Announcements & Upcoming Events
BEST is lucky enough to have Kevin May, UAF Museum Paleontologist, as our special guest to discuss interior Alaskan dinosaurs. Mr. May has done extensive research into Alaskan dinosaurs and is co-credited with the largest find of dinosaur fossils in Alaska. Do not miss this unique opportunity to increase your dinosaur knowledge and meet one of the premier dinosaur fossil/foot print hunters in Alaska.
December 5, School Performances The Nutcracker
December 5, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Hering Auditorium (Lathrop High School)
Cost: $5.00 per student
BEST students have 10 reserved seats available to enjoy this holiday event. The Nutcracker will entertain children with bright colorful costumes and exciting action. To schedule your student for this school performance, contact Britt Larson at (907) 452-2000 ext. 11201. Seats are limited, so reserve now!
31st Annual Gingerbread House Contest
Saturday, December 13 at the Carlson Center
Entries must have a major components such as wall and roofs constructed of gingerbread (not graham crackers, cookies, etc.,) Entries must have been constructed in2014. Electrical outlets will NOT be available, please keep this in mind when designing your entry. Submit entries between 8:30-9:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 3:15 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first place in each division. Call 456-6661 or email@example.com for more information.
Adults: 17 and older
Youths: 12 and under
Online Typing Lesson:
Offered by BEST
In preparation for the upcoming AMP (Alaska Measures of Progress) computerized testing, BEST is offering a free online typing lesson for students ages 5 and up. The Typing Agent is a wonderful tool for learning basic keyboard skills to speed typing. This program will capture student’s attention and reward him/her with confidence. Learning the computer keyboard will be beneficial to students in many ways. Contact your education specialist for more details.