Education

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 […]

Education Funding Package Heads to Governor

Alaska Legislature News from the House and Senate Majority For Immediate Release: March 3, 2008 Education Funding Package Heads to GovernorSenate Passes Joint Education Funding Task Force’s HB 273,Addresses Five Areas of Need, Adds $260 Million to Schools (JUNEAU) – Public schools across Alaska will receive a major boost because […]

Avalanche Hazard on the Seward Ranger District

Due to recent avalanche activity on the Forest outdoor users should use caution while out in avalanche terrain. Users should obtain information on conditions before venturing out into the backcountry. Information can be obtained by reaching the Chugach Avalanche Center at (907) 754-2369 or online at www.fs.fed.us/r10/chugach/glacier/snow.html. This is a […]

Substitute Teacher Training

Seward Schools need substitute teachers!  The last substitute teacher training for this school year will be Monday, March 10, in the Borough Assembly room in Soldotna from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  If you are interested in sub teaching, please contact Larissa Mika at (907) 714-8888 so you can get […]

Reading just got easier at the Seward Community Library.  Between Rasmuson, the Alaska Railroad and the City of Seward, four new couches have been installed in strategic places throughout the building.  Rasmuson Foundation donated $3000 which was matched with funds from the Alaska Railroad and the City of Seward.  The […]

Thanks to all the Safeway shoppers who participated in the 10% Back to School program last fall by  placing their sales receipts in the cans at the checkout stand.  Seward Elementary was one of the top 250 schools nation-wide during last fall’s promotion.  As a result, eScrip and Safeway donated […]

Creative Cards with Sarah

Join Sarah Spanos as she leads a fun and creative card making class at the Seward High School, in the teachers lounge. Class is now $10 per person, but it is not too late to add your name to the list and check it out! Sarah will teach the students […]