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Riverbend Elementary School gets new boss from Haines

...director of human resources for the district."VanBronkhorst is currently the Human Resources Director for the Bering Strait School District in Unalakleet, where he has been since 2005," Gelbrich wrote in his report. "VanBronkhorst has lived in...
JSD names finalists for HR director

...director for a while, and on Thursday it named four finalists for the position.The pool has been narrowed to Bering Strait School District's Ted VanBronkhorst, North Pole High School Principal Bridget Lewis, JSD's Cherish Hansen and interim...
Ketchikan: Two principals hired

...Dickens' place at White Cliff, the district said. Most recently, she worked five years as a principal for the Bering Strait School District. McCormick was raised in Ketchikan, and worked as a teacher for 14 years in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon, and...
Shishmaref to build rock wall to stem erosion from tides

...that a building that houses teachers for the Bering Strait School District was almost swept into the sea. That storm...Corps of Engineers and $457,500 from the Bering Strait School District. "We will use the remaining state funding...
Delegation announces grants to Alaska programs

...2,000,000 to the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. for dropout prevention efforts. $464,009 to the Bering Strait School District $300,406 to the Bristol Bay Borough School District. The following funds are awarded through the Alaska...
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Faraway fans feed Iditarod habit

...They follow the race through the Iditarod Web site and other online venues, such as a forum provided by the Bering Strait School District. They watch footage of the race and tap Iditarod discussion forums and blogs to talk about current standings...
Parents being fined if children skip school

...from entities and law enforcement," Woods said. Court also have fined parents in the Unalakleet-based Bering Strait School District more than $24,000 in truancy cases involving 49 children last year, said Carl White, a special assistant...
My turn: State doesn't invest enough in schools

...about. Bill Bjork is president of National Education Association-Alaska. John Davis is superintendent of Bering Strait School District and a member of Citizens for the Educational Advancement of Alaska's Children. CEAAC and NEA-Alaska are...
Trial in school-funding suit starts

...not enough money. Some test scores in the Bering Strait School District are 40 percent below the state as a whole...average of $10,500. Compare that to the Bering Strait School District, which received more than $21,000 per student...
Alaska Natives say education system fails them schools so much of the education burden. Melvin "Dumma" Otton, president of the Unalakleet-based Bering Strait School District, said parents, not schools, should teach Native language, culture and moral values. "In the last 20 years...


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