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Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...community. What grade level and subjects do you teach? I am the physical education teacher at Mendenhall River Community School. This is my fourth year teaching PE, grades K-5. I also teach small reading groups in the afternoons. Prior...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/educator-spotlight-sunshine-winn
Neighbors
Assembly approves 'hybrid' pool board

...24,982,600 for general operations and $770,000 for student activities funding, pupil transportation and community schools.The Assembly may still alter its funding of the school district general fund depending on state funding for education...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/assembly-approves-hybrid-pool-board
Local
Riverbend seeks help to 'grow good'

...benefit so many families.Outside of recess, playground users include RALLY students, summer school students, community schools users and kids from around the neighborhood.The fundraising project has garnered attention from across the community...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-21/riverbend-seeks-help-grow-good
Local
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...needed to say it."Also at the top of the district's list of school projects are renovations to Mendenhall River Community School, which has racked up 144 deferred maintenance items. Fixing them all would cost an estimated $22 million. Some...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/bill-would-halt-marie-drake-renovation
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau schools may get their wish from CBJ

...the money, $565,000 would actually go toward activities and the rest would pay for transportation expenses and community school allocations.About $200,000 of the city's activities contribution would come from sales tax revenue, which...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-02/juneau-schools-may-get-their-wish-cbj
Local
Photo: Cabinet meeting

Gov. Bill Walker meets with students in teacher Ann Marshall's third-grade class at Faith Community School in his conference room at the Capitol on Monday. Rep. Cathy Munoz, left, supervised the visit because her son, Matthew, right...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-31/photo-cabinet-meeting
Local
Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...in their independence and improvement in overall quality of life. What inspires you? I am always inspired by communities, schools and families surrounding and supporting children to be the best they can be and reach their potential. I am probably...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-29/educator-spotlight-jenna-wiersma
Neighbors
Help us find our missing camera

...Rebecca Watts,Gastineau Community School ??? To the individual who...Watts' classroom at Gastineau Community School in Douglas.Our classroom has...through the mail to Gastineau Community School.The scientists in Ms. Watts...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-01/help-us-find-our-missing-camera
Letters
The bronze whale isn't gobbling up schools' funding

...they submitted to CBJ included a hopeful $565,000 for student activities. That money goes toward programs like Community Schools, JAMM, high school activities and a few others. So, there it is. If you're mad about school funding, make...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2015-04-09/bronze-whale-isnt
Juneau School District's anti-bullying programs

Elementary schoolMendenhall River Community School, Auke Bay, Gastineau, Riverbend? "Second Step" - Problem-solving skills, identifying feelings, handling negative feelings...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-08
Local

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