VHS ACADEMIC DECATHLON TEAM TAKES BRONZE
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The VHS Academic Decathlon team, coached by Adam Sharri, had the opportunity to compete in the Alaska Academic Decathlon competition in Anchorage. Valdez High School took Bronze in the Division II competition. They also won Bronze in the Super Quiz. The top scoring student from the VHS team was Jared Bowden, who won Gold in the Music Category, and Bronze in Science and Econ.
Watch the complete awards ceremony HERE
UNDERAGE HOUSE PARTY LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS, TWO CRIMINAL SUMMONS
Valdez Police Department officers arrested two adults and issued two additional criminal summons following investigation of an underage alcohol and marijuana house party. A parent made a telephone complaint to the VPD, who followed up with the situation.
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KVAK'S LIVE CAKE AUCTION IS
THIS THURSDAY AT NOON
Girl Scout Troop #272 will be running the auction as a service project to help provide needed goods to local Valdez kids in Foster Care.
Bid on limited-edition
S'mores Girl Scout Cookies
These cookies were NOT available for order or sale- each troop only got ONE CASE. So, who in Valdez will get to taste them? Tune in for your chance to bid!
Support both local Fourth Graders and foster kids
Local fourth graders are excited to participate by baking desserts. Support these kids as they work to help others!
NORRIS WINS FIRST IN STATE FOR 3A CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
VHS SENIOR INVITED TO JUILLIARD FINAL ROUND AUDITIONS
Courtesy of VHS Ski Coach Pete Toye – Senior Rylee Norris had outstanding performances this past weekend. In Thursday’s 5K classic race she finished 26th overall but 1st in 3A; in Friday’s 7.5 skate race she also finished 26th overall and 2nd in 3A. Norris’s combined times for both days placed her in 24th overall and were the fastest in 3A earning her the coveted title of 3A Skimeister.
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Valdez High School senior, Christopher Cummins, leaves Valdez on Wednesday on an adventure not many have the talent—or the nerve—to claim. But this one is on Chris’s bucket list. After a long weekend at the ASAA State Nordic Ski Championships, Christopher and his tuba, Archibald, are heading to New York City for an audition at the Juilliard School of Music.
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AND THE HAPPIEST STATE IN AMERICA IS...
Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.
Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of purpose in the nation, and they rank among the top three states for their collective feelings of financial security, community pride and good health, landing Alaska at No. 1 on the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for American states.
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TODAY IS SEWARD'S DAY
KVAK Frosty Fever “Way Back Wednesday”
Can you “out-60’s” the KVAK staff?
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Listen for 4 song 60’s music sweeps: 9am to 10am / Noon to 1pm / 4pm to 5pm
Answer Questions & Win Peace Tea
Seward's Day is an Alaskan state holiday to commemorate the signing of the Alaska Purchase treaty on March 30, 1867. The holiday falls on the last Monday each March. Seward’s Day is named after William Henry Seward, the Secretary of State who signed the treaty with Russia. Many government offices close for the holiday.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TONIGHT
Monday, Feb 27th, 2017
in City Council Chambers
Monday – 6:30pm
Items will include:
1. Approve Claudia Plesa to Present at VHS Per HB 156
2. Approve Basketball Travel Request
3. Discuss FY 2018 Budget 4. Approve Computer Purchases for GMS
for agenda and meeting packet
All School Board meetings are held in City Council Chambers, broadcast live on 1230AM KVAK and streamed LIVE on www.kvakradio.com.