“Who here has heard of Peshtigo?” Fireman Colin Winkelman asks Mrs. Pugh’s fourth grade class as hands shot up in the air. On October 8, 1871 the town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin was destroyed in a firestorm on the same day as the historically famous Great Chicago Fire. An estimated 2,000-2,500 l…

The Delta Greely School Board business meeting, which is held the third Thursday of every month, includes the always informative Principals’ Reports. Each school principal has an opportunity to share with the board the news and happenings in each of their schools. At the most recent meeting …

The annual reading program at Delta Elementary School is well underway, as students of the school rise to the challenge thrown down by none other than the Big Bad Wolf.

The Delta Greely School Board business meeting, which is held the third Thursday of every month, includes the always informative Principals’ Reports. Each school principal has an opportunity to share with the board the news and happenings in each of their schools. At the most recent meeting …

Delta Junior High recently inducted 16 new members into the National Junior Honor Society.  Ms. Staats, the NJHS sponsor, held a very nice ceremony in the gym in front of the student body, staff, and parents.  After the ceremony, students and staff had a reception to honor their pursuit of e…

The awards assembly at the Delta Junction junior high school took place on Thursday, September 27.  

This year started out with a lot of head scratching and planning over so many new players. As the season progressed there was so much improvement on the field that we had to make many changes to adjust for the new talent; we eventually found a solid plan of where to play our players. There w…

Twenty-four students from Delta Greely Homeschool converged upon the ancient marine environment at the south end of Rainbow Mountain where a plethora of fossils can be found in rocks dislodged from strata higher up in the hills.  The students, outfitted with protective goggles and hammers, f…

The morning of the Palmer Invitational Cross Country meet was beautiful and blustery. The Invitational is one of the largest meets of the season, with four races for both boys and girls; an open division, a junior varsity race, a division two race for the smaller schools, and a division one …

The Huskies volleyball team has had a slow start to their season on the road with a record of 1-4 so the girls from Galena might have been looking for an easy win coming to Delta. The Lady Huskies had a very different plan.

One of the many advantages of homeschooling your student is the flexibility to learn in a real-world environment.  Last week, Delta/Greely Homeschool students, teacher and parent volunteers rode a train to Denali National Park for an overnight educational field trip.

Delta Greely School District’s most recent school board work session included discussion on the search for a new district superintendent. Superintendent Laural Jackson previously announced her intent to retire at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. The board recently formed a committee to …

The Delta Huskies soccer team lost a tough match to Cook Inlet Academy last Saturday, final score 3-1. The Eagles are a very skilled team, and the game was close for most of the match. 

Friday evening, August 31, found the Delta Cross Country team in Salcha on a beautiful fall evening ready to run despite several runners fighting colds and the cool temperatures. The boys team now boasts two new members, Tim Khatman and Nickolas Willard. 

The Delta Soccer Team is off to a terrific start with a young team. Delta started off the season against a very tough and rough Su Valley team. In the opener of the season Delta fell 2-0. I was a bit nervous of how this team would come out the next morning, knowing for many of the players th…