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Engineering skills put to the test February Issue 3 2013

Engineering skills put to the test

High-schoolers from Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and Kenai Peninsula put their engineering skills to the test during a two-day robotics competition Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16 at Eagle River High.

MLMS stages underwater adventure February Issue 3 2013

MLMS stages underwater adventure

Get ready for an adventure under the sea. Mirror Lake Middle School is presenting Disney’s “Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 22.

ERHS goes wild, crazy February Issue 2 2013

ERHS goes wild, crazy

Eagle River High’s gym was transformed into a sea of colors and deafening noise during the Wild And Crazy Kid’s Olympics (WACKO) on Friday, Feb. 8.

Ravenwood sets healthy example February Issue 1 2013

Ravenwood sets healthy example

Students at Ravenwood Elementary are fighting America’s obesity epidemic one activity at a time. The Eagle River elementary school was recently honored by the State of Alaska for winning the 2012 Healthy Futures Challenge, a state-sponsored program designed to get kids moving.

Jumping to victory February Issue 1 2013

Jumping to victory

When it comes to jumping horses, Phoebe Henry is the best in the state — and she has the hardware to prove it. Henry, a Chugiak High sophomore, has won the 14-U United States Hunter/Jumper Association Stirrup Cup award for Zone 12 two years in a row.

Getting Loud in the library January Issue 5 2013

Getting Loud in the library

Last week, it was OK to get loud in Eagle River High’s Library. Alexa Heald successfully defended her poetry recitation title during the school’s eighth annual Poetry Out Loud contest Jan. 24.

‘Hands-on applied science’ December Issue 2 2012

‘Hands-on applied science’

Students and teachers at Gruening Middle School enjoy the eighth-grade class’ annual submersible remote operated vehicle (ROV) challenge for the same reason — no textbooks.

Schools see enrollment increase December Issue 1 2012

Schools see enrollment increase

Local Anchorage School District schools saw a boost this year, as enrollment is up at each level throughout Chugiak-Eagle River.

December Issue 1 2012

‘It’s showing goodwill and generosity’

Students at Willow Creek Elementary will be a little warmer this holiday season — and they have the Birchwood ABC student council to thank.

Chugiak shines at All State Music Festival December Issue 1 2012

Chugiak shines at All State Music Festival

Chugiak High has some serious musical talent. Six Mustangs earned first chair honors at the All State Music Festival on Nov. 17.