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Annual Jan Neimeyer iDIDA contest open through Dec. 1

...Community Foundation's Jan Neimeyer Memorial Fund.It was organized in memory of Neimeyer, an influential local art teacher who died in August 2013, and was modeled on a statewide digital media arts contest, also called iDida, organized...
JAHC names Mayor's Awards for the Arts recipients

...Ballroom Dancers for 3rd through 5th graders.? Arts in Education: Heather Ridgway, artist and Juneau School District arts teacher. Ridgway heads Art Club at Juneau Douglas High School and coordinates the JSD participation in the annual Art Fest...
Teaching formline

...designed for students in grades 5-8, was introduced to teachers from around the state Monday by Juneau School District art teacher Nancy Lehnhart during the 10th annual Basic Arts Institute at the University of Alaska Southeast on Monday.Packaged...
Artist's marine debris headed to US Capitol

...from Alaska has been used as the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, also called the People's Tree.Dillard, a retired art teacher from Kodiak High School, makes fish-shaped ornaments entirely out of marine debris."I was really tickled. I was...
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...know and learning from them what I don't know. They are my inspiration. Another inspiration for me is our late TMHS arts teacher, Jan Neimeyer. Teaching digital arts after Jan is a huge responsibility: the atmosphere Jan created here, in the...
Congrats, grads!

...with fellow board member Lisa Worl. Worl's daughter, Miranda Worl, also graduated Sunday.Beloved TMHS culinary arts teacher Patrick Roach passed on some life lessons to the new graduates."I, too, first arrived at Thunder Mountain four...
Juneau welcomes nine new Americans

...American dream in some way."He called becoming a citizen "the crown" of that dream.Mimi Medenica, a retired Juneau art teacher, said the path to citizenship was "a very long journey and a very difficult journey" for her husband. But it was...
Juneau's Elks Lodge cooks up a Big surprise for young chefs

...loves to eat. Tullis and Brice eat together at Pel'meni downtown regularly.Thunder Mountain High School culinary arts teacher Patrick Roach has volunteered at the bi-annual event for the last four years and always chooses a fun and challenging...
A big night in the arts

...has previously been honored with the BP Teacher of Excellence (2002) and the Alaska Art Education Association's Art Teacher of the Year (2006 and 2014).In an interview with the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, conducted in 2010 when...
Kids create school lunch menus

...the suggested menus, Henry and a team of judges, including food services director Madonna Brock and Kayhi culinary arts teacher Doug Edwards, decided on three finalists based on creativity and poster presentation. The finalist with the most student...


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