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A social media post yesterday indicated that Seward Elementary School would not have breakfast or lunch meal service when school opens due to the lack of a food service manager. The district has updated the information today.

8th Grade: Emerson Cross, Emily Anger*, Evelyn Bukac*, Grace Schaefermeyer*, Jennifer Fernandez*, Iver Gates, Lane Petersen, Lola Swanson*, Lucy Bamford*, Olive Johnson, Madeleine Haas*, Makena DesErmia*, Mason Elhard, Mikinley Williams, Pamela Hillestad, Sampson Antrim, Poppy Terry*, Olin L…

Seward Middle School Social Studies Teacher Rebecca Dixon has been awarded Alaska’s 2021 James Madison Memorial Fellowship. Every year the prestigious fellowship is awarded to one social studies teacher from each state, and includes a monetary award of $24,000 toward the cost of a Master’s d…

Eighth Grade: Keira Dixon, Abigail Doepken*, Bethany Doepken*, Martin Fink, Jordan Hartman*, Eli Higbee, Donna Hinders, Laura Horn, Ayden Lapinskas, Chenia McNearney, Nia Mulholland-Kim, Noah Price, Ava Pullins, Gracie Russell*, Aidan Schilling, Van Shank*, Oliver Trobaugh*, Marin Walker*, T…

8th Grade: Bengimin Ambrosiani*, Nickolas Ambrosiani, Nora Andrews*, Robin Cronin, Aloshia Cross, Stella Dow, Trevor Guernsey, Hailey Ingalls*, Samantha Insalaco*, Aiden LaRow, Chloe Lastimo-sa, Riley Martek, Mia Nappi*, Denver Newman, Xander Smith, Leonaj Thomas, Ethan Williams*, Caine Woodside

Six members of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band on Tuesday visited Seward Middle School, where they participated in Cee Jay Levine’s music class following a performance at Seward High School. The band does around six hundred performances each year, said bandmaster Lt. Kelly Cartwright.

Seward and Moose Pass schools will open two hours late on Wednesday according to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. If conditions warren a closure, an announcement will be made by 8 a.m.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has just announced that Seward area schools will close early today due to area flooding and bad weather.

The middle and high school chapters of Sources of Strength put on an assembly at Seward Middle School on Thursday, where they introduced their fellow students to the principles behind Sources of Strength, sharing games and personal stories along the way.

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On March 22, Seward Middle School hosted the community’s first MusiCircus, an event brought to fruition by Dr. Mark Turner, music teacher for Seward Middle and Seward Elementary schools. The event was a celebration of movement, music, and family participation.

Sixth-grader Ethan Williams became Seward’s middle school science ambassador for two weeks in February when he attended a residential science and engineering program at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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I got a chance to hear Dr. Matthew Walker’s podcast on sleep. He is a researcher and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He recently wrote a book entitled “Why We Sleep.” He asks: What is the advantage of sleep? Sleep would appear to be the mos…

Do you know a Seward Middle School student that is creative? Encourage them to submit an entry for the Seward Middle School yearbook cover contest. Seward Middle School students can submit up to three original artwork entries to have a shot at having their art become the yearbook’s front cover.

Local fourth- through eighth-grade students recently competed in a problem-solving challenge called Mind-A-Mazes. This annual event presents students with a problem they must solve in groups of three or four, using only allowable materials and following the expressed guidelines. This year’s …