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KPBSD Board of Education special meeting February 18

KPBSD Board of Education special meeting February 18

On February 18, 2015, the Board of Education will hold a special meeting beginning at 12:00 p.m.  The agenda is posted on the district’s website at: http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=32911  

February 16, 2015 ·
Live at the Library featuring Luke Rosier February 21

Live at the Library featuring Luke Rosier February 21

February 16, 2015 ·
Search for new Middle School principal underway

Search for new Middle School principal underway

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Several Seward school teachers, parent and community representatives, met with Sean Dusek, Kenai Peninsula School District’s acting superintendent Thursday, Feb. 12 to learn about the upcoming process of selecting a new principal or “Site Administrator” for the Seward Middle and Moose Pass Schools. Dusek also met earlier with teachers on the matter. The selection […]

February 15, 2015 ·

IDITAROW 2015 …..come join the fun!

IDITAROW is BACK!!!!!!! This year (2015) marks the 9th Iditarow!  The event is being hosted this year by 5th Ave Fitness at 231 5th Ave here is Seward, Alaska (Thank you 5th Ave fitness!!!). This a great way to get together with some friends (both old and new), co-workers or family for a few days of team work, fun and […]

February 15, 2015 ·
2nd Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous FEB 13-15

2nd Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous FEB 13-15

Moose Pass is for Lovers….of winter recreation in the Chugach of course! By Bobbie Jo Skibo Moose Pass residents and those who visit know the secret about winter in the quaint Chugach Mountain town! Winter is the time when Moose Pass comes alive on the lake with skiing, hockey, dog sledding and more. The sense of community is something to […]

February 14, 2015 ·
Seward Chamber Launches a New Community Calendar

Seward Chamber Launches a New Community Calendar

The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau proudly announces the launch of its new Community Events Calendar! We invite you all to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to share and promote your upcoming events effectively and efficiently within the Seward community and beyond! To access the calendar, participants can visit the website: http://events.seward.com/. The S.C.O.C. Community Events Calendar allows […]

February 13, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin February 13

SPRD Bulletin February 13

SPRD Bulletin… Teen Council celebrating 30 years this year!! The Teen Council presented its first scholarship in 1993.  Since then 28 scholarships have been given out, totally over $25,000. Complete application can be picked up at the HS office or from the Rec Room or TYC or go to our website www.cityofseward.us  Due by May 4th.  The Seward Teen & […]

February 13, 2015 ·
City of Seward News Update

City of Seward News Update

News Update from City Manager, Jim Hunt – Regarding Lowell Point Lagoon: The city is announcing a new reporting tool for residents of Lowell Point.  Residents are encouraged to call the Seward Police Department’s non-emergency line at dispatch to report unusual odors. The number is: 224-4022.   Reporting persons will be asked to give their name, where the odor was detected, how […]

February 13, 2015 ·
Mount Marathon Designs

Mount Marathon Designs

It was only January but SHS Art class was already working on Mt. Marathon logo designs.  The Seward Chamber of Commerce set rules: 4 colors, including Mt. Marathon Race, July 4th 2015, 88th Running, Seward Alaska, and Finisher!  This was a cool exercise in local pride and graphic design for my students, here are some of the top ones!  None […]

February 13, 2015 ·
Council supports pet shelter, debates lights

Council supports pet shelter, debates lights

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council documented its support for the construction of a new animal shelter and promising to provide city land for the project, and in-kind contributions by unanimously passing a resolution at Monday night’s February 9 meeting. Council members Christy Terry and Dale Butts who introduced the resolution, said it would help the nonprofit […]

February 13, 2015 ·
Seward Silvers Wrestling

Seward Silvers Wrestling

Seward Middle School wrestling has been having a banner year in 2015.  With this year’s inclusion of 6th graders into the mix, the SMS Silvers wrestling squad’s numbers have swollen to 19 eager young grapplers.  The rise in numbers has increased competition in the wrestling room and already big dividends have started to pay off on the mat. Recently, the […]

February 12, 2015 ·
Bickling tenders resignation as Seward Middle, Moose Pass Administrator

Bickling tenders resignation as Seward Middle, Moose Pass Administrator

Jason Bickling is leaving his job as Regional Administrator (Principal) of Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School at the end of the school year. This is Bickling’s fifth year at Seward Middle School. There’s a meeting at 6:00-6:30 pm tonight (Thursday Feb 12th) at Seward High School for parents and community members who would like to find out how […]

