Education

Monthly PTSA Meeting March 24

Just a reminder that Tuesday the 24th is our monthly membership at the Elementary school library starting at 6:30.

March 23, 2015 ·
Healthy Nontoxic Pet Foods

Healthy Nontoxic Pet Foods

In recent years, thousands of pets were sickened and died from the food they ate. Many more thousands have suffered needlessly from disease and difficulties that may have been avoided. New book by Marie Wagner identifies some of the most common potentially harmful ingredients in commercial pet foods and gives simple healthy recipes for foods, snacks and treats that are […]

March 22, 2015 ·
Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April

Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, March 17, 2015—Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2015, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall.To qualify for the classes, parents and guardians must contact their local area school to schedule a Pre-K assessment, and complete an application prior to the school screeningappointment […]

March 20, 2015 ·
How early infant learning program cuts may affect children

How early infant learning program cuts may affect children

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Governor and Alaska Legislature has cut, or severely reduced social service programs for infants and toddlers, including cutting $3.2 million for the Alaska Pre-K program, Alaska Parents as Teachers, and Best Beginnings, which administers the Dolly Parton Imagination Library statewide. They’re part of the effort to reduce government spending, and help close a multi- […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop March 30

Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop March 30

    March 16, 2015 Cheese Making Workshop A hands-on Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop will be held Monday, March 30, 6:00-8:00 pm in the K.M.Rae Building, 125 Third Ave., Seward, AK. UAF Cooperative Extension Service faculty will be teaching how to make mozzarella cheese and demonstrating how queso fresco can be made at home. The class is limited to 12 […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Wood Bison Restoration Reaches Final Stage

Wood Bison Restoration Reaches Final Stage

News Release Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and Alaska Department of Fish & Game. March 17, 2015 Contact: Scott Michaelis, AWCC Cathie Harms, ADF&G 952-836-7719; scott@alaskawildlife.org – (907) 987-6111; cathie.harms@alaska.gov Wood Bison Restoration Reaches Final Stage The next step in bringing Wood bison back to the wilds of Alaska is here. Starting Sunday, March 22, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will […]

March 17, 2015 ·
Family Science Night This Friday

Family Science Night This Friday

This free event is open to all ages.

March 17, 2015 ·
Rothenberger Selected as Principal

Rothenberger Selected as Principal

Andrew Rothenberger, current Principal of Kachemak Selo School, was selected as Regional Administrator (Principal) of Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School. He was one of five applicants for the position. Rothenberger will finish up the last quarter at his current position in the District and will start the new position soon afterwards. He will also be making a few […]

March 16, 2015 ·

Alaska should learn from Kodiak’s energy independence

A forward from Seward Alternative Energy Group Source: Alaska Dispatch News – Opinion Comment by Carey Restino http://www.adn.com/article/20150315/alaska-should-learn-kodiaks-energy-independence At the recent meeting of leaders from around southwest Alaska, there was much conversation about the need for affordable energy in rural Alaska. In fact, that’s pretty much led every conversation in every meeting in rural Alaska when more than a few […]

March 16, 2015 ·
UAF Partners with Alutiiq Pride Hatchery for Research, Restoration, and Business

UAF Partners with Alutiiq Pride Hatchery for Research, Restoration, and Business

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — The Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery lies tucked into a seaside corner with University of Alaska Fairbanks, Seward Marine Center and the Alaska SeaLife Center very near the place where the city of Seward began. Resurrection Bay still provides clean seawater to all. Through a sharing of resources and personnel, a desirable symbiosis has furthered […]

March 10, 2015 ·
Seward Middle School Debate Team Wins at Anchorage Tournament

Seward Middle School Debate Team Wins at Anchorage Tournament

Seward Middle School Debate team participated in a debate tournament at Anchorage’s Hanshew Middle School on February 28th.  Participating students: Lindy Guernsey, Jaden Van Dyke, Justin McMurray, Brendan McMurray, Joshua Park, and Karl Pfeiffenberger.  Out of almost 90 participants Lindy Guernsey won 6th place speaker and Joshua Park took 2nd place speaker.  The team consisting of Brendan, Karl, and Joshua […]

March 8, 2015 ·
Seward High teacher Stephanie Cronin is interviewed by Superintendent Sean Dusek Thursday, at Seward Middle School. Heidi Zemach photo.

