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Floor set for charter school budget

...intended to help cover the higher retirement fund payments, Superintendent Peggy Cowan said. School Board member Bob Van Slyke said the charter school's state funding is increased for services, such as special ed, that it doesn't provide...
Approve school bonds

...with an excellent state bonded debt reimbursement rate as well as historically low interest rates. Please join me in voting "Yes" on Propositions 1 and 2. If you have questions, please call me or other board members. Bob Van Slyke Juneau
Special election showed it was cost vs. need

...hasn't decided whether to commission another survey, Mayor Bruce Botelho said Friday. Juneau School Board member Bob Van Slyke said the board should have time to provide the public with information about options before they are polled. The focus...
School Board reconsiders adding three counselors

...prevent dropouts by paying close attention to students' academic and social needs, she said. School Board member Bob Van Slyke said Tuesday he wasn't sure how it would "go across" for the board to do something different with the funds than...
Board presents two options for high school

...provided at a new Valley high school even though it may not have a full-scale auditorium. Facilities Committee Chairman Bob Van Slyke said the major difference in school programs is the Valley school would not have a machine shop or automotive shop...
Study: Funding more favorable for new school the city can give schools. The city would be able to give about $237,000 more. School Board Vice President Bob Van Slyke said the board has "a good deal of confidence" in the study. Regarding the comparison of state funds with operating...
Committee nixes 1% sales tax

...Merrill Sanford said of the School Board. "And they've done a great job for us." School Board Vice President Bob Van Slyke said that if a bond measure for a Valley high school failed, the board would place the project on its list of future...
Business reactions to ballot vary

...population and questioned school officials about the need for a second high school. Juneau School Board Vice President Bob Van Slyke said birth rates are cyclical and he thinks Juneau is going increase in population. "I'm not convinced the rate...
Morris, Van Slyke file for school board

Bob Van Slyke and Julie Morris submitted their names as candidates for Juneau School Board this afternoon. Morris, a special assistant to the...
Four file for School Board seats

Bob Van Slyke, Julie Morris, Steve Kikendall and Jeremy Kerr have submitted their names as candidates for the Juneau School Board. A Juneau-Douglas...


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