Education

Join the Seward Elementary School to celebrate Veterans Day

Join us in our gym on Tuesday, November 11th at 12:30, when our kindergarten through 2nd graders will recognize the contributions of our veterans and active duty military. After the program in the gym, we would like to invite all the veterans/active duty personnel and their families to our 3rd through 5th grade wing for special recognition.

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Citizen’s Police Academy to be held in January

Seward Police Department Press Release – The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2015.  The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience.  The Citizen Police Academy will offer insights into the law enforcement profession here in Seward. Prospective […]

November 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Why Use a Food Thermometer?

  Using a food thermometer is the only sure way to determine if your food has reached a high enough temperature to destroy foodborne bacteria. Many people rely on “eyeballing” food. This can be misleading, especially if cooking by color. According to USDA research 1 out of 4 hamburgers turn brown in the middle before it has reached a safe […]

November 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Cockroaches, the Ultimate Unwanted Visitor

Here in Alaska we are free of many pests common to warmer climates, but as with all things in life, change is inevitable. Cockroaches are becoming a bit more widespread and so what is a person to do? We can learn about pest lifecycles, how to avoid introduction, detection and more with a FREE publication from your local Cooperative Extension […]

November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Dog Attack Victim Tries to Increase Public Safety

Dog Attack Victim Tries to Increase Public Safety

By Doreen Lorenz Click link for FOX Alaska News story on Kirsten:  Dog Attack Victim tries to increase Public Safety ANCHORAGE, Ak– Earlier this month a dog attacked a Kenai Peninusla resident. Here in Anchorage we have animal control with rules and regulations and same goes for the city of Seward, but for a lot of places outside city limits […]

November 1, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Seward Alternative Energy Fair Art Contest

Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their first 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 utilizing clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 ½ x 11 or […]

October 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·

PTSA Garage Sale Rescheduled for November 8

The fall three school garage sale is scheduled for November 8th from 9 AM till 2 PM at the high school cafeteria. Drop off of your really cool stuff to sell is from 2 till 6 PM on Friday the 7th. Drop off is at the loading dock in back of the cafeteria. We could always use help at this […]

October 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Meeting

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, November 3, 2014. The agenda includes a presentation by the Upward Bound High School project, and establishing the FY2015 State Capital Project Requests. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The […]

October 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
PTSA Annual Wreath & Garland Fundraiser

PTSA Annual Wreath & Garland Fundraiser

October 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Hear Ye, Hear Ye!  Come Visit the Book Fair!

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Come Visit the Book Fair!

The Seward Elementary Library has been turned into Sir Readalot’s Castle and is now filled with engaging, entertaining books.  On display are hundreds of affordable books for preschool through elementary aged students, including interesting non-fiction books, riveting chapter books, beginner reader books and gift hardback books.  There are several cookbooks and a handful of adult fiction books as well.  Consider […]

October 28, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Halloween Medic First Aid/CPR Class

Yolanda Ifflander RN and Emily Mechtenberg RN will be providing a MFA/CPR class on Friday 10/31/14 from 10:30-2:30pm. This class will be held at Seward Elementary. We encourage babysitting-age kids and any community member interested in getting MFA/CPR certification for a bargain price of $12.00. Call us at 224-7574 to reserve your spot.

October 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
PTA Meeting October 28

PTA Meeting October 28

The Seward PTA will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 28th at the high school, beginning at 6:30.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Grants Awarded, History Preserved

Grants Awarded, History Preserved

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – At its meeting in Moose Pass on October 23, the Corridor Communities Association of the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area (KMTANHA) awarded over $31,000 in grants, much of it locally, with more pending. The non-profit organization receives the majority of it funding from National Park Service grants and in turn funds projects that […]

October 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Make your reservations for the Academy Café

The Academy Café is open Tuesdays through Fridays, November 5 through December 17.  Reservations need to be made online and are open now.   Diners will experience Brazilian themed dishes created and presented by AVTEC culinary students.  To make reservations visit www.avtec.edu and under hot topics click on the link to Academy Café.

