dillingham schools

Accelerated Reader

DILLINGHAM--  The Dillingham Elementary School is keeping track of how  many words students read by using a computer program that tracks the kid’s efforts.  The students have from the beginning of the school year to May to reach one million words and then they will win a tee-shirt and their name will be posted on the gym wall.  Only two months into the school year and one student has already hit that million word mark.  KDLG’s Thea Card has the story.

A Dillingham City School teacher is being considered by the state of Alaska for teacher of the year.  

Erika Schneider grew up in Massachusetts, went to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and immediately started applying for jobs in interesting locations-- like Alaska.  She taught in the Bering Strait School District for four years and has been teaching in Dillingham for the past three years.

The Board of Education for the Dillingham City School District passed a budget for the next school year during their meeting Monday night. This comes as there are still questions about the level of funding the District will receive from both the State and Federal governments. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.

Lawmakers in Juneau are working out the details of education funding for the next school year. At the same time school districts across the state are trying to prepare their budgets. KDLG's Mike Mason looked at budget for the school district in Dillingham for this report.

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The Dillingham City School District has reached a new collective bargaining agreement with many of its employees.

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The man who has led the Dillingham School District for the last 3 years will stay on the job for another year.