Local Schools

Watershed Education 20 Years and Counting

It’s been twenty years since AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project members first stepped foot in local classrooms. Since that time, hundreds of students have been exposed to the “Real Science” curriculum, which focuses on watersheds issues and different topics involving salmon anatomy and their life cycle. This collaborative effort between the U.S. Forest Service, AmeriCorps, and the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District places members in classrooms stretching from Pecwan, Hoopa, and Orleans, and grade levels from kindergarten to eighth grade. Read More →

Braves Take Division Cheer Competition

Hoopa Braves Cheerleaders took first place in the B1 Division cheerleading competition at the 2014 Jaycees Tournament in Crescent City on March 8, 2014. You can view the routine on YouTube: Hoopa Jaycees 2014. Top Row: Maggie Peters, Tanya Ryles, Cherish Cyr, Elsie McCovey, Lillian Neuroth, Naschewen Hunsucker, Stephanie Lewis. Bottom row: Loowyza Colegrove, Hailey [...] Read More →

After School Supper Club a Big Hit

Around ten students, from freshman to senior, were working at chopping, slicing, mixing, and preparing a small feast after school under the direction of the school’s Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) Caren Wise. “We come in every Tuesday after school for three hours. We spend the first 15 minutes meditating, so they learn about the benefits of meditation,” Wise said. Read More →

Salmon Run 2014 Begins May 30

This coming May, with a carved wooden salmon in hand, he, and hopefully many others who care about the Klamath, will embark on an epic 263 mile journey from the Mouth of the Klamath River to Klamath Falls, Oregon. “There are words, and words, and words, and nobody is actually doing something,” McAllister, who is a Karuk Tribal Councilmember, and Iraq War Veteran said. “This is our chance to go out and do something that says ‘this is what I support’ without actually having to say it.” Read More →

Schools to Evacuate During 2014 Disaster Drill

Don’t be alarmed when the alarms sound at 11 am on March 26. Hoopa’s emergency sirens, during a planned drill, will initiate a thoroughly planned evacuation of Hoopa schools and the Hoopa Tribe’s Neighborhood Facilities building (NF). Read More →

Community Focus on School Meal Program

Parents and school district staff are looking at more ways to deliver healthy and nutritious food to students in the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District (KTJUSD). Read More →

TVES Science Fair 2014

Young scientists displayed their work at the 2014 Trinity Valley Science Fair on Wednesday, February 26th. In addition to student displays, Jackie Hamilton from KEET TV offered hands-on activities for all. Students made balloon vehicles and launched them on a zip-line. Jackie provided a variety of materials for the young engineers to build with and create. Some vehicles sailed smoothly and others needed adjusting. Read More →

Two Klamath-Trinity Students Win History Day Awards

Two students from Orleans Elementary School won awards for their projects at Humboldt County’s history-day competition. Fifth grader Scer-ere Cooper – whose name means “Bear” in Yurok – completed his project on the Red Cap War that lasted from 1850 to 1855 near the village of Panamnik (present-day Orleans). Read More →