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UCSD Student of the Week: Jorge Alvarado

Feb 25, 2016

The High School Department Selected Jorge Alvarado as Student of the Week (February 15-19, 2016) for the following reasons:

Jorge always comes to class with an excellent attitude. He works hard and takes his grades seriously. He always takes every opportunity to revise work and make needed corrections. Jorge also makes major contributions to the class discussion and brings a positive perspective to every conversation. Keep up the good work, Mr. Alvarado. Proud of you. ~ Mr. Henderson, Teacher

Website Ranks UCSD Best In Alaska

Feb 22, 2016
Greta Mart

Unalaska City School District has gained yet another accolade—the top public school district in Alaska.  That’s according to, a commercial website that gave the district an A+ rating and put Unalaska at the top of the list of the best school districts in the state.

Superintendent John Conwell says he was glad to hear of the ranking.


The Principal’s pick this week ( Feb 8-12, 2016) for Student of the Week is Talia James for the following reasons:

Talia has been an outstanding addition to our school. She is kind, considerate of others, a tremendously hard worker, and has helped greatly in contributing to a positive school climate at UCSD. Her energy is contagious and her personality warms the heart. Continue to be outstanding Talia and good luck throughout the rest of your school year. ~Mr. Wilson, Principal

FOCUS: Ryan's Diverse Childhood

Feb 11, 2016

  “Ryan's Diverse Childhood” is a story that describes the life of a ninth grade Filipino boy who was born and raised in California. His life in California wasn’t as easy as you should expect, as he had to move place to place living in different neighborhoods and ultimately landing in Unalaska where he lives in an apartment complex with his family. Growing up, he always enjoyed many different things including NYO, our main sport here, and following traditions and culture.


The 5th/6th Department selected Luc Sevilla as  Student of the Week  (February 1-5, 2016)  for the following reasons:

Luc is an excellent addition to our classroom! He is a hard worker and always has his homework completed on time. He works well in any partnership and leads by example. He uses his time well in class and is very organized. Luc volunteers during group discussions and is quick to offer a helping hand! Keep it up, Luc! ~Ms. Wood, 6th Grade Teacher