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Chugiak, Eagle River recognized for work with Special Olympics  Alaskastar

Chugiak and Eagle River were among four Alaska high schools to receive national banner recognition for efforts to provide “inclusive sports and activities for ...



Mustangs 8th, Wolves 10th at season-opening volleyball tournament  Alaskastar

Chugiak finished 10-12 to place eighth Saturday at the 12-team Chugiak Invitational volleyball tournament at a very busy Chugiak High.



Chugiak facelift, new faces at local schools highlight 2019-20 school year  Alaskastar

Chugiak High has houseguests — but they're getting a new front door. The school is about to settle in for two years as two-schools-in-one while Gruening Middle ...



Four Local High Schools to receive national recognition from Special Olympics for achievements with inclusion  Echo News

Anchorage, AK, September 3, 2019 – Choose to include is the mission of four local high schools as they receive national banner recognition for their efforts in ...



Women’s basketball: Recruits make good impression at UNM  Albuquerque Journal

Officially it was just another September weekend for the University of New Mexico women's basketball team. When all is said and done, it could be one to ...



Spotlight on youth: Claire Schimmack recognized for her volunteer work and community service  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Claire Schimmack of Eagle River has 1,500 reasons to smile. The Chugiak High School graduate can also add "hero" to her list too.



CLASS OF 2019: Chugiak-Eagle River valedictorians exemplify excellence  Alaskastar

A pilot. A businessman. A scientist. A soldier. The 2019 class of more than 500 Chugiak-Eagle River area high school graduates includes many young people ...



Mat-Su Borough School District cancels all outdoor activities scheduled for Friday  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

WASILLA — The Mat-Su School Borough School District has cancelled all outdoor activities scheduled for today due to the poor air quality caused by smoke ...



CLASS OF 2019: Commencement exercises held for Chugiak, Eagle River High grads  Alaskastar

Graduation ceremonies were held for Eagle River and Chugiak High Schools on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Anchorage. The back-to-back commencement ...



District holds first meeting on future of Chugiak-Eagle River schools  Alaskastar

The task of untangling the complex web of choices, courses, controversies and complications concerning Chugiak-Eagle River schools began Tuesday night at ...



West Valley awaits status of football game | High School  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The West Valley High School football team seems to be collectively wondering whether it will play a regular-season football game today or whether it will be put ...



More students means more security for Chugiak High School  KTVA

The Anchorage School Board approved funding totaling nearly $500000 for security upgrades at Chugiak High School.



Short-term plans finalized for Eagle River schools damaged in earthquake  KTUU.com

After several weeks of discussion with the community, the Anchorage School District has released plans for earthquake damaged schools in Eagle River.



ASD releases public survey for Chugiak-Eagle River options after quake damage  KTUU.com

The Anchorage School District is asking Eagle River and Chugiak community members and parents to complete a survey on solutions for the two area schools ...



DIVE IN: Chugiak swimming pool reopens after quake closure  Alaskastar

The Chugiak swimming pool is now open. The pool — which had been closed for nearly two months due to damage from the Nov. 30 earthquake — reopened ...



District must work fast to find Gruening, Eagle River Elementary solutions  Alaskastar

There won't be many days off for students, parents, teachers, administrators and Anchorage School District officials in the coming weeks as they scramble to ...



Gruening Middle School, Eagle River Elementary to remain closed through 2019-20 school year  Anchorage Daily News

No long-term decisions have been made about the future of either building, but neither will house students next year.



Gruening Middle School won't reopen this year; students to move to Chugiak High  KTUU.com

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Southcentral Alaska last week, area schools were shut down due to damage and the need for proper ...



Chugiak student arrested after alleged Snapchat threat  Alaskastar

A Chugiak High student was arrested Friday after allegedly making threats via the message sharing platform Snapchat. According to an Anchorage Police ...



Gruening Middle School teachers pack up their classrooms for quake-induced move to Chugiak High  Alaska Public Radio Network

Teachers at Gruening Middle School in Eagle River began the process today of relocating to their new classrooms at Chugiak High School. Concrete near the ...



