Nome Public Schools is eligible for a $6 million grant. But the funding requires the district to find a long-term solution that doesn’t rely on Pre-K money from state.
“It concerns me and it frustrates me that I’m seeing a number of cuts targeted toward rural Alaska. I think things are shaping up to be a real showdown here. It’s not going to get any prettier from here on out.”
The preliminary damage estimates exceed $50,000 for the vehicles and at least $50,000 to the preschool.
“All of the toilets were clogged, the water was left running. We had several smart boards that were torn off the wall.”
Preschool tuition is $990 a month. Kindergarten is free.
The Montessori Borealis community wants their program, with teachers like Cory Crossett, to be becomes its own expanded Montessori school.