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Photos: Giant puppets and bunny for their Giant Puppet Project performance at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School on Wednesday. Students in art teacher Miah Lager's class worked with local artist MK MacNaughton on the project.
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...
JDHS Art Club thanks the Juneau community

...student-made parting ceramics gift.Thanks to all these generous efforts and donations, the JDHS Art Program will receive a new piece of equipment to help sustain safe, effective ceramics classes for years to come.Heather RidgwayJDHS Art teacher
Digital art contest honors former teacher Jan Neimeyer

...Alaska, Enhanced Photo, Make Me Laugh, and Tell a Story.The contest was organized in memory of influential local art teacher Jan Neimeyer, who died in August 2013, and was modeled on a statewide digital media arts contest, also called iDida...
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...
JDHS art club to host art auction and party

...and Annie Kaill's Gallery, and closed bids are available at Alaska Robotics. For more information, contact JDHS art teacher Heather Ridgway at
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...
Show will highlight the best of Alaska arts

...High School, will receive the Governor's Awards for Arts Education. Any one who was particularly inspired by an arts teacher knows this can be a critical turning point in a young life, and Mr. Matz has clearly touched many lives. His former...
TMHS students honored

...her peers finish their math homework. She has a passion for literature and art, and hopes to someday be a language arts teacher."Mary Landes, freshman, nominated by Ms. PasterisPasteris said: "This year, I have had the pleasure to teach...
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...have the power," Adams said.The DHMS group coined the phrase "LLB," which stands for "looks like bullying." Art teacher Miah Lager said the phrase helps to empower students to stand up for bullied peers instead of feeling embarrassed. Adams...


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