Excellence and Equity for All

Announcements

  • April 14-16 in Joy Elementary Gym. Districtwide community bookfair. All are welcome. It's a great time to stock up on summer reading!

    Thurs. & Fri. 8:30-6pm (Sat. 8:30-4pm) All books & items are up to 50% off. ALL PURCHASES BENEFIT OUR SCHOOL!

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  • There will be a Bookfair at Barnes & Noble May 1st to support Joy's Greenstar Program.

    Check out the flyer in the school newsletter.

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District News

  • 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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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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