My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...together to work on the many challenges facing our state and nation. ? Ken Koelsch was a former Juneau Douglas high school teacher 1969-1996, U.S Customs and Border Protection Port Director 1996-2014, and a part of theCity and Borough...
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...
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

...decision to give Miller the nod. He has an extensive background in education, beginning with a decade spent as a high school teacher and culminating with a doctorate in educational leadership and nearly 20 years of leadership experience on the administrative...
'Juneau Votes': New community group to encourage democracy

...period, no matter for whom the ballot is cast. Juneau Public Libraries director Robert Barr and Thunder Mountain High School teacher Mara Early presented the idea behind Juneau Votes at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday. Both Barr...
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...
Planned Parenthood, teacher sue to block Alaska initiative

ANCHORAGE - Planned Parenthood of Alaska and a high school teacher have gone to court to block a voter initiative that...August 2010 ballot. Planned Parenthood and Bartlett High School teacher Susan Wingrove say in the lawsuit that language in...
'The Rookie' to conclude Pillars series

The 2011 Pillars of American Speaker Series concludes Wednesday with a unique presentation by a former high school teacher turned major league pitcher. In doing so, he became one of professional baseball's oldest rookies. This type...
DZ selects JDHS teacher as assistant principal

Dzantik'i Heeni's newest assistant principal will be Juneau-Douglas High School teacher Kristy Germain.Germain has taught social studies and English at the high school since 2003. She also taught for a year at Floyd...
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...
Celebrate civil rights on Elizabeth Peratrovich Day 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...


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