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School year starts with bulging classrooms

...recovery through a program called Plato. It is up to high school counselors to decide with students the best plan of action for credit recovery, he said."Our high school counselors are aware of the issue and are working with these...
Alaska editorial: Suicide rates

...member of our community.Indeed, comments from high school counselors bear that out. During a recent training session...committing (suicide)," Erin Neisinger, Soldotna High School counselor, told the Clarion. "And walking around the room...
Getting through the day

...projects in their classrooms that address Sept. 11 at whatever level teachers think is appropriate. Juneau-Douglas High School Counselor Kathy McCasland said the school is not organizing any specific counseling response for students who are upset on...
JSD looks at budget, hears from secondary literacy leaders

...suggested they look at having the CHOICE and EarlyScholars students be counseled by the Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School counselor to divide out services better. With the cuts, the counselor to student ratio at JDHS is 1:400, and 1:330...
New cuts proposed area her group came to a consensus on was leaving third grade PTR alone and restoring the arts specialist and high school counselor. Aside from that, her group came away with more questions. They wanted to know how it would work if the counselor...
JSD: Still no consensus on budget cuts

...specialist, the Extended Learning teachers and the high school counselor, as well as restoring PTR at the third-grade...learning positions restored, PTR maintained and the high school counselor kept. Suggestions for what to cut instead - or...
JSD to get hands on budget tonight

...the teaching load. The program administration will shift to an existing coordinator or director position. One high school counselor is still on the chopping block. Two FTE custodial positions will be cut, making fewer custodians than before...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...material told this story in last week's sermon helps. One youth, who had gotten into trouble, said to his high school counselor, ``You know what I am? I'm a comma. When I talk to my dad, he'll say something, and then when I start...
Ketchikan community center becomes teaching tool

...will be no true economic development in Ketchikan without workforce development," he warned. He added that high school counselors, parents and other youth mentors need to stop encouraging so many students to move out of state for work and...
Film highlights plight of Native college students

...the film Wednesday night. UAS Chancellor John Pugh, UAS Director of Admissions Joe Nelson, Juneau-Douglas High School counselor Frank Coenraad and Bremner fielded a variety of questions from audience. Nelson, an Alaska Native and graduate...


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