Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...with children her entire life, helping them learn new skills that are essential in life. She teaches at Auke Bay Elementary School in the Developmental Communications Program for students in grades K-3.How many years have you been teaching...
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

Auke Bay Elementary School second grade teacher Allie Smith's students play games, measure snow and watch for seasonal changes in the outdoors. The other...
Auke Bay to merge the old with the new

...businesses along a proposed back road would potentially expand the city center near DeHart's convenience store.Auke Bay Elementary School is also looking at potential improvements, including a bronze bear statue to greet students as they arrive on...
My Turn: Juneau's best elementary school is ...

...close or ambiguous - that was not the case. Auke Bay Elementary School was the clear winner by a mile, having the highest...have some solid performers. And finally, Auke Bay elementary school is very strong academically, and must be doing something...
Waa sa iyatee?

...said.Ellen Story, Mallory's sister, attended a recent workshop. She's a special education teacher at Auke Bay Elementary School and has taught some of the language in her classes and morning meetings.Workshop attendee Kevin Koenig, 26...
Home grown talent for school children. In Juneau, JAMM began at Glacier Valley and has now expanded to Riverbend and Auke Bay elementary schools, engaging hundreds of local students. Read more at
Arts benefactor donates $100K

...children during and after school. The program serves close to 500 students at Glacier Valley, Riverbend and Auke Bay elementary schools.Maas and his wife, Kathy, have been integral members of Juneau's arts scene for decades. Maas was one of...
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Spreading JAMM

...district, Heagy said.JAMM is in its fifth year and has expanded from Glacier Valley to include Riverbend and Auke Bay elementary schools. It has also expanded from Kindergarten to upper-level programs.Further, it is more than just violins...
Juneau schools improve district-wide and to intervene in a way that's meaningful to them?"The highest ASPI score in the district is at Auke Bay Elementary School, which earned a 93.91 out of 100. No JSD school has a five-star rating. Only 52 of 503 Alaska schools earned...
June indictments: Grand theft auto, assault and drugs

...charged with third-degree criminal mischief and first-degree vehicle theft for damaging the property of Auke Bay Elementary School and stealing a car on Dec. 27. Those are class "C" felonies that can be punishable by up to five years in prison...


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