Education

Aging Mastery Program® begins April 5

Aging Mastery Program® begins April 5

A  new 10-week session of the Aging Mastery Program® will begin Thursday, April 5th, 12:45-2:15pm, at Seward Senior Center.  Adults age 50+ are invited to take this free course to learn how to navigate longer lives.  There are only a few seats left and advanced sign up is requested.  We are waiting for your call!  […]

Scholarship award up to $1500

Scholarship award up to $1500

Scholarship opportunity is currently available for Seward-area students, ages 16 to 21, who have been schooled in or near Seward for at least two years and have their own current library card. Applicants for this scholarship must do more than fill out a form. He or she must also demonstrate […]

Community Book Read and Workshop for Writers, April 21st

Community Book Read and Workshop for Writers, April 21st

Community Book Read and Writers’ Workshop with Libby Fisher Hellman is scheduled for Seward on April 21, 2018. Hellman will read from her recent publication War, Spies and Bobby Sox. This book presents three novellas about women who discover that the tumultuous effects of war were not confined to the […]

Caring for the Kenai Finalists Chosen

Caring for the Kenai Finalists Chosen

Kenai, March 8th, 2017– With high schools from Homer to Seward participating in this year’s Caring for the Kenai (CFK) environmental and disaster preparedness contest, a panel of eight judges from the professional community selected twelve Kenai Peninsula Borough high school students to compete for over $28,000 in cash awards […]

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 […]