Education

Nome Public Schools Superintendent Shawn Arnold announced his resignation on Monday, February 26, 2018, due to personal reasons and a need to be closer to Anchorage. A statement was released on the...
RECORDING HISTORY - Jenae Matson stands in Colleen Johnson’s classroom at Anvil City Science Academy. Students in Mrs. Johnson’s Social Studies class completed a project recording interviews with community members recalling important events or topics in Nome’s history. Matson interviewed her father, Tony Matson, regarding the "Friendship Flight” of 1988 when Alaska Airlines flew to Provideniya, Russia.
Starting last November, students at Anvil City Science Academy in Nome spent six weeks working on history projects in Mrs. Colleen Johnson’s Social Studies class. The fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth...
STUDENT OF THE MONTH— Abigail Tozier is Nome-Beltz Senior High’s Student of the Month. She is pictured with her parents and Assistant Principal Lucas Frost.
On Tuesday, January 9 the Nome Public Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting in the Nome Elementary School library. The board enjoyed a brief meeting before budget planning begins for...
ACSA SEPTEMBER STUDENT OF THE MONTH— Anvil City Science Academy named Deacon Callahan as the September Student of the Month. He is pictured with ACSA Lead Teacher Lisa Leeper and his family.
On Tuesday, November 14 the Nome Public Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting in the Nome Elementary School Library. Topics of peak interest included the approval of legislative...
FLIGHT SCHOOL - Students from Nome-Beltz High School traveled to California this summer for a three week flight school course at CP Aviation in Santa Paula. Pictured from left to right are Nome-Beltz student Ivory Okleasik, Nome-Beltz teacher Dave Padvorac, Nome students Bubba McDaniel & Aaron Motis and CP Aviation Flight Instructors Aravni Katchikians and John Gentzle.
On any given day in Nome, it is not unusual to see a plane buzzing by in the sky, a jet landing on the runway, or a helicopter whirring along the shoreline. In Alaska, and Nome in particular, people...
Junior HIgh student Devon Crowe received Student of the Month honors and the whole family clan showed up to celebrate his achievement.
The Nome Public Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 10. Newly elected board members were sworn-in, tensions between the city and school district regarding budget...
At last month’s regular school board meeting, Nome Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to renew the district’s membership with the Coalition for Education Equity, which works to...
STUDENT OF THE MONTH— Eight grader Natalie Parker is Nome-Beltz Junior High’s August student of the month. She is pictured here with Principal Jon Berkeley and her grandmother Martha Outwater.
Several new faces filled the room at the Tuesday, September 12 meeting of the Nome Public Schools Board of Education. NPS welcomed thirteen new teachers to its ranks, filling several open positions...
SCHOOL'S OUT— Graduates of the Nome-Beltz Class of 2017 celebrate completing high school as ballons are released at the end of their graduation ceremony on May 25.
On the evening of Thursday, May 25, 29 students entered the blue, sliver and white streamer covered Nome-Beltz gym for the last time as high school students. An emotional hour and a half later, the...
NORTHWEST CAMPUS COMMENCEMENT— Rachel Takak pauses to have her photo taken after receiving her Occupational Endorsement as a Certified Nurse Aide at the NWC commencement in Old Joseph’s Hall in Nome on Thursday, May 4.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus Class of 2017 celebrated their commencement ceremony last week on Thursday, May 4 at Old St. Joseph’s Hall in Nome. Students gathered to receive...

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