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Overview

Mission Statement 

West Valley High School's mission is to provide an excellent, equitable education in a safe, supportive environment so all students will succeed and contribute to a diverse and changing society.

Beliefs
 
  • Given opportunity and support, all students can learn.
  • Through perseverance and hard work, students can succeed.
  • Persistent and appropriate intervention is necessary to improve student learning.
  • A safe, healthy, and comforting school environment promotes student learning.
  • All members of the West Valley school community are responsible for student learning.
  • A strong sense of school community is essential for our school’s success.
  • Students learn best when challenged; higher order thinking skills (analysis, evaluation, synthesis) and rigorous study should be at the core of student learning.
  • Staff should be held accountable for student learning with measurable results.
  • Accepting change is necessary for educational growth and improvement.

Contact Information

Address
3800 Geist Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709
 
School Hours
Students: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Office: 7:15 am - 3:15 pm
** Unless in the presence of a teacher or activity advisor, students must leave the building by 3:00 p.m. **

Administrative Office Phone Number
907-479-4221
ext 46501
 
Sarah Gillam
Senior High School Principal
sarah.gillam@k12northstar.org

Dave Foshee
Assistant Principal
dave.foshee@k12northstar.org

Greg Gibson
Assistant Principal
greg.gibson@k12northstar.org

Heather Johnson
Assistant Principal
heather.johnson@k12northstar.org

Jeannine Burnett
Senior High School
Administrative Secretary
479-4221 ext 46501
 
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