Petersburg high school offers partial credit for science bowl
The Petersburg District School Board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to allow students participating in the Alaska Tsunami Ocean Science Bowl to earn half a credit.
The Ocean Science Bowl is a regional competition for high schools in Alaska where teams of students study topics related to oceans and present research papers, give oral presentations and participate in a timed quiz competition.
Middle and High School Principal Rick Dormer said Petersburg students dedicate a significant amount of time to the project.
“The kids are putting in the hours, they’re putting in the work, they’r...