The LeConte Glacier student survey was started in 1983 by Petersburg High School teacher Paul Bowen and has happened almost every year since then.
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Petersburg cross country starts season with first virtual meet
The teams timed their own 5K races at home and then shared them. The girls’ and boys’ teams from Juneau-Douglas: Yadaa.at Kalé both finished first.
Students compete in Alaska’s first sanctioned esports state championship
Esports, or competitive video gaming, has been steadily growing in Alaska schools for the past few years. The new activity is helping foster community within schools.
Reduced winter ferry schedule puts a squeeze on Southeast Alaska basketball programs
Budget cuts to Alaska’s state ferry system have made it harder for high school basketball teams to travel this season, school officials say.
Can high school teams in Southeast Alaska compete with rivals on the North Slope? With esports, it’s possible.
Esports is growing in many high schools across Alaska. The sport was sanctioned by the the Alaska School Activities Association in April, and more and more students are getting involved.
Alaska students compete in 2018 Poetry Out Loud state finals
Petersburg High School student Elisa Larson took first place and will advance to the National Finals in April, held in Washington, D.C. Jania Tumey of West Anchorage High School was runner up.
Young fire fighters train in Petersburg
Some Petersburg teenagers have been spending one night a week this fall learning many of the skills needed to become a volunteer fire fighter.
Driver facing murder charges in fatal July 4 crash in Petersburg
The driver of a van that crashed July 4, 2016, in Petersburg has been charged with murder and manslaughter for the deaths of two of young women in that accident.
A Juneau grand jury returned a five-count indictment Thursday against William Christopher “Chris” Allen, 24.
Petersburg High students complete 34th year of glacier survey
Petersburg High School students completed their annual survey of the position of the LeConte Glacier on the mainland near Petersburg last month. The southern-most tidewater glacier in the northern hemisphere has shown a little change since last year.
Colony freshman wins Alaska Poetry Out Loud competition
Ten Alaska teens competed in 2017 Poetry Out Loud state competition in Juneau.