Last Day of School: Wed. May 22

The last day of school for all students is Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Students will be dismissed as follows: First Grade and Bus 11:45 a.m. Kindergarten pick-up 12:00 p.m. Grades 2-5 12:00 p.m. Pacific High School 12:30 p.m. Blatchley Middle School 12:45 p.m. Sitka High School 12:50 p.m. No lunches will be served. Please contact…

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Sitka Summer Courses at UAS

There’s still time to register for summer classes. Most classes start May 13th. For information on how to register, call (907) 747-7700 or email sitka.info@alaska.edu. Fall registration is also open. Use the QR code below to see our full summer and fall schedule. Or see our Summer Classes, and Fall Classes. Here are some of…

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Beginning NWC Drum Making

Course takes place in Juneau at Atnané Hít from May 6-12. Apply by April 22nd. Cost is $50. Course is open to anyone but also offers credit from UAS (S180 – UAS) for a separate fee. Held Mon., Wed., Fri. 5:30-8:30pm, and Sat.-Sun. 12-5pm. See image below for QR code. Questions? Contact katelynn.drake@sealaska.com OR (907)…

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STEAM Academy for High Schoolers

“Opening the Box:  Summer STEAM Academy” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) for high schoolers focuses on traditional ecological knowledge and STEAM career connections – Apply by Thursday, May 2nd. Students can earn high school credit while working alongside Elders and professional researchers to build a deeper connection to the place we call home. Learning strands…

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Kindergarten Registration

It’s time to register for kindergarten! All registration will be done online and will take about 45 minutes. Class placements for next year will begin in April, so on-time registration is VERY important! Please note that your child cannot be scheduled for Baseline Assessment and class placement until your registration is submitted with all required…

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Indigenous Future Educators

Indigenous Future Educator (IFE) is a paid summer internship program that provides high school and college students with experience as a Youth Day Camp Counselor with the support of a cohort. This is a 7-week, full-time paid internship in Juneau. Sealaska Heritage Institute initiated “Indigenizing Education for Alaska (IEA)” to grow the number of Alaska…

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Head Start Enrollment 2024-25

Head Start is a nationwide, federally funded program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social, physical and cognitive development of children. Head Start is provided at no cost to enrolled families and accepts children ages 3-5 years old. SE Communities served:  Angoon, Craig, Hoonah, Juneau, Klawock, Petersburg, Saxman, Sitka, Wrangell and Yakutat. See classrooms…

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Xóots Elementary School

According to a March 8, 2024 article by KCAW’s Robert Woolsey, “Baranof Elementary School in Sitka has a new name. The Sitka School Board voted unanimously on Thursday (3-6-24) to make the change, culminating a lengthy discussion on a different-yet-related topic: The need to make cultural education a more immersive experience in Sitka for everyone.…

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Scholarship & Non-profit Grant

The Coast Guard Spouses and Women’s Association of Sitka (CGSWA) sponsors a Scholarship Award to be used for postsecondary education, including, but not limited to, colleges and universities and technical, vocational, or certificate programs. The Rainy Day Bazaar is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Coast Guard Spouses and Women’s Association of Sitka since the…

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Host an AFS Exchange Student!

Sitka AFS is reaching out to interested Sitka families to host an AFS high school exchange student for the 2024-25 school year. Students come from Bangladesh, Albania, Moldova, Ghana, Morocco, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, South Africa, Germany, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, West Bank, Senegal, Indonesia, India… more than 50 countries. AFS students are 15-18 years old, attend…

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Fine Arts Camp Summer 2024

Read more HERE about Sitka Fine Arts Camp. 2024 Summer Camp Dates: Elementary Camp – June 10-14 Middle School Camp –  June 16-29 High School Camp – June 30-July 14 Musical Theater Camp – July 15-August 4 Registration for CAMP 2024 opened on January 1st. Register Here

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