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Local teacher takes home top prize

As a student in the Juneau public school system, Amy Jo Meiners had her first lesson in the art of teaching while watching a fourth-grade instructor inspire excellence. Now, almost 40 years later, Meiners is still earning gold stars.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/local-teacher-takes-home-top-prize
Local
Math, Science teachers to get a taste of Sitka

...occasion to focus on the state of math and science education in Alaska, but there's another reason he and other local teachers got together to bring the annual conference to Sitka for the first time."The other piece is just to showcase Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-07/math-science-teachers-get-taste-sitka
State
Teaching formline

...staff and tribal administrative staff in 10 communities.In designing and compiling the kit, SHI collaborated with local teachers and artists as well as formline experts Nathan Jackson, Delores Churchill, Nicholas Galanin, Steve Brown and Da-ka-xeen...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/teaching-formline
Art
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

Auke Bay Elementary School second grade teacher Allie Smith's students play games, measure snow and watch for seasonal changes in the outdoors.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/local-teacher-honored-dse-inaugural-
Outdoors
Young piano student to perform public concert

...teaching Farley-Robinson since he was 7, said her student's unusual talent prompted her to enlist the help of another local teacher, Mary Watson, to assist in his instruction about two years ago. Since then Farley-Robinson has been receiving...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/young-piano-student-perform-public-concer
Art
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

...2009. It's an upward trend our community expects to continue. Another challenge will come when the district and local teachers start negotiating another contract this fall. Juneau teachers came closer to a strike last winter than they have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-12/empire-editorial-challenges-await-new
Opinion
Hearthside Books sells to local teacher

After about a year of trying to sell the business, Hearthside Books owners Susan Hickey and Debbie Reifenstein found a taker - former Riverbend Elementary School teacher Brenda Weaver.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-13/hearthside-books-sells-local-teacher
Local
Ten practical steps to your language revival

...This portion of a speech was made into a song by Harold Jacobs, and has recently been adapted by Selina Everson and local teachers of Tlingit language and culture to say, "we have opened this box of wisdom, which was left in our hands." It...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-06-28/ten-practical-steps-your-language-revival
Art
Dzantik'i Heeni students, teacher prepare for national math contest

Two Juneau students will compete in a national math competition as part of an Alaska team coached by a local teacher. Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School students Logan Spencer and Robbie Sylvester will join Devon Preston of Eagle River and Logan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052602/loc_math.shtml
News
Most at meeting want mine open

From local teachers and artists to engineers and corporate executives, more than 50 people had something to say about the proposed Kensington mine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072704/loc_freeyourmine.shtml
News

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