Bethel Regional High School

Emergency personnel waiting outside the Bethel Regional High School. (Photo by Geraldine Brink.)

Emergency personnel waiting outside the Bethel Regional High School after Monday’s lockdown. (Photo by Geraldine Brink.)

Bethel Regional High School entered a “stay put” situation Wednesday afternoon when a student turned violent, becoming a threat to himself and others.

Director of Personnel and Student Services Joshua Gill says staff contained the student, and Bethel police officers quickly arrived on the scene and took the student in custody. The police then gave the school the all clear.

This event follows a scare on Monday when the school entered a lockdown after receiving a false bomb threat.

From left to right: Coach Darren Lieb, Aaron Olsen, Gage Hoffman, and Thomas Dyment. Photo by Charles Enoch/KYUK

From left to right: Coach Darren Lieb, Aaron Olsen, Gage Hoffman and Thomas Dyment. Photo by Charles Enoch/KYUK

For a team with a history of winning the Alaska State Wrestling Championship a second place team finish might not seem quite as thrilling as winning the title. But, the championship round this year was an incredible one for the Warrior team.

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The Robot Chics compete at this year's First Lego League competition, a Robotics tournament. (Photo courtesy  of Lower Kuskokwim School District)

The Robot Chics compete at this year’s First Lego League competition, a Robotics tournament. (Photo courtesy of Lower Kuskokwim School District)

One team from Gladys Jung and another from Tuntutuliak won the Bethel regional robotics tournament, earlier this month.

Nearly 70 students from across the delta participated in the First Lego League, an international robotics tournament. The goal is challenge students to hone their skillsets in science and tech fields.
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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska state website.)

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska state website.)

Governor Walker released his proposed 2017 budget Wednesday. Two items specific to Bethel made the list even with funds tight across the state as Alaska faces an over three billion dollar deficit. Read more →

Bethel Warrior Thomas Dyment facing off against a wrestler from Nome at BRHS. Photo Courtesy of Hugh Dyment

Bethel Warrior Thomas Dyment facing off against a wrestler from Nome at BRHS. Photo Courtesy of Hugh Dyment

The Bethel Warriors competed at the Nome Invitational Wrestling Tournament. Team scores were not kept but four Warriors won their weight classes and the warriors had more top 3 finishers than any other school.
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LKSD district logo. Courtesy of LKSD

LKSD district logo. Courtesy of LKSD

After two years in the works the Lower Kuskokwim School District says a student clinic should open this fall. It comes after several failed attempts to open the clinic over the last year due to logistical issues.

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BRHSThis year 43 Bethel Regional High School students are graduating. Members of the class of 2015 share their thoughts as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives.

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The Special Olympic's logo shows figures in a circle to signify the global impact of the organization

– Logo courtesy of Special Olympics.

Special Olympics athletes from across the state will compete for the Fifth Annual Bethel Unified Invitational. Bethel Regional High School organized the three-on-three basketball tournament in partnership with Special Olympics Alaska.

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Ed Pekar has been named the new BRHS principal. Photo courtesy LKSD.

Ed Pekar has been named the new BRHS principal. Photo courtesy LKSD.

Bethel Regional High School will have a new principal next year. Ed Pekar will serve in the job beginning over the summer and says he’s excited for what’s ahead.
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Lade Majic of the Harlem Ambassadors at BRHS. Photo by Dean Swope

Lade Majic of the Harlem Ambassadors at BRHS. Photo by Dean Swope

Thursday, the Harlem Ambassadors squared off against the Bethel City League Allstars, captivating young and old alike with an unconventional basketball game.

 

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