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Assistant Superintendent Dusek will take over KPBSD leadership

Assistant Superintendent Dusek will take over KPBSD leadership

  KPBSD Press Release – Soldotna, October 23, 2014 — At the October 20, 2014, Board of Education meeting, the school board, “unanimously approved a Contract Amendment for the Interim Superintendent.” Thus, current assistant superintendent Sean Dusek will become the superintendent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District effective December 1, 2014. Board president Joe Arness said, “The KPBSD school […]

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Drive-by local history series wins national award

Drive-by local history series wins national award

  Heidi Zemach for SCN – Teachers wishing to enhance their student’s interest in learning about local areas have a wonderful new, award-winning tool. Marc Swanson, a lifelong teacher and national parks interpreter has created a 12-part video series of short segments set in, and giving the more interesting stories about places in our unique national heritage area, including Moose […]

October 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Calling All Superheroes!

In conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club-Seward clubhouse, the FAB 4/5 class at Seward Elementary is running a “Super Supply Drive” from now until Thanksgiving. Our supply drive supports the efforts of Robby Novak, also known as, “Kid President,” and his national “Socktober” event, which aims to donate socks and other necessities to people that are in need. We […]

October 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
KPC Intermediate Yoga Class begins soon… Register today!

KPC Intermediate Yoga Class begins soon… Register today!

October 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

PTA Garage Sale for October 25 canceled

The PTA Garage Sale scheduled for October 25 has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.

October 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Your used books are wanted

The Friends of the Library Museum are needing your used books. Used book sales helps the Friends support library programs, like the Summer Reading Program, purchase of new books for all age groups and more. Our shelves are almost empty! With fall in the air, we are all getting our lawns, yards and homes ready for winter. Bag those already […]

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

PTA Garage Sale Saturday Oct 25

The PTA biannual garage sale will be held on Saturday Oct 25 25th from 8:30am – 2pm in the High School cafeteria. You can drop off donations at the back loading dock after 2 PM on Friday the 24th.  Please call Al if you have any questions at 491- 1095. Thanks for your support!

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Seahawk Spirit Scamper

Seward Seahawk Spirit Scamper

Saturday, October 18th is the second annual Seward Seahawk Spirit Scamper. If you like to run/walk, want to support Seward High School Activities and get covered with green and gold in the process, then this is the event for you!! The Scamper will follow the same route as last year from in front of the Alaska Sealife Center down 4th […]

October 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Blood Moon” tonight

“Blood Moon” tonight

With clear skies, the second total lunar eclipse of the year should be visible from Seward.  The lunar eclipse will start at 12:45 A.M. and become total at 2:30. The eclipse will complete at 3:30 AM.. The “blood phase” will only be visible for approximately 10 minutes. What is a “blood moon”?  According to Sky and Telescope a blood moon is when, instead […]

October 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Senator Lisa Murkowski Visits Seward Middle School

Senator Lisa Murkowski Visits Seward Middle School

On Monday morning U.S .Senator Lisa Murkowski paid a visit to Seward Middle School before continuing her plans to also visit AVTEC, Aurora Energy, and meet with members of city council. Students and faculty pleasantly greeted Senator Murkowski for several minutes prior to a 30 minute two-way conversation with the sixth to eight graders in the audience. The Senator began by […]

October 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Qutekcak Native Tribe receives grant for an Early Childhood Development Program

Qutekcak Native Tribe receives grant for an Early Childhood Development Program

Qutekcak Native Tribe Press Release – The Qutekcak Native Tribe is excited and honored to announce the receipt of a federal grant from the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Social Economic Development Strategies SEDS grant: Early Childhood Development Program.  This project will develop a Preschool Program with a Daycare for our area’s most valuable asset; our preschool youth.  We are […]

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·