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Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...School and is proud to be part of the 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...
Youth runners' 'feat' goes 'round the block

...nothing."Jeron, a Harbor View Elementary School fifth-grader, decided to continue the inspiration of physical education teacher Zack Stenson, who runs a marathon club during the school year that ends with a 5K. The most he has run in...
Police ID victim of Oregon shooting as 14-year-old

...everything's OK, I'm better," she said.Freshman Daniel DeLong, 15, said after the shooting that he saw a physical education teacher at the school with a bloodied shirt. He said he was texting friends to make sure they were all OK."It just...
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JSD: Little-known program makes big difference selected for the class.DHMS' Randy Quinto is one of the district's full-time AVID instructors. A physical education teacher by training, Quinto switched to heading up AVID at the school. He admitted to being a bit skeptical at first...
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Ketchikan gains young archers

...students are young archers who practice target-shooting one day a week under the supervision and direction of physical education teacher Sam Hernandez. Shortly after winter break, Hernandez started the weekly archery program, which includes approximately...
High school principals want new curriculum

...the meeting, teachers spoke out for and against having instructional coaches in schools. Susie Denton, a physical education teacher at Glacier Valley Elementary School, said that while instructional coaches - teachers who work peers to improve...
Gastineau Elementary students clean up trail for Earth Day

...student and community project for the past several years. "We've been working on the trail for four years," physical education teacher Dirk Miller said. "Some of these kids have been working on this since the first or second grade. They have...
Juneau's baseball son returns to his roots

...I am going to help out as much as I can," Bentz said. Bentz, 34, returned to Juneau this June and is a physical education teacher at JDHS."In the big leagues, that smell is everyone trying to do their best to contribute to help win a...
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...students and teachers on specific needs."We want something that is real and relative for our kids," said physical education teacher Luke Adams. "Every year we go back to the drawing board because it has to be real to the kids."The AVB...
School District mulls union proposal

...million renovation of the Mendenhall River Community School."We are in dire need," said Sunshine Wind, a physical education teacher at the school. "Our gym floor has been warped for years, and no matter how many times we've brought it...


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