Education

Helping Kids Have a Great Future

The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth Ages 10 & up begins Tuesday, October 7. Parent discussions and fun family activities are planned over seven weekly sessions. Parents discuss making house rules, how to follow through with consequences and identifying stresses in youth. Youth will learn how to handle […]

Seward Elementary Gains National Attention

Seward Elementary Gains National Attention

Seward Elementary Gains National Attention One of 320 Schools Selected in the United States SECRETARY SPELLINGS NAMED 320 U. S. SCHOOLS AS 2008 NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND — BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS Schools honored are academically superior or show dramatic gains in student achievement U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings today […]

Sub Training

Seward schools are in need of substitute teachers!  Sub Teacher Training will be held in Soldotna on Monday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 16.  They will be in the Borough Assembly Room from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.  To register for one of these training sessions, please call Larissa at […]

Seward Elementary Registration

Seward Elementary will be open for new student registration August 11 and August 12, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student.  Additionally, parents must provide a birth certificate, updated immunization records and a […]

Mrs. Zabala’s Blue Ribbon Recyclers

Mrs. Zabala’s Blue Ribbon Recyclers

Mrs. Zabala’s 3rd grade class took first place in a plastics recycling challenge sponsored by Alaska SeaLife Center AmeriCorps members. The competition, held among nine classrooms of Seward Elementary Students, kicked off at the end March. Five AmeriCorps members taught students the basics of recycling plastic and other recyclable materials, […]

Mrs. Zabala's Blue Ribbon Recyclers

Mrs. Zabala's Blue Ribbon Recyclers

Mrs. Zabala’s 3rd grade class took first place in a plastics recycling challenge sponsored by Alaska SeaLife Center AmeriCorps members. The competition, held among nine classrooms of Seward Elementary Students, kicked off at the end March. Five AmeriCorps members taught students the basics of recycling plastic and other recyclable materials, […]

Borough Funded to the Cap!

Somewhere around 11pm last night & after thoughtful debate, the borough assembly voted unanimously to fund schools to the cap. A number of members also put the district on notice there could very well be a different outcome next year. Thanks to everyone who came to support our schools, testified […]

There’s no doubt that life jackets save lives. In the United States an average of nine people a day die as a result of drowning – deaths that could have been prevented. But a life jacket that does not fit properly can put a person at risk of drowning. Proper […]

Vessel Safety Checks Are Still Free

Vessel Safety Checks Are Still Free

Seward Flotilla 170-02-05 suelang@alaska.com   907-224-8237 http://a1700205.uscgaux.info/  In 1947 when the Vessel Safety Check program began $10.00 had about the same buying power that $92.81 has today and while the cost of everything has gone up, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary can proudly proclaim one thing definitely has not – our free Vessel […]

Kindergarten Spring Registration/Orientation Workshop

TUESDAY, April 29th  from 6:30-7:15 p.m. at Seward Elementary School. In order to register for the 2008-09 school year, incoming Kindergarteners must be 5 years old by September 1, 2008. Bring your child’s birth certificate and REGISTER that evening! TOPICS: What to expect. Being prepared for next year. Meet the […]

Plastic Recycling at Seward Transfer Station

Plastic Recycling at Seward Transfer Station

Our transfer station is now accepting some plastics for recycling. Plastics marked 1 or 2 on the bottom will now be able to be recycled! Good news. Look at your plastic containers and find the number on the bottom, usually with a triangle around the number and if they are […]

Have a Beer at the Library!

Have a Beer at the Library!

The Seward Community Library will be presenting a three part series on The Art of Homebrew beginning Thursday, April 17th at 7pm and continuing the two following Thursdays, the 24th and May 1st. The first part of the series will focus on the rich history and culture surrounding our favorite […]

April Events at the Library

It will be a busy April at the Seward Community Library. The library is extending the celebration of National Library Week to encompass all of April. The library will open the Book Sale for the month of April, so that locals may have first choice of the many items that […]

Swimmers to Homer for March Madness Meet

Swimmers to Homer for March Madness Meet

It’s swim meet time on the Peninsula and the Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) is on their way to Homer this weekend to compete in the March Madness swim meet hosted by Homers’ Kachemack Swim Club. The meet will take place in the Kate Khuns Aquatic Center, Homer. The meet […]

Seward Elementary and Seward High School both announced today that they are two of the top 250 earning groups nationally in the recent Safeway 10% Back to Schools Program. Together the two schools earned over $5,600. In addition, Safeway has contributed an additional $1,000 to each group for a grand […]