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High school renovation is close to completion

Juneau-Douglas High School, in the midst of major renovations, should be ready for students when classes start next Wednesday, but some work will continue after school or on the weekends, city and school officials said. "We'll be operable and substantially complete," city project architect Gary Gillette said of JDHS on Wednesday. "In some cases, there may not be carpet on the floor. They'll just wait for a long weekend, pull out the furniture and carpet it." JDHS Principal Deb Morse said some classrooms' furnishings haven't been moved in yet, but will be by the start of school. The nurse's office and a computer-assisted drafting room won't be ready until a few days after school starts, but other rooms have been prepared for those functions, she said.
The extra costs of another school

Erik Lundquist, chairman of the science department at Juneau-Douglas High School, thinks a second high school is a good idea, but he wants to know the school district can afford...


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