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JSD: Little-known program makes big difference

...per student is high," the budget proposal from the committee stated. "Nearly all of the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School teachers have had AVID training and currently use the program in their classrooms. It was suggested in the committee that...
Local | AK legislature
Crosstown showdown

...looking to be more effective with their quickness.According to JDHS boy's coach Robert Casperson, a Floyd Dryden Middle School teacher, yesterday's parent teacher conferences nearly turned into pep rallies."Based on the level of interest from...
Juneau Community Charter School named Alaska Reward School

...means teachers are responsible for teaching the same students two grades in a row, and students have the same middle school teachers from sixth to eighth grade, Haas said."We don't have to start over every year," Haas said. "We get started...
State | Local
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...
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...opening next school year.The idea for STREAM Academy grew out of a conversation between two like-minded Begich Middle School teachers, said Andranel Brown, one of the project's original founders and a language arts teacher at the school.One...
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...
Chugiak, Eagle River teens studying construction

...schools are currently participating in the first year of an after-school material science class started by Gruening Middle School teacher Gary Martin.The eight-week course teaches students a variety of construction skills, like framing, roofing...
Alutiiq Museum director Haakanson heads to Seattle

...classes he is teaching and the projects he is working on at the Burke Museum.Balika Haakanson, a former Kodiak Middle School teacher, said she and her husband will head to Seattle in July to go house hunting, and will make the move with their...
Alaska Digest

...School Board on Tuesday approved the expense of three elementary teachers and the equivalent of one and a half middle school teachers for the program. The state and city funds generated by the students will pay for the staff, School Board President...
Floyd Dryden students get HIV education

...students in these two teams received a month-long HIV education unit, taught by both JDHS peer educators and by middle school teachers. A highlight to the unit was Solee Butler, an HIV-positive speaker who came to Juneau from New Jersey. After...


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