Education

Middle Schoolers: Get to Know Sqord Pizza Party

Middle Schoolers: Get to Know Sqord Pizza Party

Open to all Middle School Age kids and their families and FREE!!! You have two opportunities to come learn about the Sqord Booster and how you can get one for free. Wednesday, September 2nd @ 5:30 (Tonight!) Saturday, September 5th @ 11:30 Both events are held in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library. “The Sqord Booster is the […]

September 2, 2015 ·

INFORMATION: September 1st Road Closure Affects School Release Times

Seward Elementary School Tuesday, September 1st after school bus routes Students who live in town will be dismissed at their regular time and ride their normal bus home. Students who ride bus 1 and 2 and live on the North side of Dieckgraeff Road (Exit Glacier Rd, Questa Woods, Bear Lake, Old Mill, Nash Road, Camelot, and Forest Acres) will board buses […]

August 31, 2015 ·
Friends of the Seward Community Library Send Books to Fort Yukon Students

Friends of the Seward Community Library Send Books to Fort Yukon Students

Seward, AK (August 20, 2015) – The Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Community Library, is happy to share that donations of used books are on their way to students in Fort Yukon this school year. Fort Yukon is a remote community on the Yukon River, above the Arctic Circle. After SCLA’s used book sale in April, they put […]

August 26, 2015 ·
New Seward Middle, Moose Pass principal looks forward to new job

New Seward Middle, Moose Pass principal looks forward to new job

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Andrew Rothenberger, a young, personable,  hands-on kind of administrator, experienced in the challenges of running a small village school near Homer, was on hand when school recently opened for its Fall semester in Seward and Moose Pass. Rothenberger replaces former principal Jason Bickling. Rothenberger will be in charge of Seward Middle School, which started the […]

August 25, 2015 ·

2015 Seward Energy Forum & Fair to be Held at AVTEC in October

Seward, Alaska August 24, 2015 – The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their second annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on October 9th & 10th, 2015. The 2015 Seward Energy Forum & Fair – Taking Steps to a Sustainable Community will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology from 10 to […]

August 24, 2015 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park Earns Pinnacle Award

Kenai Fjords National Park Earns Pinnacle Award

Kenai Fjords National Park recently earned a coveted Pinnacle Award for the 2014-2015 school year from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) for their newly established distance learning program. CILC is recognized nationally and internationally as the leader in content aggregation, consulting, and support services that assist organizations with the utilization of videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies. The […]

August 24, 2015 ·
Become a Substitute Teacher

Become a Substitute Teacher

August 19, 2015 ·
Balto Film Fest returns Labor Day weekend.

Balto Film Fest returns Labor Day weekend.

The Friends of Jesse Lee Home are proud to announce the schedule for this year’s Balto Film Fest.  Filmmakers from around the state will descend on Seward Labor Day weekend to participate in this work force development exercise – and Seward benefits from the exposure.  Local residents are encouraged to play along – whether it be attending any of the […]

August 19, 2015 ·

Want to know what is happening at Seward Middle School?

Check out our school blog for up to date information about school: http://sewardmiddleschool.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/

August 17, 2015 ·

Girl Scout Day Camp August 10-14th, Open to ALL Girls

GIRL SCOUT DAY CAMP in Seward this week, August 10-14th, is open for ALL girls entering Kindergarten-12th grade. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to attend. Time: 9am-5pm Place: KM Rae Building, 3rd Avenue Please pack a lunch. Cost is $20.00 per day. Girls can attend one or all days, and sign up day of camp. Full or part scholarship […]

August 11, 2015 ·
Steinbrecher inducted into Hall of Fame

Steinbrecher inducted into Hall of Fame

Famed Seward coach, social studies teacher and athletic director Roger Steinbrecher was inducted into the AASA Alaska School Activities Association (AASA) High School Hall of Fame Sunday, August 2nd at the Hilton Hotel in Anchorage.  His family, friends and several colleagues from Seward High School were there to celebrate and honor a man they loved and miss. Steinbrecher was one […]

August 5, 2015 ·

Title 1 Pre-K Screenings being held for Fall 2015 Classes

The Title 1 Pre-K program at Seward Elementary is currently taking applications for the fall 2015 classes. This program is a FREE, half day program open to ALL children who qualify and will be 4 by September 1, 2015. Screenings are being scheduled on August 17, 2015. Please stop by the elementary school to complete an application and schedule a […]

August 5, 2015 ·
Art Walk in the Garden this Friday

Art Walk in the Garden this Friday

Enjoy a walk through the finest flower garden in Seward during this month’s First Friday festivities. The Seward Community Library Association will be hosting 13 pieces of fiber art in the garden located on the south side of the Seward Community Library & Museum (corner of 6th and Adams). Proceeds from sale of the artwork will go towards maintaining and […]

