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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
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
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
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
UAF student helps wounded warriors

...Gold Award - the equivalent of an Eagle Scout for Girl Scouts.Garbett, who is studying at UAF to become an elementary school teacher, is also starting a job helping out after school at Hunter Elementary."Doing community service is ingrained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-04/uaf-student-helps-wounded-warriors
State
Deering & Deering

...That's just the kind of girl she was," said Joan, who left Lahna with trusted family friends, Lahna's elementary school teacher Patty Spencer and her husband.Lahna joined Joan in Portland later, and after completing culinary school Joan...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-01/deering-deering
Art
UAS Sitka offers teacher workshop to get kids excited about science

...increase science literacy and build a workforce of marine and aquaculture professionals from within Alaska.Elementary school teachers will learn how to inspire kids to think about science in new ways, and they will learn ways to make science...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-04-05/uas-sitka-offers-teacher-workshop-ge
Outdoors
Man sentenced for sea otter kills

...Little did we suspect it was the U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials trying to entrap us," Bishop, a former elementary school teacher, said.When agents showed up at her house with a search warrant on Oct. 1, 2008, they didn't inform her...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-18/man-sentenced-sea-otter-kills
Local
New students, new principals get set

...who did her administrative internship at Dryden, will fill Milliron's old job. Karen MacDonald, a former elementary school teacher in Anchorage, is principal at the 450-student Mendenhall River Community School. And Laury Scandling, who...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082701/Loc_school.shtml
Local

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