Education

THIS IMPACTS CLASSIFIED STAFF, TOO— Jim Shreve, System Administrator for NPS and Union President for Education Support Professionals, addresses the board during the Tuesday, August 14 school board meeting. Shreve reminded everyone to think about classified staff at the school district, too. For most non-contract employees, salaries are a fraction of a teacher’s salary, meaning they will feel the healthcare cost increase even more.
For many, the first week of school means butterflies in the stomach, sharp new pencils, high expectations and uncontainable excitement. But for Nome Public Schools employees, that sense of excitement...
UP IN ARMS— Jim Shreve, Systems Admin for NPS and Union President, addresses the school board during the public comment period at the regular school board meeting last Tuesday, August 14.
Employees of Nome Public Schools are getting a rate increase this school year that will put their health insurance premiums at more than double their current price. The rate hike comes after the...
NEW SUPERINTENDENT— Bill Schildbach is the new superintendent for Nome Public Schools. He is pictured here in his office at the NPS District Office, located adjacent to the Nome-Beltz Campus.
Last week, Nome Public School’s new superintendent Bill Schildbach settled into his office at the Nome Public Schools administrative headquarters. The Nome Nugget sat down with him for an interview...
The Bering Strait School District is comprised of 15 school communities located from the eastern end of Norton Sound in the south to Shishmaref on the northern Seward Peninsula in the north. The...
Earlier this month, Nome Public Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting in the Nome Elementary School Library. The June 12 meeting was the last one for Superintendent Shawn Arnold, who...
GRADUATION— Harrison Moore, Class of 2018 Valedictorian, addresses his classmates and the audience at  commencement at the Nome-Beltz High School gym on May 24.
On Thursday, May 24 in the Nome-Beltz Junior/Senior High School gymnasium, the Nome-Beltz High School Class of 2018 held its commencement ceremony. After welcome speeches, addresses, slide shows and...
Scanning Nome’s buy and sell page on Facebook or reading daily email blasts regarding local announcements, one thing is clear: people are moving out of Nome. Unfortunately for the Nome school...
Mr. Horner will retire at the end of this school year from being the musical director at NPS.
Nome’s long-time music director Ron Horner retires at the end of this school year. Mr. Horner has seen class after class begin as kindergartners and advance on until they graduate from high school,...
William “Bill” Schildbach will be the new Superintendent for Nome Public Schools. The NPS Board of Education announced their decision in a press release on April 20. Schildbach is currently the...
FAREWELL— Alisha Papineau is the Support Staff Member of the Month for February 2018. Superintendent Shawn Arnold, left, recognized Papineau for her long service with NPS. Papineau will be leave her position this month.
The Nome Public Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 6 in the Nome Elementary School Library. Action items for the meeting included approval of the superintendent...

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