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My Turn: What the independent PE option means

...students to comply with those requirements using sports in or out of school. Both of these are inaccurate.The Juneau School District requires students to take three semesters of physical education in order to graduate. One of these semesters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-24/my-turn-what-independent-pe-option-me
Opinion
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...partnership with the Juneau Education Association and Juneau Empire, which highlights a single educator in the Juneau School District. This segment profiles Janna Lelchuck of Thunder Mountain High School.Janna Lelchuck is more than just your...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/educator-spotlight-janna-lelchuk
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: New school PE rules deserve a workout

Physical education guidelines for students in the Juneau School District may soon be changing, and we see this change as a harbringer of benefits for students at the high school level. At a regular...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-21/empire-editorial-new-school-pe-rules-
Opinion
City slashes funding requests

...snow-covered sidewalks to stops farther away.Assembly members agreed that the Juneau International Airport and Juneau School District would be consulted for their top priorities, which would be added to a back-up list for future years."If...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...partnership between the United Way, Coeur Alaska and the Juneau School District directed at improving elementary school literacy...co-chair Bartlett, who is also chief of staff for the Juneau School District, agrees. "The partners and programs of United...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/moving-needle-united-ways-annual-gi
Neighbors
State approves tougher math standards for graduation

...with an overall requirement of 23 credits total for completion. This requirement was already adopted by the Juneau School District in 2011 and implemented starting with the Class of 2015. It increased credits for math and science while decreasing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/state-approves-tougher-math-standards-g
Local
School district spends nearly $11K to handle the press

The Juneau School District is schooling its staff on how...multimillion dollar budget deficit.Both Juneau School District Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett...being cut back," he said.The Juneau School District's bill for the two-day seminar...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/school-district-spends-nearly-11k-handl
Local
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

...partnership with the Juneau Education Association and Juneau Empire, which highlights a single educator in the Juneau School District. This segment profiles Gastineau Community School Kindergarten teacher Elisabeth Hauser.Q: Tell us a little...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/educator-spotlight-elisabeth-hauser
Neighbors
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

After much deliberation and some sleepless nights, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller announced that four questioned texts will be removed from classrooms.Flanked by three Native Elders...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
Gallery Walk 2014

...pipestone, jade, buffalo horn, abalone, silver, gold and copper. He has also taught carving through the Juneau School District, Juneau Fine Arts Camp and other outlets.Learn more about Gregory here: http://www.alaskanativeartists...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/gallery-walk-2014
Art

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