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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...
Retro sci-fi movie series continues with 'Galaxy Quest' of the planetarium's continued operation.The planetarium is located downtown on Glacier Highway in the Marie Drake Building, between Harborview and Juneau-Douglas High School. When it opened in 1967, it was the first planetarium in...
Montessori Borealis, alternative high school start new school year with new principal

...Garot was leading first-day-of-school introductions at the alternative high school, also housed in the Marie Drake building. She told the approximately 60 students at the meeting about the Montessori school's Wisdom Day ceremony...
School board holds first 2012-13 meeting

...School and Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, upgrades to career technology facilities, and an overhaul of the Marie Drake Building, among others.Sean O'Brien was the only school board member not participating in the meeting. Andrea Story...
Future student count key to school debate

...unfair not to count the auditorium as part of the school's capacity. The school district also uses much of the Marie Drake building, a former middle school next to JDHS, for high school classes. Opponents of a second school concede that JDHS...
If ballot measure passes, what next?

...Some opponents of the Dimond Park high school have suggested the unspent bond money should be used to renovate the Marie Drake building next to JDHS and make it part of the school. Ken Koelsch, a former Juneau Assembly member and a retired JDHS...
A 'yes' vote would allow the city to correct flaws

...proposed high school is that nothing will be done at all. Juneau-Douglas High School spills over into the aging Marie Drake building, which needs renovation if it is to be a permanent part of the school. And all involved in the issue must set...
New high school means more crowded classes

...originally designed (which includes the auditorium - now removed from the calculation). When the adjacent (old Marie Drake) buildings are included, we could actually grow the population without meeting capacity. We have just spent many millions...


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