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Four Valleys Community School

Photo courtesy of FVCS. Animals that lived in Alaska during the Ice Age was a featured topic of the Afterschool Enrichment series, led by retired UAA professor David Yesner from the Alaska Museum of Science and Nature.

Four Valleys Community School

Photo courtesy FVCS The Alyeska Skimeister route featured Alpine Ski, Bike, and Nordic Ski legs and was organized by Ari Stiassny and the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club. We had individual and team participants and a great break in the weather yesterday. Racers had a blast.

Photo courtesy FVCS
The Alyeska Skimeister route featured Alpine Ski, Bike, and Nordic Ski legs and was organized by Ari Stiassny and the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club. We had individual and team participants and a great break in the weather yesterday. Racers had a blast.


By Briana Sullivan

Thur., April 26, 6:30 p.m.
Keegan Messing is back and has some stories to tell! Come spend an evening with Girdwood’s own Olympian. An accomplished and life-long ice skater, he competed in the 2018 Olympics just weeks ago in PyeongChang, South Korea, followed by the Figure Skating World Championships in Milan, Italy. Video clips and photos will be shared, as well as Keegan’s inside knowledge and experience as an Olympian and seasoned competitive skater. This is a free, family friendly event brought to you by Four Valleys Community School.

May 5 & 6
An introductory course in wilderness medicine: Wilderness First Aid Certification is offered by local instructor Brian McGorry. This class is perfect for seasonal Alaskan outdoor work and backcountry enthusiasts. This two-day, small group learning experience empowers students to act positively in any situation. Basic systems and physiology of the human body will be covered, followed by first aid scenarios, indoor and outdoor instruction, and role-playing. This class meets the certification standards of The American Safety and Health Institute Wilderness First Aid Program. CPR/AED certification is a pre-requisite to participating.

Open for registration
Basic Hunter Education, Summer Programs for Kids, Summer Soccer and Playground, and Girdwood Fine Arts Camp.

One week
16 classes offered by FVCS

10 days
Time you have to call FVCS and speak with a board member before our next meeting. If interested in joining our working volunteer board, please attend our May meeting to learn more.

4 months
Pick Click Give. can be added to or adjusted by August 31 when you access your pledge online. Give where you live Girdwood! Your donated funds are used to support FVCS events and programs including

Over 200
Community education classes offered in Girdwood annually.

Photo courtesy of FVCS. Animals that lived in Alaska during the Ice Age was a featured topic of the Afterschool Enrichment series, led by retired UAA professor David Yesner from the Alaska Museum of Science and Nature.

Photo courtesy of FVCS.
Animals that lived in Alaska during the Ice Age was a featured topic of the Afterschool Enrichment series, led by retired UAA professor David Yesner from the Alaska Museum of Science and Nature.