SHS Swimming, MEHS Volleyball dominate early season
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Sitka High swimmers Evan McArthur (so.) and Ava Parrish (fr.), and coach Robby Jarvill (with baby Olivia Rose), discuss the prospects for the swim season, after winning their first two meets in Juneau and Petersburg. Mt. Edgecumbe volleyball player Deenaalee Hodgdon (jr.-Fairbanks) and athletic director Andrew Friske discuss the Lady Braves’ home-and-home wins over Sitka last weekend, and matches this weekend against Eielson and Grace Christian.
Game times are at 4:45 PM/7 PM Thu and Fri (Sep 13 and 14) and 3 PM/6 PM Sat (Sep 15) at BOTH Sitka High and Mt. Edgecumbe.
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling,
among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest!
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The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more