'We were able to stay together:' Gruening staff grateful for Chugiak's help  KTVA

Chugiak High School took in all 600 of Gruening Middle School's students in the span of six days, saving Gruening from disbanding after Nov. 30's 7.0 ...



Chugiak-Eagle River cleans up after big earthquake rocks area  Alaskastar

Chugiak-Eagle River residents scrambled to clean up and assess the damage after a major earthquake struck the area Friday morning.



Volunteers, community groups rally to help each other after quake disrupts life in Chugiak-Eagle River  Alaskastar

Community groups are rallying together to help Chugiak-Eagle River regroup and recover from last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake. The local Lions Club has ...



Mustangs chomping at the bit for start of 2019 football season  Alaskastar

Nothing went right last year for the Chugiak Mustangs. This year the team is hoping it can do no wrong.



ASD sets meetings, survey on post-quake plans as costs top $22M  KTVA

The Anchorage School District is holding public meetings, and conducting an online survey, on short-term solutions for students displaced from their schools by ...



Former AAU colleague says Chugiak basketball coach lied to cover recruiting violation  Alaskastar

Chugiak head coach Jocquis Sconiers during the Mustangs' 70-36 win over the Harpooners on Thursday in the first round of the Cougar Tipoff Tournament at ...



Chugiak fires boys basketball coach after recruiting violation uncovered  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School head boys basketball coach Jocquis Sconiers was fired Thursday, one day after a news story broke detailing a recruiting violation and ...



ASD's Eagle River, Gruening schools to stay closed next year  KTVA

Two Anchorage School District facilities which suffered severe damage during November's 7.0 earthquake will spend the next school year unoccupied by ...



Fiddler on the Roof opens February, 28  Echo News

The students of CHS, ERHS, and GMS have combined their efforts and talents for the musical production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”



Should earthquake damaged schools in Eagle River be rebuilt?  KTVA

Gruening Middle School was damaged by the Nov. 30 earthquake and subsequently closed for the rest of the school year. The Anchorage School Board and ...



Peninsula fires halt football games in Interior | Sports  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Three high school football games involving teams from the Interior and the Kenai Peninsula were called off Wednesday night because of air quality conditions ...



Back To School Week: a sit down with ASD Superintendent Dr. Bishop  KTUU.com

ASD Superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop stopped by the Morning Edition to talk about the upcoming school year.



Anchorage School Board eyes district boundary changes for Eagle  KTVA

The Anchorage School Board held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss where students whose schools are closed because of Nov. 30 earthquake damage ...



Anchorage schools resume classes post-earthquake, with some students relocated  KTOO

The student body at the earthquake-damaged Eagle River Elementary School has been split up and relocated to two separate schools. For some families, the ...



10 Chugiak-Eagle River skiers qualify for Junior Nationals  Alaskastar

A slew of local skiers will compete at Kincaid Park when the 2019 Cross Country Junior National Championships arrive in Anchorage this week. At total of 10 ...



Eagle River's Heaphy breaks CIC record to lead Wolves at conference meet  Alaskastar

Eagle River's John Heaphy set a new Cook Inlet Conference record in the boys 100 yard breaststroke Saturday at the Cook Inlet Conference Swimming and ...



Anchorage School District earthquake damage could approach $50 million  Anchorage Daily News

It could cost between $25 million and $50 million to return the Anchorage School District to the condition it was in before the Nov. 30 earthquake, according to ...



POLICE BRIEFS: Chugiak High hit by thieves  Alaskastar

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department's online crime mapping system. Details about individual events are provided by the ...



Teachers prepare to welcome students back to class following massive earthquake  KTUU.com

After a week of Anchorage School District students being out of class, educators prepared on Sunday to welcome them back to school.



Excited and leery, ASD students return to class  KTVA

The Anchorage School District is up and running as students, teachers and staff return for the first time since the November 30th earthquake.



