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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...
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...
Glacier Valley Elem. turns 50

...past 50 years, a current teacher stopped them."Oh, my gosh! It's Ms. Lucas!" said Susie Denton, a physical education teacher.Even at the school's 50th birthday bash Thursday, where alumni and former faculty members were expected...
Photos: Thrills and chills

About 450 Harborview Elementary School students - the entire student body - learned the dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller with physical education teacher Zach Stenson and performed on Halloween in the Marie Drake gymnasium
350 students do the twist at mass hoop-off they ushered more and more children into the gym.When everyone was assembled by grade level, Harborview physical education teacher Zach Stenson moved to the front of the pack. At Stenson's call of "One, two, three!" all 350 students...
Bike Club

Before every bike club outing, there's a safety check.On a day in mid May, Gastineau Elementary Physical Education Teacher Dirk Miller moved from kid to kid, checking bike after bike. He was looking for faulty brakes, or bikes that...
New Trail dedicated at Gastineau Elementary

...few, and a host of Gastineau students.Miller said the history of the trail goes back nearly 13 years when Physical Education Teacher Ethel Smith was taking students cross country skiing on the trail whenever conditions allowed. Now complete...
Run for Raptors

...of you did a fantastic job. Many thanks also to Gastineau Elementary and Juneau Community Charter School's physical education teacher Dirk Miller for again organizing this event. Also helping to organize this event was recently-retired Gastineau...


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