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Photos: Pi Day

...a whipped cream pie eating contest at Gastineau Elementary School on Friday. The advanced math students in Extended Learning Teacher Becky Engstrom's class celebrated Pi Day on Friday with dances, raps and written stories to commemorate the...
Auke Bay Elementary construction to finish Oct. 1

...changes at the school, Collum said. "The staff has been incredibly patient and accomodating," Collum said. Extended learning teacher Amy Jo Meiners regularly baked chocolate chip cookies for the construction crews, Collum said.Meiners, like...
Geography Bee

Gastineau Extended Learning teacher Barb Mitchell reads a question to finalists in the school's Geography Bee last month. Fifth-grader Samir Peirovi, seated...
Credit teachers for robotics jamboree

...their role in the success of the event wasn't mentioned in the article about the event. Sheryl Wittig, the extended learning teacher at Riverbend Elementary School, introduced the Juneau School District to the Lego League three years ago...
It takes a village to make a school play

...integration, where the hands of every child in our building have touched some part of this project," said extended-learning teacher Jeremy Neldon. Nearly all the children painted some part of the backdrops. Many children made masks, some...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...still up in the air, and the district is negotiating with teachers over a new contract. Barbara Mitchell, an extended learning teacher at Gastineau Elementary, said she understands that the cost of the Discover assessment puts it at a lower budget...
Students build skills with robots

...Sunday had students dressed in costumes or donning same-colored T-shirts to promote spirit, recently retired extended learning teacher Barbara Mitchell said the event offers a special chance for kids to study serious academics. "Most of what's...
Staff cuts, larger class sizes part of deficit solution

...coaching program to eliminate two full-time equivalents; and eliminating three full-time equivalent elementary extended learning teacher positions, among other proposed cuts and changes. The 43 FTE count does not mean 43 employees will be cut...
The many powers and blessings of rituals

...celebrations and given by our work Each of us has a name given by the seasons and given by our blindness Each of us has a name given by the sea and given by our death - Zelda Barbara Mitchell is the extended learning teacher at Gastineau Elementary.
Neighbors mailbox

...funds we raised. We greatly appreciate their support of our program. Thank you for helping us. Amy Jo Meiners Extended learning teacher, Auke Bay Elementary School Juneau


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