Dillingham School District

Dillingham Elementary School

Sharon Clavette was recognized in May for reinventing the arts program at the school. "It’s less about the program and more about the students," Clavette said.

Courtesy of Andrew Berkoski

Dillingham fourth graders were treated to an out-of-this-world experience. Students launched a weather balloon into outer space last month. The experiment was a chance for the students to view Dillingham from beyond the earth’s atmosphere. 

The members of the Dillingham School Board received an update on the start of the new school year during their meeting Monday night. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.

A committee of stakeholders has chosen a 6th grade teacher at the Dillingham Middle School as the “Teacher of the Year” for the Dillingham School District. Erika Schneider has also been chosen by B-P as a “Teacher of Excellence”. Schneider teaches reading, writing, math and history. Erika Schneider will be recognized at the Dillingham School Board meeting Monday night.

Dillingham City School District

The Dillingham School Board has reached a deal with the man who has led the school district since 2010. Last month the Dillingham School Board agreed to keep Superintendent Bill McLeod on the job through the 2015 school year. However, they still had to work out a contract. That’s done and it was presented to the Dillingham School Board during Monday’s meeting.

School District’s across the state are in the process of preparing their budgets for the next fiscal year. They face some big unknowns including how much money to expect from the State of Alaska.

The Dillingham School Board has agreed to rehire the District Superintendent who’s been in place since 2010. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The long-time principal of the Dillingham Elementary School will retire at the end of the school year.

Dillingham City School District

The final Dillingham School Board meeting of the school year was held Monday night. During that meeting the Board approved the hire of many of the teachers who will staff the district next school year. KDLG’s Mike Mason attended the meeting and filed this report.

Dillingham City School District

The “Teacher of the Year” for the Dillingham School District was honored Monday night during the final school board meeting of the school year. KDLG’s Mike Mason was there and filed this story.