The staff congratulates the Battle of the Books team. They took the state championship honors with a nearly perfect score, missing only one question throughout the entire day's competition. Team members were Kim Martin, Becky Kilfoyle and Rachel Osterman. Rachel Beatty was the alternate. Twenty-three teams competed in this year's event.
The cross-country ski team competed at the state competition in Fairbanks at Birch Hill. The girls placed sixth and the boys placed 11th overall. The staff congratulates Elisabeth Habermann for finishing third overall at the meet. Her third-place finish is the highest achieved by a Skyview ski team member since the school opened. Elisabeth earned a position on the Junior Olympic team, where she will compete at Lake Placid, New York.
Congratulations from the staff and student body to Principal John Pothast. He recently was named Alaska's Principal of the Year.
Students will be excused at 1 p.m. March 19.
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