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Miller: Progress more complex than pass, fail

In true former-teacher form, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller gave the Juneau...ignoring problems at home is the direction he wants Juneau schools to go."If a student is thinking about being bullied...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/miller-progress-more-complex-pass-fail
Local
Fewer kids, less funding

...their seats.A preliminary enrollment figure by the Juneau School District shows yet another decline in enrollment by...4,758.Kristin Bartlett, chief of staff for the Juneau School District, said these preliminary numbers will fluctuate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/less-kids-less-funding
Local
Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...than environment in influencing my desire to be an artist. I give a lot of credit to Max Lewis, who taught art in Juneau schools, and who I had as a teacher throughout elementary and high school. Bjarne Olsen, a local architect was also a big...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/art-history-sybil-davis-and-ken-deroux
Art
AWARE announces the Peer Education Theatre Program in partnership with Illusion Theater

...Theater. The company will explore two different plays to be performed for elementary and middle school students in the Juneau School District. The plays focus on the awareness and education regarding healthy relationships, boundaries, and personal...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/aware-announces-peer-education-theatre-pr
Art
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...state and school districts begin to use that data."You won't see any major shift by us this year," explained Juneau School District superintendent Mark Miller, discussing what the test results mean locally. "This is a long-term proposition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/tough-test-finds-most-students-miss-mar
State
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

...background in education and hopes to be an "objective observer" because he doesn't have kids attending school in the Juneau School District."I'm not going to go in there with a personal agenda," he said. "I'm going in there to sort of mitigate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-18/candidates-stock-city-ballot-deadline-a
Local
The gridiron grind begins

...that Jeep Rice has stepped down as the head coach, however, he will continue to be a part of the coaching staff. Juneau School District teacher Randy Quinto takes over the reins, stepping up from his assistant position over the past seasons...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-12/gridiron-grind-begins
Sports
Westmoreland, Sierra wed

...Sierra and William and Bruce Westmoreland.The bride is a lifelong Alaskan raised in Juneau who now teaches with the Juneau School District. The groom is from Independence, Kentucky, and moved to Juneau in 2008. He is managing editor of the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-09/westmoreland-sierra-wed
Neighbors
More than just a place to play

...installation crew, in keeping with the charitable community spirit, was made up of volunteers from Juneau Rotary clubs, Juneau School District maintenance employees and parents."Not only did Rotary help us raise money for this project and did all...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-16/more-just-place-play
Local
Death Notice: Michael Arasmi

Michael ArasmiMichael Arasmi passed away July 30, 2015. He was 65. Mike was a beloved custodian with the Juneau School District, working at Juneau-Douglas High School, Glacier Valley Elementary School and most recently Floyd Dryden...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2015-08-14/death-notice-michael-arasmi
Death Notices

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