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District backs smartphones' in classes Instagram and text-message, with the help of a wireless network provided by the school.At Dimond High, government teacher Missy Nurmi hasn't confiscated a note for years. Her students don't pass them anymore.They text surreptitiously...
Students vet Assembly, School Board candidates

...president. "Now, I'm more comfortable to reach out and get in touch with our local leaders."Mara Early, a government teacher at Thunder Mountain, conceived the idea about two weeks ago. Seniors Zach Gianotti and Brock Cary teamed up to...
City voter turnout a mere 32 percent

...turnouts, for whatever reason, the election is not resonating with the voters," Juneau-Douglas High School government teacher Gary Lehnhart said. In the 1980s and '90s the voter turnout was consistently higher and would generally hover...
Students hear from candidates at JDHS forum

...I've been pretty impressed with the way all the candidates have related to the students," said Gary Lehnhart, a government teacher at JDHS who assigned his students to write down why each candidate is running, who they would choose and why...
Thank you

...commitment, support and participation has assured the success of many such seminars. Thank you. Sara Hannan, government teacher Juneau-Douglas High School ... for help on museum day I submit the following thank you letter on behalf of the...
Local Democrats seek Kerttula replacement

...Those being considered include: Jeff Bush, a Juneau Assembly member. Sara Hannan, an American history and government teacher at Juneau-Douglas High School. Hannan is a former staffer for Sen. Jay Kerttula. She also is an environmental...
My Turn: What's right is not always popular

...globally, act locally." Mr. Smith said "The ideals of liberty and freedom rest in the eye of the beholder." My government teacher put this big responsibility on me to know the U.S. Constitution and to interpret it literally, but is Mr. Smith...
State justices hold court for education as Southeast Tours - an appeal regarding a city ordinance and the free speech of tour company operators. Government teacher Gary Lehnhart said he invited Justice Walter "Bud" Carpenetti to JDHS a number of times over the years to speak...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...match is this Friday. See ya there. I have a suggestion for the Juneau-Douglas High School students and their government teacher. They should form their own student volunteer lobby to lobby the Legislature for funding for their school. It's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...he considers soccer coach Gary Lehnhart and football coach Reilly Richey his friends. Craig cites Lehnhart, a government teacher, English teacher George Gress, oceanography teacher Clay Good, and art teacher Jan Neimeyer as influences...


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