Before you start griping again about the cold December rains in Sitka, think back to last Tuesday (12-11-12). Cloudless skies, glorious sunshine, and lots of whales. Photographer Dan Evans and this humpback whale were both having a good day. One difference: the whale is going to spend the rest of the winter in Hawaii!
Staff cuts next year may be a foregone conclusion, as the Sitka School Board wrestles with an uncertain financial future. But board president Lon Garrison says, "We are not going to slash and burn." more
From February 13 - February 15, 2015, music director Sarah Martensen brought students from Sitka High School to the NAfME Biennial Northwest Division Conference in Spokane, Washington. According to the one of the students, Misha Bekeris, the conference was an opportunity for accelerated music growth over one weekend with new teachers and players. Downloadable audio. more