Photos: Angoon students stage "Raven Stole the Sun"

...program. Junior high and high school students wrote the script after studying traditional versions of the story, and elementary school students created backdrops and props.The Artists in Schools program is supported by the State of Alaska and the...
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...background about seafaring traditions and answers questions.Sineti has been performing and giving talks at the elementary schools, preschools, the Pioneers Home, Swan Lake Senior Center and the Sitka Rotary Club meeting. He also led the squid...
Angoon school play to be presented, live-streamed Thursday

...script, including dialogue and action, and the elementary school students created backdrops and props.Eighteen high...begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 in Angoon's elementary school gym, and can be live-streamed at
Local teacher takes home top prize

...extended learning teacher for Riverbend and Auke Bay elementary schools.Meiners called the honor a humbling experience...Meiners said of her fourth-grade Glacier Valley Elementary School instructor. "Mrs. Cesar brought in elders for...
Student activism for homeless youth

...will host the annual Homeless Awareness Sleep Out on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Riverbend Elementary School. The students will sleep outside for 12 hours to raise awareness and money for homeless students in the Juneau School...
Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...its first year, exceeded 175 students.Gastineau Elementary School lost 54 students, the greatest year-to-year...regular meeting, the representatives from area elementary schools and district officials presented board members with...
In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average Auke Bay Elementary, where 54.85 percent of students met standards in English language skills. At Gastineau Elementary School, 49.65 percent of students tested met standards for math skills.The Juneau Community Charter School reported...
Schools see sub shortage

...of teachers routinely pitch in."Principals also come to bat for missing teachers from time to time. Gastineau Elementary School principal Brenda Edwards said in her four years in her post, this year has been the most challenging when it comes...
American killed in Palestinian attack

...word "coexist."Micah Avni said his father was a beloved educator and author of a book on teaching. He was an elementary school principal in the U.S. and taught English in mixed classes of Muslims and Jews in Jerusalem after moving to Israel...
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match polio run's fundraising 2 to 1

...have made it their goal to completely stop the disease.The run is tomorrow, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. at Riverbend Elementary school; Oct. 24 is World Polio Day. The entry fee is $10 for students and $20 for adults.The run is sponsored by...


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