More information coming soon.

More information coming soon.


More information about the progress of the historic relocation project from Newtok to Mertarvik can be found here and at The February 2020 Relocation Update.

Mission Statement

The mission of
Newtok Ayaprun School and
Mertarvik Pioneer School:

To promote life-long learning by working with parents and the community to provide each student the opportunity to succeed to their academic potential

To develop a sense of responsibility and positive self-esteem and life skills through a quality education focusing on high personal and social expectations with strong cultural base

To preserve the rich heritage of Yup'ik culture and tradition.


Lisa Kwoka
Newtok Principal, Lisa Kwoka

Elizabeth Herron Ruff
Mertarvik Principal, Elizabeth Herron Ruff
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