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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...
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...
School gets wild

...decorates the juncture of Riverbend's three main hallways. The hallways are visually identical. Kindergarten and first-grade teacher Mimi Walker said it was extremely confusing for students to orient themselves, especially at the beginning of...


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