The circumstances brought canceled plans and disrupted learning. But for some, it led to a whole new path in life.
Linnaea Gossard became the Cooper Landing School’s first high school graduate Monday night, almost a decade after the K-12 school opened to high schoolers.
“Especially during the pandemic, when it’s just so crazy, it’s nice to have something happy,” one nurse said.
The measure would provide up to grants through 2024 for students to attend Alaska colleges or postsecondary programs.
Most programs will focus on language arts, math and science, but some art, and P.E. options are available as well.
The students want the name Squaw Creek changed to Seven Sisters Creek to reflect the community’s connection to the sisters.
Some parents argue that a cornerstone of the district’s policy is flawed: Students should not need permission to wear cultural regalia at their graduations.
Former Republican Gov. Sean Parnell will be the new leader of the University of Alaska Anchorage, the state’s largest university.
Early in the pandemic, Shrein was featured in local news when she began driving by students’ homes to express how much she missed them.
At least 23 cases have been linked to the Bill Weiss Tournament that was held alongside another tournament at Ketchikan High School in late April.