News

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Student Spotlight: Colton Guinn
10/30/2020
We've got mail! Crane student, Colton Guinn, is here to report on life as a remote GJE student.
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Halloween Costume Day!
10/30/2020
It's our last day of Spirit Week AND our Costume Day! Send us your pictures!. Watch our Facebook page for a parade of staff and student costumes.
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LKSD letter to families
Letter to Families
10/27/2020
Superintendent Kimberly Hankins has written a letter to our Bethel families. We join with her in expressing our support for all of our students and families during this time.
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Meals on the Bus
Meals Updates
10/26/2020
School meals are now available to all children aged 18 and younger, and students over 18 enrolled in LKSD. Please see below for details and an updated delivery schedule.
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Student Feature: Abigail Jackson
10/22/2020
We've got mail! Crane student, Abigail Jackson, is here to report on life as a remote GJE student.
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Spirit Week
Spirit Week, Halloween 2020
10/22/2020
Oct. 26-30 is GJE Spirit Week! Don't forget to take a picture and share it with us!
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Grading Guidance
Updated Grading Guidance
10/21/2020
Grades will look a little different this quarter. Please read more below about grading changes, and upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences.
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Materials Delivery
10/20/2020
Beginning this week, GJE is delivering packets on Wednesdays. Please update the school with where you would like packets delivered.
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ASB Meeting
October 2020 ASB Meeting
10/19/2020
Our October ASB meeting as been moved to Oct. 27. You can join the meeting via Zoom.
Read More About October 2020 ASB Meeting
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Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books: What You'll be Reading!
10/19/2020
A reminder that Battle of the Books teams are forming! For more information and a list of books by grade level, see more information below.
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COVID safety measures
Safety Measures: Call Ahead
10/16/2020
Due to Bethel's increased COVID-19 cases, we are asking visitors to the school to call ahead.
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Jayden Fredericks
Student Feature: Jayden Fredericks
10/15/2020
We've got mail! Crane student, Jayden Fredericks, is here to report on life as a remote GJE student.
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End of Quarter
End of First Quarter
10/13/2020
Because this Friday is the last day of the first quarter, iPads and work can be dropped off all week, and the next distribution of iPads and materials will be Oct. 21. Please click for details.
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Stronger Together
ASB Election Results 2020
10/08/2020
Results are tallied for the ASB Election. Congratulations to our new Advisory School Board Members.
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Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books 2020-21
10/08/2020
Alaska Battle of the Books teams are forming at each grade level. Contact your grade-level coach for more information!
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Crane Kudos: Gwen Street
10/06/2020
We've got mail! Crane student, Gwen Street, is here to report on life as a remote GJE student.
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ASB Elections
Bethel ASB Elections this Tuesday
10/05/2020
Bethel Advisory School Board elections will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6, 8 am - 8 pm.
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October Menu
October Meal Menus
09/30/2020
October Breakfast and Lunch menus are now available.
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Stronger together
Bethel Advisory School Board Candidates
09/28/2020
There are four open seats on the Bethel Advisory School Board. Click for more info on candidates on the upcoming ballot.
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LKSD School Board
School Board Meeting/Remote Learning Continues
09/23/2020
Bethel will remain in RED status with remote learning for a minimum of 2 more weeks due to recent reports of community spread. YKHC will be at the LKSD Board Meeting this Thursday to report on the recent events.
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Website leave notice
Ms. Kristin is on Leave
09/22/2020
While Ms. Kristin is on leave, please contact our lead social worker until further notice.
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Homework Drop Off and Pickup
09/14/2020
Remote learning will be continuing for the foreseeable future. Please click for details on homework drop off and pickup this Tues. and Wed. Please return your iPads fully charged to facilitate a quick turnaround!
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Bethel ASB
Bethel ASB Meeting Sept 15
09/14/2020
The Bethel Advisory School Board will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept 15. Click for agenda and info on participating.
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Notice of Vacancy on Bethel ASB
09/11/2020
The Bethel Advisory School Board has four seats open. if you are interested in running, a letter of intent needs to be delivered to a Bethel principal by Sept. 21. Please click for more details.
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Packet & iPad Distribution Wednesday
09/08/2020
Remote Learning Packets as well as Ipad signouts will begin tomorrow Wednesday, September 9th at 1:00pm and continue until 6:00pm.
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Bethel Schools Update
Bethel Schools Move to High Risk/Remote Learning
09/05/2020
LKSD Administration has made the difficult decision to move all Bethel schools to high risk. This means that remote learning will continue for all Bethel students. Packets will be ready Wednesday. Please click for more info.
