Districts prepare for student tests to evaluate teachers

...that with parents and you're communicating that with your supervisors and colleagues," said Kim O'Shea, a first grade teacher at Turnagain Elementary School.Students will take the test at the beginning of the school year and again a few months...
Parks: Welcome, Fourth Graders

...plastic passes she would love to run out of, she said.The other way for kids to get the passes is for their fourth grade teacher to go to the website and fill out information. The teacher can then print the paper vouchers for each student, which...
Equipment stolen from Anchorage elementary school

...classroom that serves fifth and sixth graders.The district reported two desktop computers and a camera as stolen. Sixth grade teacher Raynae Hipsack says students' school supplies and gym shoes were also missing.Earlier this week, the Anchorage...
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...
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

Roughly 25 years ago, Shawn Miller was on Team Maier's Men, running for his fifth-grade teacher Judith Maier and her husband Frank.On Saturday, Judith put a medal around Miller's neck as he successfully defended his crown...
Orbistondo and Fosket to wed

...started dating in high school. Now that they both have graduated college, they are moving to Hawaii. Cassie will be fulfilling an architectural drafts person position and Nathan will be a fifth-grade teacher at a private school on Oahu.

...currently revising it.It's about a woman who grows up the daughter of the town's Episcopal priest, becomes a second grade teacher, and marries "a ne'er do well alcoholic fisherman." "It's the story of their life together - how they could...
Secret recording captures conversation with deputy

...don't do well with direction," Bates said on the recording. "I never have, since the first grade. My first-grade teacher and I had a problem with it. I've had problems throughout my life with it."Bates' attorney, Clark Brewster...
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Photo: 5th grade at the Capitol

5th grade teacher Kayla Harmon, brought her class of 29 students to the Capitol Building Friday, April 10. The students had a 20 minute meeting with Governor Walker and Lt. Governor Mallot in the Cabinet Boardroom.
Former students read letters from past

FAIRBANKS - Former students of Woodriver Elementary School in Fairbanks got a special treat when their sixth-grade teacher sent them letters from their 12-year-old selves.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Janet Taylor used...


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