Education

MAP School graduates its 99th student

May 21, 2015
Ruthe Schoder-Ehri‎

Five young people graduated Tuesday from the Maximum Achievement Program, or MAP school in Dillingham.

Danny Frazier, Principal of the MAP School, says several of the graduates plan to continue working jobs they started during MAP school, or to go on to other careers.

This class brings the number of MAP graduates up to 99 since the program started in 2003. 

Contact the author at hannah@kdlg.org.

Dillingham Class of 2015 Graduates

May 18, 2015
Matt Martin

27 Dillingham Seniors graduated Friday night.

Aleknagik hosts Southwest District science fair

May 6, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Two eighth graders from Manokotak took first and second place overall for their projects: "Space: the Quiet Frontier" and "Size Matters"

McKinley Capital Management's Bob Gillam delivered commencement address to graduates Saturday in Dillingham.

BBEDC

The Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation is offering five internships in Seattle.

Hannah Colton/KDLG

Dillingham resident Kyle Belleque opened up his organic garden Sunday to teach interested green thumbs more about how to have a successful garden in this area.

Rogers to retire as UAF Chancellor after August

Apr 17, 2015
UAF photo by Todd Paris

The 64-year-old likely successor to UA President Pat Gamble said stress from the job was taking a toll on his health.

Hannah Colton

Visiting students from four western Alaska schools made their way to Dillingham for the Regional Music Festival April 9-11. 

$14,000,000 school bond up for vote in Bristol Bay

Apr 14, 2015

Voters head to the polls April 28 to decide on whether or not to use bond funds to improve borough school.

Kerry Burkhardt

Aleutians East Borough is closing its second school in three years.

Senate Finance Committee proposes cut to Broadband Assistance Grant, which could hit rural schools hard during required AMP testing.

Hands-on science learning in Dillingham

Mar 27, 2015
Hannah Colton

On March 27, curious minds in Dillingham enjoyed UAF's community science night in the middle school gym. Participants had the chance to generate human-powered electricity, explore the solar system inside a blow-up planetarium, and interact with goats and bunnies. 

The event gathered scientists from the UAF, the Bristol Bay Campus, UA Museum of the North, 4-H, and the Alaska Department of Fish & Game.

Elementary students race on in I-Did-a-Read

Mar 24, 2015
Hannah Colton

Students travel from checkpoint to checkpoint along the I-Did-a-Read trail by reading hundreds of minutes.

Eighth grade "Can Do" project continues

Mar 13, 2015

The DHS Class of 2019's ongoing can drive benefits both the students and the senior center.

Josh Edge, APRN

UA Board of Regents on Friday voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase, in an effort to gain ground on the University’s budget shortfall.

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