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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...
Baby Raven Reads ... and sings, dances, tells stories

...Walter Soboleff Center."SHI plans a grand opening for the Walter Soboleff Center May 15.SHI Education Director Jackie Kookesh said the event was the first of many over the course of three years. More than 40 families registered for the event...
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...
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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...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...


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