Refine Search

Empire Readers' Council Editorial: JSD bullying policy needs some 'teeth'

...statements will be mirrored by the youths who look up to them.In the meantime, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Principal Molly Yerkes is supposed to work with the district to develop an anti-bullying program as a part of her superintendent certification...
Letter: Write in 'Tom Milliron' for school board

...would use his talents and experience to craft more realistic policies and budgets for the school district.Tom and Molly Yerkes were strong supporters of creating the middle school outdoor skills and hunter education program for all middle school...
Thank you Juneau

...Senator Duncan, Pete Carran, Deb Morse, Andy Bullick, Aszli and Dawn Skrzynski, Marianne Manning, Liz Villanueva, Molly Yerkes, John Pugh, Steve Allwine, Juneau Dipsticks, and the amazing music of the Crimson Quartet and the combined JDHS...
JSD: 2009 policy doesn't apply to May bullying incident service requirements, which have yet to be determined, he said. Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Principal Molly Yerkes will work with the district to develop an anti-bullying program as a part of her superintendent certification requirements...
Empire Editorial: The ban that went too far

...will be "happy" to organize cross-town travel for sports teams this year and once the ban goes into effect. From Molly Yerkes, principal at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, cross-town travel will happen this year, but four less times, due...
Juneau school board upholds middle school travel ban ban middle school tavel, the two middle schools operated differently. Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School principal Molly Yerkes chose to go with an intramural, non-traveling sports program to eliminate financial stress on parents and provide...
My Turn: Bright future ahead for Alaska's students

...Kasuun Elementary School in Anchorage won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.Molly Yerkes, the principal at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School in Juneau, was surprised with a prestigious $25,000 Milken Educator...
JSD: Little-known program makes big difference

...teachers and students have spoken against cutting the program, saying the benefits outweigh the costs. DHMS Principal Molly Yerkes said the program - which focuses on close reading, note-taking, critical thinking and organization - often provides...
Local | AK legislature
Weaving, writing and arithmetic

...around you," Alex said. "I thought it would be good to learn Tlingit culture and other Native culture."Principal Molly Yerkes said the course was developed by the school and Goldbelt Heritage Foundation to provide more variety in the offered...
Principal sees improvement in respect of school name

...issue with the shortening of "Dzantik'i Heeni" to "DZ," she said. Now, even after 20 years, DHMS principal Molly Yerkes said she's had many discussions with Native community members about the popular abbreviation."They said, 'We're...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback