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Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum

...completed projects with leftover money and options for those funds. An improvement project at the Harborview and Glacier Valley elementary schools left $16,544.51 unused. The administration's recommendation was to pay off bonds with the...
JSD to fill two principal positions

District officials are looking at hiring two elementary principals this spring at Harborview and Glacier Valley elementary schools.
Dale Staley

Dale StaleyDale Staley passed away May 31st, 2014 in Juneau, AK. He was born May 4, 1947 to Fred and Donna Staley in Frankfort, Indiana. Dale fought a courageous battle against cancer for the past 10 months. He was a good man, loved husband and
Voters support sales tax, school renovation bonds

Juneau voters overwhelmingly voted in the Tuesday city election in favor of extending a temporary 1 percent sales tax and providing $22 million in bonds for renovation of two elementary schools.
Empire editorial: Vote yes on Proposition 5

A reminder that people used to regularly carry guns into one of Juneau's elementary schools shows just how much times have changed.
Empire editorial: Artificial turf field is a luxury, not necessity

Of the four proposed bond measures on next Tuesday's city ballot, the one calling for $3.9 million for artificial turf for two Juneau ball fields is by far the least important relative to community needs, at least in the immediate short term.
Montessori charter could affect district's finances

A Montessori charter school could cost the Juneau School District about $100,000 in its first year, district administrators say.
JSD board asks for bonds to pay for turf, heat

...approve taking about $790,000 of earned interest from Thunder Mountain High School, along with Harborview and Glacier Valley elementary schools, to pay down debts on school projects. The bond for a ground-source heat pump system at Glacier...

The Juneau School District will be asking voters to approve two measures granting it the ability to bond for two projects - ground source heating for Auke Bay Elementary School and turf replacement for Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park - and in the same stroke use bond revenues from past projects to pay down its debts.
Montessori charter won't seek state approval for now downtown. But organizers needed space for the elementary students, who have been housed in Harborview and Glacier Valley elementary schools. "There's not a lot of real estate that's acceptable to use as classrooms," said Fred Weiler...


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