School Board updates science curriculum, add classes
April 28, 2022
The Petersburg School Board voted this month to update the district's science curriculum and add new courses at the high school.
The update to the science curriculum looks to keep it in line with new standards set by the state of Alaska.
School board members had an opportunity to hear about the updates to the curriculum and what the new classes would entail at a work session on April 8.
The class order in the science curriculum will see a shift over the next five years to allow for each grade level to adapt to the changes.
Under the new standards, at the middle school, life science will be...