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Montessori Borealis itches for growth

...teachers.The process to grow to "small school" designation would be step by step and take four years. The Marie Drake building, which currently holds the program, would still house the larger school. The building is facing a renovation in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-16/montessori-borealis-itches-growth
Local
Retro sci-fi movie series continues with 'Galaxy Quest'

...support of the planetarium's continued operation.The planetarium is located downtown on Glacier Highway in the Marie Drake Building, between Harborview and Juneau-Douglas High School. When it opened in 1967, it was the first planetarium in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/retro-sci-fi-movie-series-continues-galax
Art
Montessori Borealis, alternative high school start new school year with new principal

...Garot was leading first-day-of-school introductions at the alternative high school, also housed in the Marie Drake building. She told the approximately 60 students at the meeting about the Montessori school's Wisdom Day ceremony."At...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-21/montessori-borealis-alternative-high-sc
Local
School board holds first 2012-13 meeting

...School and Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, upgrades to career technology facilities, and an overhaul of the Marie Drake Building, among others.Sean O'Brien was the only school board member not participating in the meeting. Andrea Story, the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-15/school-board-holds-first-2012-13-meetin
Local
Future student count key to school debate

...The school district also uses much of the Marie Drake building, a former middle school next to JDHS, for high school...The district doesn't have firm plans for the Marie Drake building, but has considered using it as a stand-alone small...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051904/loc_highschool.shtml
News
If ballot measure passes, what next?

...opponents of the Dimond Park high school have suggested the unspent bond money should be used to renovate the Marie Drake building next to JDHS and make it part of the school. Ken Koelsch, a former Juneau Assembly member and a retired JDHS teacher...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052004/loc_ballot.shtml
News
A 'yes' vote would allow the city to correct flaws

...proposed high school is that nothing will be done at all. Juneau-Douglas High School spills over into the aging Marie Drake building, which needs renovation if it is to be a permanent part of the school. And all involved in the issue must set aside...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052304/opi_yesvote.shtml
Opinion
New high school means more crowded classes

...originally designed (which includes the auditorium - now removed from the calculation). When the adjacent (old Marie Drake) buildings are included, we could actually grow the population without meeting capacity. We have just spent many millions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052304/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
More ballots, same result

...overcrowded. The school district has used the Marie Drake building, next to JDHS, as an annex to the high school. The Marie Drake building is in need of renovation. District officials expected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053004/loc_ballots.shtml
News
Board to look at new school, Drake rebuild

...renovating and expanding the Marie Drake building next to Juneau-Douglas High...enrollments. Even with the Marie Drake building as part of JDHS, the school overall is at capacity and the Drake building is shabby and over capacity...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061304/loc_newschool.shtml
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