Ketchikan High School student Kai Biagi recently was named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.
By RAEGAN MILLER
The Ketchikan High School academic decathlon team is preparing to start practicing together for the 2021-22 competitive AcDc season, which this year is set to feature in-person events and offer college credits.
Several new teachers, professional staff discuss what’s ahead in the new school year
After 14 years spent teaching science at Schoenbar Middle School, Frankie Urquhart is making a change, taking up a position as the health sciences teacher at Ketchikan Hig School this school year.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School’s scholarship assembly was held virtually on May 19, with Kayhi students accumulating $6,804,672 of in-state and out-of-state scholarship funds.
Schoenbar Middle School students wrapped the school year with a project designed to commemorate the World War II Aleut relocation camp that once operated at Ward Lake.
Ketchikan High School junior Julia Spigai has been accepted into two prestigious summer programs that focus on preparing students for applying to college.
U.S. News and World Report recently completed a data study focusing on ranking high schools across the state and country, resulting in the announcement that Ketchikan High School was ranked as the 11th best high school in Alaska, based on statistics like graduation rates and Advanced Placeme…
The Ketchikan High School class of 2021 will graduate on May 30, and, as of Tuesday, school administrators and local health officials are still working to decide what format the graduation ceremony will take.
Ketchikan Charter School will hold its continuation ceremony for the eighth-grade class of 2021 in early June.
It didn't come as a surprise when Laura Sherrill set her sights on attending the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in King's Point, New York.
In the “Fast Track Fliers” club, students of all ages and ability levels can have fun and stay active by learning how to jump rope or practice their skills with friends.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School academic decathlon team placed 11th in the small schools division at the online U.S. Academic Decathlon nationals last month.
The University of Alaska Southeast recognized the 24 students in the Class of 2021 during a virtual commencement ceremony that debuted on Friday evening.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School senior Evelyn Nutt recently was selected as one of 625 semifinalists in the national Presidential Scholars program.
The annual camping trip for seventh-graders and survival trip for eighth-graders has been a Schoenbar Middle School tradition since 1972.
Ketchikan Charter School students are counting every last penny as they compete for a coveted prize — throwing a pie in the face of the school principal.
Eighth-graders in Frankie Urquhart's science class at Schoenbar Middle School recently faced a new challenge — assembling a miniature motorized cargo plane sturdy enough to carry a number of pennies in the classroom.
Ketchikan High School student Julia Spigai has been accepted into the All Northwest Honor Band, and will participate in a virtual series of workshops for the 2021 All Northwest Honor Festival.
Three student-run groups at Ketchikan High School have been encouraging their classmates to celebrate Earth Day by developing awareness activities, including a social media project, prize raffles, and a schoolwide spirit week.
The Ketchikan Native Youth Olympics team has been growing.
Five local students competed in the 2021 Alaska State Spelling Bee late last month.
Jalen Smith is cooking up big plans to attend a college culinary program, with an ultimate goal of opening his own restaurant.
Ketchikan's Henry Clark is one of 123 high school seniors to receive Pacific Lutheran University's president's scholarship.
For the first time in five years, a Ketchikan High School student was named the Alaska state representative in the annual Distinguished Young Woman competition.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School academic decathlon team will compete in the online U.S. AcDc National Tournament next month, after receiving notice that a Juneau-based team had declined to take its spot in the tournament.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Students in Ketchikan High School teacher Todd Henke's introduction to engineering and design class spent the last day of class before spring break on the water.
"The Saber-Toothed Salmon," Ketchikan High School's five-member National Ocean Sciences Bowl team, is ready to participate in the virtual Tsunami Bowl later this month.
Using only household items, about 50 Schoenbar Middle School students powered through a challenge to create working batteries from household objects in Frankie Urquhart's science classroom.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School's academic decathlon team closed out the 2020-21 AcDc season with a third-place trophy at the U.S. AcDc Alaska state tournament.
For the third consecutive year, Houghtaling Elementary School's Thierry Oyedeji spelled his way to victory at the Ketchikan School District's level of the Scripps Spelling Bee.
Each year, students from across the Ketchikan School District test their skills in a bookish battle.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School’s academic decathlon team will (virtually) face off with other Alaska AcDc teams at the state tournament on Thursday and Friday.
Ketchikan Charter School held a virtual assembly on Tuesday in recognition of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day.
The Ketchikan High School drama, debate and forensics team finished out its season with a second place win at the state DDF tournament late last week.
Ketchikan School District students put their spelling skills to the test in a series of school spelling bees that took place throughout the last week of January.
The history of Irene Jones is being shared through the first student-produced documentary of her story.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan High School has announced the students named to the Kayhi honor rolls for the 2020-21 school year.
Ketchikan High School students Phillip Smith, Francis Sherman and Evelyn Nutt all have been members of the school's drama, debate and forensics team (coached by David Mitchel) for the past two years.
The Ketchikan High School musical theater club is set to debut its first production of the school year on Friday and Saturday.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Fawn Mountain Elementary School fifth-grader Sarah Reynolds was named the school spelling bee champion at Fawn Mountain on Thursday, and will represent her school in the Ketchikan School District spelling bee in February.
The members of Ketchikan High School's academic decathlon team performed well at the final regional meet of the season despite a small roster, and now has its sights set on the state tournament next month.
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.
KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The 2021 Sam Pitcher Memorial Scholarship recently was awarded to two Ketchikan students, seventh-grader Elaine Etten and eighth-grader Myleigh Sambrano.
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.