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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 a bad idea...
Local students vet state office candidates

...Tuesday to grill candidates running for state offices.As part of a "Your Voice Counts" program initiated by teacher Jamie Marks, which serves to teach youth "why voting is a big deal," five students were chosen to ask pre-arranged questions...
Mini Folk Fest scheduled for this weekend

...Banghart and Maridon Boario, and several members of Tramwreck - Dave Kovach, Heidi Johnson, Bobby Jones, Tania Lewis, Jamie Marks, TJ Lazar, and Colin Osterhout ? are traveling from Gustavus.Rumblefish features Juneau musicians Morosan on bass...
Photos: Mock Legislature

Shafer Suzuki, acting as Speaker of the House, counts votes during a mock legislature held by teacher Jamie Marks at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Friday. Students learned how to write bills, refine them through committees and vote on them.
2014 Alaska Folk Festival schedule

...Billies (Homer). Forrest Gibson, Scott Meyer.7:45 p.m., Pat Henry.8 p.m., Tramwreck (Gustavus). Jamie Marks, Heidi Johnson, Bobby Jones, T.J. Lazar, Dave Kovach, Colin Osterhout, Tania Lewis.8:15 p.m., Land...
Crowds flood Public Market

...past events."It appears our economy is improving some if you have the number of quality items on sale here," said Jamie Marks, a 21-year Juneau resident. "When people engage in artistic endeavors, it indicates the times are getting better...
Financial advisers make house calls a part of their services in Juneau very personal. Kathy gets to know our family," Jamie Marks said. The Marks both work full-time jobs as history...amount of money in the right place at the right time," Jamie Marks said. He likes it when Jeffers comes to the house because...
Teacher Talk: It's not about the run

...put on your running shoes and join them. Team name - teacher(s) Pony Palms - Ellen Canapary Glacier Chasers - Jamie Marks Eat and Run - Dirk Miller, Mitch Haygood, Monica Haygood, Dave Haas Team Survivor Perseverance - Stephanie Hoag Twisted...
Photo: Getting into politics

...left, and Lauren Verrelli work on a poster Wednesday for their joint history and language arts project in teacher Jamie Marks' class at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. The project required students to write a speech for a candidate, write...
Candidates reach out to future voters

...process and inspire them to vote when they're old enough. "What we are doing as educators is planting seeds," said Jamie Marks, a social studies and language arts teacher at Dzantik'i Heeni. Sound off on the important issues at Former students...


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