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School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...parents.The board voted Tuesday to purchase the Reading Wonders curriculum. District teaching and learning director Patty Newman said it will probably cost closer to $400,000 to implement the curriculum.According to a report presented to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
Local
Glacier Valley principal takes new role

...will help him in a new chapter of his career. He'll start his new job July 1. The position was previously held by Patty Newman, who is moving back to her home state of California to be principal of an elementary school in Atascadero.Looking...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/glacier-valley-principal-takes-new-role
Local
Juneau educator named interim principal

...replacing long-time principal Ted Wilson, who is taking the position of director of curriculum and instruction vacated by Patty Newman. Potter said the systems Wilson successfully installed during his 11 years at the school's helm will help make her...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-22/juneau-educator-named-interim-principal
Local
JSD: Little-known program makes big difference

...incorporate the AVID model into their lessons. It's the only JSD elementary school that participates in AVID, said Patty Newman, the district's director of teaching and learning.AVID is offered as a free-standing elective at all the middle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-11/jsd-little-known-program-makes-big-diff
Local | AK legislature
District sticks with teacher cuts

...recommendation. Teachers will finish reviewing the curricula by the end of this week, district Teaching and Learning Director Patty Newman said in her report."Please give us more time," Smith said.Also at the meeting, Gelbrich said in his report that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-13/district-sticks-teacher-cuts
Local
Thanks for making Acadeca Southeast Regional Meet a success

...Bookless, Rena Brown, LeeAnn Dickson, Matt and Sharon Fishel, Bridget Fenerty, Glenn Gelbrich, Robin MacDonald, Patty Newman, Kat Palmer, Christina Rich, Doreen Shaw, Jeff Short, Brita Steinberger, Russell Strandtmann and Wendy Whelan...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-12-15/thanks-making-acadeca-southeast-reg
Neighbors
DIPAC thanks our community volunteers

...Game education section for lending us their great kids salmon costume as well as assisting as a teaching volunteer. Patty Newman of the Juneau School District made it possible to spread the word to interested teachers. All the teachers, parents...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-12-30/dipac-thanks-our-community-voluntee
Neighbors
Coeur invests $75,000 in youth literacy

...rates decrease."Without substantial help, poor readers in the third grade are poor readers in the ninth grade, Patty Newman director of teaching and learning for the Juneau School District said."Our six year olds, our first graders have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-14/coeur-invests-75000-youth-literacy
Local
Photo: Safe kids at Mendenhall River

...participation at the 2007 Kid Safe event of all the local public elementary schools in the Juneau Borough. Principal Patty Newman reported that Henderson's class had an imaginative way to remind students about the Feb. 17th event - each student...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032107/nei_20070321002.shtml
Neighbors
My turn: Innovative literacy program is designed to help students

...organization in May. Everyone who attended these meetings thought it was a good idea and encouraged our principal, Patty Newman, to pursue its implementation. Additionally, we support our teachers who also support Launching Literacy. Launching...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080405/opi_20050804012.shtml
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