Education

Seward High Art: Playing Cards

Seward High Art: Playing Cards

For this project, we looked at playing cards and talked about rotational symmetry – where a design is flipped 180 degrees instead of being a mirror image. Here is what SHS Art Students came up with for their own designs!  More work at our Blog here 🙂 Clara Lee Riley […]

View of downtown Seward from Resurrect Art Coffee House, a local gathering place for Sewardites of all ages, a resiliency asset in our small town

Locals Build Seward’s Strength

by Kelley Lane for Seward Prevention Coalition– Winter can be emotionally and financially challenging in Seward. Fewer hours of daylight can affect mental health and our winter job market makes employment more difficult to obtain. These two factors alone can have far reaching impacts on the health and wellbeing of […]

Help Keep the Books Coming!

Help Keep the Books Coming!

ATTENTION ALL families who have previously and currently benefit from the Imagination Library as well as anyone interested in promoting early literacy in ALL of Seward/Moose Pass Homes! PLEASE Help us keep the books coming for nearly 300 area kids EVERY MONTH! YOU’RE INVITED!!! WHAT: Imagination Library meeting to discuss […]

NOSB Art Show at Sea Life Center

NOSB Art Show at Sea Life Center

ocTAEpus by Kathleen Banks from Kodiak High School What is NOSB?  The National Oceans Science Bowl is an academic competition and program that addresses a national gap in environmental and earth sciences in public education by introducing high school students to and engaging them in ocean science, preparing them for […]

View of downtown Seward, a close knit Alaskan community incorporating new research about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) into community programming. Photo by Kelley Lane.

How ACEs Play Out In Small Town Alaska

  by Kelley Lane for– Seward Prevention Coalition Seward is a thriving and warm community, full of people who care and want to nurture one another. Even so, the fact remains that we don’t all start with the same opportunities and that early childhood trauma can have a lasting impact […]

Seward High Art: Crayon Art!

Seward High Art: Crayon Art!

We have found that melting crayons is pretty fun!  Students came up with a composition that would incorporate crayons, painted it, then dripped, splattered and melted crayons on top with blow driers!  Here are some of the results: Riley VonBorstel Paola Baez Sadie Lindquist Rebekah Christenson Tayla Hardwick   Rachael O’Rourke Rose […]

The Moose Pass Moosebots. L to R: Trevor Guernsey, Jean Kingsford, Casey Bryden (aka “the Moosecot”) Jack Lindquist, Francisco Sanchez, Alejandro Sanchez, Aly Guernsey, Emma Hornberger. Photo by Wendy Bryden.

Moose Pass Moosebots Win Award at State Tournament

The Moose Pass FIRST Lego League Robotics team, the Moosebots, won the Core Values Inspiration award at the state tournament  in Anchorage, which was held January 20th.  The award celebrates a team that is empowered by their FIRST LEGO League experience and displays extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit. FIRST Lego League […]

CPB Awards $199,500 to Alaska Public Media

CPB Awards $199,500 to Alaska Public Media

ANCHORAGE —The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced a grant of $199,500 to Alaska Public Media for the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative to help advance education and career readiness locally. The station will work with partners in Alaska to assess workforce challenges and opportunities, and produce content focused […]

Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 24-29

Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 24-29

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) is conducting a six-day Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) at AVTEC in Seward, Alaska, from April 24 to April 29, 2018. The MSIT is an intensive train-the-trainer course that prepares individuals to effectively teach cold-water survival procedures, use of marine safety equipment, and vessel […]

KPBSD Community Budget Development Meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District requests input from staff, parents, and community members at the districtwide KPBSD budget development meeting, scheduled at the following locations: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 5:30 p.m. in the Seward High School Library Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 5:30 p.m. in the Homer High […]

BP Teachers of Excellence Now Accepting Nominations

BP is now accepting nominations for the 23rd BP Alaska Teachers of Excellence program. The program honors K-12 teachers and other school staff from public or private schools who have made important contributions to education and their communities. Anyone can nominate a Teacher of Excellence or an Educational Ally for […]

Small Business Management Class Starts in March!

Small Business Management Class Starts in March!

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 aim to increase profitability in an existing enterprise, sometimes one single insight can be the catalyst to grow or improve an existing business or launch a new […]