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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...
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...
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...
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 looks at merging school districts

...particular, he questions the need for four school districts on Prince of Wales Island - Craig, Klawock, Hydaburg and Southeast Island Schools. All but Craig have fewer than 250 students. "That's sort of the poster child for consolidation...
Election provides voters preview of legislative races

...Grussendorf. State House District 5 (Southeast Islands) Republican: Dennis Watson...State Senate District C (Southeast Islands/Interior) Republican: Mac...expanded what some call the Southeast Islands or Iceworm District - which...
Battle is on for biggest Senate district

...spending," he said from a motel in Haines after addressing the town's chamber of commerce. For the past 10 years, Southeast Islands District residents have been paired with the Kodiak-based House district to form a cross-gulf Senate District...


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