The students won’t be the only ones leaving Chugiak High this week. The last day of the 2012-13 school year is today (May 23), while tomorrow is the last day for teachers — marking the end of three longtime teachers’ careers. Robin Pekrul, Andy Sullivan and Jon Schroeder have been working at CHS for a combined 83 years.
The saying time flies when you’re having fun really suits me right now. This is my fourth column entry and I still feel as though it’s only my second. I got a question from a reader who asked me to write about the nature in Malaysia.
Justin Toth’s first trip outside of the country will be a memorable one. The Eagle River High sophomore leaves June 16 for a 20-day trip to Australia through the People to People Ambassador Program. “It’s pretty big for my first time,” Toth said.
How many people can say they know how to safely operate an electric saw? How about install shingles? Or build a shed? A handful of Chugiak and Eagle River high-schoolers can.
Eagle River High’s most creative students put their talents on display during the school’s Fine Arts Cabaret on Friday, April 5. The annual event brings together visual and performing arts to help raise funds for the program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Local Anchorage School District schools saw a boost this year, as enrollment is up at each level throughout Chugiak-Eagle River.