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Youth tri club making waves

...Julie Hughes Triathlon at Sitka. That event is this weekend and consists of a youth 1.5-mile run starting at Blatchley Middle School. The run is followed by a six-mile bike and finishes with a 500-yard swim in Blatchley Pool. Longer distances...
Arti-Gras Arts & Music Festival includes Sitka's Wearable Art show

...Wall Art workshop 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7 and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, Blatchley Middle School Art Room. With instructor Cara Jane Murray. $60 includes materials. Details Sarah, 738-5234 or justsosarah@gmail...
Sitka campers sound it out with beatboxing

...wanted to learn how to make percussion noises with my mouth," said Jonah, who's going into eighth grade at Blatchley Middle School. "For each drum you can make a noise in your mouth."So far he has kick drum and high hat in his repertoire...
Former principal found not guilty on all counts

...deliberations that spanned two days, KCAW reported.The three alleged victims were current or former teachers at Blatchley Middle School, where Robidou once worked as principal. The incidents alleged took place over a year, ending in January 2013...
Sex assault trial opens for former Sitka principal

...week in Sitka.Opening statements were held in the case against Joseph Robidou, a former principal at Sitka's Blatchley Middle School, who faces five counts of sexual assault, four counts of indecent exposure and one count of assault, the Daily...
Sitka school district tries to attract teachers

...who can still get some mentoring and learn from some of those older teachers is important, too."Demmert, Blatchley Middle School Principal Ben White and special education director Mandy Evans attended a job fair this past weekend in Tacoma...
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Empire Editorial: The only way to lead is by example

...are making news through acts that are, frankly, unprofessional. There is the former principal of a Sitka's Blatchley Middle School, Joseph Robidou, who chose to party and gallivant with his employees as part of a party culture, which was...
Judge denies appeal for man convicted of open lewdness

...another 1986 case, Bourdon was convicted of attempted sexual assault when he grabbed two girls near Sitka's Blatchley Middle School."Defendant lay in wait as these two young girls were walking home," the sentencing memo read. "Fortunately...
AB positive

...Heeni and Floyd Dryden middle schools today through Saturday.Ketchikan's Schoenbar Middle School and Sitka's Blatchley Middle School have A and B boys and girls teams.Haines and Skagway will have boys and girls B teams in the fray.Here is...
Sitka woman buys only local food for 1 week

...very difficult thing to be.But one Sitka woman decided to give it a try.Kari Sagel, who is head librarian at Blatchley Middle School, went to the Aug. 10 Sitka Farmers Market aiming to stock up on enough locally grown or harvested food to sustain...


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