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Thanks for keeping Gastineau Community School fed

...members for the most generous monetary gift to the Gastineau Community School's breakfast program. Rest assured, the funds will be most...coordinator, Douglas United Methodist Church and Gastineau Community School Breakfast Program

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/thanks-keeping-gastineau-community-
Neighbors
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
Photo: Native studies

Fourth-graders Cedar Johnson, left, and Taryn Wright look at dolls dressed in traditional Tlingit blankets Wednesday at Mendenhall River Community School. A cultural celebration luncheon was held between three fourth-grade classes that studied the Native people of Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/photo-native-studies
Local
Slam dunk against bullying and drugs

...Juneau this week for tricks, tournaments and some life lessons on staying off drugs and in school. Mendenhall River Community School and Riverbend Elementary held assemblies on bullying and drug-use prevention, which kicked off Sunday night at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-16/slam-dunk-against-bullying-and-drugs
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
Teacher feels ostracized for pot confession

Mendenhall River Community School fifth grade teacher Adam Berkey, who confessed to marijuana use last month, says he and his wife have felt ostracized in the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/teacher-feels-ostracized-pot-confession
Local
Teacher faces fallout from pot confession

...and community members after admitting he smokes marijuanaAdam Berkey, a fifth grade teacher at Mendenhall River Community School who possesses a medical marijuana license, published a My Turn column Wednesday in the Empire that describes his...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/teacher-faces-fallout-pot-confession
Local
Juneau educators train in the art of teaching

...narrow it down to a handful of the most important points for each school's individual needs.Mendenhall River Community School Principal Kathryn Milliron said the strategy of "noticing when students are not engaged" is the most important...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/juneau-educators-train-art-teaching
Local
JSD may remove offending books

...Visit. James likened having these inaccurate depictions of his family's experiences to salt in a wound.Gastineau Community School Principal Brenda Edwards told the committee that despite her Native Alaskan heritage, she hadn't experienced the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/jsd-may-remove-offending-books
Local
Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

...reported.Miller suggested there will be upgrades to transportation safety at both Gastineau Community School and Mendenhall River Community School, with construction "nearly promised" on Douglas Highway during the 2015 or 2016 construction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/budget-biggest-issue-school-board-meeti
Local

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