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Students think about life and helping others

Rather than grumbling about face masks or grousing about politics, many of Wrangell’s students are working to improve the school, the community and the world. They are thinking about their life in the future and the life of others today. Good for...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    October 7, 2021

Club goes beyond tech to teach life skills

The first rule of Tech Club is talk about Tech Club. Science teacher Heather Howe wants the students who attend Wrangell High's newly formed program to share what they're learning and doing to interes...

 
 By Bob Davis    Opinion    October 7, 2021

Wrangell, so far, has avoided the worst of TikTok challenges

The Lower 48 TikTok craziness continues. September’s challenge was to vandalize school bathrooms. Wrangell schools got off lightly — a few messes in the bathrooms and small items like soap dispensers and toilet paper were stolen. Overall,...

 

Letter to the Editor

I used to believe that living on our island isolated us from all of the craziness of the Lower 48. I've often bragged about how in Wrangell we still lived the white-picket-fence, k...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 10, 2021

Community gathers for blessing of fleet

Community members, local organizations and mariners gathered together at the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial last Sunday afternoon for a blessing of the fleet. The blessing is a tradition in seaside...

 

Letters to the Editor

Wrangell children need an OCS worker stationed here Because it often takes days for the state Office of Children's Services to send an investigator to Wrangell, I was forced to send a frightened kid t...

 
 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...

 

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