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 By Larry Persily    News    April 15, 2021

Wrangell reports 9 COVID cases in 6 days

Wrangell tallied nine COVID-19 cases between last Thursday and late Tuesday afternoon, as the community is dealing with a spike in infections. "Health officials have found evidence of community...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 25, 2021

COVID case moves middle, high schools to remote learning

Students at Stikine Middle School and Wrangell High School will attend class remotely at least through Friday after a staff member at the secondary schools tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday....

 
 By Sentinel staff    News    March 18, 2021

City reports new COVID case

The city announced a new COVID-19 case Monday afternoon. “This individual is a local resident, is asymptomatic, and is now in isolation. There is no other information available at this time,” the city announcement said. Of the 36 cases Wrangell h... Full story

 

Sixth graders share technology knowledge

Stikine Middle School students explained to a statewide audience how they are using technology to cope with the pandemic-induced changes in their education. Members of the sixth grade class spoke at...

 

Eighth graders excited for new challenges with Lady Wolves

Due to a shortage of players this season, the Lady Wolves received a waiver from the state school sports association and accepted two eighth graders into the team. Adeline Andrews and Aubrey Wynne att...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 7, 2021

Year in review

January Jan. 2: Along with the lights, trees and carolers, the Salvation Army's red Christmas kettles are a common sight during the holiday season. Lt. Jon Tollerud, Wrangell's new corps officer,...

 

Christmas concert goes virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot when it comes to day-to-day life, especially at the Wrangell School District. Some things remain the same, however, even if they look different. Last...

 

3 pounds of cigarette butts cleaned up for Great American Smokeout last week

Last Thursday, Nov. 19, Wrangell secondary school students with the BASE student group participated in the Great American Smokeout by going around town cleaning up cigarette butts. In less than an...

 

Turkey trot supporting middle school runners and food pantry

Southeast Beasts will be hosting the 9th annual Turkey Trot next Thursday, Nov. 26. Lucy Moline-Robinson, with the running group, said that participants should arrive at the covered basketball court by Evergreen Elementary School at 8:45 a.m. The run...

 

School year starts with in-person classes

Wrangell Public School District has opened its new year with in-person classes. The final decision between in-person and online classes was made the Thursday before the first day of school, on Sept....

 

School board reviews SMART Start plan in special meeting

The Wrangell School Board held a special meeting Monday evening, Aug. 31, to review updated SMART Start plans for the upcoming school year. With the first day of school scheduled for Sept. 8, and the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 6, 2020

A look at the school district's SMART Start plan

The Wrangell Public School District recently published their SMART Start plan for next year. These are the guidelines the schools will be following to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 spreading amongst...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 30, 2020

Meet Bob Davis, the new secondary school lead teacher

With the resignation of David Macri late last school year, and a brief run by Jack Carney as interim principal, Wrangell's secondary schools were left without a principal. The position is now filled,...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 18, 2020

School board approves collaboration agreement with Sealaska, budget revisions

The Wrangell School Board met Monday, June 15, to accept a collaboration agreement with the Sealaska Heritage Institute. They also approved of some budget revisions. According to the collaboration...

 

The Way We Were

May 6, 1920 Announcements of the high school commencement are being sent out this week to all the patrons of the school and others. If anyone interested has been overlooked, announcements may be obtained from Miss Crosno, the principal of the school....

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 2, 2020

Principal Macri resigns, Jack Carney named interim principal

David Macri was brought on as the new principal of Stikine Middle School and Wrangell High School in August of 2018. One year and seven months later, however, he has resigned from the position. Teache...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 5, 2020

Ideas for saving money tossed around in school budget workshop

The Wrangell School Board held a work session Monday night to discuss next year's budget. The district is currently undergoing its budget season, looking at the financial year for 2021. The current...

 

Youth advocate Derek Peterson discusses importance of "webs of support"

Derek Peterson visited Wrangell on Monday and Tuesday to host a series of workshops to talk about Integrative Youth Development and how it could help the community's children. According to a flyer...

 

Wrangell and Petersburg face off in middle school wrestling tournament

Wrangell and Petersburg faced each other on the wrestling mat last weekend, for a middle school wrestling tournament. Wrangell walked away with 67 wins, 47 losses, and 53 pins, Carney wrote on the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 2, 2020

2019: A year in review

Following is the Wrangell Sentinel's news review for January through June of 2019. Next week the review will include events from July through December. January Jan. 13 - The Fairbanks Arts...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 3, 2019

School superintendent shares lessons learned from statewide conference

While the role of superintendent is always busy, it has been especially so for Debbe Lancaster this past week. Lancaster, superintendent of the Wrangell Public School District, recently attended the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 29, 2019

AP and "Encore" classes providing opportunities for Wrangell students

With the new school year comes a wide variety of new opportunities: To make new friends, to get better grades, to try a new sport, the list goes on. The Wrangell School District is helping provide...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 29, 2019

2019-2020 school year kicks off

Wrangell's 2019-2020 school year kicked off early the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 27. The new school year will run until May 21, according to the school calendar, with winter break scheduled from Dec....

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

June 5, 2019 Memorial Day was fittingly observed in Wrangell last Friday. At one o’clock in the afternoon an excellent program was rendered in the Redmen’s hall, which was crowded beyond its seating capacity. F. H. Gray presided. At the...

 

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