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SHI to sponsor first family night for Baby Raven Reads held on Wednesday, March 25 from 5pm-6:30pm at the Walter Soboleff Building.For more information contact Jackie Kookesh at 586-9229.Sealaska Heritage Institute was founded in 1980 to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural...
What's happening this week

...for Alaska Native families with children ages 0-5. Storytelling, songs and other cultural activities. Details: Jackie Kookesh, 586-9229. "Sailing Around the Pacific" slideshow fundraiser, 6 p.m., Friday, March 27, Silverbow. Juneau...
SHI to sponsor math and culture academy

...areas of need, said SHI President Rosita Worl, who has met with UAS staff along with SHI's Education Director Jackie Kookesh. "Math is a hurdle that is holding students back from pursuing degrees in finance, science and other fields...
Board praises role of cultural educators

...if you can," he said.Other speakers included the council President Ed Thomas, Sealaska Heritage Institute's Jackie Kookesh and Goldbelt Heritage Foundation's Dionne Cadiente-Laiti.Board member Destiny Sargeant said after the presentations...
Southeast weavers to gather at Tlingit clan conference

...Marsha Hotch, Melissa Rinehart, Shgen George, Michelle Martin, Fausto Paulo, Yarrow Vaara, Della Cheney, Jackie Kookesh and Catrina Mitchell.For more on the clan conference, visit
Photo: Schools outfitted with defibrillators

Floyd Dryden Middle School assistant principal Jackie Kookesh, right, practices using an automated external defibrillator Wednesday as Kelly Leamer of Southeast Extinguisher Service looks...
Aiming to improve outdoor skills

...communities but is making its first trip to Juneau this year. Dryden Principal Tom Milliron and Assistant Principal Jackie Kookesh, who knew of the program from its previous stops in villages such as Angoon and Gustavus, said it takes a broad-based...
New students, new principals get set

...principals. Tom Milliron, who was assistant principal at Floyd Dryden Middle School, has taken the reins there. And Jackie Kookesh, former principal in Angoon who did her administrative internship at Dryden, will fill Milliron's old job. Karen...
Floyd Dryden hires new assistant principal

...University and is completing a masters in educational leadership at the University of Alaska Southeast. Box will officially begin the job July 1. Her appointment follows the retirement of Jackie Kookesh, who held the position since 2001.
Thank you for contributing to Floyd Dryden's Eighth Grade Dance A big thank you as well to Floyd Dryden staff Nancy Eiler, Sally Millay, Candy Held, Tom Milliron, Jackie Kookesh and all the janitorial staff for their support of this memorable celebration. Lawrence Schaufler Juneau


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