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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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