Sunny Skies for Annual Polar Bear Run
Monday, March 03 2014
Polar Bear Runners, courtesy of PCR
The Parks, Culture, & Recreation Center’s annual Polar Bear Run was held on the afternoon of February 23rd, 2014. The weather conditions this year were possibly the nicest they could have been on the day of the run, with very little snow on the road and clear, blue skies with the sun shining overhead. 59 participants ran in the race, which is a distance of 5K with a 2 mile youth course. Both the adult and youth courses started near Memorial Park on Front Beach Road and ran out past the City Landfill and back.
UCSD Student of the Week: Joey “JJ” Fernandez
Wednesday, February 26 2014
February 17th –21st
The Principal’s Pick for Student of the Week is Joey “JJ” Fernandez for the following reasons:
- JJ is an all-around great person in our school and community. He is very dedicated to whatever he does and always puts his full effort into everything. He continues to challenge himself and fight through adversity; and is never willing to give up. JJ continues to be involved in a lot and is looked at by his peers to be an outstanding role model. Keep up all the hard work and dedication JJ, in the end in will pay off. –Mr. Gibson, Physics Teacher
Chocolate Extravagance at the Museum of the Aleutians
Tuesday, February 25 2014
Chocolate Extravaganza, courtesy of MOTA
About a hundred visitors of all ages gathered at the Museum of the Aleutians on Valentine’s Day for the seventh annual Chocolate Extravaganza. The museum offers this event to community members as a place to celebrate the holiday with their families, loved ones, and friends, while supporting the museum’s various programs. Over twenty local chefs donated their homemade chocolate desserts, supplying an extraordinary array of elaborate chocolate cakes, cookies, brownies, and even some unique chocolate dishes like a savory chili. Museum Director Zoya Johnson commented in her welcoming statements at the event that she was extremely impressed and appreciative that the community chefs had been able to supply such a rich spread on a Friday evening, when in the past the event has generally taken place over the weekend. Chocolate connoisseurs from the community were also treated to a performance by Sarah Peacock, an extremely talented singer/songwriter visiting from Nashville, TN.