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Police: Armed man threatens officers outside school

...School Tuesday morning, and got into an argument with school staff before leaving the school.Anchorage School District spokeswoman Heidi Embley said the man's wife told staff members her husband had a gun.School resource officers confronted...
Muslim group doesn't fault school, police for detention

...the device shows a carrying case containing a circuit board and power supply wired to a digital display.School district spokeswoman Lesley Weaver did not return a call for comment Thursday but previously said school administrators followed district...
Nation and World
Outcry after Muslim teen is detained over homemade clock

...We've been here in his house for more than 30 years."Ahmed said he was suspended until Thursday.School district spokeswoman Lesley Weaver declined to confirm the suspension, citing privacy laws. Weaver insisted school officials were...
Nation and World
Alaska schools see teacher shortage as school year looms

...still open, but 52 support staff positions remained vacant, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.School district spokeswoman Sharice Walker said unfilled support staff positions range from school nurses to kitchen workers. She said the...
Alaska has latest school start time in nation

...m. are middle or high schools. Just more than two-thirds of the district's schools start at that time.District spokeswoman Sharice Walker said the district staggers its start times to maximize the efficiency of its bus system. The district...
Mat-Su school district facing fiscal pressures

...year increased by more than 800 students, to more than 14,400, according to preliminary counts supplied by district spokeswoman Kim Floyd. Enrollment dropped at the state's other large districts in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Despite the...
Alaska Digest

...Middle School in Anchorage were locked Wednesday after officials received a report that a student had a gun. School district spokeswoman Heidi Embley says school resource officers and security - including some from the adjoining West High School...
District calls sessions to plan new curriculum

...losing valuable class time during the Monday meetings, JDHS students will work through lunch, Susan Christianson, district spokeswoman, said. Students will be allowed to eat sack lunches in class, and the district plans to make snacks available...
Cost of rural education not as high as once thought

...a rating of 1.1 "We're not quite sure how that is. We're a combined rural-urban district," Mat-Su district spokeswoman Kim Floyd said Thursday. She said the district could lose several million dollars if the new cost-differential...
Teen arrested in locked-down Anchorage school

...of the rooms were locked down. Go figure," Parker said.The lockdown lasted 20 to 25 minutes, said school district spokeswoman Heidi Embley.Parker said no students were ever in danger."The system for locking down and flooding the school...


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