Tikiġaq School

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Tikiġaq School is a PreK-12 school in Point Hope, Alaska. It is a part of the North Slope Borough School District.

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As of 2014 it had 46 employees and 229 students. Half of the employees members were certified while the other half were classified. [1]

History

As of 2014 most of the principals only stay at the school for up to one year. [1]

Athletics

The high-school boys' basketball team has won three consecutive Class 2-A Alaska championships. Basketball became popular before a gymnasium was built, and passing became important as dribbling was difficult on makeshift courts and on snow. An up-tempo, skillful passing game has characterized play since then by the Harpooners and Harponerettes, as the boys' and girls' teams are known, enabling them to beat rival schools from districts with much larger population bases. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Executive Summary Tikigaq School North Slope Borough School District." AdvancED. p. 4/7. Retrieved on February 14, 2017.
  2. Yardley, William; Erik Olsen (2011-11-05). "Tracking Caribou, Shooting Hoops, Winning Trophies". The New York Times . Retrieved 2017-02-14.

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68°20′59″N166°44′08″W / 68.349852°N 166.735684°W / 68.349852; -166.735684