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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.
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...
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...


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