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 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017 

Board takes up cost of school administration

The Haines Borough School Board zeroed in on administration at its first run-through of next year’s budget on March 16. “Talking about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Math teacher Davis to lead music

By Natalie HelmsHigh school math teacher Matt Davis will take over the district’s full-time music teacher position, Haines Borough School Principal...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    March 2, 2017

Despite testimony, Muccino out

The Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Wednesday to accept the resignation of music teacher Jason Muccino, despite testimony of about 50 students...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2017

District lays off music teacher

The Haines Borough School District won’t renew the contract of Jason Muccino, its only full-time music teacher. The district plans to cover music...

 

School principal grateful for presenters

It is incredibly wonderful to be a part of a school and community that work together to benefit our students. The schoolwide celebration of Elizabeth...

 

District pens policy on absences

The Haines Borough School District recently put its planned absence practices in writing, adding a section to policy to formalize procedures enforced...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Gym Floor defies fixes

The Haines High School gym floor may be stripped to the hardwood, repainted and refinished this summer after two recent attempts to recoat it...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

School budget meeting draws little comment

Only a few Haines residents chimed in Wednesday to discuss the Haines School District’s budget for the coming year, which would use up the last of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

District expects $490K budget hole

The Haines School Board reviewed a “bleak” 2018 budget draft for the first time at a workshop Tuesday. Next year’s budget appears to be about $4...

 

Town pitched in to put on swim meet

The Haines Dolphin Swim Team would like to thank the many volunteers and businesses that made this year’s home swim meet a success. One hundred...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

School board appoints Kitayama to fill vacant seat

Longtime teacher Jeanne Kitayama was unanimously appointed to fill an open seat on the Haines School Board Jan. 10. “Joining the school board for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Assembly sets priorities at retreat

The Haines Borough Assembly met on Dec. 11 for a four-hour retreat at the public library to outline what members believed were their biggest prioritie...

 

Headline gave the wrong impression

It is always okay to say no. Last week the CVN ran an article headlined “Sex Education: You can’t always just say no.” The article accurately...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 10, 2016

Public safety workers train for shooter incident

A cursing gunman sprinted up the stairs to a second-story meeting. As he burst into the room, one person ran. The rest threw stuff at him, shoved a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Two new teachers for Haines, Klukwan schools

The Haines Borough School District and the Chatham School District each have hired two new teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Alex Van Wyhe is the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Haines opens with 241students; Klukwan School at 12

Students have returned to schools in Haines and Klukwan. The Haines Borough School District opened its doors for the 2016-2017 school year Tuesday....

 

Habra seeks mentoring help

Tony Habra, the new superintendent for the Haines Borough School District, asked at Thursday’s meeting for the school board’s input and opinions...

 

Erekson in assembly race

Haines Borough School District bookkeeper Judy Erekson this week submitted her paperwork to run for assembly, joining incumbent Diana Lapham and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

College group meets Tuesday

Greg Podsiki is leading the charge to rally community support for a college in Haines. Podsiki, a 37-year resident, believes a small college or...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

New police chief adjusting to town's 'uniqueness'

Haines is a long way from Washington, D.C., and Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott has spent the last three weeks “getting used to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2016

New school chief shares views, outlook on job

New Haines Borough School Superintendent Anthony Habra said disagreement with a board that kept “Redskins” as its school mascot factored into leav...

 

Budgets take hit of $265K

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s last-minute education cuts will cost Haines about $265,000, but most of that will be borne by the Haines Borough, not the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Planners: No to land sale request

The Haines Borough’s coveted lot at the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street will remain in public hands, for now. The Planning Commission last we...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 30, 2016

Board upholds non-retention of kindergarten teacher

An informal hearing on a decision by the Haines Borough School Board to not renew the contract of kindergarten teacher Sue Ackerman took on the tenor...

 

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