August 5, 2015 ·

Power Plant Instructor position opening at AVTEC

The Department of Labor & Workforce Development, AVTEC-Alaska’s Institute of Technology, is recruiting for a Power Plant Instructor. Duties include: Working directly with the Energy & Building Technology Department Head and Industrial Electricity Instructor to deliver the Power Plant Operator, Bulk Fuel Storage, and Hydro-Electric training programs. Please visit the Workplace Alaska website http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/ for information on the minimum qualifications […]

August 3, 2015 ·
New Student Registration at Seward Elementary August 6 & 7

New Student Registration at Seward Elementary August 6 & 7

July 29, 2015 ·
Friends of the Seward Community Library Award Local Scholarships

Friends of the Seward Community Library Award Local Scholarships

The Seward Community Library Association, a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Community Library, are excited to announce this year’s winners of the annual Swetmann Scholarship. Since 1978, the Friends of the Seward Community Library has offered college scholarships to Seward area youth pursuing academic education or vocational training after high school. The scholarship is named for Viola Swetmann, founder of the […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Job opening at AVTEC

The Department of Labor & Workforce Development, AVTEC-Alaska’s Institute of Technology, is recruiting for a Learning Resources Instructor. Duties include: Classroom instruction for math classes to support AVTEC training programs. Create, revise, and update math curriculum for all math classes as needed. Work with training area instructors to schedule classes and keep curriculum updated for training program needs. Support new […]

July 22, 2015 ·
Booster Golfers Score Funds for High School Sports

Booster Golfers Score Funds for High School Sports

The 12th annual Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, July 18th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. Sixty golfers helped raise over $4,000.00 for the High School’s sports programs. Under sunny blue skies the golfers had fun in the best ball tournament, enjoyed a picnic lunch afterwards, and received prizes donated by the […]

July 19, 2015 ·

Seward Tsunami lives again in Waves Over Seward documentary

If you are looking for something to do on a rainy day in Seward, or just have a interest in history, make your way to the viewing of Waves Over Seward, a documentary that features footage of the disaster of the Good Friday earthquake that shook Alaska to its core and set Seward, Alaska on fire. March 27, 1964, the […]

July 16, 2015 ·

Booster Club Golf Tournament July 18th

The 12th annual Booster Club Golf Tournament will be July 18th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. The tournament is a best ball scramble with an 8am shotgun start. This format makes it fun for golfers of all levels. Cost of the tournament is $100, which includes the longest drive contest, the closest to the pin contest and […]

July 5, 2015 ·
17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run to be held August 1

17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run to be held August 1

  The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 1. This fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. The race route follows a generally flat course along the scenic Seward waterfront.  Pre-register at www.alaskasealife.org  Race Day Schedule Registration and check-in begins at 9:00 am. Walkers start […]

June 30, 2015 ·
Da Vinci campers watch Justice Pechuzal as she carefully explains media-mixing technique. Heidi Zemach photo.

Camps keep kids busy and learning new skills

By Heidi Zemach for For SCN- With many parents working extra jobs, young Seward children may not have much free time to wile away their long summer days on their own. But they do have a wide variety of fun and enriching camps and organized activities available to fill their days. The Boys & Girls Club Da Vinci Science and Arts […]

June 25, 2015 ·

Thank you from a Seward High School graduate

Scholarship Thank You’s By Dylan Gillespie – As a recent graduate of Seward High School, I would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for selecting me as a recipient of their scholarships: Alaska SeaLife Center Harmon Construction Icicle Seafoods Jim Martin Memorial Scholarship Kruzof Fisheries Subway Each year these local businesses generously donate to scholarship funds for SHS […]

June 6, 2015 ·
Boys and Girls Club DaVinci Camp registration still open

Boys and Girls Club DaVinci Camp registration still open

“Big to Small, We’ve got it All!!!” When: June 1st–26th  from 12:00-5:00 p.m Who: K- 6th grade (school year 2015-2016) $55/week with membership. Registration required, payment accepted at time of registration. You can still sign up for Week, 2, 3, 4 or any combination of weeks. Week Two:  Ocean / Field Trip: Sea Life Center & Waterfront Park Week Three:  […]

June 5, 2015 ·
KPBSD is grateful our Borough funds public education

KPBSD is grateful our Borough funds public education

  KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, June 3, 2015—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will receive the maximum amount of funding for K-12 public education from the Kenai Peninsula Borough (KPB) in 2015-2016 (FY16). At the KPB assembly meeting on June 2, 2015, assembly members voted to fund the KPBSD FY16 budget with the maximum allowable contribution that Alaska state […]

June 5, 2015 ·
Tickets on Sale for World Oceans Day Cruise

Tickets on Sale for World Oceans Day Cruise

June 2, 2015 ·