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Southeast Island District moves to 4-day week

KETCHIKAN - Eight of the nine schools in the Southeast Island School District have moved to four-day weeks, starting this school year.Superintendent Lauren Burch said the change had been...
Greenhouse supplies food for Thorne Bay School

...along the roots of the plants," Fitzpatrick explained.The program, started in February, is largely a result of Southeast Island School District superintendent Lauren Burch, she said."It's his legacy he wants to leave with the school district...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...a beach on Pleasant Island, near Gustavus.Lesh and his girlfriend went for a day-long run around the remote southeast island and, upon returning, found their raft and equipment missing. They were the victims of a thoughtless crime.When...
Central Council votes in new president

...Organized Village of Kasaan and on its seven-member tribal council; president of Kasaan's school board for the Southeast Island Schools district; and CEO of POWTEC Solutions, a tribe-owned company that does government contracting for logistics...
Chris Maisch hoodwinks Congress about the Tongass

...3-10 years, and is increasing in nearly one-quarter. He also claimed that since 1990 six schools closed and the Southeast Island School District's (SISD) enrollment declined from 381 to 160 students. (Enrollment of under 10 causes closure...
Alaska's rural schools deserve funding

...floating log camp school in Southeast Island School District. They currently...funding from the state. The Southeast Island School District Board of Education...days. Lois Morgan President Southeast Island School District Board of Education
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Polk Inlet School is a floating log camp school in Southeast Island School District. They currently have too few students to gain site funding from the state. The Southeast Island School District Board of Education didn't close...

...about 9:30 a.m. Saturday and apparently occurred Friday night, said Dorothy Arensman, superintendent of the Southeast Island School District. Thorne Bay is on the east coast of Prince of Wales Island, west of Ketchikan. Suspects stole...
Redistricting plan OK'd amid rancor ideal population numbers. In the end, the board decided the change wasn't worth it. But communities in the Southeast island district saw a larger change, with the addition of Cordova to the already elongated "Iceworm" district, which...
Man has close call on Baranof on Baranof Island. The 22-year-old Fairbanks mountaineer was three days into a 14-mile hike across the Southeast island to Baranof Warm Springs when he stopped to set up camp in the rain, sleet and snow. Soaking wet and cold after...


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