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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.

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.

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.

Dr. Browder: ASD needs to think big November Issue 3 2012

Dr. Browder: ASD needs to think big

Dr. Jim Browder isn’t afraid to think big. The new Anchorage School District superintendent shared his lofty goals for the state’s largest district during an energetic address to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 7 at Bear Mountain Grill in Eagle River. Among the most ambitious plans Dr. Browder shared was his goal to have the state offer high school students free “dual enrollment” in college course while they’re still in high school.

‘Up to their elbows in it’ November Issue 2 2012

‘Up to their elbows in it’

Eagle Academy Charter School second-graders know salmon inside out — literally.

Colts collect cache of cans November Issue 1 2012

Colts collect cache of cans

Chugiak-Eagle River’s shelves have been restocked — and it’s all thanks to Gruening Middle School.

Top of her class October Issue 2 2012

Top of her class

Barbara Nagengast is used to being the top administrator at Homestead Elementary. Now she’s at the top of her class in the state, too.

The fun side of vegetables September Issue 3 2012

The fun side of vegetables

Eagle River Elementary Optional Education students aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty.

Mirror Lake band strikes gold in Boston May Issue 5 2012

Mirror Lake band strikes gold in Boston

Mirror Lake Middle School’s Band, Orchestra and Jazz band, under the direction of Travis Harrington and Jean Lenoir, traveled to Boston in late April to participate in the WorldStrides Heritage Music Performance.