The five who wish to become principal

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Five experienced administrator/ educators, including two longtime locals, are vying to become Regional Administrator (Principal) of Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School next fall, replacing Jason Bickling who resigned, effective at the end of the school year. All five who made the short list were interviewed by Sean Dusek, the Kenai Peninsula Borough […]

March 8, 2015 ·
School District Says it Wants to Help Keep Moose Pass School Open

School District Says it Wants to Help Keep Moose Pass School Open

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At a meeting attended by ten Moose Passers and seven representatives of the Kenai Peninsula School District on Wednesday, March 4, Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones laid out the basics of what could happen by the end 2015 if Moose Pass School enrollment falls below ten, the current number. Jones said that if the school […]

March 6, 2015 ·

Free Backcountry Safety Classes

  Contact: Andy Romano North America Outdoor Institute andy@naoiak.org – 907-376-2898   Debra McGhan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Alaska Avalanche Information Center dmcghan@alaskasnow.org – 907-982-0332   www.naoiak.org www.alaskasnow.org   BACKCOUNTRY SAFETY AWARENESS Be prepared for your Alaskan Adventures   It generally happens in the blink of an eye, the unexpected occurs and suddenly your great outdoor adventure has the potential to turn […]

March 6, 2015 ·
AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 14-19

AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 14-19

March 6, 2015 ·
15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner April 11

15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner April 11

AVTEC’s Alaska Culinary Academy cordially invites you to an elegant evening of fine dining at our 15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, April 11 at the Alaska Culinary Academy, 518 Third Avenue in the banquet room. No host bar and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Featuring cuisine prepared by the culinary academy […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Two SHS Students Headed to Juneau for Week of Civic Engagement

Two SHS Students Headed to Juneau for Week of Civic Engagement

Alaska Center for the Environment News Release – The annual Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) Civics & Conservation Summit is a youth leadership training that brings teens from diverse regions of the state together to build skills in civic action, issue analysis, advocacy and statewide leadership through high-impact civic engagement lessons. In addition to the training, the youth delegates […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Seward PTSA Regular Meeting Today, March 4

Seward PTSA Regular Meeting Today, March 4

Please join us as the Seward PTSA regular meeting agenda is addressed by the Executive Board & those Seward PTSA members attending. Our last regular meeting was cancelled due to lack of a quorum on a busy Seward evening. Attached is the Seward Middle School field grant application submitted to the Seward Community Foundation for member review at the meeting […]

March 4, 2015 ·
Sean Dusek will become Superintendent of Schools

Sean Dusek will become Superintendent of Schools

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, March 3, 2015 — At a special board of education meeting today, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school board voted, with unanimous consent, to offer Mr. Sean Dusek the position of Superintendent of Schools. “I am humbled and honored to be selected as the next superintendent of our district,” said Dusek, upon hearing the board […]

March 4, 2015 ·
Seward Economic Growth Plan (SEGP) SMIC Group Visits the AVTEC Maritime Academy Simulator

Seward Economic Growth Plan (SEGP) SMIC Group Visits the AVTEC Maritime Academy Simulator

Text and images by Seward Chamber of Commerce – Lucky for the SMIC – Seward Marine Industrial Center – Group, one of the members is a former employee at AVTEC.  Steve Fink suggested that the group visit the AVTEC Maritime Academy to “board” the simulators to see what it would be like to navigate the entrance to the new SMIC harbor.  What fun!  So […]

March 3, 2015 ·

KBEA SCHOLARSHIPS for Year 2015

KBEA SCHOLARSHIPS for Year 2015 KBEA (Kenai Borough Employees Association) scholarship committee is currently accepting applications for 4 scholarships of $500 each. The scholarships are available to all 2015 graduates of the Kenai Peninsula Borough (including public schools, private schools, and home-schooled). Applications and instructions are available from any Kenai Peninsula Borough High School counselors’ office or on the Borough’s […]

March 2, 2015 ·
Kenai Peninsula College presents Northern Garden Design Class

Kenai Peninsula College presents Northern Garden Design Class

February 26, 2015 ·

Need Money for College?? then College Goal Alaska may be for you!

College Goal Alaska provides on-site expert assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the first and most important step for federal, state, and even some private financial aid. The FAFSA is used for many forms of aid, from grants to loans to work-study. It’s even the application for the Alaska Performance Scholarship. You can […]

February 26, 2015 ·
Talented SHS teens prove themselves statewide

Talented SHS teens prove themselves statewide

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward High School’s Debate Drama and Forensics team showed the state some outstanding competitive performances at the state tournament in Anchorage this past weekend, bringing home awards in all three of the completion categories. Competing against 24 other teams, and 255 participating students, the young team of 18, which is only in its fourth […]

February 24, 2015 ·