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 By Natalie Helms    News    February 1, 2018

Superintendent candidates down to six

The Haines Borough School Board and its search committee pared down 25 applicants for superintendent to six semifinalists this week. The candidates...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Should enrollment drop alarm borough?

After the winter break 12 students left the Haines Borough School District. Some residents are using that number as an indicator of Haines’ dire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 11, 2018

Superintendent applicants up to 11

The Haines Borough School District could have a new superintendent by the end of February. Interim superintendent Rich Carlson said, as of Tuesday’s...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi...

 

Thanks for helping STEM click

Members of the Redneck Robo Hobos of Haines just returned from the first appearance of a Haines team at the Juneau Jamboree since 2011. This program...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017

School to see boost in enrollment funding

Haines Borough School District will see a bump in revenue from the state for increased enrollment. Though the firm figures aren’t expected until...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017

Superintendent search yields one applicant to date

Interim superintendent Rich Carlson told school board members Tuesday evening that there’s only one applicant so far for the superintendent...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Board opts for in-house superintendent search

The Haines Borough School Board decided Tuesday to conduct the district’s superintendent search in-house with assistance from a consultant and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Superintendent search draws on low fund balance

Haines Borough School District Interim Superintendent Rich Carlson said Tuesday he is “cautiously optimistic” about the district’s budget...

 

Three school board candidates run uncontested

Three incumbents running unchallenged to reclaim their seats on the Haines Borough School Board said declining enrollment, budget woes and hiring a pe...

 

School board has "hefty expectations" for superintendent hire, Carlson says

The Haines Borough School Board began discussion Tuesday on its hiring process for a new permanent superintendent. Former superintendent Tony Habra...

 

This week in history

Sept. 27, 1967 The Haines-Port Chilkoot school board has lost access to all Haines city tax money...

 

School board concerned about state test scores

Last year Haines School students scored well above the state average in English and math in a new standardized exam, but school board members said...

 

Duly Noted

Raevyn Marie Parker was born to Danina Daniel and Ryan “Ryno” Parker at 3:02 p.m. July 28. She weighed 6 lbs. 11oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    August 31, 2017

Klukwan and Haines students head back to school

The Phrase of the Week “Yak’éi ixwsiteení!” (It is good to see you!) greeted students Monday morning at Klukwan school on their first day...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Interim superintendent commences second stint with school district

Rich Carlson is spending his 44th year in education as interim superintendent for the Haines Borough School District. Carlson was hired for the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017

New teachers both hail from small town Alaska

The Haines Borough School District has hired two new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017

Habra lacks leadership, school board says

Haines Borough School Board president Anne Marie Palmieri said in a statement this week that former superintendent Tony Habra’s “work performance...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017

Interim superintendent selected

The Haines Borough School Board selected Rich Carlson Friday as the district’s interim superintendent. Carlson, a retired educator who served as Hai...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

Habra's departure remains a mystery

Six days after the departure of superintendent Tony Habra, Haines School Board members refused to provide details on why he was leaving one year into...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

District OKs $4.5 million budget

The Alaska Legislature passed a state budget last week without cuts to education, but the Haines Borough School Board still approved a stringent 2018...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 29, 2017

Youths take to 'interactive room'

It doesn’t take long for children to figure out the “interactive room” at the Haines Sheldon Museum. During a break in youth summer camp Monday...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 8, 2017

School budget leaves $305K in fund balance

The Haines Borough School Board will approve its budget for the coming year June 27, possibly without complete information on state funding due to...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 8, 2017

District approves new staff contracts

The Haines Borough School Board approved two, three-year contracts Monday for certified teachers and classified staff. The contracts will cost the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017

Meeting to address hard drug use issue

A town hall meeting will be held June 1 to address what police and some health officials say is a rise in hard drug use. Besides anecdotal evidence, l...

 

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