Starting next school year, Su-Valley will begin offering sixth-grade. School and District officials say the idea is to add more options for students and parents. KTNA’s Phillip Manning talked with two local principals about how the changes will work.
The new sixth-grade program at Su-Valley will include students from Talkeetna, Trapper Creek, and Willow Elementary Schools. One thing that all of the administrators I spoke to made very clear is that parents and students will be the ones to decide whether they stay at their respective elementary school or go to the junior and senior high. (more…)