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 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021 

COVID-19 weekly update:

COVID-19 case count increases by six on Friday February 26 Petersburg has seen six new cases of COVID-19 in the community as of Friday evening, bringing the total active case count up to 58,... Full story

 

Yesterday's News

February 18, 1921 Last Saturday night a big dance and benefit for the Petersburg Hospital was given by the Sons and Daughters of Norway in the S. of N. Hall. All expenses of the entertainment were paid by the Lodge, the music and all were donated...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

SPED preschool to open at elementary school

Rae C. Stedman Elementary School will begin offering special education preschool beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter told the Petersburg School Board at their me...

 

Obituary: Barbara Martin Short, 89

Barbara Martin Short, 89 died of natural causes, while eating her favorite ice cream with Wayne's help on January 17, 2021 in their apartment at Mountain View Manor in Petersburg, Alaska. She was... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 11, 2021

PSB passes traditional school calendar

The Petersburg School Board approved the academic calendar for the 2021-2022 school year at their meeting on Tuesday that takes a more traditional approach to the school year. Under the approved calen...

 

Lady Vikings win first games of season

The Lady Vikings racked up two wins against Metlakatla on Feb. 5 and 6 at home in their first games of the basketball season. Right out of the gate, Petersburg scored 22 points in the first quarter....

 

Vikings win, lose first seeding games

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team split their wins against Metlakatla at home last weekend in the first two seeding games of the season. The games were held on Feb. 5 and 6. The Vikings...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 28, 2021

School board considers calendar changes

The Petersburg School Board began discussing the 2021-2022 school year calendar at their meeting on Jan. 12 and looked at three possible calendars. All three scenarios had the school year start on...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 21, 2021

PSD budget revision reflects low student count

The Petersburg School Board approved a winter revision to the fiscal year 2021 budget that addresses changes in funding and needs mainly due to a decrease in enrollment and the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 14, 2021

New P&R director sets facility priorities

In her first Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting since becoming the new Parks and Recreation director, Stephanie Payne laid out the goals she'd like to accomplish in the coming weeks and month...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 14, 2021

School board approves sex ed. curriculum

The Petersburg School Board approved the sex education curriculum for Petersburg High School at their regular meeting on Tuesday to comply with HB 156. The house bill requires that the sex education i...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 31, 2020

2020: Year in Review

January The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration proposed establishing critical habitat areas for humpback whales in three distinct population segments located off Mexico, Central American...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 31, 2020

Red Kettles bring in $19,879.50

Bell ringers raised $19,879.50 in donations for the Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign this holiday season, said Salvation Army Major Loni Upshaw. The donations will fund the Salvation Army's social...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 24, 2020

PSD students show growth in reading, math

Petersburg School District students took a Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment test this fall that gauged reading fluency and math and reading growth among students, which found those...

 

PHS basketball, cheer get start date

Activities at Petersburg High School are set to resume later this winter and spring with basketball and cheer starting Jan. 11. The decision comes after an Alaska School Activities Association Board o...

 

To the Editor

PIA met need To the Editor: Mt. View Food Services would like to generously thank Petersburg Indian Association for applying for the CDC Grant which was geared to keeping senior citizens fed a...

 

The first Christmas tree

Students gathered outside of Rae C. Stedman Elementary School on Dec. 3 to watch staff light up the school's Christmas tree for the first time this season. "It's so nice to drive up the hill and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 3, 2020

Town's tree lighter survived 1946 ship wreck

In February 1946, the S.S. Yukon ran aground near Seward. The passengers on board were thrown into cold, oily water as they waited to be rescued. One of those passengers was Art Hammer, this year's Ch...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 3, 2020

Five candidates eye P&R director position

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht will be narrowing down the list of finalists for the Parks and Recreation Department director position from five candidates to two or three candidates this week, with...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 19, 2020

Vessel screening mandate extended until Feb.

The Borough Assembly extended the borough's health mandate that places COVID-19 protocols on vessels docking and disembarking at borough harbor facilities for the fourth time at their meeting on...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 12, 2020

Elementary school hires six new teachers

Rae C. Stedman Elementary School brought on board six new teachers this year as the school looks to create smaller class sizes to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within the building. One of the new te...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 12, 2020

Pool likely to remain closed until summer

Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter had the unfortunate job of delivering bad news to the Petersburg School Board at their regular meeting on Tuesday; the Parks and Recreation Center's pool will...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 5, 2020

PSD tightens travel protocols

The Petersburg School Board issued an administrative directive on Monday requesting school officials extend Alaska's state travel mandate to students and staff traveling throughout the state. State...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 29, 2020

School Board: Block classes to remain unchanged

The Petersburg School Board held a work session on Tuesday to address some students' concerns over Petersburg High School's block classes, but ultimately, the board decided not to take any action due...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 22, 2020

School board to address block classes

Petersburg High School students are struggling to keep up with their semester long block classes, and to address their difficulties, the Petersburg School Board will be holding a work session next...

 

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