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My Turn: The real cost of losing student activities

...difficult four years.Extracurriculars also level the playing field financially. One does not have to be rich to be the first chair clarinetist, the starting varsity quarterback or the senior class president. All you need is talent, passion and...
Slack Tide: Silver linings to a snowless winter

...weekend morning pace, as opposed to all the rushing, yelling and meltdowns associated with making it to ski lessons or first chair on time ... with everyone's gear, snack, mittens and enjoyment of winter recreation still in tact.? Pursuant to above...
Juneau students participate in All State Music Festival

...direction of Brian Van Kirk and Tyree Pini, included Jared Lear, Calley Odum, Jordan Cooper and Merci Marcelino.First chair awards were given to Megan Sheufelt (bass clarinet) Jared Lear (euphonium) and Samuel Adam (tuba).The All State...
Perkins named alto 1's first chair at state festival

...Juneau-Douglas High School senior, was selected as first chair of the Alto 1 section of the All-State Mixed Choir...All-State Music Festival in Anchorage on Nov. 20. The first-chair honor designated Perkins as the top-rated Alto 1 for...
Juneau students attend all-state music festival

...Akstin and Alex Goese-Goble won first-chair awards for the honor band at the...Herring Auditorium. Also earning first-chair awards from Southeast were trombone...all-state, but just 34 musicians won first-chair awards in the four music groups...
Young students join in the band

...well - let's cut them some slack. The blues aren't exactly meant to be played at 7:20 a.m., and the first-chair clarinet is only 11 years old. Moments later, after a clapping exercise to help the students pick up the rhythm of...
Student Artist in the Spotlight: Alex Soboleff

...and listened to his sister play." Activities: "I play basketball, a little baseball and a little football. I am first chair in G.V. Morning Musicians, but I'll have two weeks off because I chipped a bone in my pinky finger. I'm a pretty...
He's helpful around the house

...his baby in the bathroom. "As a firefighter I'd assisted on a couple of births," he said. "But I'd never sat first chair before, you know, and I usually had six fellow firefighters around to help, you know? I still wasn't thinking...
2012 Alaska High School Hall of Fame class named

...his skills as a trombone player. He was selected as first chair in America's Youth in Concert, toured Europe and performed in Carnegie Hall. He was also first chair trombone for 3 years in the SE Alaska Honor Band. He...
Ulmer named to BP oil spill commission

...served as a member on the Special Committee on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Claims Settlement. In addition, she was the first chair of the Alaska Coastal Policy Council, a member of former Gov. Tony Knowles' Alaska Highway Natural Gas Policy Council...


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