There has been tension between the Kayhi football team and school administration since the beginning of the season, over the game schedule, over funding. Last Thursday, the tension came to head.
Michelle O’Brien and Glenn Brown were elected to the Ketchikan School Board Tuesday.
Enrollment went a little up in some schools and a little down in others. Ketchikan High School had the biggest influx, with a 37-student increase.
University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan will receive $6.6 million in federal Title III funds over the next five years.
The two candidates for Ketchikan School Board talked about their hopes for the school district at a KRBD call-in forum Monday evening.
A black bear was in first place for a short time during one of the races at the Region V Cross Country meet Saturday in Ketchikan.
Ketchikan’s student enrollment has been steadily increasing the past few years. But that steady rise might jump because of big Ketchikan-area projects.
The Ketchikan School Board on Wednesday night will consider new teacher positions at two elementary schools and technology purchases for the Alaska Digital Academy.
Ketchikan was one of several Alaska stops for the African Children’s Choir. The choir is made up of 18 Ugandan children. They were recruited by the Music for Life charity, a Christian organization that educates kids in countries throughout Africa.
There are no restaurants in the approximately 500-person town of Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island. But that looks like it’s going to change.