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My Turn: Candidate questions to consider

...zoning variance?SchoolsOur school population has dramatically decreased over the past 15 years. Today, there are 4,800 students attending school in Juneau - a 16 percent decline. Our high schools have suffered a 24 percent decline during the same...
My Turn: Where have all Juneau's children gone?

...different but the magnitude of the change was startling. At the end of the 1990s, JDHS enrollment was approaching 1,800 students with about 70 teachers. Today, JDHS enrollment is 670 students and Thunder Mountain has 692 students. The combined...
A new world of education

...the game they were, how engaging it was.Graham and her Ed-Tech students have been studying just this.More than 800 students from sixth through 12th grade participated in the Minecraft-'Giver' project last semester, including Imel's classes...
Police ID victim of Oregon shooting as 14-year-old

...statement mourning the loss of one of its students.Reynolds is the second-largest high school in Oregon, with about 2,800 students. The school is about 15 miles from Portland and its students come from several communities.During the evacuation...
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No bonds for new school

...the one currently funded? The current design calls for a core area for 1,500 students and classroom space for about 800 students. "As the student population grows, more classrooms can be added cost-effectively." This seems like a wise way...
Absentee voting now underway to accommodate about 1,050 students. Without additional funding, the school will have a capacity of about 800 students. Julia O'Malley can be reached at . | | |
Vote 'Yes' on 1 and 2

...capability for the entire school district. If Proposition 1 is rejected, the school would open with capacity for only 800 students. If we have any student population growth and could convince some of our dropouts to return, both JDHS and the new...
My Turn: Finish the job - with facts

...been secured. Passage of Proposition 1 will finish the job by increasing classroom capacity from the current design of 800 students to 1,100 students, not 1,500. If you want confirmation of the 1,100 enrollment capacity, call a school board...
Disagrees with School Board

...offered by a school of that size. The current board seems determined to provide for two small high schools of 700 to 800 students each no matter what, apparently viewing that to be a panacea for the educational ills in this district. Following...
My Turn: Family landlocked in an overstressed school system

...will go down." What does that mean? Where else do these kids go? There is only one lunch time scheduled for the 1,800 students and too many kids crammed into a classroom expected to learn under these circumstances. My daughter couldn't get...


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