Archive of: School Stories



A lesson from the Lower 48 April Issue 5 2012

A lesson from the Lower 48

When Anton Armstrong — conductor of the St. Olaf College (Minn.) choir — held a workshop at Chugiak High, it wasn’t just the students who benefited.

Bienvenue, Bordeaux! April Issue 4 2012

Bienvenue, Bordeaux!

There aren’t many moose in wine country.

April Issue 3 2012

Georgia Southern freshmen earn high honor

The Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, Ga.) chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for college freshmen, has initiated 404 new students, including three from Eagle River.

Chugiak choir takes first at Heritage Festival April Issue 2 2012

Chugiak choir takes first at Heritage Festival

Chugiak High’s concert choir won first place at the Heritage Festival at New York’s Riverside Cathedral on March 21-26.

Spring break European style April Issue 2 2012

Spring break European style

Dozens of Mirror Lake Middle School, Chugiak High and Eagle River High School students experienced the sights, history and culture of foreign countries as they traveled abroad during spring break this year.

Excellent educators March Issue 5 2012

Excellent educators

Twelve local educators received “Excellence in Education” awards at the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 7 at Bear Mountain Grill.

Gruening student attends conservation summit March Issue 4 2012

Gruening student attends conservation summit

Gruening Middle School student Vika Morozova joined teens from around the state for a weeklong civics and conservation summit in Juneau last week with Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA), a program of the National Wildlife Federation.

March Issue 4 2012

A good learning opportunity

A popular adult learning program is branching out to Eagle River.

Art extravaganza March Issue 2 2012

Art extravaganza

Students, families and friends packed the Anchorage Museum on Friday, March 2 to kick off the 40th annual Anchorage School District art exhibition.