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Superintendent Interviews
02/08/2024
The schedule for the superintendent candidate interviews includes focus groups, staff and community forums, and meetings with the school board, Feb. 12-13. Please see below for the full schedule.
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Basketball Schedule, Jan 26-27
01/24/2024
See below for a schedule of basketball games this Friday and Saturday.
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Spring 2024 Bus Routes
01/02/2024
Please check out amended bus routes for this semester. There are additional stops added to the Kasayulie route to improve safety. Look forward to seeing you back at school Wednesday, January 10!
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Winter Pageant 2023: Dances around the world
12/11/2023
Join us December 18, at 6 pm, in the BRHS gym for our Winter Pageant. (Students, arrive by 5:30 pm.)
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Winter Break
12/07/2023
Our winter break is December 21 - January 9. We will have an early release (on a Friday schedule) on December 20.
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Bake Sale December 15
12/04/2023
Join us for a bake sale and assembly December 15.
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Picture Retakes
11/21/2023
School picture retakes will take place November 4.
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Thanksgiving Break 2023
11/21/2023
We will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 26. Have a safe and happy holiday!
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Superintendent Search Committee Meeting
11/20/2023
The LKSD Board of Education Superintendent's Search Committee will meet in a work session open to the public on November 27, 5:30 pm.
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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
11/07/2023
Join us for a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, November 11, 8 am - 12:30 pm.
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Parent Teacher Conferences Oct. 23-25
10/10/2023
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held October 23, 2:15-6 pm; and Oct. 24-25, 3:15-6 pm. You will be contacted by your student's homeroom teacher to set up appointments.
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What do Bethel kids like to do outdoors?
10/06/2023
Our 2nd and 3rd graders contributed to a community science project sponsored by Molly of Denali. The public is welcome to a showing of student videos this Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Suurvik Cinema.
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Family Yuraq Night, October 10
10/06/2023
Join us for a family Yuraq night, Tuesday, October 10, 6-7:15 pm.
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Bake sale this Friday, Sept. 22
09/19/2023
Join us this Friday, Sept. 22 for an 8:30 show case, followed by a bake sale at 9 am. Donated goodies welcome! Bake sale benefits our wrestlers.
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Picture Day Coming Up!
09/15/2023
School picture day for AE is Friday, Oct. 6. Community photos will be taken at Ayaprun Elitnaurvik, Thursday, Oct. 5.
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Seawall Race Friday
08/31/2023
The Seawall Run will be held Friday, September 1st. Students should be at the starting point by 5:10. See below for details.
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Back to School
08/08/2023
Check here for back to school information! See you Thursday, August 10!
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Students participate in historic event
05/25/2023
AE students performed for the First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden; Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland; and Representative Mary Peltola as part of a special event May 17.
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Free Meals Delivered to your Mailbox this Summer!
05/19/2023
Get meals delivered to your mail box for free this summer! Call the number below between May 15-May 29 to enroll.
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Mark your Calendars
04/19/2023
Looking for information on our updated Spring calendar? Want to know when school starts in the Fall? Check out our Parent Calendar page.
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January 2023 Newsletter
01/16/2023
Welcome back! We're excited to get our Spring Semester underway. Click below for our January newsletter and learn how you can help support your students and our school this month.
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Congratulations Ayaprun Brickbuilders!
01/16/2023
The Ayaprun Brickbusters were awarded the Engineering Excellence Award this weekend at State Lego Robotics. Go Carayiit!
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Lego Robotics Tournament
12/14/2022
LKSD held a First Lego League qualifier this past weekend. Congratulations to the 3 teams that represented Ayaprun Elitnaurvik. The Ayaprun Sun Campers earned the Core Values Award and the Ayaprun Brick Busters earned the Innovation Project Award!
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Winter Break Dec. 21 - Jan 10
12/09/2022
Tuesday, Dec. 20 is the last day of school in 2022. We will release on a Friday early release bus schedule--Ayaprun will dismiss at 2:30 PM on 12/20/22. School resumes January 11, 2023.
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Assembly and Bake Sale Friday, Dec. 9
12/07/2022
This Friday, December 9, join us for an all-school assembly and bake sale. Donated goodies welcome!
