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Hoonah carvers restore history with Xuna Shuka Hit

...carver, come to life. High school students drop by to work on their own projects (Greenwald is a retired Hoonah High School teacher).The house is named Xuna Shuka Hit: Xuna for the Huna people; "Hit" means "house," and "Shuka" is a word...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/hoonah-carvers-restore-history-x%C3%BAna-
Art
Celebrate civil rights on Elizabeth Peratrovich Day today

...today would urge that people not grow complacent and brush off racism as a relic of the past. When Thunder Mountain High School teacher Graham Storey teaches about civil rights, he not only talks about Peratrovich and her contemporaries, but leads...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-16/celebrate-civil-rights-elizabeth-pe
Neighbors
JEA, school district agree on new contract

...language to benefit the district's special education teachers, JEA bargaining team spokeswoman and Juneau-Douglas High School teacher Sara Hannan said. The teachers will no longer be able to be reassigned to another building by the district without...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-09/jea-school-district-agree-new-contract
Local
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...a student at Thunder Mountain a couple of years ago - deeper learning occurs," Storey said.Juneau-Douglas High School teacher Kurt Dzinich said he's shown the film in the past, but more often now discusses the topic when showing the film...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-05/elizabeth-peratrovich-project-tools
Neighbors
Garot plans party to launch new Bereman theater scholarship

...a nice way to keep her memory alive," Garot said. "Theater was an important part of her life, not just as a high school teacher but in her professional life, for a long time."Garot said the milestone birthday seemed like a good time to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-05/garot-plans-party-launch-new-bereman-thea
Art
Anchorage teacher wins $50,000 on 'Jeopardy!'

ANCHORAGE - A high school teacher in Anchorage won $50,000 after placing second in a "Jeopardy!" game show competition for teachers.Dimond High School teacher Mary Beth Hammerstrom told the Anchorage Daily News on Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-25/anchorage-teacher-wins-50000-jeopardy
State
ASAA names a new executive director

...been involved in high school activities since 1989 when he began his educational career in Kipnuk, Alaska, as a high school teacher, boys and girls basketball coach, student council advisor, Native Youth Olympics coach, and student activity...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-24/asaa-names-new-executive-director
Sports
Ex-Mont. teacher freed after 30-day term for rape

BILLINGS, Mont. - A former high school teacher has been released from a Montana prison after completing a 30-day sentence for rape handed down by a judge who is under fire...

http://juneauempire.com/matthew-brown/2013-09-27/ex-mont-teacher-freed-after-30-
Graduation rate, investment in teachers' training rising

...past four years. The satisfaction survey of 500 parents also showed the highest level of confidence in Juneau's high school teachers in the last four years.Student attendance rates over the past two years hovered around 91 percent while teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-25/graduation-rate-investment-teachers-tra
Local
High school students invited to compete in Poetry Out Loud

...materials are available for download on the website, www.poetryoutloud.org, which offers additional resources.High school teachers who are interested in participating in Poetry Out Loud should know that the program takes one to three weeks of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-08/high-school-students-invited-compet
Neighbors

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