Education

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The school board for the Dillingham City School District addressed issues of added administrative positions and the future of the art program at their Monday meeting.

University of Alaska's community campuses could face dramatic changes as the university faces further funding cuts from the state.

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Last week the annual LPSD "AA meet" was held in Newhalen, bringing students in from Perryville to Port Alsworth and many locations in between. The gathering is an important opportunity to learn, make friends, and have fun in a school district that is the size of a small state. 

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The Dillingham City School District school board unanimously approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2018 at its Monday meeting. 

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Café Olé, the Dillingham High School Spanish and French club, explored France and Spain at the end of March, practicing language skills along the way.

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Chess strategies and life lessons as youth tackle the game of kings every Wednesday in Dillingham.

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Educators, parents and community members gathered to discuss the Dillingham City School District's proposed budget at a meeting this week hosted by the DEA.

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The Bristol Bay 4-H Ballet Club will hold their third annual recital Saturday. For three years, volunteers have rallied to teach eager area youth the art of dance.

In the face of some public criticism over staffing and retention, school board member Sarah Andrew called for delaying the vote beyond the district's own April 1 policy.

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Ryan Berkoski and Gustina Alexie will represent Dillingham at the Alaska State Spelling Bee in Anchorage on Thursday.

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Schools around Alaska began PEAKS testing this week, the new statewide assessment for English language arts, math and science.

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The Bailey family lives just outside of Dillingham. They home-school their five children. This year three of their students are enrolled in a program that allows home-schoolers to tap into the public education system. 

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The school board of the Dillingham City School District interviewed and appointed Bernina Venua to the school board at their Monday meeting.

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Next week, 13 Dillingham high schoolers embark on a trip to France and Spain. For most, it will be their first trip outside the United States.

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks  Bristol Bay Campus is accepting applications for a new structural and pipe welding program that will begin classes in August.

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