Earnhart, Proffitt named to US ski teams  Alaskastar

Two of the nation's best young skiers call Chugiak-Eagle River home. Chugiak's Adrianna Proffitt and Eagle River's Michael Earnhart will travel to Otepaa, ...



Aftershocks an annoyance for ASD construction crews  KTVA

Aftershocks are hampering superficial construction work at some Anchorage School District facilities.



Nordic ski racers in action at chilly Chugiak Stampede  Alaskastar

The Chugiak Stampede nordic ski races were held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2018 at Chugiak High and the Beach Lake Trails.



Election returns show Kennedy on way to Assembly win; voters approve of school bonds  Alaskastar

There's about to be a Kennedy on the Anchorage Assembly. With the early votes counted following Tuesday's by mail election deadline, Eagle River's Crystal ...



LEADING THE BAND: Local grads return to mentor next generation of musicians  Alaskastar

(Left to right) Chugiak band members Rebekah Jensen (alto clarinet), Mark Landon (trumpet), Kody Trombley (euphonium) and Dane Breitung (alto and soprano ...



LOOKING AHEAD: Eagle River woman mourns family one pair of glasses at a time  Alaskastar

After the fall day when Joy Leedham left her Optical Matchmakers-Home Optics shop to head to a doctor appointment, it would never be the same place of joy.



Chugiak students win pond hockey tournament  Alaskastar

A team of Chugiak High School hockey players joined up to win the 18U division at the 5th Annual Last Frontier Pond Hockey Classic held March 8 in Big Lake.



Wave of vehicle thefts crashes over Chugiak-Eagle River  Alaskastar

Anchorage police responded to eight stolen vehicle reports in Chugiak-Eagle River between Sept. 24 and 30. Among the vehicles taken were two Chevy ...



ANR skiers post strong results at U.S. Championships  Alaskastar

Alaska Nordic Racing skiers are off to a fast start at nationals.



‘I just want to cry’: Anchorage-area teachers pick up the pieces after the earthquake  Anchorage Daily News

Most Anchorage students will return to classes Monday.



Local swimmers tear up the pool at state swimming and diving meet  Alaskastar

Last year's state high school swim meet proved to be a pool of despair for Eagle River's John Heaphy and Chugiak's Izzy Powers. The duo entered the meet as ...



Hockey teams stay hot heading into winter break  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Luke Momblow takes a shot during the Mustangs' 6-2 Cook Inlet Conference hockey win over Bartlett on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 at Ben Boeke Ice ...



Eagle River-Chugiak schools let out early Thursday & closed Friday  KTUU.com

Eagle River and Chugiak area schools will let out early Thursday and closed Friday.



Mustangs, Monastra take gymnastics titles  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Mikayla Monastra led a sweep of the top three all-around spots at a gymnastics tri-meet held Friday, Sept. 7 at Chugiak High.



Areawide drama club unites Chugiak-Eagle River high schoolers  Alaskastar

On sunny recent Friday afternoon, more than 100 students from Gruening and Mirror Lake Middle School boarded buses bound for Chugiak High School, where ...



Photos from inside earthquake-damaged schools in Southcentral Alaska  Anchorage Daily News

School districts in Anchorage and Mat-Su are repairing the damage wrought by the Nov. 30 magnitude 7.0 earthquake.



Chugiak High graduates 257  Alaskastar

Two decades after walking across the stage as a Chugiak High graduate, Megan Hatswell thanked the 257 graduates of her alma mater for letting her return to ...



PHOTOS: Graduation 2018  Alaskastar

It's graduation season for high school seniors at Eagle River Christian School, Birchwood Christian, Eagle River High School and Chugiak High School.



Chugiak seniors embrace new challenge, responsibility  Alaskastar

Approximately 450 Chugiak-Eagle River students received their high school diplomas in back-to-back ceremonies at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage Tuesday, ...



