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School choice talk turns into ideological debate

...really is make sure we're supporting the local public schools we have, the neighborhood schools and the local community schools first, and then making sure we have viable alternatives available for public charter schools and boarding schools...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/school-choice-talk-turns-ideological-de
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Help first lady Donna Walker put the "unity" in community

...to make this a better state for ourselves and our children.? Donna Walker is married to Gov. Bill Walker. She is a mother, grandmother, attorney and businesswoman who has served in many community, school and church volunteer roles.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-23/my-turn-help-first-lady-donna-walker-
Opinion
JSD awards the champions of Battle of the Books

...Gastineau Elementary; Kaye Peters, Glacier Valley; Julie Leary, Harborview Elementary; Kris Coffee, Mendenhall Community School and Carolyn Kelley, Riverbend Elementary. Rebecca Stenson coached students at Montessori Borealis School.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-22/jsd-awards-champions-battle-books
Neighbors
Puppets take to the classrooms

...Giant Puppet Project brought their vision from the streets to the schools this week. Students at Mendenhall River Community School worked with Daniel Polnau, Patty Mitchell and Robert Lockheed to create person-sized - and bigger - puppets out...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-26/puppets-take-classrooms
Local
Photos: Puppet project

Kindergarten students at Mendenhall River Community School sketch their favorite animals for a life-size puppet.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/photos-puppet-project
Neighbors
Thanks for supporting science fair garage sale

...acknowledge: Heritage Coffee for coffee; Alaskan Dames Consignment Shop for high quality clothing donations; Juneau Community Schools for use of the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons; Joann Rieselbach, who chaired the committee, and Cathy...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-01/thanks-supporting-science-fair-gara
Neighbors
Learn about SE birds through Community Schools course

...Society, through the Juneau Community Schools, will offer a Beginning Birder...be done online at the Juneau Community School site (find it by searching for "Juneau Community School"). Class size is limited...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/learn-about-se-birds-through-communi
Outdoors
Increased cigarette tax to get public hearing

...meeting are:? An ordinance appropriating funds for school district facilities renovation and repair for Gastineau Community School from an insurance settlement.? An ordinance to change the remote subdivisions area map for Hidden Valley Tract B in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-14/%E2%80%A2-tax-pack-will-climb-1-3-%E2%8
Local
Students learn about tribal traditions

...cultural luncheon showcasing art and notebooks filled with research. Fourth and fifth-graders at Mendenhall River Community School have spent the last three weeks creating native dolls and dioramas detailing specific native tribes in each Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/students-learn-about-tribal-traditions
Local
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

...This segment profiles Gastineau Community School Kindergarten teacher Elisabeth...taught kindergarten at Gastineau Community School. Tell us about your educational...important. I love being a part of a community school and have found that I have been...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/educator-spotlight-elisabeth-hauser
Neighbors

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