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Former teacher gets 2 years in prison for sexual abuse

...Spurr Elementary School in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Anchorage police say Schwantes was a third- and fourth-grade teacher at the school from 1968 to 1993.Schwantes later worked as a substitute teacher for the Anchorage School District...
Off the Beaten Path: Kids in the woods

...studying the thorny ginseng plant. My eldest niece, Kiah, is studying jokulhlaup (glacier dam bursts) with her fourth-grade teacher Angie Wright. She can actually pronounce the word correctly, which alone is deserving of an A grade. My youngest...
Who's Your Diva?

...look.Three singers who have influenced you throughout your singing career:? Aretha Franklin. Every time my fourth grade teacher was kind enough to play "Respect" during clean up, all cleaning would pause and a mad sing-along would ensue...
Teacher accused of assaulting child

...Anchorage police and Anchorage School District officials are investigating an allegation that an award-winning fourth-grade teacher assaulted a child during a field trip last week, school officials said Thursday. "We are taking this very seriously...
Yukon calling

...O'Daniel had never set foot in a canoe. For the rest of this week, paddling is her life. O'Daniel, 54, a fourth-grade teacher at Mendenhall River Community School, is one of two Juneau residents participating in the sixth annual Yukon...
Riter, Ballard to marry

...Kimberly Riter. She is a graduate of Dimond High School and the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is employed as a fourth grade teacher at Ursa Major Elementary in Anchorage. The groom-elect is the son of William and Marcia Ballard. He is a graduate...
O'Daniel reaches Dawson by canoe

...The race started Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Yukon time in Whitehorse. The O'Daniel siblings - Kathy is a fourth-grade teacher at Mendenhall River Community School, and John runs the hardware store in Skagway - finished 24th out of the...
Ketchikan: Fourth-grader wins trip to space camp

...Tatsuda's IGA - asked students to consider how space exploration could benefit their home town. Prince said her fourth-grade teacher at the Ketchikan Charter School, Dave White, suggested she enter the contest. "I thought it would be a good...
Alaska Digest

...who voted Monday supported the contract. "I think it's a good jumping-off point," said Jim Schewe, a fourth-grade teacher at Tudor Elementary School. "I think everyone's relieved we have a one-year contract. Now it's time to...
Incredible spirit of giving

...and respected by all JDHS students involved in the production (and their parents). Ms. Becky Engstrom, a fourth-grade teacher at Gastineau Elementary, choreographed and taught 17 dance numbers to cast members almost every day for months...


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