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Welcome Back!
09/04/2020
We are very excited that LKSD has approved Bethel schools for in-person instruction beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. Please click for important information on scheduling, bussing, safety measures, etc.
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Back to School
Welcome Back Zoom Meeting
08/24/2020
While we wish we were welcoming parents and students in person this year, we still want to welcome you virtually! Please join our Welcome Back Zoom meeting on Tuesday, August 25 at 6 pm.
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Packet Distribution Monday & Tuesday
08/21/2020
Due to the decision to move to remote learning for the beginning of the school year, GJE will be distributing packets Monday and Tuesday, Aug 24-25. Please click for more information about our remote learning plans.
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School Meal
Meals Program for Aug 24-28
08/21/2020
Meals will be available for enrolled Bethel LKSD students during the week of August 24-28 and will be delivered to central locations. Please click for more info.
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Bethel Schools Remote Start
08/18/2020
Please see the attached press release about the decision to open all Bethel schools August 24 with remote learning only.
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Title 1 and E-Rate Survey
08/10/2020
We are asking all families to complete a short survey which is a critical part of receiving Title I and E-rate benefits. Please click for more info below. Thank you!
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Smart Start 2020
Planning for Fall 2020
08/04/2020
What will school look like this Fall? Click below for a link to our Smart Start Plan and an updated calendar. Please also continue to check the LKSD page as updates are made available.
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Summer
Summer Resources
05/22/2020
We've rounded up some some summer resources, for everything from lunches to library programs. Have a great summer!
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Farewell and Thank You!
05/18/2020
Please join us in saying farewell and thank you to our staff members who are leaving this year.
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We Miss You
Friday's Crane Parade
05/05/2020
This Friday, May 8, is our Crane Appreciation Parade! GJE Staff will be driving through town and look forward to seeing you and your families along the route! Click for more info. and a schedule.
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Spirit Week May 4-8
04/27/2020
Get ready for spirit week May 4-8! There will be themes every day and a parade on Friday!
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VFW Flag Poetry Contest
04/23/2020
Calling all poets and patriots! Students K-8 can submit a poem by Apr. 30. Click for more information!
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School meal
Meal Delivery will Include Weekend Meals
04/17/2020
Breakfast and lunch meals for the weekend will now be included in meals being delivered during the week.
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Delivery of Student Belongings
04/16/2020
With the sudden closure of schools, many students still have belongings in school. We will be delivering these to the address we have on file. Click for more info, and instructions on updating your address.
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Bethel 4-H Free Meals
04/14/2020
Bethel 4-H is offering free meals and snacks. Please see the attached poster for more information.
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School Closure Extended
04/13/2020
The State of Alaska has extended the school closure through the end of the school year. Please click for more information and a letter from LKSD administrators.
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Book Fair
Online Book Fair Open Now!
04/10/2020
GJE is hosting an online book fair April 6-19. Shop online and books will be shipped directly to you!
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Third Quarter Kind Kids
04/09/2020
We'd like to honor our Kind Kids of the Third Quarter.
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Mrs. Kristin's Daily Activities
04/02/2020
Mrs. Kristin, our GJE Social Worker, wants to support you during this closure. Click for more information on her daily activity posts and her contact information.
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Meal
Meal Service Update
03/27/2020
Attached are some changes that are coming to our "Meals on Wheels" program starting Monday, March 30, 2020.
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Updates to School COVID-19 Guidelines
03/23/2020
Updated COVID-19 guidelines for LKSD schools: Only essential staff are allowed on school sites. This includes basketball courts, playgrounds and playdecks. Please click for full text.
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School Closed through May 1
03/21/2020
Per the Governor's mandate, school is now closed through May 1.
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Stay Connected
GCI Home Service for Students and Teachers
03/20/2020
**Updated Information** GCI is working with LKSD to help students stay connected so they can continue their education during the current school closure.
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Meal Delivery
03/19/2020
Starting Monday, March 23, LKSD will start delivering school meals around town. Click for schedule.
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School Packets Ready for Pickup Friday
03/19/2020
School packets for GJE students are ready for pickup Friday. Click for more information.
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March 17 announcement
Updated GJE and LKSD Corona Virus Guidelines
03/17/2020
Please click for information on GJE student packets, and an updated district response to the Corona Virus.
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Updated COVID-19 Guidelines
03/16/2020
In accord with the Governor's mandate, LKSD schools are closed to students until March 30. Please click for more information on updated guidelines.
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Bethel School Meals during School Closure
03/16/2020
Beginning Monday, March 16, Bethel schools will have meals available for pickup beginning at 11 am at your child's school. Click for full schedule.
