The Ketchikan High School kitchen is still open for students to learn food fundamentals and try their hand at new recipes this year — with a few precautions in place.

While some confusion persists about how the 2020-21 academic decathlon season will look, the team at Ketchikan High School has been preparing since May.

With the first meet of the drama, debate and forensics season slated for next month, plans are not yet finalized for how the season will proceed due to school safety modifications during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The writers of the Ketchikan High School student newspaper, The Kayhi Current, are ready for a new school year, and expect minimal changes to arise due to the modified manner in which schools are operating while facing the ongoing pandemic.

With the end of the school year comes new opportunities for Ketchikan High School decathletes to prepare for the upcoming season of academic competition.

Ketchikan High School junior Henry Clark was on his way to a national competition in pursuit of a scholarship when the coronavirus pandemic canceled the program.

Ketchikan High School junior Evelyn Nutt is finding ways to pursue her growing academic interests — she was recently accepted for participation in two prestigious summer programs.

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Houghtaling Elementary School shook with the sound of stomping feet and celebratory cheers on the evening of March 3 as 50 students put their jump-rope skills on full display in an annual performance.

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Students from Ketchikan High School are earning college credits by taking apart and reassembling real diesel engines at the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Maritime Training Center.

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Ketchikan High School senior Tyler Merle was recently named a National Merit Scholarship finalist, and although he won’t know whether he is named a National Merit scholar until as late as next month, the process already has begun to present him educational and financial opportunities.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School has released its honor roll of students who achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall semester.

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For the second year in a row, Ketchikan will send a team of student athletes to the Native Youth Olympics state tournament in March

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Throughout the past week, many schools and organizations have come together to honor and spread education about the work of Elizabeth Peratrovich in recognition of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day on Feb. 16.

Members of the Point Higgins Elementary School archery club were aiming for a top spot during the Alaska State Bullseye Virtual Tournament on Friday.

Students at Holy Name Catholic School enjoyed a week of festivities and fun in honor of National Catholic Schools Week, which began last Sunday and ended on Friday afternoon.

On Friday morning, a group of preschoolers at the Ketchikan Pioneer Home listened eagerly to a former professional basketball player read a Native story and deliver a quick language lesson.

During Saturday’s regional tournament, the Ketchikan High School Academic Decathlon team not only won first place in the final event, but claimed five out of the top 10 scores.

The Ketchikan High School drama, debate and forensics team will host six visiting schools for the regional DDF tournament on Saturday.

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A group of sixth-graders at Pt. Higgins Elementary School recently became the first students in Ketchikan complete a D.A.R.E program designed to help them say no to drugs, alcohol and dangerous decisions.

For young programmers worldwide, a robotics competition isn’t just a chance to win bragging rights — it’s a challenge to creatively solve community problems with Legos.

At an assembly on Nov. 13, Pt. Higgins Elementary School unveiled a newly finished art project that the entire student body completed with the help of artist-in-residence Brian Elliot.

Fawn Mountain Elementary School students and teachers had the opportunity to walk across the entire State of Alaska last week without stepping foot outside the school’s gymnasium.

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JUNEAU (AP) — The National Marine Fisheries Service proposed creating critical habitat sites to protect humpback whales that will extend to waters off Alaska, officials said.

The chance of an ordinary person gaining an extraordinary superpower doesn't rest on exposure to deadly chemical or being bitten by a radioactive insect, but on DNA, according to a presentation by Dr. Matthew Pawlus.

Ketchikan High School 2019 graduate Acacia Sexton prepared for her first year at college by attending the four-week National Youth Science Camp in the mountains of West Virginia in late June to mid-July.

Ketchikan High School’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team is heading to Sitka for its first meet, scheduled to be held Friday and Saturday.

The Houghtaling Elementary School gym was alive with the eager chatting of about two dozen students at 8 a.m. this past Wednesday as they readied themselves for their Morning Marathoner session with sixth-grade teacher Becca Doyle and paraprofessional Katy Hook.

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Ketchikan High School senior Savannah Nieshe got a taste of college life as a participant in the Rural Alaska Honors Institute on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus early this summer.

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Ketchikan High School senior Leah Call was the sole Alaska student selected for the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference scholarship program in Washington, D.C., which took place in June this year.

Ketchikan High School senior Sarah Palaruan, in June and July, spent seven weeks at Princeton University with the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America college preparation program.