Literacy Challenge History

  • The ANE Literacy Challenge began in 2007. Over the years students within the FNSBSD have learned about Alaska Native Leaders and Elders by doing various projects according to their grade levels.

Annual ANE Literacy Challenge!

  • Congratulations to all students who participated in the 9th Annual Literacy Challenge.

    Student submissions are posted in the windows of the 1st Floor of the District Office Building.

    Congratulations to the following:


    Kindergarten - First Grade Category

    1st Place:  Maysie Falk, Denali Elementary School

    2nd Place:  Joseph Pilon, Denali Elementary School

    3rd Place:  Lucy Menaker, Anne Wien Elementary School

    4th Place:  Jason Evans, Denali Elementary School


    Second - Third Grade Category

    1st Place:  Taylyn Rocheleau, Hunter Elementary School

    2nd Place:  Aryanna Barbaza, Hunter Elementary School

    3rd Place:  Dessey Pua, Hunter Elementary School

    4th Place:  Frankie DeMott-Walker-Scully


    Fourth - Sixth Grade Category

    1st Place:  Anastasia Michael, Abby Peter, Sharol Westby, Rihanna Williams from Anne Wien Elem. School

    2nd Place:  Kharissa Menard, Sophia Ramirez, Michaela Spencer from Anne Wien Elem. School

    3rd Place:  Maliek Carter from Hunter Elementary School

    4th Place:  Mia Kohloff-Reynolds, Angelina Sather from Anne Wien Elementary School


    Seventh - Twelfth Grade Category

    1st Place:  Gallatin Urbach and Ayolani Marquez

    2nd Place:  Kayden Walker, Natalie Arnold

    3rd Place:  Allison Lindgren, Lindzey George

    4th Place:  Kristina Reh, Kennedy Bunch 


    See Interviews below:


      AMY Topkok

      FrancesPleegor Interview.MOV








Annual ANE Literacy Challenge Display Board

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2016 Literacy Challenge Winners

  • 2015 Literacy Challenge Video Links

    Kayden Thrun:

    Independent Interview with Holger Jorgenson. View Kayden's submission here!

    Hutchison High School Submission

    Teacher: Benjamin Johnson

    Class: Live Events and Sports Broadcasting

    View the Hutch submission here!

    North Pole High School

    Teacher: Liz Alexander 

    Class: English

    View Kiara Wright's submission here!

    Effie Kokrine Early College Charter School 

    Teacher: Sheryl Meierotto

    View Effie Kokrine School's submission here!

Last Modified on December 3, 2019