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New school's site work within budget

...ago, and then approved in a smaller version. The $54 million, 166,000-square-foot school will house up to 840 students. It is scheduled to open for the 2008 school year. Eric Fry can be reached at .
Drives slated for bone-marrow donors

...soreness in the hip, Schomaker said. "It is pretty intense," Schomaker said. "But at the same time, for that person waiting for the match, that is their only chance at life." Eric Fry can be reached at .
Perkins recognized by USA Today for academics" Perkins has volunteered at Bartlett Regional Hospital and the Juneau Youth Football League. She's also served as a big sister in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. Eric Fry can be reached at .
UAS program offers students intensive help

...where we lose a significant amount of our freshmen," he said. "They are underprepared when they get here. They don't have the coping skills. They don't have study habits." Eric Fry can be reached at .
Charity reports Juneau residents donated $44,500 for tsunami relief

...because I know they have a very effective mechanism set up in the world for relief for people," he said. "They actually get needed materials to people. They're not frivolous." Eric Fry can be reached at .
More ballots, same result

...major maintenance projects, mostly in the elementary schools. Proposed work includes new exterior siding and paint, and new windows, doors, floor coverings and light fixtures. Eric Fry can be reached at .
Montessori parents to make case for more classrooms

...nine. "We're ready to make a really long-term commitment to Montessori," she said. "We were hoping the school district had made the same commitment so we could do that." Eric Fry can be reached at .
Floor set for charter school budget

...completing its seventh year. It is housed in the Arcticorp building downtown. The school also will receive a state grant of $18,783, Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch, R-Juneau, has said. Eric Fry can be reached at .
Funds could cut class size

...priority over electives when they faced cuts, Superintendent Peggy Cowan said. It costs nearly $62,000 on average for a teacher's salary and benefits, according to the district. Eric Fry can be reached at .
Southeast celebrates its roots

...The youths learn teamwork, self-discipline and who they are, he said. "Celebration, to me, is when all of the communities unite as one and celebrate one nation," he said. Eric Fry can be reached at .


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