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Behind the camera

...this month in conjunction with the recent unveiling of the Empty Chair memorial commemorating the experience of 1942 Juneau High School valedictorian John Tanaka and other Japanese-American Alaskans interned during WWII. The Kayamori exhibit, set...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/behind-camera
Art
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...to remember those interned during World War II because of their Japanese descent. John Tanaka, valedictorian of Juneau High School's class of 1942, was in an internment camp when his classmates graduated. An empty chair was placed where Tanaka...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-14/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Photos: Empty Chair dedication

...The memorial was constructed to remember those interned during World War II because of their Japanese descent. At Juneau High School's 1942 graduation, an empty chair sat where class Valedictorian John Tanaka would have been sitting.To read...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-13/photos-empty-chair-dedication
Local
Empty Chair memorial to be dedicated Saturday

...Saturday, July 12 at Capital Park. The memorial features a bronze chair designed after the empty chair at the 1942 Juneau High School graduation ceremony, which valedictorian John Tanaka was unable to attend. It will be unveiled with more than 3...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/empty-chair-memorial-be-dedicted-saturday
Art
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

The empty chair at the 1942 Juneau High School graduation ceremony, which valedictorian John Tanaka...Street.One more event will be a tour of the old Juneau High School gym, now the Legislative Affairs building, from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-06/full-hearts-welcome-empty-chair-memoria
Local
Letter: Shame on bullies' parents

...is, unless there are bullies in the high school that make your life a living nightmare. A group of bullies at a Juneau high school tortured a particular victim throughout the school year (his situation was reported in the June 17 Juneau Empire...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-18/letter-shame-bullies-parents
Letters
Juneau Douglas City Museum: "The Empty Chair" and "Outside My Window"

...War II and those who settled here afterwards. The "Empty Chair" refers to a seat left unfilled at the June 1942 Juneau High School graduation ceremony representing the absence of valedictorian John Tanaka whose was relocated with his family in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/empty-chair-and-outside-my-window
Art
A note to refs

...referees so there is nothing personally intended, but there have been many complaints. The other night when the Juneau High School Crimson Bears were playing the Sheldon Jackson Cagers, several times there were loud boos from fans regarding calling...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/note-refs
Sports
Who are our heroes?

...tourney heroes were everywhere.Herb Mead, the Juneau High School Crimson Bears center, was given the 1947 tourney's...1947 First All-Tourney selections were: Mead (Juneau High School), Mills (Ketchikan), Thompson (Petersburg...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/who-are-our-heroes
Sports
Southeast Science Fair

...free for all ages. The fair is open to all Southeast Alaska high school students and has competitors from both Juneau high schools, Petersburg, Skagway and Angoon. Come see what these bright young minds have been working on this past year...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-23/southeast-science-fair
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