Education

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join in on the festivities. These events are an ideal […]

February 6, 2016 ·
Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska.  Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase.  Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health if you already have disease.  The major risk factors include: […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road

Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road

Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road and awaken your soul. Experience the sacred dances of Persia, the Silk Road, and the near East. Learn to communicate through classical and folkloric dances which are as culturally significant today, as in ancient times. Farima Berenji evokes the inner god or goddess with dance instruction rich […]

January 26, 2016 ·

Homeschooling with Classical Conversations

Whether you are homeschooling elementary kids or if you’re unsure of how to homeschool your middle or high school students, Classical Conversations can help. Classical Conversations supports parents on their homeschool journey by providing a Christian community that trains parents and students within the classical model. If you’d like to learn more, there are two upcoming Information Meetings. Both meetings […]

January 22, 2016 ·
January 19: Lunch & Learn @ SCHC

January 19: Lunch & Learn @ SCHC

Bring your lunch and join us January 19 from 12-1 pm for our first monthly Lunch & Learn! Starting in February these will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, each one focusing on a different health-related topic. For more information, call Caitlin Mackenna, RN, at 907-224-2273. www.sewardhealthcenter.org  

January 7, 2016 ·
Last days for Book Sponsors

Last days for Book Sponsors

Sewardites, you are known for being last minute responders, here are the last two days to sponsor a new book for the children, youth and young adult readers in the library! The Wish Tree is up until Thursday January 7th, and the library is open until 8pm. If you have been wanting to stop in after work, Thursday is your […]

January 6, 2016 ·
Wish Tree Super Hero

Wish Tree Super Hero

Every sponsor of a book from our Wish Tree is a super hero! You are helping every child in our community learn to love reading. Your support will help kids in Seward become strong readers! You are the person you are today partly because someone around you– a teacher, a parent, a librarian—connected you to books and reading. This is […]

December 31, 2015 ·
Give The Gift Of A Book From The Wish Tree

Give The Gift Of A Book From The Wish Tree

Give the gift of a book from the library wish tree! The annual Wish Tree is up and filled with book titles that are ready to be sponsored! The Friends of the Library (aka Seward Community Library Association, SCLA) work with the library staff to create a ‘wish list’ of books that will go onto our library shelves. The list […]

December 18, 2015 ·
Calendar funding Seward Music makes great gift

Calendar funding Seward Music makes great gift

The new Seward Music Association 2016 Calendar,  47th issue, is for sale at Cover to Cover Books on Third Avenue.  It costs $10, and is the main fundraiser for Seward Music (Boosters) Association. It features local youngsters’ artwork, important dates from Seward history, and buisiness ads. SMA uses the money to purchase school instruments, pay for music performances and in-school […]

December 15, 2015 ·

Seward Area Schools Delayed Due to Weather

►ALERT: There will be a two hour delay start on Monday, December 14, 2015, due to winter weather conditions, at these Seward area schools:   Moose Pass School Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School   Buses will run two hours later than usual. If you decide, based on weather conditions near you, to keep your child at home, […]

December 14, 2015 ·
Music Will Find A Way

Music Will Find A Way

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Music will find a way, despite the lack of a Seward Schools music teacher. When students arrived at school this fall, they soon discovered that there was no music teacher. The district had been unable to find a music teacher during the summer to replace Katrina Nore, who had resigned after a year in the position. […]

November 27, 2015 ·

Healthier Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, full of joyous celebrations and time with loved ones.  However, many people find that holiday cheer comes with an uninvited guest. Extra pounds. Seasonal baking, feasting, and parties can be a stumbling block for even the most well-intentioned individual. Here are a few tips to help keep those sneaky extra pounds from […]

November 27, 2015 ·
Garlands and Wreaths Beautify and Bring Music to Area Kids

Garlands and Wreaths Beautify and Bring Music to Area Kids

There is still time to order your Seward PTA Wreath or Garland! Click HERE to order! Checkout what your contribution will help bring to Seward schools in April 2016! Watch the video posted below.   Click HERE to order your wreath and garland!

