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October sees the end of Spunky Sprouts

...make retention difficult. The average salary for a child care worker in Juneau is $24,523 annually, while Kindergarten teachers take home an average annual salary of $66,510, Lyon said."It's every bit or more important, the childcare...
Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...opposite sides of the body - was critical."We're activating the brain," he explained.Carol Stanton, a kindergarten teacher from Tongass School of Arts and Sciences, said that she uses rhythms - and especially the more challenging crossing...
StoryCorps flies to Fairbanks

...into Fairbanks last weekend they were greeted at the airport by an enthusiastic host, Jesse Hensel.Hensel is a kindergarten teacher at Arctic Light Elementary School on Fort Wainwright. Sitts and Glaser work for the nonprofit journalism organization...
School District mulls union proposal

...a strike could be a on the horizon."Our offer is a serious offer. Let us get back to doing what we love," kindergarten teacher Semra Deaner said. "We don't want to strike, but trust me; we are ready, we are willing, and, if we are...
Photos: Arbor Day

Gastineau Elementary School kindergarten teacher Elisabeth Wertheimer watches as her student, Alivia Gomez, selects a cedar tree to take home during Arbor Day activities at Evergreen Cemetery on Friday. The event was sponsored by the Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership.
Between 300 and 400 books given away at Read Across America event

...himself, along with his pals Thing 1 and Thing 2."She walked into the door and said, 'He's in a book!'" Kindergarten teacher JoAnn Steininger said of her 2-year-old granddaughter, who at first was shy to meet the mischievous cat...
My Turn: Memories of an old friend lost

...BRI-Ann." His name was Peter but everyone called him "Sonny" back then. I never knew his real name until our kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Maas, called out his name in roll call on the first day of school at Harborview Elementary.He was my...
Harborview denied additional teacher

...every year," Iverson said. "We're at capacity right now, and it'll probably get a little bit worse."Kindergarten teacher Kitty Eddy, who teaches at Harborview, said she "felt really compelled" to speak at the meeting."Hiring...
Expatriate Alaskans meet in Seattle for small-town reunion

...lane Sunday at the Juneau-Douglas Picnic. Soon after arriving, the Juneau shopkeeper was reminiscing about kindergarten teachers with a classmate she hadn't seen in a decade. It was a typical moment at the 60th annual picnic, a gathering...

Late summer nights in front of the computer in her Fairbanks home, kindergarten teacher and children's book author Chérie Stihler finds that her family's pet ferret and her monitor's Microsoft help-prompt provide...
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