Alumni of Chugiak High School returns as Principal  Echo NEws

The job may be new to her, but the school is not. She attended Homestead Elementary School, Gruening Middle School, and Chugiak High school.



SPORTS ROUNDUP: Soccer clubs win state titles, prep sports seasons in full swing  Alaskastar

The Chugiak Soccer Club claimed a pair of state championships Aug. 2-5 in Fairbanks.



Dogs, cocoa and story sharing: Anchorage students return to school after quake break  Anchorage Daily News

Nearly every Anchorage-area public school reopened on Monday after a weeklong closure.



BACK TO BASICS: Local students begin another school year  Alaskastar

For thousands of Chugiak-Eagle River families, the last full week of August marks a shift to school schedules filled with classes, sports and social events.



Bowman Elementary wins free coffee for above-and-beyond staff  KTVA

What would you do for free coffee on a Wednesday morning? For staff, teachers and parents at Bowman Elementary School, it meant standing in the rain as a ...



LIST: Closures, cancellations, power outages follow major Anchor  KTVA

Here's a look at where southcentral Alaska services stand after the Nov. 30 earthquake: HIGHWAYS & ROADS. The Anchorage Police Department said that ...



Chugiak High bans Confederate flag  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School principal David Legg has banned the display of the Confederate flag at the school after a “tumultuous” two weeks following an incident in ...



Local athletes rack up team, individual titles in 2015  Alaskastar

2015 gave local sports fans quite a few thrills – especially for folks cheering for the Chugiak High School Mustangs with a few bright spots for fans of the Eagle ...



ANR skiers turn in fast times on final day of Jr. Nationals  Alaskastar

Michael Earnhart capped a superb U.S. Cross Country Junior Nationals with a second trip to the podium Saturday as part of the second-place U18 boys freestyle ...



Andy Kirk a beloved CHS teacher, coach  Echo NEws

The time capsule was the brainchild of Andy Kirk, who had been a history and social studies teacher at the school since it opened in 1964.



Eagle River statesman Ed Willis dies at 94  Alaskastar

Ed Willis speaks on the floor of the Alaska State House during his time as a legislator in the mid-1990s. Willis died on Monday at the age of 94. (Photo courtesy ...



Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018  Alaska Public Radio Network

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...



UAA will not renew Chugiak-Eagle River Campus' lease  UAA Northern Light

Budget cuts, program losses and campus closures are all issues the university is facing at the moment. A few decisions regarding these topics have already ...



Chugiak, Eagle River musicians earn All-State honors  Alaskastar

A total of 18 local students were selected for the 2017 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska All-State Music Festival, with several earning special recognition at the ...



Suicide awareness walk aims to erase stigma, encourage healing  Alaskastar

Stunned by the combined loss of five students to suicide in the past year, Eagle River and Chugiak high schools are teaming up to bring the subject of suicide ...



APD seeks owner of abandoned building  Alaskastar

The Municipality of Anchorage wants to know who dumped part of a building at the Park-and-Ride lot off South Birchwood Loop.



Eagle River Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Month of the Military Child this April  Echo News

In honor of Month of the Military Child, this April, the Eagle River Boys & Girls Club will celebrate the military youth of our community.



School board asks for leniency in latest school bond proposal  KTVA

The verbiage in the Anchorage School District's latest 2019 bond proposal would allow some bonded funds to be used for earthquake repairs.



New administrators on the job at local high schools  Alaskastar

Three new administrators are starting work at two local high schools this fall. Eagle River High has a new head principal in Tim Helvey, who is moving from an ...



POLICE BRIEFS: High schoolers busted smoking pot, multiple DUI's reported  Alaskastar

Items in the Police Briefs are taken from the Anchorage Police Department's online crime mapping website. Details about individual events are provided by the ...



PHOTOS: Chugiak Homecoming 2017  Alaskastar

Chugiak senior princess Lauren Devine gives prince Chris Fueg a kiss on the cheek during the homecoming royalty ceremony during halftime of the Chugiak vs.



