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School Board audit clean

The Juneau Board of Education met at Thunder Mountain High School Tuesday night to discuss proposals to balance the district's budget, and unlike past years...

The names of Mike Heiman and Andi Story were misspelled in a Wednesday article about a Juneau Board of Education meeting. The name of Mayor Merrill Sanford was also spelled incorrectly in Tuesday City and Borough of Juneau Assembly article.
Teacher faces fallout from pot confession

...that describes his experience with marijuana. Parents of students at the school have voiced complaints to the Juneau Board of Education and the school's administrative staff, but Berkey isn't likely to be reprimanded by the district for his...
Letter: Write in 'Tom Milliron' for school board

I support Tom Milliron as a write-in candidate for the Juneau Board of Education because he has been an excellent addition to the school system and retired just this year. He was the driving force behind our...
Empire Editorial: On Election Day, ballot riches run deep

If only we were always this lucky. On Tuesday, Juneau heads to the polls to pick the people it wants for the Juneau Board of Education and Juneau Assembly. This year, unlike many others, features a long slate of qualified, capable candidates.
Juneau asked, candidates answered

...candidate Brian Holst. Not present were district one incumbent Jesse Kiehl, who is running unopposed, and Juneau Board of Education candidates Sean O'Brien, an incumbent, and Tom Milliron.Pat Watt, with the Juneau League of Women Voters...
Low voter turnout brings local media together

Often seen as rivals in the realm of providing news, public radio station KTOO and the Juneau Empire will be teaming up on an important issue: voting.
Empire Editorial: Don't gorge now to starve later

Thanks to an increase in per-pupil funding, the Juneau Board of Education was able to restore 16 jobs - for now. The Legislature approved an additional $300 million for education, an amount that will be spread across three years and the entire state.
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

The Juneau Board of Education found its guy. Following a weekend frenzy of public interviews and a beachside meet and greet, Mark Miller of California was selected as Juneau's new superintendent of schools.
Empire Editorial: District misfires its handling of gun incident

There was no shortage of information last week when a Thunder Mountain student took a handgun to school. Sadly, none of that information came from the Juneau School District until long after police intervened and peacefully resolved the matter.


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