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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...
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
Neighbors mailbox

...Davis, Julie Wyatt and our administrators for their continued support of our team: Mr. Milliron, Nancy Eiler, Jackie Kookesh and Molly Box. To all of our eighth graders that are moving on to high school, thank you for your dedication and...
Thank you

...Bottling Company of Alaska for providing our tournament banner. Running games in three gyms was made possible by Jackie Kookesh and Tom Milliron at Floyd Dryden, Barb Mecum, Les Morse, Alberta Jones, and Duane Bonk at Dzantik'i Heeni...
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...


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