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Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...who has taught at the school for 12 years.The new hires include two middle school teachers, a kindergarten-first grade teacher, a music teacher, a keyboarding and art teacher and a part-time special education teacher.Working so closely...
The college experiment: How one student at UAS battled mounting pressure

...walking off the graduation stage.I am a life-long Alaskan. I've been in the Alaska educational stream since my first grade teacher, Linda Torgerson at the Juneau Community Charter School, opened my eyes to words. I finished off my K-12 education...
Film series highlights new direction for art house theaters

...Civil War-era setting. Rumblefish includes Andy Ferguson, Erik Chadwell, Sergei Morosan, and my daughter's first grade teacher, Jack Fontanella. In addition to music, they will incorporate sound effects for the movie such as noise makers...
Photo: Outstanding teacher

Kindergarten and first-grade teacher Jennifer Thompson reads to her class Monday at Gastineau Elementary School. Thompson was named the 2006 recipient of the Outstanding...
Heartfelt from first-graders

I am a first grade teacher at Mendenhall River Community School. I came to school numb and was not sure what I would say to a group of 6-year-olds who...
Montoya is named teacher of the year

Juneau's teacher of the year has been named the top teacher in Alaska. Harborview Elementary kindergarten-first grade teacher Vivian Montoya was presented the award by Gov. Tony Knowles today in Anchorage during the Association of Alaska...
Harborview may have top teacher

...Mission accomplished. Montoya, a kindergarten and first-grade teacher at Harborview Elementary School, makes easing the...Juneau include Mendenhall River Community School first-grade teacher Suzanne Cary in 1993 and elementary school art teacher...
District selects finalists for Harborview principal

...of the Juneau School District's 21st Century Community Learning Centers; Patricia Newman, a kindergarten and first-grade teacher in Bakersfield, Calif.; and Joseph Krause, a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher in Flint, Mich. A public reception...
School vandals shatter 16 windows, 3 doors

...found in the woods. "We had a door knocked out in 1994 but we've never had anything as bad as this one," said first-grade teacher Deedie Sorenson, who learned of the vandalism from a parent living nearby. Juneau School District Superintendent...
Outstandingly helpful

...granddaughter, her mother and me. I can't overstate the help and inspiration our little girl received from their first grade teacher Myrna Allen. All of her teachers for five years at M.R.C.S. I rate highly. I would commend Richard Fagnant...


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