Video Clips

The Insider as an Instructional Tool – January 2021

Summary:  On December 18, 2020, the Rookie Musher Meeting took place via ZOOM.  Veteran mushers gave their advice on technical aspects, but they also gave great encouragement about embracing the race as it has been changed and enjoying the experience. Being a rookie doesn’t mean a musher is inexperienced,  it just means a musher hasn’t …

The Insider as an Instructional Tool – December 2020

Summary:   This month’s video segments have no embedded narration.  They showcase people, animals, trail experiences, and the majestic landscape through which the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race runs. Use them for many types of writing and publishing.   Beauty of the Checkpoint – March 17, 2020 12:50am Time-lapse of the Hustle & Bustle Leaving …

How Does Your Puppy Grow?

Puppies are the future for an Iditarod kennel.  As the 2016 Iditarod draws near, we have been spending a great deal of time talking about husky dogs and learning all about them.  We fell in love with veteran musher Matt Failor’s puppies this year after his Insider interview when Iditarod veteran “Cool Cat” gave birth to …

A Message for Our Favorite Mushers!

Just a little holiday wish for our favorite mushers from the boys of 3A!  We hope you enjoy it! [wpvideo YCfusiys]

Tales from the Trail: More Monica!

“Did you hear from Monica?” “Did you tell Monica about our plan yet?” “Did she see our video yet?” “Does Monica have snow yet?” It seems like a day doesn’t go by without someone in my class asking about Monica.  (The Brady Bunch episode where the other two sisters complain about “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia” goes …

The Iditarod Games

[wpvideo 4yzAbBN7] What a sendoff!  The teachers, administrators, support staff, and students kicked it into high gear as they sent me on my way to Alaska.  To begin the day, I saw all staff in T-Shirts with my picture on it.  It was overwhelming. At the end of the school day there was a Pep …