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 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Parks and Rec considers mini-libraries

'Take a book, leave a book' is the premise behind the national nonprofit organization Little Free...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Three new teachers join schools

Teachers at Haines and Klukwan Schools are gearing up for bustling classrooms as the new school year nears. Haines School hired two new teachers and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 9, 2018

School to offer alternate meals for unpaid school lunch accounts

The Haines Borough School District is implementing a new policy this school year to reduce the number of unpaid balances for student meals. Principal...

 

Summer camp schedule

Children in the Chilkat Valley shouldn’t be bored this summer with dozens of camps, classes and activities to join. Sports, culture, language,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Enrollment drop could hurt school budget

The Haines Borough School District is at risk of losing $154,895 if school enrollment decreases as expected this fall. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Homeschooling topic of joint meeting

The Haines Borough School District is taking strides to foster an inclusive relationship with roughly 50 homeschool students in the valley. As school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

School board changes administration staff

The Haines Borough School District will restructure its administrative staff to improve efficiency and save money. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

School board removes Ward's name from gym

By Natalie Helms The Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to rename Karl Ward Gymnasium as Haines High School Gymnasium. “When I...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 

Remember that kindness matters

On behalf of the family of Rick Martin, we would like to thank the officers of the Haines Police Department, the dock crew from the borough, the Nash...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 29, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday to start 'Shop Local' drive Alaska Arts Confluence creative director Carol Tuynman...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Students to stage walkouts in response to school shootings

The Haines High School student council will lead a walkout next week in support of stricter gun regulations after recent school shootings, said...

 
 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...

 

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