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A Ski to Remember

A Ski to Remember

The following article was written by Seward High School senior Ruby Lindquist.  To view pictures of the skiers at the state race and also peruse other high school news, please visit https://shstoday.org/ What does it feel like to cross a finish line, leaving absolutely everything you have on the course? The […]

A detail of William Dall’s 1870 Alaska map, from “Alaska and its Resources.” 

A Scientist’s View of Alaska, 150 Years Ago

by Ned Rozell- One year before Alaska became part of America, 21-year old William Dall ascended the Yukon River on a sled, pulled by dogs. The man who left his name all over the state was in 1866 one of the first scientists to document the mysterious peninsula jutting toward […]

Children participating in PLAAY in Seward. Photo by Julie DeBoard.

The Power of PLAAYing Together

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Over fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy deemed ‘Chicken Fat’ the theme song for his national youth fitness program.  It seems unlikely now that a song named after poultry pudge would inspire fitness, but the 1960’s were a different era. A sensation […]

Seward High Art: Playing Cards

Seward High Art: Playing Cards

For this project, we looked at playing cards and talked about rotational symmetry – where a design is flipped 180 degrees instead of being a mirror image. Here is what SHS Art Students came up with for their own designs!  More work at our Blog here 🙂 Clara Lee Riley […]

The Super Saturated Sugar Strings. Photo courtesy of the band.

Super Saturated Sugar Strings Sensation

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Get ready Seward, The Super Saturated Sugar Strings are coming to town! (If the tongue-twister is too much for you, Sugar Strings will do.) This rousing six piece band from Anchorage boasts a piano, percussion, guitar, cello, violin, trumpet and bass in their […]

John Moriarty powers in for a lay up.  Photograph by Elena Hamner

Seahawk Hoops Update

The following article was written by Seward High School freshman Anevay Ambrosiani.  Thirty additional game photos taken by Elena Hamner can be viewed with the article on the high school news site https://shstoday.org/ It’s that time of year again, where basketball is the main buzz of the community. Not only are […]

The Bering Land Bridge at the height of the last ice age. Map by Nancy Bigelow.

Was the Bering Land Bridge a Good Place to Live?

by Ned Rozell- During the coldest days of the last ice age, the Bering Land Bridge was 1,000 miles wide, a belt buckle the size of Australia that connected North America and Asia. That mysterious land of green plants, streams and hills persisted for thousands of years, until seas swelling […]

I-did-a-ROW-a-thon: The Iditarow Revisited!

I-did-a-ROW-a-thon: The Iditarow Revisited!

Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club has created a new, improved, and shortened version of the Iditarow! We are now hosting the I-did-a-ROW-a-thon. This event will be held Friday March 9th 6:00 p.m. to 10:00  p.m.  through Saturday March 10th 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. White Mountain to Nome: 77 Miles or […]