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Families welcome Japanese students

...JSD teachers regularly travel to Nishiokoppe to keep the program going.Roters, who is also an Auke Bay elementary school teacher, is this year's volunteer for the exchange program and will travel with his four children and wife to teach...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/families-welcome-japanese-students
Local
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...decision, though she was not alone in lamenting there was not a quicker reaction to the complaint from Harborview Elementary School teacher Shgen George in August. George discovered the books when settling into her classroom before the school year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
In Alaska, a distinct feel to getting out the vote

...with the volunteers, with the offices open in Fairbanks, in Wasilla, in Kenai."Rebecca Kasten, a retired elementary school teacher, is one of Sullivan's campaign volunteers. She was drawn to Sullivan by his service - he is a lieutenant...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/alaska-distinct-feel-getting-out-vote
State
Teacher faces fallout from pot confession

A Juneau elementary school teacher is facing both backlash and support from parents and community members after admitting he smokes marijuanaAdam Berkey, a fifth...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/teacher-faces-fallout-pot-confession
Local
Summer Hikes: Part I

...to Riley (a 17 year old high school senior and varsity basketball player from Wisconsin), and Jimmy (an elementary school teacher from Kalispell, Montana). Jimmy is a veteran of long mountain hikes, and he kept us enthralled with tales...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-24/summer-hikes-part-i
Letter: Invest in the future by reading to your kids

...early brain development effects them for the rest of their life. As a parent of five and spouse of a former elementary school teacher and librarian, I've long recognized what early childhood advocates have worked so hard to promote: A strong...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-07-10/letter-invest-future-reading-your-kid
Letters
Photo: Beach Day

Glacier Valley Elementary School teacher Carly Sigler poses with her kindergarten class in front of Shaman Island on Douglas Island on Thursday. Three of the school's kindergarten classes made the field trip to study the intertidal zone.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-16/photo-beach-day
Local
Juneau schools look to cut $4.8M

...Teachers teach children to read, and they have their own ways of doing that," added Karen Doxey, a Riverbend Elementary School teacher.Gelbrich defended the cost by pointing to a different number: the percentage of students who are not meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/juneau-schools-look-cut-48m
State | Local
Hearthside Books sells to local teacher

...the business, Hearthside Books owners Susan Hickey and Debbie Reifenstein found a taker - former Riverbend Elementary School teacher Brenda Weaver.Weaver, who taught in Juneau for 18 years and has lived in the city for 20, said the opportunity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-13/hearthside-books-sells-local-teacher
Local
Some Juneau teachers cutting back hours

...The job that we do is nearly impossible in the time we are paid to do it," one email from a Riverbend Elementary School teacher read. "Many of my colleagues and I do hours and hours of work beyond what we get paid for on a daily basis...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-03/some-juneau-teachers-cutting-back-hours
Local

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