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Achievers - April 12, 2012
• Twenty new Kodiak High School members were inducted into the National Honor Society April 3 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Guest speaker principal Bill Watkins congratulated students and parents for their accomplishments. He emphasized the leadership role of the members, who help their peers make good decisions. The new members are juniors Cole Christiansen, Jessa Fortaliza, Brandon Mahle and Joshua Medina,...
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Achievers: April 5
• Kodiak nonprofit Island Trails Network received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Alaska Region partner of the Year Award on March 29. Since 2009, Island Trails Network has partnered with the Kodiak Refuge Youth Conservation Corps to assist in conservation projects. In 2011, Network workers removed 30,000 pounds of marine debris from the Kodiak refuge. In addition to those in the YCC, students were brought in...
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Achievers - March 28, 2012
East class lays foundation for library Above: Inspired by an idea from classmate Tyson Duboc, Judith Phillips’ fourth-grade class at East Elementary has been raising money to benefit the new Kodiak Public Library building project. Through daily announcements, posters and collection jugs in every East Elementary classroom, the fourth-graders raised more than $130 as of last Friday. Left: A collection jug is seen in...
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers: February KMS Rotary students
• Eighth grader Jeremiah Black was born in Washington state, but moved to Montana and lived there until he came to Kodiak in sixth grade. He likes hanging out with friends, all kinds of fishing, and kayaking in the rivers and bays around the island. He is a cheerful and polite student who works hard in class and is a positive influence on his classmates. He is also an accomplished baritone sax player and he partic...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - March 15, 2012
Julian Sterbick-Myers, son of Dr. Jerimiah Myers and Liza Sterbick of Wenatchee, Wash., just returned from eight weeks on the Sea Shepherd to port at New Zealand. Their mission through Antarctica is to the prevent whale harvest by foreign vessels. Julian, born in Kodiak and a graduate of WSU, works in the film industry and was director for all movie footage on the excursion. He has been in Kodiak each summer assis...
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Achievers: Kodiak elementary students triumph in reading challenges
As East Elementary School principal Paul Kubina smiled as he was duct-taped to a wall. At the start of the school’s second trimester, he bet that students couldn’t read 15 million words before the start of spring break. It was a bet he was happy to lose. By Wednesday morning, students had recorded 17,318,715 words. While teachers tore off strips of duct tape and did most of the hard work during a Wednesday assembl...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers -March 1, 2012
Scholars recognized The Rotary Club of Kodiak has recognized six middle schoolers for their achievements inside and out of the classroom. Sixth-graders Lydia Flerchinger and Talon Lindquist; seventh-graders Alex Larsen and Jasmine Parker; and eighth-graders Jeremiah Black and Mica Riina were honored at Tuesday’s Noon Rotary luncheon with certificates of achievement and a hearty round of applause. Pamela Dupras of ...
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Achievers - Feb. 23, 2012
DAR, Girl Scouts recognize local youths Kodiak High School student Arne Schick has won the Good Citizen essay writing contest sponsored by the Natalia Shelikof Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Schick was selected by three non-DAR judges of the Kodiak contest. His essay will be submitted by the local chapter to the chairman of the state contest, to be held in Fairbanks Ma...
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Achievers - Feb. 16, 2012
The Alutiiq Museum is proud to announce that Kodiak resident Carrie Williams Barker is the recipient of the 2011 Volunteer of the Year Award.  This honor, bestowed annually by the Alutiiq Museum, recognizes an person who has shown outstanding support for the museum’s work and its mission as an unpaid volunteer. “It was an unanimous choice,” said executive director Sven Haakanson in a statement. “The museum’s staff...
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Achievers - Feb. 9, 2012
Artists of the sea Art by two Kodiak High School freshmen is included in the Alaska SeaLife Center exhibition of the 2011-2012 Coastal America Ocean Art Contest. Deborah Bitanga won first place and Olivia Anderson won third place in the statewide contest. The show will be on display around the center in Seward until Feb. 27. The art will be sent to the National Ocean Art Contest in Washington, D.C., in March. The ...
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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