school year and brush up on student transportation rules including bus conduct, policies, student responsibilities, citation procedures and more at www.k12northstar.org/bus-rules.
Alaska Statute 14.30.365, also referred to as the “Home School Law” takes effect July 1, 2013. The law permits students who are enrolled in “alternative education programs” and accredited home schools, as defined under AS 14.30.365, and who are otherwise eligible to participate in high school interscholastic activities, to select a “school of eligibility” within a public school district.
The checklist below guides the alternative education student and parent through eligibility requirements.
For further information or to set up an eligibility check and enrollment appointment, contact Steve Zanazzo, districtwide activities coordinator (and main contact for all district high schools) at 456-7794, ext. 17520.
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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 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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