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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...
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...
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...
Supporters highlight merits of 4-day school week bill

...public testified over the phone. Among them was Southeast Island School District Superintendent Lauren Burch, whose...B. 21 should be broader, ensuring that if the Southeast Island School District is interested and other districts...
4-day school week bill advances in House

...the House Finance Committee, its second and final committee of referral.The bill was drafted in response to the Southeast Island School District's unsuccessful application last year to Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner...
State: 3,203 in Petersburg as of 2010 Census

...They will go to the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area. The expanded statistical unit should closely resemble the Southeast Islands Regional Educational Attendance Area."With 613 people in the remainder of the Petersburg Census Area being added...
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...
4-day school week pilot progam among prefiled bills

...program allowing them to have a four-day school week.Tammie Wilson said the idea for the bill came about after the Southeast Island School District expressed interest in having school from Monday to Thursday only while extending the hours of each...
Coghill vows to work with Stedman on sea otter bounty bill

...Committee said Friday afternoon during a committee hearing that he will work with Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, on the Southeast Islands senator's bill to provide a bounty for legally harvested sea otters - a proposal a legislative lawyer said is in...
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...


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