During the Holiday Concert, the PTA kicked off a 24hour fundraiser, soliciting funds for the new playground. Within the time allotted the community donated $3009.33!!!
To celebrate, they SLIMED
Mrs. Bauman & Mrs. Giusti Friday, Dec 11th
in a school wide assembly.
See more Playground News
FIRST TOWN SERIES NORDIC RACES A HUGE SUCCESS
A grand total of 19 happy, healthy, and hardy, Valdez Nordic enthusiasts joined eight members of the VHS ski team for the inaugural Town Series race of the season. The team appreciated the support and added excitement such competition brings to the venue. All proceeds went directly to the ski team wax fund. See results and story HERE
GREENE TAKES SECOND AT STATE
The 2015 high school wrestling season came to a close with the state wrestling tournament held this past weekend at Bartlett High School. Valdez sent two wrestlers to compete in the two day tournament, Salix Woodgate (98 pound division) and Cody Greene (138 pound division). READ MORE
HELICOPTER CRASHES AFTER TAKEOFF
- Last Wednesday, December 16th
, two CVEA employees were involved in a helicopter crash at the Valdez Airport as they were taking off to perform an aerial patrol of the transmission line. At roughly 9:30 am, as the helicopter that was contracted to take them on patrol reached approximately 75 feet in altitude, the helicopter lost power resulting in the aircraft free-falling to the ground.
KVAK KIDS CLUB HOLIDAY SHOW PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW
Last Wednesday, the KVAK Kids Club broadcast a live holiday show. Find the podcast HERE
on our website.
FALLING OIL PRICES SPELL DARK TIMES FOR ALASKA’S STATE FINANCES, AND EVEN BLEAKER DAYS FOR ITS RESIDENTS
International Business Times
- As the long, cold dark of winter approaches the northernmost corner of the United States, a sense of impending financial doom is creeping across the frozen turf of what Republican pol-ebrity Sarah Palin once called the "wealthiest state in the nation in terms of our natural resources."
'STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS' CRUSHES RECORDS, TOPPING LARGEST BOX OFFICE WEEKEND OF ALL TIME
Box Office Mojo- 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
stormed the box office and walked away with $247.9 million
in its first three days domestically along with another $281 million internationally for a massive $524.9 million
worldwide opening. READ MORE
WELCOME BABY TOMAS
Tom and Rebecca Ramos welcomed Tomas James Ramos to the world on December 15, 2015.
He weighed 8 lb and was 21 inches long.
Have you heard our Winter Travel Forecasts sponsored by CJ’s Tesoro? Tune in during the 10am, 11am, 5pm & 6pm hours to find out what to expect on the Richardson and Glenn highways.
VALDEZ SCHOOL REMINDERS
Schools will be closed
December 19th - January 3rd. Monday, January 4th is a Teacher Work Day but NO SCHOOL for students. School resumes for students Tuesday, January 5th.
GMS Wresting and Girls' Volleyball
begins Tuesday, Jan 5th and is open to all students. Girls’ volleyball begins Monday, Jan 11th and is open to 7th and 8th grade girls. Need a current sports physical on file.