Education

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Glen Szymoniak comes to Dillingham from the North Slope Borough School District, where he was superintendent for two years.

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Karen Kapatak of Koliganek will begin teaching kindergarten and first grade at the school in her hometown this fall.

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Three Bristol Bay students traveled to Anchorage at the end of June to participate in a camp put on by Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program.

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The Bristol Bay Borough School District is putting $3.6 million from the borough to work renovating the school.

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A USDA grant will fund the state coordinator position for the Farm to School program for two years. Getting more locally grown produce into Bristol Bay schools will be a primary focus.

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At their Monday night meeting, the Dillingham City School District board agreed to offer the interim superintendent role to Glen Szymoniak. For the past two years, Szymoniak has been superintendent of the North Pole Borough School District.

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Debi McLean has been the director of the Bristol Bay Campus in Dillingham since 2002. She retires at the end of the month.

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When schools start back up in the fall, administrative positions will see some shuffling of staff around the bay.

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After 27 years in education, seven with DCSD, and two as the superintendent, Danny Frazier says it is time to spend more time with his ailing wife.

Dillingham P.E. classes tackle Snake Lake Mountain

May 16, 2017
Meghan Slagle

Dillingham High School Physical Education teacher Meghan Slagle says she decided last year to take all her students on an annual hike up Snake Lake Mountain. The group went this year and Slagle described the day as perfect.

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Dillingham Elementary School has decided to continue the system that allows parents to call the school and ask that their student be let off at a different bus stop than normal.

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In April a group from Igiugig travelled to New Mexico and Arizona to share native dances, foods, and traditions with Zuni and Apache communities.

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Dillingham Elementary School is in the final year of a three year grant that has provided the means for students to dedicate the month of May to studying Alaska’s oceans.

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Dillingham Elementary School is eliminating "blue notes" next year. If students need to be dropped off at a location other than their regular bus stop, then caregivers will have to provide transportation.

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Igiugig School's only senior, 17-year-old Dolly Zharoff, graduates this week. In the fall, she will attend the University of Alaska Anchorage

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