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Have fun with JABALI!

Have fun with JABALI!

 Have fun with JABALI! Sunday, February 1st at 6:30pm! Jabali African Acrobats will entertain and delight you!  Enjoy music and rhythms from Kenya while supporting Arts in Seward schools.  Your ticket purchase will help Seward PTSA  provide Jabali performances to students attending Seward Elementary School, Seward Middle School, and Seward High School. Click HERE to purchase your tickets now! For offline ticket […]

January 28, 2015 ·

Seward PTSA meeting tonight, January 27

Our monthly PTSA meeting is Tuesday evening, January 27 at 6:30 in the Elementary School library. Below is tonight’s agenda.   Seward PTSA Agenda General Membership Meeting Seward Elementary School Tuesday, January  27, 2015   Call to Order Establish Quorum Approve Previous Minutes Approve Agenda Reports President’s Report & Communications – Al McCarty Treasurer  (Budget) – Heather Shank Alaska PTA […]

January 27, 2015 ·
Seward Community Foundation reaches new milestone

Seward Community Foundation reaches new milestone

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Community Foundation’s endowment investment fund, now entering its sixth year, has continued to thrive and grow, even as state and federal funding to nonprofits shrink. At a press event at the Breeze Inn Thursday night, the foundation announced that it is willing to spend more than $120,000 in its 2015 grant cycle, which […]

January 25, 2015 ·

“Tips for Successful Grantwriting” Workshop – February 9th

Tips for Successful Grantwriting Monday, February 9, 2015               5:30 – 7:30pm Seward Library/Museum Community Room (Downstairs) Join Seward Community Foundation (SCF) advisory board member and professional grant writer, Madelyn Walker, for a free seminar to help tune your grant writing skills. Beginning grant writers welcome – we’ll look at the basics, diffuse the grant […]

January 24, 2015 ·
Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection

Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, January 23, 2015— The KPBSD Board of Education seeks public input into its process to select a superintendent of schools. The school board has sole responsibility for the selection of candidates, final interviews, and selection of the superintendent, but would like to consider the views and interests of the public to help guide those decisions. A […]

January 24, 2015 ·

Putting Poems in State Parks: Poems in Place invites you to join us

Poems in Place Kickoff Events in Seward February 6th & 7th Poems in Place places poems by Alaskan writers on permanent signs in two of Alaska’s State Parks each year. This year we are seeking poems for Caines Head State Recreational Area, Seward and Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park, Kodiak. ~ An Evening of Poetry will be held at Resurrect […]

January 22, 2015 ·

An Invitation for Poetry Submissions for Alaska’s State Parks

What might happen when the old knowing that lives inside poetry marries the voices of wind, river, forest, the pull of the tide, or the quiet rhythm of a lake and is available to all who pass by? From February 1 to April 1, 2015, Poems in Place invites Alaskans to submit poems for Caines Head Recreation Area, near Seward […]

January 22, 2015 ·

Wilderness First Responder Classes in Seward: April 2015

Kayak Adventures will again be sponsoring a WFR class and a WFR Re-cert class in April this year.  Please be in touch any time with questions, or to reserve a space in the class!! Contact Trent at fun@kayakAK.com or 907.224.3960. Wilderness First Responder When :  April 18 – 26, 2015 Where :  Windsong Lodge, Seward AK Cost :  $645 More Info […]

January 17, 2015 ·
Have a blast with JABALI while supporting the Arts in Seward Schools

Have a blast with JABALI while supporting the Arts in Seward Schools

Click HERE to purchase your tickets! Don’t miss this awesome show!   Your ticket purchase combined with sales from the PTSA Wreath Fundraiser  will provide school performances for Seward’s youth on Monday, February 2nd! Presale price $15.00 at jabali.eventbrite.com $20.00 at the door, if not sold out! Reserve your spot now! BUY NOW  If you would rather not buy your tickets online, contact Amy at 491-1448. […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Drama and Debate team hosts first ever home meet

