Letter: For education, for Fisk

I have two sons happily attending Gastineau Community Public Elementary School. Their teachers are welcoming, enthusiastic and caring. As I walk down the hall to pick them up, I am impressed by the students...
Gunman kills 9 at Oregon college

...legislation. In 2013, Hanlin sent a letter to Vice President Joe Biden after the shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school, declaring that he and his deputies would refuse to enforce new gun-control restrictions "offending the constitutional...
Nation and World
Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...a parent group at Auke Bay Elementary School managed to set aside almost...Harborview and Glacier Valley elementary schools left $16,544.51 unused...Harborview and Glacier Valley elementary schools were finished, Hoover explained...
Candidate profile: Emil Robert Mackey III, school board

...generally prioritize small class sizes (especially for elementary schools) over infrastructure. Creative use of our infrastructure...of its total student capacity. Meanwhile, the elementary schools are full. I favor consolidating schools over teacher...
Steering Committee thanks community for donations to Riverbend's playground

...previously reported in this newspaper, improvements valued at approximately $60,000 were made to the Riverbend Elementary School playground just prior to the start of the school year. This installation was due to a cooperative community effort...
Andrea "Andi" Story information on good touch/bad touch in our elementary schools. The Juneau Health Center operates at all three...district provides limited pre-school programs in five elementary schools, including partnerships with Head Start. This...
A tour of a secret garden

...resident Alan Love took the gravel-covered backyard of his new home in the Mendenhall Valley, close to Riverbend Elementary School, and turned it into a picturesque garden. He said the previous owner had been fighting a losing battle with moss...
STEM school paused amid concerns, technology, engineering and math (STEM) elementary school proposition was to be sent to the Department of Education...heard from the community. Most notably, Auke Bay Elementary School principal Lori Hoover.Hoover, making note that...
Beetles' biggest fan becomes dispatcher

...the North. She helped lead "bug camp" at the Denali Education Center and did "show and tell" presentations at elementary schools."My favorite part of doing entomology was doing outreach and going to classrooms and Girl Scout groups showing...
Lessons before the school bell

...morning, but it didn't end when the students stepped onto school grounds.As Miller exited the bus at Gastineau Elementary School that morning to speak with the principal, he saw Sletten walking in, too. He had two book bags with him."He...


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