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Three appointed to Chatham School Board

When English teacher Melissa Cullum lost her job last spring, against the wishes of parents and students in Angoon, she never imagined becoming a supervisor for...
Angoon students lose teacher, stage protest

...Her a Chance," the students joined parents during a Chatham District School Board meeting Tuesday to speak out for Melissa Cullum, who is known for her unique teaching style and willingness to push students. "Maybe one or two of (the students...
Are stray dogs worse than bears?

...may be triple the number of full-time residents, Cox said she was more concerned with the dog packs than bears. Melissa Cullum, who teaches seventh- through 12th-grade English in Angoon, said she adopted a second dog for the family. Cash...
Skagway shelter finds room for Angoon puppies

...stray dogs in the Admiralty Island community of about 500 people 55 miles southwest of Juneau. Angoon English teacher Melissa Cullum, who adopted one of her dogs from a local litter, said she was concerned about what was happening to the puppies...
My turn: Quality teachers were forced out

...hours of community testimony in support of teacher Melissa Cullum, the reporter relied heavily on a phone interview...article implies, by omission of pertinent facts, that Melissa Cullum is not a quality teacher who measures up to the new...
Thanks for sponsoring Angoon's annual King Salmon Derby

...Murray Pacific, Rainbow Foods, Alaskan Brewing Co., Odom Corp., Pepsi Co., KINY Radio and Allen Marine. For derby rules, boundaries, a complete prize list and daily updates, visit Melissa Cullum Angoon
Allegations fly in School Board recall process

...Cortez-Rucker greeted them with a threat, "Welcome back, do good work because I know how to get rid of you." Melissa Cullum, then an Angoon English teacher, said Cortez-Rucker's threat in August was not the first. Cullum said he was...
Neighbors Digest

...For more information, contact Jennifer Young at (907) 966-8866 or Paul Audette at (907) 966-8742 in Sitka, Melissa Cullum at (907) 788-3301, or the SEARHC Angoon Health Center at (907) 788-4600.
Chatham School District hires new superintendent

...recall vote that accused the now-ousted board members of incompetence and misconduct. One of the new board members, Melissa Cullum, was an English teacher in Angoon whose contract Cortez-Rucker recommended not be renewed. Her dismissal led to...


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