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 By Chris Basinger    News    September 16, 2021 

School Board amends mask policy

The Petersburg School Board voted to amend COVID-19 regulations set by the district's Moderate Risk Plan during Tuesday's meeting. The amendment eased the school's masking policy and made changes to...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    September 16, 2021 

Wrangell schools keep face mask, distancing protocols in place

WRANGELL — Social distancing and masking requirements will continue to stay in place at Wrangell public schools. At the school board meeting on Monday night, Superintendent Bill Burr updated board members on a change in some language in the...

 

PSD completes first week with new protocols

The Petersburg School District held its first week of in person school with COVID-19 guidelines in effect. Approximately 430 students are expected to be attending school this year as some children...

 

Governor Dunleavy releases choice for Board of Fisheries seat, 3 months past legal deadline

It took freedom of information requests, weeks of queries to administrators and more than three months past a legal deadline for Governor Dunleavy to finally release his choice for a Board of Fisheries seat. Dunleavy announced last Friday his...

 

Petersburg School District begins school year

The Petersburg School District started its new school year on Tuesday amid regulations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. On that foggy morning, many parents chose to come in person to drop off...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 2, 2021

COVID-19 weekly update:

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases found in Alaska April 30 Between Feb. 1 and March 31, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services identified 152 positive cases of COVID-19 among people in the state... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 26, 2021

New teachers for 2021 - 2022 school year

The Petersburg School District has hired seven new teachers for this upcoming school year as the schools seek in person instruction under the new COVID-19 protocols. Dustin Crump will be teaching...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 19, 2021

Assembly reviews school reopening plan

The Borough Assembly discussed the Petersburg School District's reopening plan during Monday's meeting. PSD released their moderate risk reopening plan Friday which includes a two week universal mask...

 

School district releases reopening plan

The Petersburg School District released its reopening plan Friday which outlines COVID-19 guidelines for the upcoming school year. The school district formed a moderate risk plan that includes a...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 19, 2021

New teachers for 2021-22 school year

The Petersburg School District has hired seven new teachers for this upcoming school year as the schools seek in person instruction under the new COVID-19 protocols. A few of the new teachers are...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 12, 2021

PMC CEO gives report to Borough Assembly

Petersburg Medical Center CEO Phil Hofstetter gave a report to the Borough Assembly during Monday's meeting. The discussion focused on PMC's communication with the community about releasing COVID...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 12, 2021

School Board works to outline COVID guidelines

The Petersburg School Board held discussions about what protocols should be enacted for the upcoming school year during Tuesday's meeting. The talks were a continuation of those held during a work...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 24, 2021

PSD students see academic improvement

The results of the Petersburg School District's spring Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment showed growth in language arts and math, but students didn't score as high as anticipated....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 17, 2021

SB sets 2022 operating budget

The Petersburg School Board adopted the fiscal year 2022 operating budget at their meeting on June 8 that has a total revenue that is below the school district's expenditures for the year. According...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 17, 2021

Community shifts to life after COVID-19

As the Petersburg Borough prepares to end its Local Disaster Emergency Declaration and disband the Emergency Operations Center at the end of the month, Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said during...

 

Juneau education leaders OK credit change amid pandemic

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —Graduating seniors in Juneau will be allowed to earn half a credit less than prior graduating classes under a change adopted this week that was billed as a way to acknowledge the impact the pandemic has had on learning. Under...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

Teachers to get 3% raise over three years

The Associated Teachers of Petersburg (ATP) will receive a one percent raise each year for the next three years as part of a new labor agreement between the teachers union and the Petersburg School Di...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

Assembly adopts FY 2022 budget

The Borough Assembly made five more amendments to the Petersburg Borough's fiscal year 2022 operating budget at their meeting on Monday before passing it in its third reading. The General Fund's...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

SB underlines requirement to attend PHS graduation

The Petersburg School Board updated Board Policy 5127 at their meeting on Tuesday to specify that students must be enrolled in the Petersburg School District to participate in the Petersburg High...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 3, 2021

Social studies teacher retires

Following a 26-year teaching career with the Petersburg School District, Ginger Evens turned in her keys to Petersburg High School on Tuesday, which marked the official start of her retirement....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 27, 2021

Class of 2021 graduates in traditional ceremony

The Petersburg High School Class of 2021 graduated on Monday, May 24 in an in-person ceremony before family and friends that was broadcast online in an event that was a return to tradition. Twenty-eig...

 

PCF awards $24,125 in local grants

The Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF) has recently awarded $24,125 in grants to local nonprofit organizations through its annual grant cycle, according to a press release. The 2021 grants were...

 

Graduation

After accepting their diplomas, the Petersburg High School Class of 2021 joyously threw their caps into the air....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 20, 2021

Local youth receive Pfizer vaccine

Petersburg Medical Center CEO Phil Hofstetter said at the COVID-19 community update on May 14 that kids as young as 12 years old had received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a small...

 

Legislature and Anchorage both lift face mask requirement

The Anchorage Assembly voted last Friday to immediately revoke the city’s mask mandate. On the same day, legislative leaders voted to make mask-wearing optional at the state Capitol — and then shed their own face coverings after the vote. The...

 

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