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School district to face lower enrollment next year

School district to face lower enrollment next yearEconomist Gregg Erickson says the number will likely drop by 78 from this year’s enrollment of 4,734.

Mosquito Lake residents organize to reopen school

Mosquito Lake residents organize to reopen schoolResidents in the area think there are enough students to reopen the school. Last year, there were nine children enrolled. Three left the school partway through the year.

Sitka High struggles to maintain after-school activities with dwindling budget

Sitka High struggles to maintain after-school activities with dwindling budgetThe activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point and it could force the end of some programs.

Community hopes to keep much-loved Eagle Valley Center alive

Community hopes to keep much-loved Eagle Valley Center alive"It is just a really special place," says Darren Snyder, UAF Cooperative Extension agent.

School Board to decide if Montessori Borealis should be its own school

School Board to decide if Montessori Borealis should be its own schoolThe Montessori Borealis community wants their program, with teachers like Cory Crossett, to be becomes its own expanded Montessori school.

Federal funding important to Southeast schools left out of budget

Secure Rural Schools paid $12 million last year to Alaska school districts, primarily in Southeast.

Alaska regents OK tobacco ban

Alaska regents OK tobacco banThe resolution bans cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, water pipes, e-cigarettes, e-cigars and vape pens. It also forbids their use anywhere on a campus, including trails, parking lots and university-owned streets and sidewalks.

Southeast championships feature Alaska’s first girls wrestling meet

Southeast championships feature Alaska’s first girls wrestling meetAlaska is now one of a several states with a championship meet for girl wrestlers.

Football coach’s future to be decided in court

The Juneau School District is appealing arbitrator's ruling that Bill Byouer should get his job back

Juneau schools to replace controversial texts with local history

Juneau schools to replace controversial texts with local historySuperintendent Mark Miller urges community to come together "to document and tell your truth."