Our team of outstanding teachers believe passionately in our mission of ensuring that our students are able to effectively communicate in more than one language and be successful participants in the world community.
It’s finally that time of year- school is out! You’ve finished the spring testing season, final report cards are done, and families and teachers are gearing up for summer fun and a well-deserved break from the classroom. But that break can come at a cost: the summer slide.
As the school year comes to an end and high school graduates celebrate their awards and achievements, many will receive a Seal of Biliteracy on their diploma. But is high school too late to be getting students excited about language learning and the Seal of Biliteracy?
The Lower Kuskokwim School District is roughly the size of West Virginia, with 22 schools spread across a remote area of Alaska’s Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge. It’s also a region where the native Alaskan language of Yup’ik is still spoken and taught.