Nikiski Community News

Posted: Monday, April 07, 2008

Good day to all of my Nikiski neighbors.

I am proud to share that Zachary Burnett, a kindergarten student at Nikiski North Star Elementary, raised $1,010 for the St. Baldrick's event on March 17, where he also had his head shaved. He raised the money with the help of family and friends some donating from as far as Colorado to help him reach his goal.

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center logged 399 volunteer hours during January, February and March. The center depends on volunteers to help with many daily tasks. To find out more about volunteering, call 776-7654.

The Nikiski Senior Service Area Board meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the senior center. The meetings are open to the public.

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Inc. will hold a board meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the senior center. Public comment will be held from 12:45 to 1 p.m.

The Nikiski Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday at noon at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. This week's speaker will be Bob Hoekzema with the Alaska Miners Association. For more information, contact Cindy Holloway at

The community center offers an arts and crafts class from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays. The class is for boys and girls in first through sixth grade. For more information, call 776-8800.

A game night will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the senior center. For more information, call 776-7654.

The Nikiski North Star fourth- and fifth-graders will perform their version of "High School Musical" at 7 p.m. April 15 at the Nikiski High School Auditorium. Everyone has worked hard on the project, we hear. For more information, call 776-2600.

Kindergarten registration and orientation for the 2008-09 school year will be held at Nikiski North Star from 9:30 to 11 a.m. April 16. Children who will be 5 by Sept. 1 may be enrolled. Parents and guardians need to bring immunization records, birth certificates and custody papers. For more information, call 776-2600.

Registration and orientation for Nikiski North Star's prekindergarten program will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. April 22 in room 14. For more information, call 776-2600.

The Nikiski Freestyle Wrestling Club is planning its annual taco feed May 3. For more information, call 776-7038.

Happy birthday wishes for this week go out to Tesa Sturman today, Arnold D. Sullenger on April 8 and Nancy Delene on April 10.

Happy anniversary to David and Tina Hall today and Richard and Nancy Delene on April 10.

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