With schools slated to reopen this month, the Fairbanks School Board held an executive session on Monday, January 11, to discuss a renegotiation of contract safety articles with the Education Support Staff Association and the Fairbanks Education Association.
Fairbanks School Board Superintendent Karen Gaborik addresses concerns from a joint letter of concern representing the Fairbanks Education Association (FEA), the Education Support Staff Association (ESSA), and the Fairbanks Principals Association (FPA)
By KTVF Staff Reporter and With contributions from Amanda Hanson and Ryan Osborne
In a release sent out Friday afternoon the Fairbanks Education Association (FEA), the Education Support Staff Association (ESSA), and the Fairbanks Principals Association (FPA) expressed their concerns about children in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District returning to in-person schooling as soon as January 19, 2021.
Dr. Gaborik, superintendent of schools for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District hosted an online question and answer video conference concerning the school board’s recent decision to allow children to return to school this January in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this stream she addressed questions and concerns from parents, guardians, and students.
The National Weather Service will be replacing their radar viewer webpage with a new more feature rich design, that improves usability while still providing the public access to NWS weather radar data.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board held a video conference work session Tuesday night to discuss the options of phasing in students to attend schools in the operational red zone.
In a video conference School Board Regular Meeting, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board voted to postpone expanding a phase-in plan for students attending K-8, middle and high schools.
Michael West director of the Alaska Earthquake Center details a new UAF project will make it possible for scientists to better track phenomena in Alaska ranging from earthquakes and wildfires to permafrost and sea ice.
The Alaska Center for UAS Integration (ACUASI) has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to take part in a new UAS research program called BEYOND. BEYOND is designed to help the FAA find ways to allow commercial and beyond visual line of site (BVLOS) operations.
On June 29, 2019 the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District sold some computers it had surplussed at an auction, the high bidder was 1st Strike Asset Management LLC. Now, over a year later, 1st Strike claims there was sensitive information on the computers and is currently suing the school district, but how did it all happen?
At last night’s meeting the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board carried a motion to allow in-person learning for high school and Ben Eielson Junior-Senior High School students starting October 19, 2020.
According to a press release sent out by the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Ladd Elementary will be closing from Tuesday October 6 through Monday October 19 due to a large amount of reported COVID cases.
The Anchorage Youth Court team comprised of Nathan Cho, Samantha Harkey, Dane Lester, Alexandra Mefodieva, Areli Olivares and Aveline Larroque performed admirably in a field of 60 to 70 students from around the country.
In an email sent to parents and school district staff on Thursday afternoon, it was announced that Fairbanks schools will continue to stay in the Red Zone, meaning that elementary level schools will not reopen next week.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District announced on September 28 that they will no longer send out press releases regarding positive tests. They also announced that they will be developing a new COVID-19 dashboard.