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Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...teaching community. What grade level and subjects do you teach? I am the physical education teacher at Mendenhall River Community School. This is my fourth year teaching PE, grades K-5. I also teach small reading groups in the afternoons...
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation I needed to say it."Also at the top of the district's list of school projects are renovations to Mendenhall River Community School, which has racked up 144 deferred maintenance items. Fixing them all would cost an estimated $22 million...
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Puppets take to the classrooms

...with the Giant Puppet Project brought their vision from the streets to the schools this week. Students at Mendenhall River Community School worked with Daniel Polnau, Patty Mitchell and Robert Lockheed to create person-sized - and bigger - puppets...
Photos: Puppet project

Kindergarten students at Mendenhall River Community School sketch their favorite animals for a life-size puppet.
Students learn about tribal traditions a cultural luncheon showcasing art and notebooks filled with research. Fourth and fifth-graders at Mendenhall River Community School have spent the last three weeks creating native dolls and dioramas detailing specific native tribes in each...
Two more schools get 'the call'

Mendenhall River Community School received a threatening phone call Wednesday, similar to the ones made to other schools in Juneau and across Alaska, shortly before...
Photo: Native studies

Fourth-graders Cedar Johnson, left, and Taryn Wright look at dolls dressed in traditional Tlingit blankets Wednesday at Mendenhall River Community School. A cultural celebration luncheon was held between three fourth-grade classes that studied the Native people of Alaska.
Slam dunk against bullying and drugs

...came to Juneau this week for tricks, tournaments and some life lessons on staying off drugs and in school. Mendenhall River Community School and Riverbend Elementary held assemblies on bullying and drug-use prevention, which kicked off Sunday...
Juneau educators train in the art of teaching

...and then narrow it down to a handful of the most important points for each school's individual needs.Mendenhall River Community School Principal Kathryn Milliron said the strategy of "noticing when students are not engaged" is the most important...
Teacher feels ostracized for pot confession

Mendenhall River Community School fifth grade teacher Adam Berkey, who confessed to marijuana use last month, says he and his wife have felt ostracized in the...


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