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As the universal college acceptance date — May 1 — looms, some 35 Kodiak High School students will head to Kodiak College on April 19 for a day filled with information, tours and guidance to help them make some very important educational decisions.
Kindergarteners in Melissa Griffin’s East Elementary classroom have left their mark around Kodiak Island — literally. Recently, Griffin’s students participated in the Kodiak Island Rocks campaign “to decorate rocks and hide them in various locations to brighten someone's day.”
This week, scientists and those interested in scientific work being done on and in the waters around Kodiak Island will gather at the Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium, or KAMSS. Students throughout the Kodiak Island Borough School District will have a front row seat thanks to AKTEACH.
“The ability to see our lives as stories and share those stories with others is at the core of what it means to be human.” (John Capecci and Timothy Cage in Living Proof: Telling Your Story to Make a Difference) This is the philosophy at the heart of the Summer Film Intensive program, a two-week summer filmmaking class open to Kodiak middle and high school students and hosted by the Baranov Museum, Kodiak Island Borough School District and AKTEACH.
While Kodiak Island thaws from winter’s chill, the boys and girls of summer are preparing to swing their bats at their pre-season tournaments.