Events

Your Voice, Our Schools

Your Voice, Our Schools

The Seward Middle School forecasts low enrollment in the coming years and seeks to stabilize its programs and staffing. One concept being discussed is moving the 6th grade from the elementary school to the middle school. All community members are welcome to come and share their thoughts and offer suggestions […]

Coming Up Soon! Please join us!

Coming Up Soon! Please join us!

The Seward Middle School forecasts low enrollment in the coming years and seeks to stabilize its programs and staffing. One concept being discussed is moving the 6th grade from the elementary school to the middle school. All community members are welcome to come and share their thoughts and offer suggestions […]

February 13 Teleconference – Toxic Chemicals in Your Home: New Study Shows Increase in Flame Retardants in Couches

Wednesday, February 13, 9:00 am – 10:00 am Free one-hour teleconference sponsored by the Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment. About the Call: A recent peer-reviewed study by Duke University tested over 100 polyurethane foam samples from couches across the U.S. and found that 85% contained potentially toxic or […]

February 6 Teleconference – Nurses in the Halls of Power: Nurse Advocacy for Safer Chemicals

Wednesday, February 6,  9:00 am – 10:00 am Free one-hour teleconference sponsored by the Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment. About the Call: Nurses are becoming increasingly engaged in environmental health issues including chemical policy reform. They are concerned about preventing diseases of environmental origin, but may lack the […]

Avalanche Awareness Class Saturday Feb. 9th, Seward Library

Free Avalanche Awareness Class Saturday Feb. 9th  10am-3PM, Seward AK   (Still 10 am (I noticed an older post) at new Seward Library just a reminder if interested we have room! See you there)Updated 2/8/2013 Topics covered include: Human Factors, Terrain, Snowpack and Weather, and Avalanche Rescue including avalanche beacon practice.  Come join […]

Booster Club’s Dessert Silent Auction

Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser Dessert Silent Auction  Friday, February 8th at the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School   Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts! Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm.   Anyone wishing to […]

Town Hall ll to address youth alcohol, drug abuse

Town Hall ll to address youth alcohol, drug abuse

By Heidi Zemach for SCN The Seward Prevention Coalition, a group of local organizations working in cooperation with SeaView Community Services, will host another Town Hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss ways for the community to deal with the issue of underage drinking and drug use. This meeting is called “Community Solutions […]

Tufted Puffin the star for the day

Tufted Puffin the star for the day

By Heidi Zemach for SCN The Alaska SeaLife Center played host to the ceremonial unveiling of a new U.S. Postal Service stamp featuring a tufted puffin today, Jan 23rd. With the Tufted Puffin 86-cent stamp, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the distinctive sea bird known for the distinguished tufts of […]

Polar Bear Plunge 2013

Polar Bear Plunge 2013

Heidi Zemach for SCN It was a balmy afternoon, uncharactaristically free of snow, but still bone-chillingly cold in the water of the Seward Small Boat Harbor, as dozens of people, who took the plunge to raise money for cancer research learned first-hand Saturday. The 28th annual Polar Bear Jump off […]

Polar Bear Plunge Weekend

Polar Bear Plunge Weekend

  By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward’s Small Boat Harbor and downtown will shrug off its Winter quiet, and fill with people in silly costumes and big hearts from across Alaska this weekend for the 28th annual Polar Bear Jumpoff Festival. It’s an event to raise money for cancer research. […]

January 23 teleconference: The Toll of Alaska’s Coal – Health Impacts of Coal Export

Wednesday, January 23, 9:00 am to 10:00 am At every stage – from mining, transportation, combustion, and disposal – coal  development threatens human health, air quality, and water quality. Learn more Presenters will discuss: Current coal mining proposals in Alaska; The adverse health effects of inhaling diesel particulate matter and […]

Saturday, January 12th, Library Museum dedication

Embracing History, Growing by Volumes becomes reality Organizers say everyone in Seward is invited to celebrate the dedication of the new Seward Community Library Museum next Saturday afternoon, January 12, but that preschoolers and school children and their parents are especially welcome. Besides an opening dedication ceremony with singing by […]

Seward Schools Site Based Council News

There’s a lot going on at Site Council these days! Please visit the council’s blog to see the agenda for the upcoming meeting (January 10 – 6:30, Seward Elementary School library).  Last month’s minutes are also available on the blog. Items being discussed include the high school football program, the […]