Northwest Educators Set 10 Regional Priorities at NEST

Xavier High School in Chuuk, the premiere college preparatory in the North Pacific, became the site of the historic Northwest Educators Summer Training (NEST) for over 70 public school teachers and principals and leaders from Northwest Unified Schools. While the NEST was funded largely by the Chuuk State Department of Education (CDOE), this first-ever community […]

Northwest High School Graduations 2013

Today marked the first graduation for the newly renamed Northwest High School, formerly Weipat, located on Onoun Island in the Northwest region of Chuuk State, FSM.  To celebrate the event, a chartered flight arrived from Weno carrying a delegation from the State Government and the Department of Education. On board were the Governor of Chuuk […]

Northwest Educators Summer Training 2013

We are pleased to announce that our summer training for teachers and principals of all Northwest Unified Schools is set for July 29, 2013 to August 2, 2013 at Xavier High School on Weno, Chuuk. The Fanapi Foundation is seeking funding to host the five-day residential educators training conference. The Northwest Educators Conference (NEST) 2013 […]

New library for Onoun

Onoun, an outer island in the Northwest region, 140 miles NW of Weno, Chuuk now has a 20,000 volume library thanks to The Cuthbert Project, St. Paul’s Christian School, on Guam, Matson Navigation and the hundreds of volunteers on Onoun who helped move and assemble the complete collection, including shelves, in about 48 hours. Last […]

Weipat is now Northwest High School

On July 3, 2012, the participants in the Northwest Educational Leadership Summer Institute comprising of teachers, principals, mayors, municipal council presidents, church leaders, and traditional chiefs from throughout all three regions of Weito, Pattiw, and Pafeng agreed to accept the Chuuk State Department of Education’s plan to turn Weipat Junior High School into a 4-year […]

Leaders Support Educational Reform

On July 2-7, 2012, leaders from throughout the Northwest regions of Pattiw, Namonweito, and Pafeng converged at Weipat High School on Onoun island to participate in the first Northwest Educators Summit. Their goal: to explore ways to improve the quality of education for students of their region through the Chuuk State Educational Reform Plan. Instead […]

Help! We Need Food!

Northwest High School located about 120 miles from the Chuuk lagoon has officially run out of food for the 255 boarding students from the small remotest islands of Pafeng, Pattiw, and Namonweito.  Classes are canceled indefinitely until the food problem is resolved. Northwest High School, formerly Weipat Junior High School, is the only public school […]