RV park fills a fun, quirky Denali niche

...National Park. "The thrill of his face. How much more fun or reward could you get?"Sampson is a retired elementary school teacher, and he has a lot of fun interacting with the visitors.Although the RV Park is in an overall scenic spot...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Summer Hikes: Part I 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...
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...
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