Category: Seward Schools

New Members Needed for Japan Exchange Association

Each year since 1973 the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) has assisted the City of Seward to coordinate a summer exchange program for high school students with our sister city of Obihiro, Japan. Now SIFA is in need of new members and people willing to take on leadership roles in […]

Baby and parents swim at the pool together two afternoons a week. Heidi Zemach photo.

Seward High School Pool Schedule

Seward High School Pool Schedule Jan 9 – May 26 2017 Closed Jan 16 and April 16, and evenings Feb 2, 3 and Mar 2.  Spring Break schedule Mar 12 – 19. When school is in session, please enter through main entrance. Schedule subject to change. Call 224-3900 for current […]

Arctic Entries Storytelling Event Tickets

Arctic Entries Storytelling Event Tickets

The Seward Nordic Ski Club is presenting a night of true life stories from local folks and you’re invited! Join us at 7 p.m. on January 19, 2017, at the Seward High School Auditorium. If you haven’t heard of this wildly popular series, Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to the stage […]

Creative Christmas Music!

Creative Christmas Music!

Christmas is a special time especially if you are into music and children or both.  This past week Seward had opportunities to experience it all at the annual traditional Christmas concerts for both the elementary and middle schools.   Yet they were anything but traditional.  While many of the songs had […]

“V” is for Volleyball & Victory

“V” is for Volleyball & Victory

The following article was written by Seward High School student Kendyl Morris.  Kendyl is a staff writer for the online news source SHS Today. Please check out the site to view additional volleyball pictures and a video interview with four-year varsity player Tia Miranda. http://shstoday.org/ Throughout the 2016 season, the […]

The Black Bear of Lake Louise

Possible Bear Attack in Forest Acres Subdivision

According to resident Wendy Brewi, her younger brother was attacked by a black bear in the Forest Acres Subdivision, near the airport where High School Teacher Ronn Hemstock was attacked last week. In a recent Facebook post on the Seward AK Bear and Wildlife Page, Ms. Brewi stated “Little brother […]

Ronn Hemstock at Seward Municipal Airport during President Barack Obama's 2015 visit.

A Message From Ronn Hemstock

After my recent adventure with the Sow Grizzly I experienced the most outstanding care and professional treatment from everyone.  I would like to thank the Seward Police and Troopers who came to my aid, especially Officer Woodard, who appeared first standing sentry over me which gave me amazing comfort.  I […]

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 […]

Tough Playoff Loss After Unprecedented Season

Tough Playoff Loss After Unprecedented Season

By Spencer Burgin for Seward City News – The Seward Seahawk’s unprecedented season ended Saturday with a disappointing 44-6 home loss to the Houston Hawks in the State of Alaska small school semifinals. Unprecedented because this was Seward’s first conference championship team, and the first to play in a home […]

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 […]

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 […]