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Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...school districts - an alternative they find unacceptable.They want him to be with the children with whom he attended elementary school."The connection with home community is extremely important for children with disabilities for the familiarity...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/parents-want-son-down-syndro
Nation and World
Big push for STEM

...before the board, they proposed creating the first elementary school in Alaska focused on science, technology, engineering...Administrative Services David Means estimated a STEM elementary school in the capital city would be an investment of $140...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/big-push-stem
Local
Equipment stolen from Anchorage elementary school

...ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage School District says an elementary school has been broken into only days after reports of vandalism...High School.KTVA-TV reports that Rabbit Creek Elementary School discovered a break-in at one of its classrooms...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/equipment-stolen-anchorage-elementary-s
State
Local Sports Calendar for August 20

...Saturday, August 22 at 9 a.m. at the Riverbend elementary School Covered Playground. Pre-registration is at Foggy...Race Against Cancer (Empire Cup Race) at Riverbend elementary School Covered Playground; 5K run or 2-mile walk. Fundraiser...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-20/local-sports-calendar-august-20
Sports
Photos: Rhythmic recess

...First-graders Alera Miller, left, and Kristyanna Lohrey play on new musical playground equipment at Mendenhall River Elementary School on Monday. The equipment was paid for by a combination of the school's parent teacher organization, and the school's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/photos-rythmic-recess
Local
What's out there for the kids?

...especially for kids above elementary school age. The disappearance of SAGA...to focus mostly on kids of an elementary school age, Neary said. Increasing...junior ranger program aimed at elementary school-aged cruise ship passengers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors
STEM charter school seeks to break down barriers, open doors to disadvantaged

...getting his classroom at Auke Bay Elementary School ready for his new group of students...working to create the first elementary school in Alaska focused on science...operate out of an already existing elementary school in JSD, preferably in the Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/stem-charter-school-seeks-breakdown-bar
Local
Death Notice: Michael Arasmi

...was a beloved custodian with the Juneau School District, working at Juneau-Douglas High School, Glacier Valley Elementary School and most recently Floyd Dryden Middle School. He retired in May 2015. In the past he worked floor covering, construction...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2015-08-14/death-notice-michael-arasmi
Death Notices
Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...be easy, but Juneau has the best corner people in the world.Over 400 runners and walkers filled the Riverbend Elementary School covered playground area on Saturday, spilled out into Dimond Park and overflowed along the blustery Kaxdigoowu Heen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-23/look-out-cancer-juneau-roll-and-walk-a
Sports
Local sports calendar for Aug. 16

...Saturday, August 22RUNNINGHome, 9 a.m., Beat the Odds - A Race Against Cancer (Empire Cup Race) at Riverbend elementary School Covered Playground; 5K run or 2-mile walk. Fundraiser for cancer awareness. Contact Ruth Johnson at 796-2273...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-16/local-sports-calendar-aug-16
Sports

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