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Team Moosebots. From Left: Jack Lindquist, Trevor Guernsey, Casey Bryden, Alejandro Sanchez, Jean Clarisse Tapase,  Aly Guernsey, Francisco Sanchez

Moose Pass Robotics Team Earns Trophy

Submitted by Wendy Bryden – This past Saturday, seven Moose Pass students (the Moosebots) returned home from the First Lego League Robotics Anchorage Qualifier with a team trophy. This year’s First Lego League (FLL) theme is Animal Allies. In the competition the students design, build and program a robot using […]

SHS Art: Reductive Block Prints

SHS Art: Reductive Block Prints

Nicole Charlie The first semester is wrapping up here at Seward High and we are ready for our holiday break! SHS Art students completed block prints and did a great job! They were allowed to trace a photo of their choice. The artistry was in identifying and simplifying the image […]

Seward High Art: Hero Portraits

Seward High Art: Hero Portraits

Seward High Art Students made a painting of someone they admired and included a related quote, thinking about font and composition. They drew these by hand and mixed their own colors! Great job!  More paintings and art here at our blog! Emilia Whitcome Meghan Mullaly Rebekah Christensen Riley von Borstel […]

Seward Strong Planning Day is November 1st

Seward Strong Planning Day is November 1st

Join us for the First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day at the Breeze Inn’s Conference Rooms on November 1st from 8:30 to 4:00.  Seward Strong is a community driven process to identify and address health and wellness needs in our community.  Community members are invited to share their ideas and […]

SHS SMS Alternative Energy Fair Art

SHS SMS Alternative Energy Fair Art

Seward Energy Forum & Fair took place last weekend at Avtec! This fair brought light to clean, alternative sources of energy such as geothermal, biomass, solar, wind, and hydro energy. Students from K-12 made art inspired by this subject matter and did a great job! This show was juried by […]

Seward High School Art: Ceramic Frames

Seward High School Art: Ceramic Frames

These frames were more difficult than I’d imagined to construct! Students made a paper pattern first and then traced their design onto clay slabs. The photos slide into a little compartment in back and all the frames have a way to be hung too! Thanks students for your patience and […]

Inside the AVTEC simulator bridge

AVTEC Maritime Simulator gets a major upgrade

The icebreaker was called in to assist in towing a platform through thick pack ice. One ship was already towing ahead, and a tugboat was trailing behind. The convoy was not making sufficient headway, and the ice was getting thicker. As I drove the icebreaker towards the head of the […]

PTSA Garage Sale October 22

Clean out the closets, clean out the garage, it’s time for the semi-annual PTA garage sale!  All proceeds fund scholarships for Seward High graduating seniors. When:  Saturday, Oct. 22nd from 9am – 2pm Where: Seward High School cafeteria Those wonderful treasures you no longer need but can’t throw away can […]

Family Story Time and Chili Feed, 4pm, today Oct 8th

Family Story Time and Chili Feed, 4pm, today Oct 8th

Join us at 4pm today at the Seward Community Library Museum for a family story time. Featuring Roger Fuson, a member of the Anchorage Storytellers’ Guild. Public is invited to attend, all children must have a parent/adult with them. Following family story time will be a chili feed and baked […]

Back-to-School Healthy: A Community Effort

Back-to-School Healthy: A Community Effort

The Back-to-School Healthy Campaign, hosted by Seward Community Health Center (SCHC), is a collaborative effort of community organizations, businesses, and practitioners coming together to ensure a brighter, safer, healthier future for our children. Now in its third year, this successful campaign has provided backpacks and school supplies to over 400 […]

Books to the Bush

Books to the Bush

This September, The Friends of the Seward Library mailed out 257 pounds of used children’s books to five remote villages. Two years ago, after the used book sale, the Friends put out the call for a need for children’s books. We received a message from Marci Treadwell, a Seward small […]

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM® to begin at Seward Senior Center

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM STARTING SOON! Seward Senior Center will be running the National Council on Aging, Aging Mastery Program® soon and it is open to all adults age 50 and over. The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial […]

Calling All Students! Enter the Seward Energy Forum & Fair Art Contest

Calling All Students! Enter the Seward Energy Forum & Fair Art Contest

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, […]

AZA Grants Accreditation to Alaska SeaLife Center

AZA Grants Accreditation to Alaska SeaLife Center

Silver Spring, Maryland (September 14, 2016) – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Alaska SeaLife Center was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. “Only zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums,” said AZA Interim Present and CEO […]