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Winter Pageant
12/05/2022
Our Winter Pageant will be held on Dec. 15, 6 pm, at the BRHS Gym.
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Thanksgiving Holiday Break
11/21/2022
We will be releasing at 2 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 22, and closed Wednesday through Friday, November 23-25.
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Bake Sale Nov. 18
11/16/2022
Join us for an all-school assembly and bake sale November 18.
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APC Meeting Monday, Nov. 14
11/14/2022
See below for the agenda for our November Academic Policy Committee Meeting.
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All-School Assembly and Bake Sale
10/24/2022
Friday, Oct. 24, will be an all-school assembly, followed by a bake sale.
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Parent Teacher Conferences
10/24/2022
This week (the week of October 24th), we will have Parent Teacher Conferences. Parent Teacher Conferences will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. You will be contacted by their child’s Homeroom Teacher to set up your appointment.
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Yuraq
10/24/2022
The Ayaprun Elitnaurvik Dancers have performed recently at the 56th annual Principal Conference in Anchorage, as well as the ASB Meeting in Bethel. We are proud of their hard work!
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APC Election Results
10/05/2022
APC Election results available below.
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Friday Showcase & Bake Sale, Sept. 23
09/20/2022
You are invited to join us for an all school showcase and bake sale this Friday, Sept. 23, beginning at 8:30 am.
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Kasayulie Race Cancelled; Pit Race Saturday
09/19/2022
The Kasayulie race is cancelled for this year but we hope to see you at the pit for this year's Bethel XC Invitational.
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Cross Country Results
09/12/2022
Congratulations to our JH runners who were on the road (system, that is!), and to our elementary cross country runners who ran the Sea Wall race this past weekend. See below for results.
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APC Meeting September 13
09/12/2022
This month's regular Academic Policy Committee will meet in-person. You can also attend via Zoom. See below for agenda.
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Cross Country Sea Wall Race Friday
09/07/2022
The annual cross country sea wall race will be this Friday, September 9th. Start times are 5:30 for 4-5 grades, 6 for 6-8 grades
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Fall Break 2022
08/26/2022
Fall Break is August 29 through September 5. See you September 6th!
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Friday Showcase and Bake Sale this Friday
08/15/2022
Join us for our first welcome back Morning Showcase and bake sale! All money raised will go to the Ayaprun Carayiit Cross Country team!
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Cross Country Fall 2022
08/12/2022
See our cross country race schedule below.
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Updated COVID-19 Protocols
08/03/2022
New Covid Protocols have been approved. Note that the board has voted to make masking optional at all levels. Please click through and see the full document and superintendent's letter.
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Have a Great Summer!
06/01/2022
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik will be closed for the summer June 18-July 31. The offices will reopen August 1. School resumes August 10. Click below for a link to our 2022-23 school calendar.
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Low/Medium Risk Level this Week
05/16/2022
Bethel Schools have moved to low/medium risk level for the week of May 16.
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End of Year Picnic
End of Year Picnic
05/16/2022
In celebration of our successful school year, join us for an all-school picnic Friday, May 20, 11:30. Dishes are assigned by grade level. See below. See you there!
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Shift to High Risk Operational Level
04/22/2022
**Apr. 22 Update: Bethel schools will remain at a high risk operational level the week of Apr 25**
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Ayaprun Loddie Jones Honored by State Legislature
04/20/2022
Long-time teacher, Ayaprun Loddie Jones, was honored today by the Thirty-Second Alaska State Legislature for 50 years as an educator and for her work championing Yup'ik language revitalization efforts.
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Summer Break Dates
04/19/2022
Our last day of school for the spring semester is May 20. School resumes on August 10.
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NYO Schedule this Weekend
04/06/2022
NYO Meet this Weekend at BRHS, April 8-9. See below for schedule.
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APC Meeting Monday, April 4
04/04/2022
The Academic Policy Committee meets Monday, April 4, 5:30 pm, via Zoom. See agenda and more information below.
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Updated LKSD COVID Guidance Effective 3/28
03/24/2022
The LKSD Board of Education has approved changes to the district's COVID-19 Protocols. These changes include looking at the operational risk level of each LKSD community and updated guidance on mitigation strategies, including masking.
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Look for our Students on the Cama-i Stream!
