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Pure Sole: I mushed, for a quick moment

...was a normal man, and he wasn't hired to be the middle school basketball coach.He was an English and Alaskan history teacher. The coaching job was included in the deal, as would be the use of, say, the staff restroom or break room...
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...It's even harder to get an honest and open discussion of it," said Joseph Servis, an advanced placement U.S. history teacher at Appomattox High School. His students wrote essays drawing on their own experiences, black and white, with race...
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Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

Editor's note: The following letters were submitted by eighth grade students taught by history teacher Jamie Marks. Put on Your Shoes and Go Vote 'No' on Ballot Two!I believe that ballot measure two, legalising marijuana, is...
Would the world be better off without pro football?

...they don't know about violence," said my friend, Craig Foreman, a high-school girls' basketball coach and history teacher."But this was hard, as they kept showing the video clip, the hard punch and Rice dragging her out of the elevator...
Japanese students see the sights through school program

...nine Juneau teachers have relocated to Nishiokoppe to teach English for one to two years. Suzie Gaffney, a former history teacher at JDHS, was the second Juneau teacher to spend time in Nishiokoppe with her family, back in 1995. She taught in...
Learning from a master

...centuries-old history and tradition-steeped rituals that back the sport's brute force. Part personal trainer, part history teacher, part cultural advisor, Sirisute - who has spent more than 30 years teaching the sport and whose title, Ajarn...
Cultural program at JDHS guides Natives to further schooling

...response to low rates of high school graduation and college attendance for Alaska Native youth. Paula Dybdahl, the JDHS history teacher who oversees the Early Scholar class, said she has seen statistics that indicate only 20 percent of Alaska Native...
My Turn: Teach Alaska's history ) is available to teachers, students and others. A CD of the entire course will be available to every Alaska history teacher and student at the start of the 2005 school year. The State Board of Education and Early Development has proposed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...award was given to Kennedy for ``Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-45.'' The history teacher also has written books on the life of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger and World War I. The biography award...
Bad bill no cure for constitutional apathy

Fortunately for Alaska's history teachers and students, the American Constitutionalism History Literacy...established at the local level. But how would this bill appear to history teachers across Alaska? Would they welcome it as an insightful opportunity...


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