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 By Brian Varela    News    March 12, 2020

SB approves policy regarding quarantines

The Petersburg School Board adopted a policy on Tuesday in its second and final reading that addresses the Petersburg School District's pandemic and epidemic emergency readiness. Board policy 6114.4...

 

To the Editor

Thank you coaches To the Editor: I grew up without men named Coach Caulum, Coach Olsen, Coach Hammer, Coach Mason or Coach Davidson. These are men who volunteer their time to turn undisciplined boys and girls into polite hardworking focused young...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 16, 2020

School board approves new elementary math curriculum

The Petersburg School Board approved an updated math curriculum for the district and the purchase of related materials totaling approximately $42,000 at the board's meeting on Tuesday. A whole new...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 19, 2019

School board discusses cell phone policy

With the increasing presence of cell phones in the district, the Petersburg School Board held a discussion on the district's cell phone policy at a school board meeting last week. At Rae C. Stedman El...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 19, 2019

Middle school robotics compete in regional competition

Seven Mitkof Middle School students used preprogrammed robots in a regionwide robotics competition on Saturday in Juneau to perform missions worth a variety of points. There were 20 teams at the...

 

Middle School robotics

The Mitkof Middle School robotics team will be traveling to Juneau this weekend for a region wide competition. Two teams made up of seventh and eighth graders will give presentations on solutions to... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 28, 2019

Color, shape, take form in solo exhibit

Ashley Lohr let her artistic instincts and habits guide her in eight new compositions on display in a solo exhibit at the Clausen Memorial Museum. Lohr's pieces are abstracts that are dominated by...

 

Parents concerned with compulsory MMS swim class

Mitkof Middle School will begin requiring seventh and eighth graders to get into the pool one week every three weeks as part of their physical education on Monday. Swimming has been a part of the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 8, 2019

Summer science camp exposes kids to outdoor careers

This week, nine Mitkof Middle School students are participating in a summer science camp through the Petersburg Marine Mammal Center that introduces them to science related jobs in the community,...

 

MMS wrestling team goes 57-37 in Wrangell

The Mitkof Middle School wrestling team went 57-37 at a tournament in Wrangell on Friday and Saturday with 53 of those victories coming by pin. “We did exceptionally well,” said Coach Jeff Davidson. “I think the other teams were a little shell...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 17, 2019

Sixth-grade robotics club take first place in robotics tournament

The sixth-grade students in the Mitkof Middle School's robotics club competed in an online tournament on Saturday against 10 other schools in Alaska and took first place. In the Lego Into Orbit...

 

Yesterday's News

December 20, 1918 How about a rousing big box of good things and presents for the boys from Petersburg now in the service at Fort Seward. Many of these boys have no relatives to see that they are remembered and they did their part to win the war as...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 13, 2018

Mikof Island Dance Troupe performs The Nutcracker to full house

The Mitkof Island Dance Troupe performed The Nutcracker last Friday, Saturday and Sunday to a full house at the middle school auditorium. There were a total of 180 dancers in this year's performance,...

 

Yesterday's News

No papers were published this week in 1918. December 3, 1943 Two local business houses have changed hands this week. On December 1 Ernie Carter, of Sitka purchased Willie’s Cocktail Bar from Willie Johnson and Martin Olsen. At the same time Mrs....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

ESSA designation shows PSD above state average

The Petersburg School District received its first score from Alaska’s system of school success, as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act, which shows all three schools scoring above the state average. “We are above average, which is often...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 11, 2018

Paintings focusing on color theory by local artist on display at museum

Local artist Ashley Lohr was featured at a reception at the Clausen Museum on Friday showcasing her solo exhibit Room of Squares, which she has been working on for nearly a year. "Things can feel out...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    October 4, 2018

MMS cross country teams take in second place

The Mitkof Middle School cross country team ran their second and last meet this past weekend in Ketchikan at Ward Lake, which is where the high school teams run their meets. Both the boys and girls...

 

Middle school girls cross country team comes in first

In their first meet of the season, the Mitkof Middle School cross country team saw their girls team come in first place and boys team in second behind Schoenbar Middle School on Saturday. "Both teams...

 

Students score above state average in PEAKS

Petersburg School District has received its scores for the Performance Evaluation For Alaska's Schools, which shows students have improved in English language arts and math in the two year period the test has been given. "It is one test, one time a...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 30, 2018

Petersburg students head back to school

Students started their first day back to school on Monday at the Petersburg School District. "It's been busy but it's been great," said Mitkof Middle School and Petersburg High School principal Rick...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 16, 2018

Summer science camp introduces kids to scientific careers in the community

The Petersburg Marine Mammal Center is hosting a summer science camp this week to expose middle school aged kids to the scientific jobs available in the community. "We're excited," said Sunny Rice,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 9, 2018

PIA to bring board walk to Mountain View Manor residents

The Petersburg Indian Association's Tribal Transportation Program plans on building a board walk to allow residents of Mountain View Manor to connect to the trail system. "It's nice for people to get...

 

Police Report

June 27 — A sex offender registration was filed. A ring was found at Papke’s Landing. A theft was reported at an undisclosed location. Matthew Boseman, 26, was arrested on a charge of DV Assault 3rd Degree. The owner was contacted to remove a veh...

 

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