ERHS students launch school newspaper  Alaskastar

A pack of Eagle River Wolves are taking the news into their own paws. The newly formed school newspaper – the ERHS Howl – began publishing online this ...



ASD seeking information about closing Gruening  Alaskastar

It's an idea that has been bandied about before as the Anchorage School District deals with pending budget cuts: Close Gruening Middle School, move the ...



Chugiak's Powers, Eagle River's Heaphy double winners at CIC swim/dive meet  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Izzy Powers and Eagle River's John Heaphy each won two individual events Saturday to lead their teams to third-place finishes at the Cook Inlet ...



Local teens scare up fast times at Frightening 4K race  Alaskastar

Chugiak-Eagle River runners were frighteningly fast Saturday on the streets of downtown Anchorage. Chugiak's Daniel Bausch, 17, won the men's Frightening ...



Parks department plans third Chugiak pool deck fix  Alaskastar

On a recent August afternoon, while members of the Chugiak High School Swim and Dive Team ran through dryland training exercises on the pool deck, ...



Chugach Eagle alums come home to carry on wrestling tradition  Alaskastar

Wrestling often comes in last to mainstream sports in most places, and not just in alphabetical lists. The crowds, funding and press coverage tend to trail more ...



Alaska's first female African American judge: 'Justice is not just done. Justice is seen. And justice is experienced.'  Alaska Public Radio Network

Anchorage District Court Judge Pamela Scott Washington is like a lot of dedicated public servants: a member of the community trying to help others resolve ...



Birchwood ABC celebrates 50 years  Alaskastar

The week before classes began, Birchwood ABC Elementary teacher Holly Boothe sorted through the piles of books spread across the desks in her room, ...



Through Chugiak lecture series, Eagle River professor brings history to life  Alaskastar

From her home on the hillside above Eagle River, Dr. Katie Ringsmuth looks out over Cook Inlet and thinks about Russian trading posts and Dena'ina bidarkas ...



Eagle River sees surge in special needs enrollment  Alaskastar

Word seems to be getting around the Anchorage School District that Eagle River High School has a rather proficient special education department. The number ...



Chugiak girls run past Eagle River in CIC hoops opener  Alaskastar

Star staff report Chugiak's girls basketball team continued its solid start to the season with a 74-37 Cook Inlet Conference win over Eagle River on Tuesday, Jan.



South takes first at regional wrestling tournament  KTUU.com

South high school took first place at the regional wrestling tournament this weekend.



Athletes greeted with bright sunshine at Eagle River Triathlon  Alaskastar

As racers made the transition from the darkness of the Chugiak High swimming pool into the bicycle transition area outside, most squinted as they were hit by a ...



UPDATE: Signings continue as Jessee, Powers & lantto all go Division I  KTUU.com

Brody Jessee, Izzy Powers & Mikayla lantto added their names to the growing list of Alaskans who signed their National Letters of Intent to play Divsion I sports ...



CHS and ERHS 2016 Grads  Alaskastar

Commencement ceremonies for Chugiak and Eagle River High Schools ushered in a new batch of *fresh*-faced graduates armed with smartphones and algebra ...



Local Students Return to School Monday  Echo NEws

Opening day two-thirds of a century ago was about three weeks late because the first local school building was still being finished.



Eagle River grads look to the future  Alaskastar

Approximately 450 Chugiak-Eagle River students received their high school diplomas in back-to-back ceremonies at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage Tuesday, ...



School board opts to include educational impacts in capacity study  Alaskastar

Allison Kirksey, a second grade student at Eagle River Elementary School, shows off her favorite book, “Camp Ghost-Away,” from the Pee Wee Scouts series.



Schools a Never-Ending Challenge  Echo NEws

Those families who settled Chugiak in 1946 had children of school age, but there was no school for them to attend.



Local schools say farewell to 24 retiring teachers and staff  Alaskastar

As the school year draws to a close, students get ready to graduate or move on to the next grade, and retiring teachers and staff prepare for a bittersweet farewell ...



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