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Fairbanks native, three-time cancer survivor shares story

...driving force behind the Fairbanks Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K family walk, a fundraising event. A kindergarten teacher and mother of three active little girls, Zaverl took time out of her busy schedule to tell the News-Miner her...
All 'buts' stink, and Bond refreshes their aromas

...Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club.Using "old school" life lessons from his high school principal father and kindergarten teacher mother, and sharing how those lessons helped his dream to play professional basketball and become a successful...
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Ketchikan school tracks students' 'walk around the world'

...the school's wellness committee and the school district's wellness office. Jane Blasingame, a Fawn Mountain kindergarten teacher on the wellness committee, said the idea is to get kids active."We just kind of were looking for a way to get...
Ronald Shondell Brooker

...December 22, 2014 after being airlifted to Spokane. Ron lived in Douglas and Juneau and attended school where his Kindergarten teacher was his mother's first grade teacher. Ronald moved to Anchorage and later moved to Wenatchee, Washington where...
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

...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 about your family and home life. Hauser: My wonderful husband, Brandon...
Imagination Library meets million book mark in Alaska

...begin Kindergarten, they have a connection with their fellow classmates, a bond over books read in common. Kindergarten teachers in Juneau each receive a collection of about a dozen books most Juneau kids will have read during their pre-Kindergarten...
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...
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.


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