District News

  • 2022 District Spelling Bee

    Congratulations Brody Donaldson from Togiak for winning the 2022 District Spelling Bee! 

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  • 2021 Alaska Principal of the Year

    Congratulations Robin Jones, the 2021 Alaska Principal of the Year from Chief Ivan Blunka School in New Stuyahok.

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  • 2021 Instructional Aide of the Year

    Congratulations to Agnes Gamechuk, the 2021 Southwest Region School District Instructional Aide of the Year. Agnes works as an instructional aide at Twin Hills School.

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  • 2021 Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Stephanie Clark, the 2021 Southwest Region School District Teacher of the Year. Stephanie is working on her seventh year within the district. She currently teaches kindergarten at Manokotak "Nunaniq" School.

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  • 2021 Certified Staff Member of the Year

    Congratulations to Margie Frost, the 2021 Southwest Region School District Certified Staff Member of the Year. Margie is the secretary at Togiak School.

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  • Yugtun app released

    The Yugtun Language App, a collaboration between the Southwest Region School District and UAF's Bristol Bay Campus has been released and can be found in the App Store for iOS.

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  • Ben Griese - 2020 Alaska Teacher of the Year Finalist

    Congratulations to Ben Griese from "Chief" Ivan Blunka School. Earlier this month he was named as one of three finalists for the 2020 Alaska State Teacher of the Year award!

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  • Monica Ishnook - State Native Youth Olympics - Girls Eskimo Stick Pull, 5th Place

    Monica Ishnook, of the Koliganek School, placed 5th in Girls Eskimo Stick Pull at the 2019 State Native Youth Olympics competition! (Photo courtesy of Robyn Chaney)

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  • Report Card to the Public Available

    The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) released the 2017-2018 Report Cards to the Public for each school district and school in Alaska. This new user-friendly website aims to provide families with clear, common information about all public schools and districts in our State. These report cards to the public contain data and information about academics, school environment, teacher quality, and more.

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  • Home is Where the Heart Is

    Recently, I ran into an old friend over the holiday break who made me reflect on what it means to call a place home. My original plan over the holidays was to stay in New Stuyahok, where I serve as the site principal. I had big dreams to explore the great outdoors each day and tags to fill for both moose and...

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