At its regular November meeting (11/08/16), Superintendent Mary Wegner told the school board the current enrollment is about 1,273 students, not the projected 1,300 students. Wegner says it’s kindergarten in particular that’s losing students and, she says, not for the first time.
The Sitka School Board met last Thursday (09-25-156) for the first meeting of the school year. And at the top of their list was a resolution to support raising property taxes in Sitka. The October 4th ballot will ask voters to approve raising the cap by two mills.