03/21/2022
Cama-i will be live streamed March 26-27th and our Ayaprun Elitnaurvik dancers will be a part of the program
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Kindergarten Roundup
03/18/2022
M.E. School and Ayaprun Elitnaurvik will be hosting Kindergarten Roundups at each school, April 13 and 14.
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School Climate Survey
02/21/2022
The School Climate and Connectedness Survey is an opportunity for you to help us learn what we are doing well and areas where we need to improve. Click below to take the survey.
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Ayaprun Lego Robotics Team Competes at State
02/15/2022
The Ayaprun Eagle Blimp Company was one of two LKSD lego robotics teams to advance to the Alaska FIRST LEGO League championship in Anchorage. They were awarded The Breakthrough Award for their significant progress.
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February Bake Sale
02/09/2022
We will be having a bake sale Feb. 11 to support our 6th grade promotion. Students shop 8:30-9:25; open to public at 9:30. Individually wrapped goodies welcome!
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Congrats Lego Robotics Teams!
01/25/2022
Congratulations to Ayaprun's Eagle Blimp Company who earned the Innovation Project Award and are advancing to the State FLL tournament Feb. 5th. The Ayaprun Dog Sledders also won the Engineering Excellence Award. Congratulations!
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Basketball Schedule
Basketball Schedule
01/25/2022
Elementary basketball season is in session. Click below for more information on practices starting January 23.
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Updated LKSD Covid-19 Protocols
01/14/2022
The CDC recently updated its guidance for K-12 schools, and regional school districts have received updated guidance from YKHC as well. In response, LKSD has updated their COVID-19 Protocols.
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Basketball Practice Begins this Week
01/12/2022
Grades 4-6 Basketball Practice begins this week, Wednesday-Friday, boys and girls.
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Basketball Open Gym for 5th & 6th Grades
12/15/2021
There will be basketball open gym for 5th & 6th graders, Friday, Dec. 17 through Thursday, Dec. 23, at GJE. See below for details.
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Fundraiser: Buy a Hat!
12/13/2021
Hats for $25 each. There are 2 different designs. All proceeds go to student activities! They are available at the front office using cash or credit card.
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Students represent A.E.on KYUK's Coffee Talk
12/02/2021
Two 6th Grade students represented Ayaprun Elitnaurvik on KYUK's Coffee Talk episode about the National Tree Lighting Ceremony happening Sunday.
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Ayaprun Elitnaurvik heads to Washington DC!
11/17/2021
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik is one of two schools selected to represent the State of Alaska on this year's White House Christmas Tree!
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Calendar Updates
10/20/2021
On October 12, the APC modified our school calendar for the year. Click below for updates and a modified calendar.
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Keeping Our Schools Safe and Open
10/06/2021
What steps is LKSD taking to keep our schools safe and open? How can you help with our mitigation efforts? Please read Superintendent Hankins' letter and consider signing up for optional COVID-19 screening tests.
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Thanks for a Great XC Season!
09/29/2021
Thank you Carayiit and Coach Reichard for a great cross country season!
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Ayaprun Robotics
09/21/2021
Robotics is a fun way to learn science, engineering and team building. Our practices begin Oct. 5! See below for details.
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XC Pit Race
09/21/2021
Join our XC team for the BRHS XCR Invitational, Saturday, September 25, beginning at 10 am.
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Kasayuli Race
09/15/2021
The Kasayuli Trail run will be Friday, September 17th, beginning at 5:30.
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APC Meeting, Tuesday, Sept 14
09/13/2021
The Academic Policy Committee meeting is this Tuesday, Sept. 14, 5:30 pm via Zoom.
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Cross Country Sea Wall Race
09/09/2021
The Sea Wall Race will take place this Friday, September 10, not Saturday as originally planned (due to weather concerns). Race begins at 5:30.
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Feeding our Culture
08/20/2021
As an immersion school, our students are immersed in Yup’ik values, language and culture.
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Welcome Back!
08/18/2021
Superintendent Hankins shares important information, updates, and announcements on our return to school policies and procedures, fall sports, and our upcoming board meeting on Thursday night.
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Back to School Info
08/16/2021
We are so happy to welcome our students back to in-person learning! Have questions about what that will look like? Need bus Information? Want to know how we will keep your students safe? Check out our Back to School info section.
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