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Sitka students prepare for barn dance

SITKA - Students at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary this week learned...said Susan Brandt-Ferguson, the Keet music teacher who organized the two-week...grades two through five in music classes at Keet Gooshi Heen and Baranof Elementary School...
Sitka school district tries to attract teachers

...north to Alaska.There are 14 positions open in Sitka, including four at the elementary school, Casey Demmert, principal of Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary, told KCAW -FM."We're at a point now in Sitka where we are really starting to have turnover with...
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Sitka Fish to School project honored

...officials for winning the grand prize in the division's first Alaska Farm to School Challenge. They held a program at the Keet Goshi Heen Elementary school. Sitka's Fish to School project was unique in that it brought together multiple stakeholders...
Gustavus library displays killer whale calf skeleton

...guests from the Hoonah Indian Association to perform a Tlingit blessing of the whale, according to the release. A special name Keet'k' meaning "little killer whale" was given to commemorate the return of her spirit.Partners in the project include Alaska...
Sitka School District to hold Safe Routes to School meeting

...To School meeting will meet from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, at the Sitka School District office conference room at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School. The work group meeting will be led by Sitka's local Safe Routes To School coordinator, Chris...
SHI's Tinaa auction brings together works by major Northwest Coast artists

...Kelliher-Combs that Eriksen said incorporates themes of family.Other dramatic pieces include a red cedar killer whale helmet, "Xeegaa Keet," carved by Hoonah artist Duane Bosch, an adopted member of the Wooshkeetaan clan, and Scott Jensen's "Speaking of Frog...
New map predicts tsunami effects on Sitka

...personal evacuation plan - to get to higher ground "just to be safe."The city has evacuation routes to Sitka High School and Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary, but Miller said there are many suitable evacuation areas - including private residences - on higher...
Learning together lead Tlingit immersion camps since 2005, led participants through a few practice rounds - words such as hit (house) and keet (killer whale) - with assistance from organizers Daphne Wright and Linda Belarde and linguist Keri Edwards Eggleston. Looking...
Tours with perspective

...well as boat tours on its vessels the Auk Nu and the Keet. The Keet goes to Tracy Arm every day, while the Auk Nu goes," McKenzie said. For example, on board the Keet, deckhand and engineer John Martin gives a cultural...
Jambaars keep rolling at Alaska State Cup

...semifinal round and will play 10 a.m. today against Anchorage Youth Soccer Association in tie. Elsewhere, the JSC Crimson Keet, an under-12 girls team, won the Pele Sportsmanship Award at the Zane Cup last week in Anchorage. The Pele Award is determined...


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