Alaska Academic Decathlon Coach Honored with Presidential Award

President Obama has named four Alaska teachers among 213 math and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. The educators will receive

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West Valley Decathletes pick up 14 Medals at Nationals

With the most medals for an Alaska team in the past decade of competition, West Valley High School Academic Decathlon continued its winning ways at the U.S. Academic Decathlon in Garden Grove, Calif., shortly after being crowned state champions at the GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon.

West Valley student William Mitchell also made tournament history (more…)

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