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Go Raiders! Team Heads To State Championship

Mar 15, 2016
Joanne Villamor

  The Unalaska boys and girls Raiders basketball teams met with success over the weekend at the 2016 SouthWest Conference Regional Tournament. The boys won first place, the girls won third place and both won the academic award.

On Saturday, the boys played Bristol Bay for the regional championship title; they won 56 to 12. Coach Kent Russell says the team started the game over-anxious on offense, but after the first quarter they began to relax, settle into the game and play tough defense.

Afterwards, the team reenacted a time-honored custom.

UCSD Student of the Week: Ruta Sua

Mar 10, 2016

The Junior High Department selected Ruta as Student of the Week for the following reasons:

Foreign Language Students Win At State

Mar 2, 2016
Jeff Dickrell

Unalaska students traveled to the World Language Declamation Competition - a statewide foreign language tournament - last weekend. They were led by Spanish, German and Russian teacher Galena Roraback. 

The Unalaska team competed against almost 500 students from schools around the Anchorage area, including Bartlett, West Anchorage, and Service.

UCSD Student of the Week: Jorge Alvarado

Feb 25, 2016

The High School Department Selected Jorge Alvarado as Student of the Week (February 15-19, 2016) for the following reasons:

Jorge always comes to class with an excellent attitude. He works hard and takes his grades seriously. He always takes every opportunity to revise work and make needed corrections. Jorge also makes major contributions to the class discussion and brings a positive perspective to every conversation. Keep up the good work, Mr. Alvarado. Proud of you. ~ Mr. Henderson, Teacher

Website Ranks UCSD Best In Alaska

Feb 22, 2016
Greta Mart

Unalaska City School District has gained yet another accolade—the top public school district in Alaska.  That’s according to Niche.com, a commercial website that gave the district an A+ rating and put Unalaska at the top of the list of the best school districts in the state.

Superintendent John Conwell says he was glad to hear of the ranking.