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Floyd Manuel Kookesh

...Central Council (2010); Mayor of Angoon, AK (1994-1996 and 1999-2002); Advisory School Board Member for Chatham School District (1994-2002); Chairman of the Angoon Indian Education Program (1978-2002); and Juneau Delegate of Tlingit...
Tenakee Springs struggles to keep small school open

...with seven employees - all part-time except for the teacher, who is a full-time employee and tenured with Chatham School District. The peopleChris and Darius Mannino first visited Tenakee in 1996 when they were both in their mid-20s. They...
Board votes to close Tenakee Springs school

...will not open for the 2013-14 school year. The Chatham School District board voted Tuesday 4-1 to close the unit and the other unit is unfinished.The Chatham School District has another school with enrollment that hovers...
Tenakee school on the chopping block

...has low enrollment for more than three years.If Tenakee were to remain open for the 2013-14 school year, Chatham School District would have to fund the gap. Superintendent Dr. Scott Butterfield said that's not a likely scenario."Our...
Grant promotes career counseling in villages

...especially smaller schools, do not have a career counselor like we do at Juneau-Douglas High School." The Chatham School District - serving Angoon, Gustavus, Klukwan and Tenakee Springs - valued career counseling so much that it recently...
Rural schools look to online courses meet the standards as outlined by the state," said Connie A. Newman, superintendent of the four-site Chatham School District, which stretches over 32,000 square miles. The federal No Child Left Behind Act requires schools to use teachers...
Neighbors mailbox

...showing they do care for the children and that they did support the mission statement that is in place for the Chatham School District. Angoon High School used to be the strongest school in the district, but now it is on the bottom of the list...
Three may be ousted in Chatham recall vote

...The board members who were being recalled were from Angoon and Tenakee Springs. The six rural communities in Chatham School District received 570 ballots for qualified voters, said Lori Wilson, state elections coordinator. As of Monday, 195...
Recall vote for Chatham School Board members set for Nov. 20

...glitch in the signature gathering, petitioners seeking to recall three members of the Board of Education in the Chatham School District have succeeded in setting a special election for Nov. 20. Sound off on the important issues at Some Angoon and...
My Turn: The current system allows false innuendo

...desire to require some form of qualification to be hired by Chatham School District. A concern that the school did not implement an evaluation...Cortez-Rucker is a resident of Angoon and superintendent of the Chatham School District.


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