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March 13 announcement
School Cancelled March 16-20
03/13/2020
LKSD is announcing a cancelation of classes for all students for one week, March 16th– 20th 2020. During this closure, school staff are expected to report to work. Please click for more info.
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Winning Poster
03/04/2020
Congratulations to Jaslene Williams on winning the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education poster contest!
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Mark your calendar
Spring Break, PTC, Book Fair
03/02/2020
Spring Break: March 5-15 (early release Wed.) End of 3rd Qtr: March 20; PTC: March 25-26; Book Fair: March 25-26
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ANSEP Middle School Summer Academy
02/27/2020
Please click below for more information on an opportunity for current 5th, 6th and 7th graders for a summer academic and residential STEM program.
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ASB Meeting
Special ASB Meeting this Thursday
02/26/2020
There will be a special meeting of the Bethel Advisory School Board Thursday, Feb. 27, 6 pm at BRHS. Click below for agenda.
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Archery
Archery State Tournament Results
02/26/2020
Congratulations to our middle school boys archery team, 2020 State Champs! Click below for a highlight of tournament results.
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Skiku
After School Skiing Cancelled Tuesday, Feb. 25
02/25/2020
Due to low windchill, skiing is cancelled after school. We will plan for students to go home their normal way.
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NYO
NYO Results
02/19/2020
Congratulations to all our NYO athletes who all made their personal bests at this past weekend's meet, and to Mason Beans-Polk who placed in the top 5 in 3 sports. We're so proud of all of you!
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Skiku at GJE
02/17/2020
GJE students will have the opportunity to ski with the visiting Skiku instructors during PE the week of Feb 24. Waiver forms will be sent home and must be returned before students can participate.
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ASB Meeting announcement
Bethel ASB Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 18
02/17/2020
February's Bethel Advisory School Board Meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 18, 6 pm at ME School. Click below for agenda.
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Spring Break Youth Camp Scholarships
02/12/2020
The YK Delta Lifesavers Fund is sponsoring scholarships for the youth sports camp at the YK Fitness Center over Spring Break (March 5-13) for ages 5-13. Click below for more info.
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GJE at ANSEP
02/12/2020
Several GJE Students are participating in the the Middle School ANSEP program. Click for photos and more info on this fantastic program.
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Valentines Day Family Night
Valentines Family Night
02/05/2020
Please mark your calendar for our upcoming Family Night, February 11th, at 5:00 pm. We will have holiday activities for the entire family.
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Superintendent Candidates Announced
01/24/2020
LKSD has announced that two candidates have accepted invitations to interview as finalists in the search for a new superintendent: Kimberly Hankins and Brett Stirling. Click below for the press release and more info.
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Looking for Subs
01/24/2020
GJE is looking for subs. Please help us create a solid sub pool and pass the word on!
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Robotics Teams Cap Off a Great Year
01/22/2020
Great job, Bethel Brick Builders and Breakfast club, on the completion of your season. Thanks for representing us at State!
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Good luck at State, Robotics Teams!
01/17/2020
GJE had two robotics teams compete at the district level this year; both are advancing to the state competition this weekend! Click below for more information and a link to watch the state robotics tournament live this Saturday.
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Celebrating Mushing
01/16/2020
GJE will have a special musher assembly on Monday, January 20, at 2 pm. Parents are welcome! Please click below to read about ways our students are learning about and celebrating mushing.
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Kind Kids of the 2nd Quarter, 2019
01/15/2020
We honored our Kind Kids of the 2nd Quarter at our December SOAR and would like to share what their students had to say about their kindness.
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Joshua Gill
Welcome, Joshua Gill!
01/08/2020
We welcome Joshua Gill as our new permanent Site Administrator at Gladys Jung Elementary.
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Bus
New Bus Schedule
01/08/2020
See below for new bus schedule effective immediately
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Basketball
Basketball Starting Soon
12/18/2019
Girls and boys basketball is starting December 8. Please click below for more information.
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Letter from Interim Principal, Joshua Gill
12/12/2019
We welcome Joshua Gill as Interim Principal at GJE. Please click below to see his letter to parents and guardians
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Press Release
Press Release 12-12-19
12/12/2019
Please click below for an update to the 12-11-19 press release
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Calendar
Weather Makeup Days: New Date Added
12/11/2019
To make up for the recent weather cancellation, another makeup day has been added to our schedule. The makeup days are now Dec. 13, Jan. 11 and Apr. 4. Busses will run each day.
