Education

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 ·

PTA Meeting Oct 27 2015 Middle School 6:30pm

It is that time of the month again! We will be discussing: Innisbrook fund raising Donating to the Skip and Marie Fletcher Movie Night Membership drive and Halloween Carnival Please let us know if there is anything you would like to discuss! See You there😁

October 25, 2015 ·
Recess at 20 Below is a blast

Recess at 20 Below is a blast

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Elementary School students, and a mixed audience of children and adults learned what it’s like for the kindergartners of Delta Junction, one of America’s coldest places in the wintertime, when they go out to recess at 20 below. Even though they’re Alaskan, our local youngsters aren’t used to the kind of weather that […]

October 21, 2015 ·
Author Cindy Lou Aillaud visits Seward

Author Cindy Lou Aillaud visits Seward

On Monday, October 19, Seward Elementary will be hosting an afternoon visit with author Cindy Lou Aillaud.  Cindy wrote Recess at 20 Below, which explains what playing outside at *really* cold temperatures looks like, from a child’s point of view. The community may also see a presentation by Cindy Monday evening at the Seward Community Library & Museum from 6:30-8:00*.  […]

October 18, 2015 ·

AVTEC’s Fall Academy Cafe

The Fall Academy Café is open Tuesdays through Fridays, Nov. 4-Dec. 16.  It will be closed Nov. 25, 26 & 27. Reservations need to be made online and will open Tuesday, Oct. 20.   Diners will experience Cajun Creole themed dishes created and presented by AVTEC culinary students.  To make reservations visit www.avtec.edu and under hot topics click on the link […]

October 16, 2015 ·

Improve your reading and math skills at the Seward Community Learning Center

The Seward Community Learning Center is open Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm. Afternoon and evening hours can be arranged. Instruction is available for GED preparation.  Improve reading and math skills to prepare for more training and new career opportunities. Find out if you qualify for funding for further training.  Stop in or call Lisa Rininger at […]

October 14, 2015 ·

HELP EARN EXTRA MONEY FOR SEWARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!!

BOX TOPS 4 EDUCATION: YOU CLIP ‘EM, WE SHIP ‘EM!! Did you know Seward Elementary School collects Box Tops for Education? They are worth $0.10 each to the school. I know, it doesn’t sound like much in this day and age, but if each student turns in just 10 box tops per month, the school would accumulate around $2,500 during […]

October 14, 2015 ·
Public Service Announcement: KPBSD Budget Meeting

Public Service Announcement: KPBSD Budget Meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is requesting input from interested persons at the district-wide KPBSD budget development meeting, scheduled for October 15, 2015, starting at 6:00 p.m. at a school near you, via MS Lync. For information, or to find a location near you, visit the www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us homepage, then community interest, and district-wide budget development meeting. If you have questions, please call Lassie Nelson at 714-8838.

October 7, 2015 ·
Kim Strehlow performing an abdominal aortic aneurysm screen at Providence Seward Medical & Care Center

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – Are you at risk?

Men 65 to 75 years old who have smoked over 100 cigarettes in their lifetime should be screened to prevent death from the rupture of their abdominal aorta. The abdominal aorta is the largest artery in the body and is about the size of a garden hose. With age the walls of the aorta can become weak and expand like […]

October 6, 2015 ·
Seward Energy Fair Features Top Speakers and Hot Topics

Seward Energy Fair Features Top Speakers and Hot Topics

Do you know what is going on in Alaska with “The Grid”? Or what new Renewable Resources and Technologies are available? Clean Energy Policies & Programs for you or your business to tap into? How about becoming more Energy Efficient, or looking for a career in Renewable energy?  To expand your horizons, come to an event featuring great exhibits, huge student […]

October 6, 2015 ·
Friends Host Evening With Jackie Pels at Annual Membership Meeting

Friends Host Evening With Jackie Pels at Annual Membership Meeting

On Thursday evening, Oct 1st, 2015, starting at 6 p.m. the Friends of the Seward Library will be hosting a pot luck dinner and conversation at the library community room with special guest Jackie Pels. Jackie is a well know publisher and author in Seward. Her two dozen books include Alaskan stories with personal and community histories. Her best known […]

September 30, 2015 ·
Every Kid in a Park program launched at Kenai Fjords National Park

Every Kid in a Park program launched at Kenai Fjords National Park

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – President Obama publicly kicked off The Every Kid in a Park program during his historic visit to the park and Seward on Tuesday, September 1. Seward Elementary fourth grade student Samantha Insalaco and her teacher Jenna Fabian walked and conversed with the President in the Exit Glacier area. “There’s a lot to discover and […]

September 22, 2015 ·

Seward Energy Fair Art Contest

Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their second annual Alternative Energy Art Contest. This contest is open to students K-12 and the artwork should include images and/or themes that show the residents of Seward or our surrounding communities utilize clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 […]

September 15, 2015 ·
Calling volunteers for the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference

Calling volunteers for the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference

If you like firefighters, you’re going to love helping out at the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference – Sept. 28-Oct. 3. The Alaska Fire Conference is the state’s annual emergency responder conference offering exceptional training, a 2-day vendor show, and events to recognize our best and brightest. No fire experience necessary to help make this exciting event a huge success! Sign […]

September 5, 2015 ·
Balto Film Fest Starts Saturday Night – Free Movies at Seward Marine Center

Balto Film Fest Starts Saturday Night – Free Movies at Seward Marine Center

Alaskan Filmmakers have hit the City of Seward – competing in the annual Balto Film Fest.  Films ranging from the Hitchcock like Granny’s House to documentaries, romance, action films and even a Star Wars segment will be screened for free over the weekend at the LV Ray UAF Seward Marine Science Center. The films are in competition, and need your […]

September 5, 2015 ·
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!!! Come learn about the Sqord Booster and how you can get one for free. Saturday, September 5th @ 11:30 In the Community Room of the Seward Community Library and Museum. “The Sqord Booster is the all-new, go anywhere waterproof, practically indestructible, long life replaceable battery, sync with your […]

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 ·