The Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals recently announced Colony Middle School's Mary Fulp as the Alaska Principal of the Year for 2022, citing her statewide leadership and her advocation of students, education, as well as other principals.
Throughout the pandemic, many college students never got to walk during graduation ceremonies. The University of Alaska Anchorage is going to give students a chance to re-capture that missed experience.
As legal marijuana becomes more mainstream, the conversations about how to talk to children about pot have been evolving in Alaska. Experts say parents should be upfront with their children about the impacts of marijuana — especially on young, still developing brains.
Officials from a southeast Alaska school district say a pep club’s “country” theme for a basketball game against a school from Alaska’s only Indian reserve had a negative effect that was predictable and should have been prevented.
The Anchorage School Board said that the Anchorage School District will be paying for part of its School Resource Officer program for the first time in several years. The funding was included in the district's fiscal year 2023 budget which the board passed this week.
In a letter to Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District parents, Superintendent Dr. Randy Trani said that masks would no longer be required in schools that are in a yellow, medium risk operational zone.
The Anchorage School District has extended its requirement that masks be worn by staff and students, as the omicron variant continues to spread and is causing COVID-19 cases within the district to rise.
Schools in Juneau were closed for the third day in a row and the roofs of two commercial buildings in Alaska’s capitol collapsed Tuesday under the weight of continued heavy snow that’s falling on the region.
All schools in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District will be open again on Monday, following several days of closures due to a dayslong windstorm that wreaked havoc on the area beginning over the New Year’s Day weekend.
In response to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Anchorage School District has reduced its own requirement for isolation following a positive COVID-19 case for students and staff.
Members of the Anchorage School Board voted on Monday night to reverse Superintendent Deena Bishop’s move to make masking optional in Anchorage schools, and keep the current mask policy in place until at least Jan. 15.
Two days after a winter storm shut down classes as several schools on the southern Kenai Peninsula and delayed them for even more in the Seward area, a handful of schools will start with a two-hour delay again on Thursday.