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JSD, airport staff ask for millions

...projects and a request for $1.3 million to start.The district has long been mulling a renovation of the Marie Drake building that houses Montessori Borealis and Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School. Also on the list is a gym bleacher replacement...
JSD: We can't afford only one high school

...of 850, would not be able to accommodate everyone. It would take both Juneau-Douglas High School and the Marie Drake building to house all students, displacing the programs currently using Marie Drake, including Yakoosge Daakahidi, Montessori...
Phone call sends schools into 'stay put' mode again

...m. to 1:40 p.m. Monday after receiving a suspicious phone call. Juneau-Douglas High School and the Marie Drake building also went into stay-put mode as a precautionary measure. A message from administrators, emailed and delivered...
School board OKs special election

...Juneau Assembly, voters will be asked whether to approve a bond issue of $20 million for renovations to the Marie Drake building, which houses Montessori Borealis and Yakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School, and $1 million for repairs to...
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation the House for committee hearings and, eventually, a floor vote.As someone who spends every day in the Marie Drake building, Garot said her top fix would be to make it a place kids are proud of - especially since the building serves the...
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More Montessori in Juneau

...children's house and some partial scholarships are available.Montessori Borealis will remain in its place at the Marie Drake building on Glacier Avenue. Students will be registered directly with Montessori Borealis Public School, rather than through...
Juneau's future mapped out

...for the center.Montessori Borealis also has plans to expand into a preschool and kindergarten center at the Marie Drake Building, which will be renovated using money from a CBJ insurance settlement.Local WorkforcePreparing youths and young...
My Turn: Merging high schools is in students' best interests

...options and bring it to the community, as was done before. There is the $20 million plan to renovate the Marie Drake building, which JDHS used for years to help fit all the students into one school. Now is the time to discuss what is going...
Juneau School District may have missed deadline for state help on Marie Drake construction

...meeting on April 21 to request a special election to vote on a school construction bond for the renovation of the Marie Drake building, housing Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School and Montessori Borealis school. The district and school board...
JSD hopes to beat deadline with $20M bond

...would be reimbursed up to 50 percent.The estimated $20 million school bond would cover renovations to the Marie Drake building, which houses Montessori Borealis and Yakoosge Daakahidi High School, and repairs to Juneau-Douglas High School...


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