District News

  • School principal changes for 2019 - 2020 school year

    Four school district schools will have a change in principal for the 2019-2020 school year. Pearl Creek and Ticasuk Brown Elementary Schools have completed the hiring process for new permanent principals. North Pole High School and Tanana Middle School will have interim principals for the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Embracing a diverse and changing society

    The mission of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District 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. One of our core values is respect for the diversity and dignity of all.

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  • KIndergarten Roundup

    Enroll your child in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year! Kindergarten roundup is April 29-30, 2019, visit your neighborhood elementary school during that time for help with registration and for a free kindergarten readiness calendar. Visit www.k12northstar.org/kindergarten for more info about enrollment.

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  • UPDATED: North Pole High Student Discipline

    As you may know, the school district has been in the news recently regarding male students attempting to enter the women’s bathroom at North Pole High and a female student who was involved. We cannot release all details related to this event - student disciplinary actions are confidential as a matter of law and district policy. However, the following is what we can share.

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  • Principal & Assistant Principal Appreciation

    Thank you for being a positive presence in your schools and a leader in your community. Thank you for your very thoughtful, intentional, sometimes challenging, and always rewarding work with students, staff and parents. Thank you for being champions of equity and successful learning for ALL students.

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  • Mentor, Volunteer, Partner Appreciation Breakfast

    Join Superintendent Karen Gaborik and the Bright Futures Fairbanks volunteer leadership team to celebrate the many school district mentors, volunteers, and partners who are “world-class”.

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  • School District and Principals’ Association reach successful tentative labor agreement

    Negotiating teams for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District and the Fairbanks Principals’ Association have reached a tentative agreement on a new 3-year contract.

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