By fireball | October 6, 2012
We’ve had six weeks of classes at the Diomede School. And late September brought a lot of snow to both islands. Down near the water, much of it has already melted, but there’s still a lot of white higher up. When it’s clear, you can see the snow on Russian Big Diomede from one of the webcams in the menu on the right.
Here are a few pictures from our first days of school. The October newsletter can be downloaded as a PDF file here.
|Mr. Moses and Jacob Ahkinga do some reading.|
|Rene Ozenna gets to work.|
|Mackenzie Ahkvaluk talks to Miss Grant about an assignment.|
One of our seniors, Samantha Iyapana, joined 14 other students from the Bering Strait School District on a one-week trip to a Native American Youth Conference in hot Phoenix, Arizona.
Construction on the school has been slowed by transportation and weather difficulties, but things have been changing fast lately, inside and out. Work on the elementary school is almost finished. The buildings have a new color. And work on the high school and gymnasium is scheduled to wrap up sometime in November.
Two views of the school: April 1 and October 6…