February 12, 2015 ·
Dall’s Porpoises in Rez Bay

Dall’s Porpoises in Rez Bay

Several pods of 10-20 Dall’s Porpoises have been cruising Resurrection Bay the past few weeks. Watch for their characteristic “rooster tails” as they exuberantly speed through the water chasing fish and racing boats. Yesterday, the sun highlighted their spray, making them visible from Lowell Point to Fox Island. Submitted by Carol Griswold      

February 12, 2015 ·
Reared red king crab from Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery survive well when released into the wild

Reared red king crab from Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery survive well when released into the wild

Alaska King Crab Research, Rehabilitation and Biology (AKCRRAB) February News Flash – Trident Basin, near Kodiak, is now home to a group of hatchery-reared red king crab. NOAA researchers Chris Long, Pete Cummiskey, and Eric Munk released 11,250 crab into experimental plots in August 2014, and have tracked their survival and movement. The released juveniles were reared at the Alutiiq Pride […]

February 12, 2015 ·

Public Input Meeting for Seward Middle School Principal Hiring Thursday at 6:00pm

Seward Regional Administrator Site Selection Flyer 2015 KPBSD Superintendent, Sean Dusek, will be hosting a community input meeting for the selection of a new Principal for Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School. The meeting will be held at the Seward High School library at 6:00pm on Thursday Feb 12th. Please try to attend and provide input on what the […]

February 11, 2015 ·

Wells Fargo customers can now redeem credit card rewards at ATMs

Wells Fargo News Release – New redemption option is industry-leading for consumer cardholders; rewards can now be redeemed for account credit or cash at more than 12,500 Wells Fargo ATMs nationwide   SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2015 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) customers participating in The Wells Fargo Rewards® Program can now redeem their rewards at more than 12,500 […]

February 11, 2015 ·

KPBSD Public Budget Forum and Public Pool Use meetings begin February 17

KPBSD News Release – How would you spend 167 million dollars? Soldotna, February 10, 2015—KPBSD faces a multi-million dollar deficit for a status quo budget in 2015-2016. If you care about quality schools and an excellent public education for our Kenai Peninsula K-12 students, please attend a public meeting in your area. In addition, KPBSD seeks input to evaluate the […]

February 11, 2015 ·
KPBSD and other agencies worry about state budget deficit impacts

KPBSD and other agencies worry about state budget deficit impacts

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – No matter where I go these days, the Seward Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Seward City Council Meeting, Legislative Information Office, or even the grocery store, people are talking about the state’s multibillion dollar budget deficit reductions, and their ramifications for the Seward area. Kenai Peninsula School District Interim Superintendent Sean Dusek was the Seward […]

February 11, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Regular Board Meeting March 2

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular board meeting Monday, March 2, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The agenda includes a Draft Letter to State Legislators Regarding Capital Project Requests, Board Recommendation on KPB Non-Conversion Agreement, ASFPM Conference, and a report on Executive Order […]

February 10, 2015 ·
Ceramics Night

Ceramics Night

  Ceramics Night at AVTEC in February: Wednesdays, Feb. 11th -25th, 5-7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8 Create your own ceramics! Wonderful volunteer staff will be available to guide you. Something New: Now you can pay for Ceramics Night at the door at AVTEC, or buy Ceramics Tickets ahead of time at the TRAILS/Independent Living Center Office in […]

February 10, 2015 ·
Family Science Night tomorrow at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Family Science Night tomorrow at the Alaska SeaLife Center

February 10, 2015 ·

Shawn LaRose performs at the Yukon Bar February 13 & 14

Shawn LaRose will be performing at the Yukon Bar beginning at 9PM on February 13 & 14. Shawn is  a one man band that sings and plays guitar over pre-recorded backing tracks. A favorite throughout Alaska, he’s been performing for over 20 years. Visit his website at http://www.shawnlarose.com/home.html.

February 10, 2015 ·

KPBSD Public Pool Use Meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold Public Pool Use Meetings as well as Public Budget Meetings on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in the Seward High School Library. The pool use meeting begins at 5:00 p.m and the public budget meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.

February 10, 2015 ·
High school scientists document impacts of sea ice melt in Arctic

High school scientists document impacts of sea ice melt in Arctic

  Heidi Zemach for SCN – Nineteen teams representing some of the best and brightest students from across Alaska came together at Seward High School February 6-8 to compete, and learn from one another about the many effects of the melting sea ice in the Arctic that accompanies Global Climate Change. The 18th annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl’s Alaska Region […]

February 10, 2015 ·