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Delta Elementary Citizens of the Month for Janaury. Back row: Faith Morales-Hicks, Annabelle Gibson, Evelina Gayvoronskaya, Milo Martin, Isabella Donnelly, David Gergalo, Connor Criswell, Jackson MIsquez, Cloe Ellis. Middle row: Alexander Root, Josiah Chatterton, Ruth Ovchinnikov, Venus Hern…

The third grade team at Delta Elementary has a huge responsibility. It is a pivotal year because it is when students must really start to use their reading ability to learn instead of the other way around. Also, many higher order thinking skills are introduced to them that their brains may n…

Last week marked the 17th Annual Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tour-nament, a yearly event when the city and especially Delta Junction High School are the focus of all things basketball – at least locally.

The DHS Hockey team has had some exciting games following winter break. The high school team traveled to Fairbanks on January 7 to face off against Tri-Valley. The previous conference game against Tri-Valley was met with defeat, but the Huskies were hungry for a win this time.

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In an unusual setup leading into the championship games of the 17th Annual Dean Cummings Sr. Memorial Basketball Tournament, North Pole and Bethel faced off in both the girls and boys divisions for the championship round putting either school in the position of being the champions in both di…

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The Delta boys scored first and maintained their lead the entire game against Glennallen tonight coming out ahead by nine points at the final buzzer with a final score of 46-37. At one time the Delta boys lead by double digits to dominate the game. The Delta boys take on Bethel Friday evenin…

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Teams from Susitna Valley, Hutchison, Nenana, Bethel, Galena, North Pole, and Glennallen will be in town for the annual Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tour-nament. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday when Susitna Valley boys take on the Hutchison boys. Games continue throughout the…

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The Delta High School wrestling team went to Valdez to compete in the 2022 Denali Conference Tournament over the weekend. Winning regionals last year put pressure on the athletes and coaches to battle their way to the top. Perseverance, match upsets, and skill led the Delta High school wrest…

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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!

Delta Elementary School Citizens of the Month for October. Front row: Evan Gomez, Lucy Nichols, Landon Fellman, Liam Dvorak, Emerson Stoner, Hazel Shapoval, Kailey Porter, Caitlin Jacques Middle row: Della Haider, Maci Martin, Violet Beck, Janelys Albarran Rojas, Alejandro Gonzalez, Tam Nguy…

The Delta/Greely School Board is seeking a qualified community member for an interim appointment to Seat F which is currently vacant due to the resignation of Richard Mauer. Interested applicants must be a registered voter in the REAA and not be employed by the Delta/Greely School District.

The Delta Elementary School kindergarten team made up of Allison Smith, Stefanie Lehner, and Janet Reiter has nearly 60 years of early childhood teaching experience. They are without a doubt the best in the state at what they do said Principal Milt Hooton. Our community is very fortunate to …

The Delta Rifle team competed at regionals this past weekend to end their season. The season brought weekly improvements from all shooters and displayed a tremendous amount of growth. At regionals, most the Delta Huskies earned personal records. While the team was small and could not compete…

The DHS Varsity Volleyball team traveled to Fairbanks to compete in the 2022 Aurora Conference Regional Tournament hosted at Hutchison High School November 4-5. The tournament brought interior teams together to battle it out on the court for a final showdown in an attempt to earn spots at th…

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Wrestlers from Delta traveled through fresh snowfall South to the Anchorage Christian School wrestling tournament this past weekend. This tournament is one of the largest small schools tournaments in the state and brought 32 different teams from across Alaska. The Delta Huskies placed third …

The Delta Husky Volleyball girls welcomed the Monroe Rams to the gym on Friday and Saturday for multiple closely-matched games. These were last conference games before the team travels to regionals November 4-5 in Fairbanks. On Friday, the girls JV team lost 3-0. The varsity girls also lost …

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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.