Baseball met up with Monroe this past Saturday. Not only battling each other, the players had to overcome colder temperatures, rain, and wind. Monroe came out ahead but spirits were bright. Monroe parents graciously cooked and shared warm hot dogs for the players in between the double header games.

Three fifth grade classes at Delta Elementary School had a potlatch on Thursday, Nov. 4. They are studying Native American culture in social studies and what better way to bring parents, kids, and staff members together than a traditional party. The food was amazing! Thanks to our amazing gr…

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The DHS cross country running team competed on September 24 in Fairbanks for spots at the state tournament. The frost eased, the sun began to shine, and runners from across the interior persevered towards their finish line. The DHS Division II athletes worked hard and earned numerous recognitions.

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The Delta Rifle team aimed off against West Valley this past Saturday. Ten competitors challenged one another at the varsity level smallbore event. Delta's Chloe Burnette was the second highest shooter with a score of 506. Logan Meurer had the sixth highest score of 463. Other competitors fr…

The Delta Junior High School track and cross country team began their season just after school started and with only six practices before the first of two track and field events held at North Pole. They raced a variety of distances in addition to competing in the field events of long jump, s…

Valdez welcomed the Delta high school volleyball team this weekend for two full days of tournament play. Day one included eight varsity matches. Delta was victorious over Reddington and Seward. While playing hard and working their defense, the team was defeated by North Pole by only two points.

The Delta Huskies hosted teams from West Valley, Lathrop, Monroe, Hutchison, Galena, and Nenana its the lone home cross-country meet on Saturday. While rain dampened the warmth, spirits were high as teams from across the interior joined together to compete. Bibs were placed, legs were stretc…

The Delta Husky soccer team went into its final home stand on Friday at 8-0 hoping to come out unbeaten after two matches against Tri-Valley. After a defensive start Friday evening, the time began to put the ball into the net and remained unbeaten for the season at 10-0.

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After a grueling drive to Talketna on Friday, the Huskies pulled into Su Valley High School a bit sluggish. After a wet and messy first half the Delta soccer team pulled together for a two-goal victory. Both Goals were put in by Jake Hilton. This moved Delta to undefeated record of 7-0.

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The Delta High School soccer team began their season with a bang! The Huskies kicked off the season facing Lumen Christy from Anchorage for the league opener on Thursday night. The Huskies wasted no time finding the back of the net. The scoring began just a few minutes into the game.

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Those that drop of children at the Delta High School or Junior High will experience a different interaction with school buses this year. Superintendent Shaun Streyle said that one of the issues in the parking lot off of Nistler Road has been the interaction between school buses, other vehicl…

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Many people have said it will never happen in rural Alaska, but it did in Bethel in 1997, two years before the Columbine High School shooting brought a national spotlight to the issue. A student shot and killed two people and wounded two others at Bethel Regional High School.

Delta Elementary School (DES) hosted a Ukrainian to English class for our communities' newcomers from the Ukraine this summer. With the war in Ukrainian taking place, many parts of the world, including the US, have received many immigrants and refugees from the war-torn country. With the Del…

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As the summer break from school soon reaches its close, school athletic officials are getting prepared for the start of practice. Several sports start practice before school starts and those wishing to participate need to be ready for the first day of practice.

A very popular tradition for the end of the year at Delta Elementary School, the schoolwide bean bag toss game. Photo courtesy Delta Elementary School.

A little warmer and dryer weather made the fields playable at the city park and the DHS softball team was able to finally swing, hit, and run at home this past Saturday. Competing in a conference and JV level game, Monroe and Delta battled until the last minute of each game. The Huskies pull…

Baseball met up with Monroe this past Saturday. Not only battling each other, the players had to overcome colder temperatures, rain, and wind. Monroe came out ahead but spirits were bright. Monroe parents graciously cooked and shared warm hot dogs for the players in between the double header games.

You know the end of the school year is getting close when the annual color run brightens up the city streets – and the runners participating in the event with poofs and plumes of colored chalk.

Delta softball traveled to Palmer this past weekend to participate in the 2022 Rally in the Valley Softball tournament. Joined by 12 other teams, Delta displayed perseverance and teamwork. Thursday started the tournament with a shut out by Alyssa Hooton pitching for Delta against Homer. A te…

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New to Delta High School this year is something called e-sports. E-sports is a new program under the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) that promotes multiple skills that go beyond traditional sports programs.

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Delta Elementary School held its first STEM night recently and Principal Milt Hooton says it was a lot of fun.

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Shona Hilton, the sponsor for Delta High School’s National Honor Society, conducted the DHS NHS Induction Ceremony on Tuesday March 8 at Delta High School. The National Honor Society recognizes students in grades 10-12 who have a grade point average of 3.0 or above, participate in service to…

Over 80 kids got the privilege of experiencing the 2022 Delta Elementary Ski Club with the help of Brandy Baker.

Delta Junior High School Students inducted into National Junior Honor Society: Gavin Smith, Aden McCarrick, Jack Dvorak, Brady Bevard, Anthony Lansing, Jaylon Jackson, Iris Haas, Kaitlyn Enderle, Alyssa Davis, Aurora Hughes.

Delta Meat and Sausage donated pig hearts and lungs that were used in the Delta High School First Aid class taught by Ms Stoneking and Human Anatomy and Physiology taught by Ms Gonzalez.  This provided an opportunity for students to see the structure of the heart and lungs and learn about ho…

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Robotics teams from Delta and Fairbanks got together on Jan. 22 at Delta High School to participate in an informal robotics competition. Teams from Delta Elementary School, Alaska Homeschool, and Barnette Magnet School competed in the event.

Update: As of midnight, the road to Fort Greely is in good condition with poor visibility and Nistler Road near five mile and the open fields is almost impassable. Clearwater road near Hanson Road is basically impassable with drifts up to about one foot in height across the entire roadway in…

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Each year, Delta Elementary School's second grade classes provide us with a look at Thanksgiving from their point of view. We hope you enjoy!

Michelle DiFiore Macias’ first graders did a cool project to learn about the engineering process. They designed, made, and improved candy-toothpick houses that contained some sort of ghost trap. The kids were very clever in some of their designs! Photos courtesy Delta Elementary School.

Three fifth grade classes at Delta Elementary School had a potlatch on Thursday, Nov. 4. They are studying Native American culture in social studies and what better way to bring parents, kids, and staff members together than a traditional party. The food was amazing! Thanks to our amazing gr…