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Riverbend preparing AVID learners

...Juneau's middle schools and comprehensive high schools as an elective. Instructional Coach Pam Garcia said a middle school teacher recently told her that Riverbend's AVID students came to middle school more prepared than other students from...
Superintendent: Settling coach case was district's best option

...denied on behalf of his clients.In a July 28, 2013 letter, then-Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich informed the middle school teacher and coach that following the conclusion of an independent investigation, his employment was to be severed immediately...
'Boxing coach' dodges assault charge

...player unconscious ducked assault charges during a trial held in Oregon last week.Former coach and Floyd Dryden Middle School teacher John Wahl was found not guilty during a one-day bench trial July 8 in Oregon. The trial was held there because...
JSD may remove offending books

...Juneau-Douglas High School's librarian, said inaccurate materials in the library get "weeded out." Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Teacher Ray Imel said at first he was worried about the perception of censorship, but ultimately felt the information...
Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...It's a mountain! That's not a knee."He asked them why they would pose at varying heights. Schoenbar Middle School teacher Taylor McKenna answered, "Multiple levels (are) more interesting."They also suggested that their poses were...
William Lloyd Swanson

...the globe. After retirement from the Air Force, he chose to help mold the minds of young people and became a middle school teacher and Vice Principal. His education included a BS from Ball State University and a Master's from NAU. His hobbies...
Some Juneau teachers cutting back hours from the Riverbend teacher and another from a middle school teacher emphasized that the change is expected to be temporary...says an email sent last week by a Floyd Dryden Middle School teacher. "Because of this dispute, and because our voices...
Ready to roll

...made a big difference," White said.The roller coaster project, which White said was suggested by Floyd Dryden Middle School teacher Josh Yerkes, is one students can expect to see again in the future. "I've never seen kids so engaged and just...
Life without limits

...challenges the coaching staff."The experience has been "heart-warming," said Casperson, a Floyd Dryden Middle School teacher, adding that he'd never worked with challenged individuals outside of the classroom before."These campers...
Looking back at the news in 2013

...surfaced in May of former Falcons assistant coach and middle school teacher John Wahl knocking a freshman player unconscious...and former Falcons head coach Bill Byouer, also a middle school teacher, lost their jobs with the school district. The...


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