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.
The Sitka School Board will consider asking the state legislature for almost $2-million in the coming year, in order to help the district meet newly-adopted standards. The board convened in its first regular session of the new school year Monday night (8-25-14). Meeting state education standards is the first of several costly priorities in Sitka’s schools this year. Also a possibility: A $1.5-million upgrade of Vilandre Field. more
Solomon Endlich recently received his PhD in Physics from Columbia. He'd like to apply the "cathedral of mathematics" built for high-energy particle physics to planetary dynamics. He's currently a post-doctoral researcher in Switzerland, in residence this summer as a Sitka Fellow.
Endlich and five other Fellows will present their work in an open studio, 7 PM Thu Aug 28 in the Yaw Art Building on the SJ Campus. more