The production will be Friday, March 31 and Saturday April 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kayhi Auditorium. “Our target audience are kids, they’re youth, elementary kids, even younger. You know, it is such a fun show. It’s about an hour, 15 minutes with a 10 minute intermission. And it’s being completely put on by the students in my play production class,” said drama teacher, Tommy Varela-Kossak.
Dormer worked in Portland, Oregon in a school of 2,000 before moving to small town Petersburg. Over the last decade he’s worn a lot of hats as principal of 6th through 12th graders and he’s looking forward to what a larger school can provide.
Ketchikan’s school board is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a proposal that would roll back nearly all of the district’s COVID-19 precautions — and allow students who test positive but don’t have symptoms to attend school unmasked.
Three days into the school year, Ketchikan High School is closed after reporting cases of COVID-19. The school sent students home mid-morning on Monday, its first day of full in-person instruction and aren’t expected to return until Wednesday — at the earliest.
Three people with COVID-19 were present at Ketchikan High School and infectious for at least a full week, Ketchikan emergency officials say, and roughly 8% of the student body is currently in quarantine.