Mr. John Young

Phone: 907 475-2115 extension 2919


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Mr. John Young


John Young has been living and teaching in Kiana since 2017. He can be found outside everyday, year round (-40, no problem!), and enjoys fishing, boating, long distance running, cross country skiing, ski-jor, mountaineering, hunting, and hiking. He enjoys having these adventures with his dog and good friend, Lemon.


John enjoys teaching Social Studies, History, Geography, Alaska Studies, Iñupiaq Studies, PE, and Arctic Resource Management.


John hopes you'll stop by his classroom. Visitors are always welcome to come and join in with the class in whatever we are doing, be it reading about the history of Kiana, evaluating caribou population graphs, reading a novel, setting traps for foxes, analyizing historical documents, cutting and preserving moose, &etc.


John coaches x-country running, middle school basketball, and x-country skiing.


Columbia Gorge Community College, A.S., 2011

Reed College, B.A. History, 2015

University of Oregon, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, 2017