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A good crop of candidates

...other Assembly candidates, Mary Becker and Karen Crane, were incumbents who ran unopposed. School board candidates Barbara Thurston and Lisa Worl also ran unopposed.CBJ deputy clerk Beth McEwen said the number of candidates this year is about...
Board bumps superintendent pay to $162K

...onboard in 2009.The board superintendent search committee - board members Sean O'Brien, Destiny Sergeant and Barbara Thurston - met earlier that day and decided on the range of $160,000 for the salary, based on superintendent search firm...
School board restores 16 jobs

...15 million budget deficit projected for the next two years.During debates Tuesday night, school board member Barbara Thurston suggested $300,000 of the new state money be set aside - $200,000 for future curricula and the rest for administrative...
Riverbend Elementary School gets new boss from Haines

...attractive."A superintendent search committee will include board members Sean O'Brien, Destiny Sergeant and Barbara Thurston. The committee will discuss the salary in more detail and decide on a realistic number before publishing it in job...
Board picks firm for superintendent search

...going on around the state and they're very involved in those," board member Phyllis Carlson said.Board member Barbara Thurston agreed that although "they're the ones we've used in the past and the ones we have connections with," they're...
Juneau School Board to reconsider travel ban

...promised Tuesday to consider an alternative plan to banning middle school sports travel if certain conditions are met.Barbara Thurston introduced the idea during the final segment of a meeting that had already lasted over five hours, so little time...
Election results certified, Troll wins

...incumbents Mary Becker and Karen Crane were both re-elected after running unopposed, and current school board members Barbara Thurston and Lillian "Lisa" Worl also were elected without a challenger.It marked Worl's first nod of public approval...
Students vet Assembly, School Board candidates

...candidates Mary Becker, Karen Crane, Kate Troll and Bill Peters. The two school board members up for reelection, Barbara Thurston and Lisa Worl also fielded questions from students."City races are so important for things that affect our lives...
Results favor Troll in areawide race

...Assembly members Mary Becker and Karen Crane ran unopposed.Current school board members Lillian "Lisa" Worl and Barbara Thurston stopped by City Hall Tuesday to watch the votes come in despite both running unopposed."Over the last few years...
District sticks with teacher cuts

...committee's recommendations, but to consider the community input before deciding on a final budget. School board member Barbara Thurston said she hasn't been convinced by parents or teachers that keeping PTR down will increase student achievement...


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