Ketchikan High School's Robert Cope-Powell wasn't expecting to audition for the National Association for Music Education's all-national choir this past spring.

Three Ketchikan High School academic decathletes — Evelyn Nutt, August Cooper and Sarah Short — competed in their last regional meet of the season this past week.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) —  Ketchikan High School's academic decathlon team is set to compete in its second and last regional meet of the 2020-21 season before the state tournament in late February.

Ketchikan High School's math wing bustles with activity most days, even after regular classes are done for the day.

Less than a week after their first performance of the season, Ketchikan High School's K-Highlites dance team were ready to take the stage again.

The K-Highlites dance team is ready to bring fresh moves to a new season of dance.

Schoenbar Middle School's music department will start winter break at the end of this week with the debut of virtual performances.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School's drama, debate and forensics team participated in a virtual home meet on Friday and Saturday.

Since early November, Ketchikan High School has shifted to a blended learning schedule, sending teachers on a journey to absorb new knowledge about online education.

While many group events at schools have been postponed in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Fawn Mountain Elementary School students enjoyed a good book together  in a different way this school year.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School drama, debate and forensics team competed in its second virtual meet of the 2020-21 season on Friday and Saturday.

The Ketchikan High School academic decathlon team welcomed an early start on its new season during a virtual practice meet this past weekend.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — On a cold and clear Tuesday afternoon, Houghtaling Elementary School students took to the street to remind Ketchikan to vote in the general election.

The Ketchikan High School drama, debate and forensics team was in good spirits during a virtual meet earlier this month, even though technical issues brought new challenges during the first portion of the meet.  

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.