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  • 1:30 Early Out Last 3 Days of School1:30 Early Out Last 3 Days of School

    May 17th, 18th & 19th students will get out of school at 1:30. Buses will leave at 1:37

    The last day of school is Thursday, May 19th. Please check with your child's teacher to see if they have any special activities going on.

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District News

  • May 2016 ESP - Marilyn Eggleston

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is proud to announce Marilyn Eggleston, after schools program coordinator at Joy Elementary, is the May 2016 Extra Special Support Staff Person

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  • Summer School

    The school district will be holding summer school at Effie Kokrine Charter School. There are several options for students to register for classes: Online enrichment; online diagnostic; and teacher-led, credit-recovery classes for English and math courses. All classes are $185 each and are non refundable. Classes begin June 1. All online classes must be finished by July 16. Teacher-led, credit-recovery classes finish June 28. See your school counselor for more information and a registration form.

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  • School district launching texting capability

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is adding text alerts to its available communication channels with parents and guardians. The same communication management system that sends out the district’s automated phone calls and emails has a texting function that will be activated April 18.

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  • April 2016 ESP - Laura Bush

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is pleased to recognize Laura Bush, Response to Intervention (RTI) tutor at Denali Elementary, as the April 2016 Extra Special Support Staff Person.

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  • District and Principals’ Association reach successful labor agreement

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District and the Fairbanks Principals’ Association have negotiated a successful tentative labor agreement. The contract was ratified by the FPA membership at a March 30 meeting and will go before the Board of Education for consideration April 19.

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In the News

  • Fairbanks school board member announces resignation plans

    Fairbanks school board member Lisa Gentry announced Tuesday evening that she plans to resign her seat. Gentry, who is vice president of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Board of Education, said she is resigning because her family is in the process of moving to Vancouver, Washington. She said the move was career related.

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  • Eielson sixth-grader wins Interior Spelling Bee

    A Crawford Elementary School student's reading habit helped her outlast the competition at Saturday's Interior Alaska Spelling Bee. Sixth-grader Kaitlyn O'Bryan won first place and a trip to Washington, D.C., after successfully spelling the word "centaur."

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  • School district seeks comment from parents and community

    Strong partnerships between families and schools contribute to student success. The Board of Education Parent Engagement Committee is encouraging parents to share their opinions about the quality of their family-school partnerships. A survey is available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParentEngagement2016. Each school also has printed copies available.

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