RAHI is a six-week academic summer program for rural and Alaska Native students. The program lets high school juniors and seniors immerse themselves in the college experience by living in the dorms at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and taking college-level courses. Click here for more information.
The American Bar Association invites high school students to participate in it's Law Day Art Contest for a chance to win prizes. Click here for contest theme and further information.
The 2014 Alaska Justice for All Art Contest is underway. The categories are Grades K-4 and Grades 5-8. The prize money is $250, $150, and $100 for 1st-3rd place in each category. See the entry form attached.
Welcome to Barrow High School -- Home of the Whalers!
The students and staff of Barrow High School are pleased you have selected our school for your virtual visit.
We are proud of the rich traditions we have embraced in honoring the diverse population of our school and community. The vast menu of educational options from which our students choose when preparing for their future is designed for their to future career and personal needs. Our vocational department provides exposure to a wide variety of career and technical options. In addition, Advanced Placement courses in mathematics and science are available, as well as all the general educational courses needed for fulfilling the requirements for a high school diploma and the Alaska Performance Scholarship.
The 200+ students in grades 9 through 12 are afforded a comprehensive curriculum along with a full range of athletic, academic, and social opportunities. Our award-winning performance band is a source of pride to not only members of our immediate school but to the entire community of Barrow.
The staff of BHS is dedicated to embracing our District’s mission of providing educational opportunities that are rooted in the values, history and language of the Iñupiat.
We are proud to be the school “At the Top of the World” and are pleased to have you discover for yourself why we have much to share.
- Bev Hunter-Gillaspie, Principal
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Band-A-Thon
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM AK Science Olympiad