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.
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.
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.
Chugiak High has some serious musical talent. Six Mustangs earned first chair honors at the All State Music Festival on Nov. 17.
Local Anchorage School District schools saw a boost this year, as enrollment is up at each level throughout Chugiak-Eagle River.
Students at Willow Creek Elementary will be a little warmer this holiday season — and they have the Birchwood ABC student council to thank.
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.
Eagle Academy Charter School second-graders know salmon inside out — literally.
Chugiak-Eagle River’s shelves have been restocked — and it’s all thanks to Gruening Middle School.