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School board approves charter school contract

...and Superintendent Mark Miller confirmed that he, Director of Teaching and Learning Ted Wilson and Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett had reviewed the policies to assure they do not violate JSD policies. Also discussed were issues of including charter...
Photo: Gastineau Strummers

The Gastineau Strummers performed Friday for the lunch crowd at the State Office Building. The group of 4th and 5th grade students sang and strummed under the direction of their music teacher, Patrick Murphy. Photo courtesy of Kristin Bartlett
This time, Riverbend gets the call in the past two weeks and it marks the ninth call to a school statewide.Juneau School District Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett said Thursday's call came into the school's front office around 1:30 p.m., and the school remained in stay...
School receives another threat

...Parents were notified while students and staff were still in "stay put mode," Juneau School District Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett told the Empire, and they were called again when it was over."We let parents know during the lockdown ... and...
Another school locked down

...principal placed the students and staff on lock-down and then called the police department," JSD Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett told the Empire. "The police responded, and they secured the school."Teachers turned off the lights in their...
Another senior prank goes awry

...18-year-old students who were involved and are in the process of interviewing them.Juneau School District Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett told the Empire that school administrators have already taken disciplinary action against the involved students...
Superintendent Miller dishes over soup

...principal to stay in charge" because they know the school and environment best.School district Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett said there is one thing every principal and teacher can do to stop a threat before it happens: communicate."Accidents...
Sinister phone calls briefly put Juneau schools on guard

...Harborview Elementrary in stay-put mode since it is located in the building next to Yaakoosge. JSD Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett said that was to ensure the youngsters were in the classroom and not outside during recess.Thunder Mountain High...
District preparing for a worse worst-case scenario

...worst-case scenario plan assumed no one-time funding, but didn't anticipate such drastic cuts, JSD Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett confirmed. "Yes, the additional cuts from the Senate are beyond what the school district considered the worst-case...
Glacier Valley names permanent principal

...promoting collaboration, using data in schools and creating master schedules," according to JSD Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett.Final candidates included Potter, who was selected, as well as Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School's Dianne Zemanek...


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