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My Turn: Merging high schools is in students' best interests

...these options and bring it to the community, as was done before. There is the $20 million plan to renovate the Marie Drake building, which JDHS used for years to help fit all the students into one school. Now is the time to discuss what is going...
Juneau School District may have missed deadline for state help on Marie Drake construction

...meeting on April 21 to request a special election to vote on a school construction bond for the renovation of the Marie Drake building, housing Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School and Montessori Borealis school. The district and school...
School board OKs special election

...the Juneau Assembly, voters will be asked whether to approve a bond issue of $20 million for renovations to the Marie Drake building, which houses Montessori Borealis and Yakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School, and $1 million for repairs...
JSD hopes to beat deadline with $20M bond

...municipalities would be reimbursed up to 50 percent.The estimated $20 million school bond would cover renovations to the Marie Drake building, which houses Montessori Borealis and Yakoosge Daakahidi High School, and repairs to Juneau-Douglas High School...
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...goes to the House for committee hearings and, eventually, a floor vote.As someone who spends every day in the Marie Drake building, Garot said her top fix would be to make it a place kids are proud of - especially since the building serves the...
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More Montessori in Juneau

...children's house and some partial scholarships are available.Montessori Borealis will remain in its place at the Marie Drake building on Glacier Avenue. Students will be registered directly with Montessori Borealis Public School, rather than through...
Juneau's future mapped out

...up for the center.Montessori Borealis also has plans to expand into a preschool and kindergarten center at the Marie Drake Building, which will be renovated using money from a CBJ insurance settlement.Local WorkforcePreparing youths and young...
Insurance payout will fund emergency school repairs

...Walker's funding allocations and debt reimbursement flexibility to change due to the state's deficit.The Marie Drake building has needed repair for years and houses the expanding Montessori Borealis Program and Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative...
Montessori makeover?

...program with the Juneau School District, is in the Marie Drake building, nestled between Harborview Elementary School and Juneau-Douglas High School. It shares the Marie Drake building, and its principal, with Yakoosge Daakahidi Alternative...
Montessori Borealis itches for growth

...teachers.The process to grow to "small school" designation would be step by step and take four years. The Marie Drake building, which currently holds the program, would still house the larger school. The building is facing a renovation...


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