The Sitka Film Society’s Shannon Haugland and SAIL’s Nick Ponzetti talk about “Music by Prudence,” a film to be shown Friday in observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Academy Award-winning film highlights a woman from Zimbabwe who uses a wheelchair and also sings and leads a band.
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Movie to highlight disability awareness
The past three weeks have been turbulent at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. ANSEP has proposed turning the 70-year-old boarding school into an accelerated high school. Now, Edgecumbe students and teachers, are asking questions about ANSEP’s motivations - and whether the plan would even work. more
Commissioner Mike Hanley’s departure comes at a critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe High School, the state run boarding school in Sitka. more