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Pig’s heads, model cars and lasers! Investigating STEM

Students at the Fort Yukon School got to participate in two days of STEM related activities thanks to volunteers Geneva Mottet and Michael Martins (from UAF). On day one, elementary classes learned about engineering principals and physics. Students designed model cars and built prototypes. On the second day, high school and middle school students were …

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Language Workshop Facilitated by Indigenous Language Institute

During the week of August 12-16, 10 people representing the CATG region and the Fairbanks Native Association Language Program participated in a curriculum and language development workshop facilitated by the Indigenous Language Institute (from Santa Fe, NM). This week long workshop featured training on the creation of curriculum materials for the instruction of indigenous languages.

First YGS GED Recipient

Congratulations are extended to Ryan Christian of Venetie for his successful completion of the GED requirements! Ryan completed his final GED exam with The Literacy Council of Alaska during the week of July 30th. Ryan participated in two GED preparation workshops hosted by YGS. His testing fees and travel were provided by the YGS grant. …

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Students attend ASRA

Fort Yukon middle school students attend the annual Alaska Summer Research Academy (ASRA) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

STEM Day in Fort Yukon

On April 18, 2019, the YGS program and the Fort Yukon School in partnership with the UAF Geophysical Institute, hosted a full day of STEM activities.

Events in the Works

We are busy planning a number of upcoming workshops/courses/events. GED/CTE Courses In January we offered a two-day workshop for adults interested in obtaining their GED. Barrie Greenfield with the Literacy Council of Alaska visited Fort Yukon at the end of the month to help students prepare for the GED exam (which consists of 4 tests). …

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