Drama and Debate team hosts first ever home meet

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team hosted a home tournament in Seward this weekend, Jan. 9 and 10 for the first time since the team was begun four years ago, and probably for the first time in the school’s history. The tournament, and the next few ahead will help prepare the teams for […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Objective planning is the key to successful small business management; whether you are ready to launch a new start-up, purchase an existing business or increase profitability in an existing enterprise.  This 12-week course will cover a wide range of topics for those considering making the leap into managing their own small business.  Instructor, Tom Tougas, will teach this series of classes and […]

January 13, 2015 ·
AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training at AVTEC April 14-19

AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training at AVTEC April 14-19

January 12, 2015 ·
New hours at Seward CHC starting January 12

New hours at Seward CHC starting January 12

December 31, 2014 ·
Teens take welding seriously at AVTEC

Teens take welding seriously at AVTEC

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News –  Getting a jumpstart on a potentially lucrative career path, seven students from Seward High School and Connections home school program recently spent some evenings each week attending a basic welding and shop safety academy at AVTEC- Alaska’s Institute of Technology. Their class project was constructing four new tank stands for the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish […]

December 23, 2014 ·
Students learn about the traditions of Chanukah

Students learn about the traditions of Chanukah

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Teachers often attempt to give their students a little broader understanding, and thus tolerance of other ethnic or racial group’s holiday traditions and cultures. To that end, local schoolteachers often invite Dave Paperman, who was brought up in the Jewish faith, to talk to their classes during the week of Chanukah, which is underway. […]

December 19, 2014 ·
“Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time” Grant Funded!

“Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time” Grant Funded!

Way to go, Seward! Naomi Wade’s grant for graphing calculators at Seward Middle School has been funded thanks to donations made to it at www.donorschoose.org. The graphing calculators should arrive after winter break. You can follow Seward Middle School on Facebook  to the see the graphing calculators in action and to stay up-to-date with Seward Middle School highlights and news. Read more […]

December 17, 2014 ·
Donations needed for “Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time”

Donations needed for “Building Confidence In Math, One Graphing Calculator At A Time”

  Seward Middle School Math teacher, Naomi Wade, is seeking donations to purchase graphing calculators for her math classes with donorschoose.org. She has five days left to reach the remaining amount of $1,220. Click here to read more about her goals for her classes or if you want to donate: http://www.donorschoose.org/project/building-confidence-in-math-one-graphin/1299200/?rf=page-siteshare-2014-12-project-teacher_2348716  

December 16, 2014 ·

2015 High School Exchange Program with Obihiro, Japan

The City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) are seeking up to four high school students to participate in the student exchange with Obihiro, Japan.  Japanese students will come to Seward in late July/early August, then the Seward students will travel to Obihiro for approximately two weeks in August. Applications are available at the high school through Martha […]

December 16, 2014 ·
2015 Calendars support local music program

2015 Calendars support local music program

Seward Music Association’s 46th calendar, just in time for the New Year, 2015 is now available for purchase at Cover to Cover Bookstore and at the upstairs desk of the Seward Library Museum. These calendars are especially beautiful this year, thanks to some talented young artists who created all 13 paintings with Seward scenes and/or area wildlife theme. The calendars […]

December 16, 2014 ·

Phones & Internet down at all Seward Schools

The phones and internet are down at Seward Elementary, Middle and High School. Schools will not be able to receive any incoming calls and it is unknown when this problem will be fixed.

December 15, 2014 ·
Make a wish come true at the Library Museum!

Make a wish come true at the Library Museum!

The annual Wish Tree has been placed in the library and ready for you to help us place new books on the shelves! Each beautiful vintage postcard holds a book wish with suggestions from patrons and the library staff. For $20, you can make a book wish come true! Stop by the library museum during open hours, take some time […]

December 10, 2014 ·
Candy Cane swim meet in Seward kicks off busy season

Candy Cane swim meet in Seward kicks off busy season

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Tsunami Swim Club, which recently started back up again, with many new young swimmers, will host its big annual meet this weekend in Seward. The Candy Cane Splash will feature about 150 swimmers from teams across the Kenai Peninsula including Homer, Soldotna, Kenai and Seward. There’s a host of competitive swimming events planned […]

December 4, 2014 ·