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Aiden Dela Cruz receives Kind Kid of the Quarter Award
Kind Kid of the First Quarter: Aiden Dela Cruz
12/10/2019
We continue honoring our first quarter Kind Kids. Congratulations to Aiden Dela Cruz whose 5th grade classmates named him their Kind Kid of the Quarter!
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Tussle on the Tundra
12/06/2019
The GJE Tussle on the Tundra Wrestling Tournament is taking place Friday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 7. Click for schedule. Good luck Cranes!
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Coming up in December & January
12/02/2019
Click below for event dates in December through early January, including Winter break.
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Thanksgiving Feast for 4th and 6th Grade
11/26/2019
A reminder that 4th and 6th grade parents are invited to join their students for a feast on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Noon, followed by 1:15 SOAR assembly and early release at 2. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Weather Makeup Days
11/25/2019
Our makeup days for weather will be Friday, December 13 (formerly an inservice day), and Saturday, January 11.
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Yupik Word of the Week
Yupik Value of the Week: Wangkuta Piciryaraput
11/08/2019
Wangkuta Piciryaraput β€” Traditions: Wang ku ta Pi cir ya ra put Our cultural way of life and being.
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School Pictures Dates
10/29/2019
November 19 will be picture day for GJE Students. Bethel family photos will be offered that evening. Please click below for schedule for other Bethel schools.
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ASB Meeting
Special Bethel ASB Meeting
10/29/2019
Bethel ASB Special Meeting on October 29, 2019 at 5:30PM at Bethel Regional High School The agenda is attached: items are oath of office, seating of new members, and the BRHS Cafeteria Art Project.
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Yup'ik Value of the Week: Anglaniyaraq-Humor
10/28/2019
Anglaniyaraq-Humor Ang la ni ya raq Laughter and happiness are the best medicines of our culture. This helps keep the balance of the hard working lives we all have to lead.
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Crane Wrestling Results
10/22/2019
What a great first weekend of wrestling! The Cranes came out and did a great job on the mat. We're proud of all your hard work, wrestlers!
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Yupik Value of the week
Yu'pik Value of the Week: Pingnatugluta
10/14/2019
Pingnatugluta Ping na tug lu ta Work hard. We do our best work at everything we attempt. Hard work is necessary to succeed and survive.
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New Crane Gear
10/10/2019
New Crane gear is available at the front office. $40 hoodies, $20 shirts.
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Community Safety Meeting
10/08/2019
NEW DATE: The ASB is sponsoring a Community Safety Meeting at BRHS at 6:45 pm on October 10. There will be representatives from the school district and community agencies to address safety issues. Also, please know that GJE has new cameras installed!
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Yupik Value of the Week: Qirciqiyaraq
10/08/2019
Yupik Value of the Week: Qirciqiyaraq- To be respectful Qir ci qi ya raq
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Kids Vote: Results are In!
10/07/2019
GJE participated in "Kids Vote" this year, sponsored by 4-H, the City of Bethel and the State of Alaska. They cast a real ballot, voting on the naming of a new playing field.
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Subs Needed
10/04/2019
GJE is looking for subs. Please help us create a solid sub pool and pass the word on! Anyone interested in applying please visit the main district office to complete an application or call 543-4800 and ask for the personnel office.
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Mark your calendars
Mark your Calendars for Upcoming Events
10/02/2019
Please click below for upcoming dates/events/activities info, including parent teacher conferences.
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ASB Election Results 2019
10/02/2019
The ASB Election results have been tallied. Congratulations to Nili Sundown and Dalarie Peters who have been elected to the 2 open seats. Click below for results counts.
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Yupik Value of the Week
09/13/2019
Maligtaquuraucaraq: Following Directions Ma lig ta quu rau ca raq
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GJE "Kindness Counts" Poster Contest
09/10/2019
GJE is hosting a Kindness Counts poster contest. All posters must be submitted to your student's homeroom teacher by Oct. 4. Please click below for more details.
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Important Info Regarding Student Medications
09/10/2019
Please click below for more info on our policies about student illnesses and medications. We do not have over-the-counter medication available for students.
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Get your Crane gear here
08/30/2019
There is a variety of Gladys Jung and Kilbuck t shirts and hats available at the front office for sale.
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Activities Schedules
08/30/2019
Click below for a link to the activities schedules, including cross country. And don't forget to come support your Cranes in their first cross country race tonight (Aug 30) at 5 pm at GJE!
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Sea Wall Race
08/19/2019
The annual Sea Wall Race is Saturday, Sept. 7. Students (GJE and AE) run at 10:30. NEW THIS YEAR!: Community fundraiser race to benefit Bethel Winter House after student race. Click below for more info
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