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iDida Contest District Winners

  • Nipaa Ilitqusipta

    by Melanie Tikluk Length: 2:35

    Melanie Tikluk won 1st place in the 9-12 grade podcast category.  She wrote this podcast to present ideas on how the Inupiaq youth can help revitalize their language.

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  • Fighting Our Loss

    by Jonas Mackenzie Length: 2:03

    Jonas Mackenzie won 2nd place in the 9-12 grade podcast category.  This is in response to learning that many young Iñupiaq individuals are not fluent in their language.

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  • The Voice of Our Spirit

    by Charles Brower Length: 2:30

    Charles Brower won 1st place in the 6-8 grade podcast category for this piece in which he offers hope and ideas on how to revitalize the Iñupiaq culture and language.

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School Hours

  • School begins each day at 9:00 AM
    Dismissal is at 3:30 PM
    High School Dismissal is at 3:45

    Early Release on Wednesday is 2:30 PM
    High School early release is 2:35 PM

Night Rec Polar Bear Policy

  • PolarBear

    • Due to the increased bear activity, Harold Kaveolook School has implemented the following night rec procedures:
    • All students must either have a ride to and from nigh rec or be escorted by an adult to ensure their safety.
    • Contact numbers for the individuals providing the rides or walking with students need to be given to the school in case we need to contact them.
    • Students without completed permission slips will not be allowed to attend night rec until the proper arrangements have been made.
    • Students who show up to night rec without a completed permission slip will be driven home by the police officer until a permission slip has been turned in.
    • Permission slips have been sent home with each student.  Additional permission slips are available at the school or with Roberta at night rec.

Weekly Newsletters


    November 12, 2018

    Dear Parents and Guardians,

    Happy Veteran’s Day.  Thank you so much to all that have served to protect our country.

    This is the last week to order your 2017-18 Harold Kaveolook School Yearbook.  The order will be finalized on Friday and submitted.  If you have any questions, would like to pay with cash, or need help, please contact Ann Washburn.  For more details on ordering, please see the back of this letter.

    There will be no Night Rec or swimming on Tuesday, November 13, due to the ASTAC Swoosh Contest.  The Contest will start at 7:30 in the new gym. 

    The volleyball will team will travel to Nuiqsut this week for Volleyball Regionals.  There will be a pep rally on Wednesday morning at 9:00 in the new gym to celebrate the team and wish them well.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Please watch Kaktovik Announcements Facebook Page on Thursday for news about swimming.  There are some new mechanical issues that are being worked on.

    There will be Community Craft Night this Wednesday from 6-9 in the home ec. room.

    Due to the ASTAC Swoosh Contest, there will not be High School Battle of the Books practice this week.  The rest of the teams will meet at their regular times.  Battle of the Books will continue to meet each week until the battle occurs in early February. 

    The schedule for practice is as follows: 







    3rd-4th Grade


    5th-6th Grade


    7th-8th Grade



    As always, please feel free to stop by the school if you have questions, concerns, or simply to see what’s going on.


    Todd Washburn, Principal



    The 2017-18 Harold Kaveolook School Yearbook is now ready for purchase.  Like last year, the yearbooks must be purchased online through the website listed below.  The yearbook is 78 fun-filled pages of memories and accomplishments.  If you need any help placing an order or if you would rather pay with cash or check, please contact Ann Washburn.  The deadline for ordering is November 16.  Hardcover yearbooks are $35 and softcover are $26.  We are not selling the yearbooks for a profit; the price reflects the cost of printing and shipping only.



Welcome to Harold Kaveolook School!

  • Harold Kaveolook School Pledge
    We, Kaktovikmiut, contribute to the greater good of self, family, community & culture through independence, cooperation, and responsibility.
    Harold Kaveolook School Values


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