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Congrats, grads!

...Alaska Scholars, earning $12,000 scholarships to attend state universities.Also honored was longtime YDHS advisor Joyce Thoresen, who is retiring after 20 years of teaching.Thunder Mountain High SchoolAcross town at Thunder Mountain High School...
Alaska Digest

...the year announced Sound off on the important issues at JUNEAU - The Juneau School District announced Tuesday that Joyce Thoresen was named teacher of the year. Thoresen teaches at Yaakoosge Daakahidi, the alternative high school. "For nearly...
Students at alternative school seek parity with JDHS

...don't have windows, and another room is too small, so the class meets in a commons area. When "Yaakoos" teacher Joyce Thoresen has a full class in her narrow room and she wants to walk to the other end, she has to step out of one door, walk...
Thank you

...Kathi Riemer, Debbie Hull, Jamie Marks, Sande Walter, Karragh Arndt, Kris Gress, Joe Powers , Sara Hannon, Joyce Thoresen, Jo Dahl and Laury Scandling. The 2004 sponsors were the League of Women Voters of Alaska, Wells Fargo Bank, Juneau...
Thanks for helping high schoolers attend 2012 and Beyond

...and Haley Nelson and school staff Patti Bippus, Kristy Germain, Jim Kuhlmann, Tonja Moser, Graham Storey, and Joyce Thoresen. Additional thanks to Brenda Lee Vaughn, Angela Hull, Franz Kugelmann Jr. and Lacy Wilcox, as well as our panelists...
Elton for education

...his office to student visitors to learn first-hand about the work of an elected official. When it comes to education and kids, Kim has earned an A+. Let's keep Kim Elton working for us in the Alaska Senate. Joyce Thoresen Juneau
Thank you

...thanks to an incredible staff: Mary Robidoux, Cheyenne Cuellar, Amelia Rivera, Ellen Betit, Carol Sewill, Joyce Thoresen, Amy Kesten, Lexie Larson, Paulette Davis, Valorie Ringle, Shelby Lockhart, Nanci Spear and Kelly Hopson. They...
Yaakoosge Daakahidi - on the move?

...about the small classrooms, some with no windows, at the rented site. When students stand behind their chairs in Joyce Thoresen's classroom, their backs touch cabinets piled to the ceiling with books. It would be "wonderful" to have a regular-sized...
School board: District is short on voc-ed classes

...mechanics courses at the University of Alaska Southeast. The $225 course costs more than some students can afford, said Joyce Thoresen, a teacher at the alternative high school. ``If that was offered by our school district free, I think there'd...
Yakoosge students can read between the lines

...comes to articles about YDHS would be appreciated, particularly in giving milestones like high school graduation the importance they deserve. Valorie Ringle, Ryia Waldern, Joyce Thoresen and James Bennett, Yaakoosge Daakahidi teachers


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