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New Year Shock: Hundreds dive into 37-degree water at annual Polar Bear Dip tub dip. "It's kind of just a continuation of the holiday," she said."It's fun and exciting," said Laurie Berg, who's been doing the dip for years. "It makes you appreciate heat. It takes your breath away."Laurie, how...
Few speak up as school district considers vast cuts

...budget process that we have to make," he said.The only member of the public to speak up at the budget workshop was Laurie Berg, who has attended school district meetings regularly since her son graduated. Berg agreed with Stoltenburg about testing...
School board holds first 2012-13 meeting

...immediately. "I'm already in support of it.""I think it sounds good," board member Barbara Thurston agreed.Laurie Berg, a member of the public commenting on the proposal, said she was concerned about sticking the district with a lease...
School board signs off on new Riverbend teacher

...High School, Gelbrich said."They're relinquishing .2 FTE - one section of a teacher," said Gelbrich.Parent Laurie Berg pointed out that Harborview Elementary School's primary class enrollment is also above PTR, and she asked that the...
Harborview council to formally request additional teacher

...did advocate, but that's not why the decision was made at all. It was based on the formula and on the numbers."Laurie Berg, a former Harborview parent who asked the school board at its Sept. 11 meeting to add a teacher at Harborview, expressed...
Harborview denied additional teacher

...hard to suffer their incompetence, especially with something as serious and meaningful as primary school education."Laurie Berg, who also spoke in favor of adding a teacher at Harborview during the meeting, described herself as "mad.""I...
JSD budget talks with committee selection

...Vaughn Hammond, Jen LaRoe, Alexander Kotlarov, Michelle Johnston, Catherine Reardon, Anjela Johnston, Marie Marx, Laurie Berg, Steve Iha and Stephanie Allison.The school board is scheduled to meet next on Jan. 15. Kristin Bartlett, chief...
Study: Funding more favorable for new school

...The Assembly nearly gave the schools the cap for next school year, but it had to increase property taxes to do so. Laurie Berg, a resident who has followed the high school issue closely, said it's hard to immediately formulate an opinion on...
Empire Cup Standings

...Claire Brooks, 9; Jane Edwards, 9; Judy Morrison, 9; Ann Carpeneti, 8; Ellen Rosfeld, 8; Janet Hagen, 8; Laurie Berg, 8; Margie Ridgeway, 8; Mary Ann Park, 8; Saldie White, 8; Laura Haywood, 7; Joyce Andrews, 6; Diane DeSloover...
Juneau School Board seeking money for defense in 'Bong Hits' lawsuit

...against to seeking extra money to continue fighting the suit. "I just feel like, in some ways, I feel duped," Laurie Berg said. "I don't understand why the spin was there would be no extra money involved." Berg said there are a lot...


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