A one minute film created in 24 hours using one prompt – the Togo 24 Hour Sprint promises to be very popular amongst those participating in the Balto Film Fest. It affords a great opportunity to dip a toe in filmmaking to try out a new position or work with new people. To qualify for competition, films must be one […]
Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Come meet Ashley Ferguson at Play & Chat. She will introduce herself and tell us about the program now that we have a local representative. Safe Kids teaches folks about car seat safety and provides low cost or no cost car seats to those who qualify. Play & Chat meets at the Seward Library, downstairs, every […]
Filmmakers from around the state will be descending on Seward the last weekend in July to participate in the Balto Film Fest. Those looking for adventure will find it on Friday, July 25th, first at the Seward Community Library and Museum at 6:00 p.m. with a free public Adventure Filmmaking workshop. Attendees will get a taste of the University of Alaska’s […]
Is there a comic artist inside you, just waiting to emerge? Would you like to learn more about the comics as a genre or as an art form? Or do you just want to try something new and spend your Wednesday evenings doing something fun and creative? Join us for a five week comic workshop offered by Kaisa Leino who […]
AVTEC held a graduation for students in the Culinary and Heavy Equipment/Diesel programs on June 20. Congratulations!
Alexis De Leon for Seward City News – Before planes, trains and automobiles there was sailing. The craft dates back to one of the earliest civilizations in Mesopotamia. Today however Devin Putney is bringing the ancient art to the youth of Seward. Putney had the idea to teach sailing for sometime. After a bit of help from local businesses and […]
A group of veteran runners will lead a race course preview on Mount Marathon from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday June 21. This is the only date and time offered this year unlike in years past. The tours will focus on helping participants travel safely on the bottom third of the mountain. Tour leaders will guide uphill until “Squirrel’s Inn” and downhill through the […]
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is pleased to announce an opportunity for members of the public to attend our upcoming CERT training in Soldotna, beginning on June 23. CERT is designed to train people to assist themselves, neighbors, and their community in the event of a major disaster. Designed primarily for people who are not first […]
Preschool and elementary students register to earn prizes for reading. Refreshments and fun science activities. Date: June 7th – Saturday Time: Noon-2pm Location: Seward Community Library & Museum Special thanks to the Friends of the Seward Library and the Imagination Library for sponsoring the Summer Reading Program!
Just in time for World Oceans Day, Chugach Arts Council has published a beautiful book of art. Artists from around Alaska and the U.S. contributed to make this a stunning tribute to one of our most spectacular and vibrant resources, the oceans. Art can inspire and inform as well as illustrate. Conservation and awareness are key to protecting the vitality […]
By Naomi Wade – I want to make sure my students have the materials they need to succeed, so I just created a request for my classroom at DonorsChoose.org: Calculating Minds: Tools for stepping into higher order math.Give to my classroom by June 6 and your donation will be doubled thanks to 100 Women in Hedge Funds. Just enter the code 100WOMEN on […]
The Summer Reading Program kick-off party will take place on Saturday, June 7th from Noon-2:00pm at Seward Community Library & Museum. Preschool and elementary students can register for the Summer Reading Program, enjoy a free hotdog and cake, and participate in various science activities. The Summer Reading Program is a fun way to include reading and related activities in summer family time, and helps […]
On May 22, Bear Creek Fire Department accepted a check from Holland America for a training program designed to prepare rescuers to use ropes in what they call “Technical Rope Rescue Training.” This will be an intense 3-day, 24 hour training in rope rescue fundamentals on high and low-angle rescue techniques. The course covers skills used in mountain, industrial and confined […]
Seeds of faith preschool is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Children maybe 3-5 years of age. Preschool meets 9-11:30 AM, either two or three mornings a week, depending upon enrollment. Scholarships are available. For more information or to receive an application, call 224-7368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Seeds of Faith Preschool meets at Seward United Methodist Church.
Teachers, Students, & Other Educators: An Opportunity for Partnering in an Ongoing or New Education Program!
Teachers, Students, and Other Educators: An Opportunity for Partnering in an Ongoing or New Education Program! As the new Prince William Sound RCAC outreach coordinator, it is my pleasure announce our Fall 2014 Announcement for educators interested in partnering with the Council on a new or ongoing program. Funding through this RFP can assist with educational projects about the Council and topics […]
Dear Seward Residents, The 2014 sixth grade class of Seward Elementary would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the community of Seward. There have been countless occasions when individuals and groups of individuals within our community have offered support to our class, helping to make this a memorable year. As the final sixth grade class of Seward Elementary, we […]
Parents and well-wishers aligned the gym floor at Seward High School Tuesday night to gaze upon the parade of Seahawks in caps and gowns. The ceremony was kicked off by Valedictorian Ashley Von Borstel thanking her friends, family and the “awesome” faculty in addition to a very sentimental and encouraging dialogue. Principal Trevan Walker then announced the salutatorian, Nick Zweifel, […]
Patty Linville says she felt like she was always keeping a secret during the 16 years she worked as Seward’s head librarian. “Secretly, I knew I always had the best job in the City,” she chuckles. So, as Linville faces retirement, she does so with mixed emotions. Linville’s official title, as she steps down, is director of the Seward Community […]
The parents of the Class of 2014 would like to invite you to the Senior Baccalaureate Service on Sunday, May 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the High School Theater. This multi-denominational event is a blessing of the class and send off from the ministerial community. All graduates, their families, and community members are invited. Refreshments to follow. For More information: […]
Chugach Arts Council invited artists from around the world to submit art for this beautiful edition focusing on some of the threatened and endangered plants, animals and invertebrates. Stunning photos and artwork as well as interesting facts and information about the status of some plants and animals. The book can be purchased online and quantity discounts are available if your […]
World Oceans Day in June 8th. There is still time to be included in the Art of Conservation, Our Oceans art book project by Chugach Arts Council. Artists of all ages and abilities, from anywhere are invited to submit art in any medium to be included in this beautiful book. You can see the Art of Pollination book from last […]
Professor DB Palmer of Adventure Film School Alaska, the first and only adventure film making degree program in the State, has agreed to be a featured speaker during the Friday July 25th Balto Film Fest workshop at the Seward Library. Professor Palmer co-leads University of Alaska’s week-long intensive Adventure Film Research course (FLM 298) during the Last Frontier Theatre Conference […]
Assistive Technology can be the key to greater independence and productivity in your home, school, community and place of employment. ATLA will be providing demonstrations, information and device loans to help Alaskans make informed decisions and select AT (Tools) the best meets your needs. Come by the table to see if any of these devices work for you, and to […]
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5, 53 miles NW of Homer, Alaska, occurred at 6:16 AM this morning: Source: Alaska Earthquake Center. A tsunami warning has not been issued at this time: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center