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Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...into the pot.During the September Juneau School Board meeting, Juneau School District Director of Administration David Means presented to the board completed projects with leftover money and options for those funds. An improvement project at...
Big push for STEM

...dollar figure for how much it would eat into the school district's budget.JSB Director of Administrative Services David Means estimated a STEM elementary school in the capital city would be an investment of $140,000 to $350,000. The numbers...
Fewer kids, less funding budget was adjusted, however, in anticipation of a possible loss, according to JSD Director of Administration David Means."I think in this community here there's some issues," Means said regarding the steady trend of student loss...
The gridiron grind begins

...they can rest my big guys. Everybody on the team will be playing somewhere."JSD director of administrative services David Means said school debt is an ongoing problem."It goes back many years ago," Means said. "They have been reducing the...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...the district website.During the board's work session before the regular meeting, JSD Director of Administration David Means began digging into the work that will need to be done for the FY17 budget.The board is considering the adoption of...
JSD lets go of 3 teachers

...including cutting teaching positions and upping the pupil-to-teacher ratio.Director of Administrative Services David Means told the Empire in April that after years of shortfalls and cuts, "the alternatives have been cut away; we don't...
Putting its money where its mouth is

...Assembly's action last night, the district is in a much better position for next year," JSD Director of Administration David Means said. "The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee voted to fund the district an additional $500,000 for this current school...
School board OKs special election

...President Phyllis Carlson acknowledged that it's "amazing how easily (something) can become a back-burner topic."David Means, director of administrative services for the Juneau School District, informed the board that the latest conceptual...
JSD's budget plan matches Legislature's spending

...accident," Miller said. "We spent a lot of time watching what was going on closely."JSD Director of Administration David Means confirmed that the budget adopted on May 12 matches the state's funding for FY16. "We assumed some state funding...
JSD: We can't afford only one high school

...revenue would be greater than the cost savings of shutting down the school."JSD Administrative Services Director David Means provided a spreadsheet to "show the work" behind the $301,000 amount.The numbers are administratively prepared...


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