Dillingham Elementary School

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In a letter to the school board, some teachers and staff express deep dissatisfaction with the district's administration after former principal Nick Schollmeier was fired last week. Schollmeier said that he was given no reason. The district has paid him for the contract year, so he cannot hold a hearing with the school board to address the decision.

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Dillingham schools had a bumpy start. Just days into the new year, several students tested positive for COVID-19. But despite some changes, kids are excited to be back.


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Sophie Woods has worked at Dillingham Elementary longer than anyone else at the school. Over her 50 years as a teacher’s aide, she has taught students a variety of skills, from reading to native dancing. Now, she’s retiring.

Bristol Bay students head to the beach

May 20, 2016
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Rain hasn't kept Bristol Bay students from enjoying end-of-the-year activities like beach trips and field days.

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A longtime first grade teacher, now gym teacher Teresa Duncan is one of three finalists for the state's highest annual teacher recognition. 

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After six years of fundraising by teachers and administrators, P.E. classes are enjoying the 60'-long, 8'-tall climbing wall. 

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.