November 18, 2015 ·

ASLC Family Science Night – “Eyes on Eiders”

The Alaska SeaLife Center’s next Family Science Night will be held Friday, November 20, from 6:00-7:00 PM! This event is free for Seward families and residents. Come learn more about the magnificent Steller’s eider and how the Alaska SeaLife Center is working to boost this population in the wild. Family Sciences Nights are made possible this winter by the generous support of […]

November 13, 2015 ·

A Thank You to the Lions Club

A special thank you to the Seward Resurrection Bay Lions Club, a chapter of Lions International!  The Lion’s Club is dedicated to eradicating blindness worldwide and educating the public on early detection and treatment of vision disorders.  Not only did the local chapter make use of their Plus-Optix Vision Screener, they also donated their time and effort to assist in […]

November 12, 2015 ·
Woody, Seward’s Sea Lion

Woody, Seward’s Sea Lion

I was fortunate to see Woody in September, swimming with two sleek females in the sunny, outdoor pool. My family enjoyed watching Seward’s first sea lion grow up from a frisky 5 year old to a massive, magnificent adult. Countless visitors enjoyed his antics and grace, awed by his presence gliding past the habitat viewing window. Scientists gained valuable information about his […]

November 11, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Mourns Passing of Steller Sea Lion, Woody

Alaska SeaLife Center Mourns Passing of Steller Sea Lion, Woody

Seward, Alaska (November 10, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is saddened to announce the passing of Woody, a 22-year-old male Steller sea lion who was one of the Center’s original residents. Woody was humanely euthanized Monday following a rapid decline due to age-related complications. In the wild, male Steller sea lions almost never live beyond their teens. As […]

November 10, 2015 ·
Seward PTA Fundraiser

Seward PTA Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again! The PTA Wreath Fundraiser is now online! Visit www.sewardakpta.com to place your order!  You can pay online using paypal or send in a check after you place your order.  If you would rather not hassle with the website, print the 2015 Wreath Order Form, fill it out and send it in. Orders due by November 15 […]

November 9, 2015 ·

ATIA Announces Tourism Scholarship Opportunities

ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA), the state’s leading tourism membership organization, is encouraging all Alaska students interested in pursuing education related to the tourism industry to apply for one of its scholarship opportunities through the ATIA Foundation. The ATIA Foundation scholarship deadline is January 31, 2016. “ATIA members are dedicated to encouraging local hire within Alaska’s growing […]

November 9, 2015 ·

Alaska SeaLife Center accepting nominations for Ocean Leadership Awards

Nominations are open for the 2016 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. The Alaska SeaLife Center established the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards to give recognition to those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education and resource management in Alaska. Nominations for the 2016 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards are open now through December 7, 2015. Please see the attached press release […]

November 4, 2015 ·
21st Annual PTA Wreath Fundraiser

21st Annual PTA Wreath Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again! The PTA Wreath Fundraiser is now online! Visit www.sewardakpta.com to place your order!  You can pay online using paypal or send in a check after you place your order.  If you would rather not hassle with the website, print the 2015 Wreath Order Form, fill it out and send it in. Orders due by November 15 […]

November 3, 2015 ·
KMTA board members discuss projects to fund, hear reports. Heidi Zemach photo

National Heritage Area meets to approve future projects

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Seward historian Doug Capra will be paid to write and promote another new book of interesting local history. Marc Swanson will be able to teach the history of local places and events that he designed for children, in local classrooms. And Iditarod trailblazer Jujiiro Wada will be memorialized with a bronze statue along the Seward […]

November 3, 2015 ·
Don’t Crack Your Cranium!

Don’t Crack Your Cranium!

Megan Koster with her new bike and of course, her helmet! The “Don’t crack your Cranium” program, developed by the Providence Seward Medical Center Trauma Department, is a collaborative effort between the hospital and the Seward Police Department to provide positive reinforcement to children wearing bicycle helmets. Representatives from the hospital and Seward Police Officers gave free Sweet Darlings gelato tickets […]

November 2, 2015 ·
PTSA: Support our Innisbrooke Fundraiser

PTSA: Support our Innisbrooke Fundraiser

Link to Flyer

November 2, 2015 ·

PTSA Garage Sale November 7

The fall PTSA Three School Scholarship Garage Sale is coming Saturday, November 7th from 9am – 2pm in the High School cafeteria. Donated items can be dropped off at the rear loading dock from 2pm – 6pm Friday, November 6th. Receipts for your tax deductible donations of items are available upon request. Lets get those garages and closets cleaned out for a […]

October 30, 2015 ·
Celtic Breton tradition arrives in Seward

Celtic Breton tradition arrives in Seward

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward schoolchildren in kindergarten through high school watched the Breton Pipers & Drums of Bagad from New York perform at the high school gym last Thursday. It was a marvelously uplifting, earsplittingly loud performance, and after a community potluck and public performance attended by about another 30 people that night, the group headed to […]

October 28, 2015 ·