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Photo: Girls clean up

On Saturday, Girl Scout Troop 14 helped pick up garbage in the downtown area. From left are Lupita Alvarez, Megan McAllister, Adriana Botelho, Ruby Steedle, Gail Ford, Jetta Whittaker, Judy McAllister and Laura Doogan. Not pictured is Rachel Doogan.
More Montessori in Juneau

Lupita Alvarez is hopeful that an expanded and independent Montessori Borealis Public School could finally offer enough space to meet the needs...
Juneau celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

...for the event, with student Nathel Sims, Thunder Mountain High School Principal Dan Larson and Montessori Teacher Lupita Alvarez all touching on issues of accessibility of educational opportunities and the importance of cultivating compassion...
Motivated Montessori teacher was motivated learner to begin with

Children are very good at learning, says Lupita Alvarez. The executive director of the Juneau Montessori School said she watches children learn. She laughed at the idea that people...
Juneau mayor, wife chosen to be grand marshals of Douglas parade

The Fourth of July is one of Lupita Alvarez's favorite American holidays. She especially likes how Juneau and Douglas celebrate the special day. "I like the fireworks...
Dance features salsa, ballroom music

...Salsa Borealis playing Latin American music and the Thunder Mountain Big Band playing music for ballroom dancing. Lupita Alvarez and Bruce Botelho will teach and demonstrate the basic steps for Latin American dance styles and some specific moves...
Child care providers need grants

...raises about $70,000 a year to close the gap between expenses and what it can expect parents to pay, said director Lupita Alvarez. Last year's $14,000 child care grant, used for salaries, covered about 5 percent of school costs. Even with...
New dance board drops challenge

...which refused to step down. "We indicated that the meeting they had was really not legal," said board President Lupita Alvarez. "But we did accept the recommendation of (those) people to fill in the vacancies we currently have." Gail Ford...
Hot Salsa dances into 10th year long and remind people how important it is, early learning and preparing children for school and life," said Lupita Alvarez, Montessori director of education. "The theme of the event, social dance and life music and all that is just so...
Neighbors Digest

...teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori. Virginia McHugh Goodwin, AMI-USA executive director, told JMS school director Lupita Alvarez that, "Your efforts for the children you serve is commendable and deserving of the highest praise. You should be...


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