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"Fairy tale" romance, partnership for Juneau dance teachers

About 15 years ago, the San Francisco Ballet was touring Spain when principal dancer Julie Diana's partner fell and broke his foot. A dancer who had recently joined the company, Zachary "Zak" Hench...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/fairy-tale-romance-partnership-juneau-dan
Art
Who's your diva 2015, week 1

...kids and my friends. ALASKA'S KITFirst memorable public performance: Performing in my school talent show and having my principal Bernie Sorensen hold my little kindergartner hand so I wouldn't be so scared.Three singers who have influenced you throughout...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/whos-your-diva-2015-week-1
Art
More than just a place to play

...their recess dream a reality.School principal Michelle Byer doesn't mince her words...change five years ago, during a different principal's time at the school. Wheels started...Organization had willing volunteers. Then the principal left the school and plans fell to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-16/more-just-place-play
Local
Sunshine, salmon and the governor

...grills."I think that in Alaska we're having some tough financial times, and there's a lot of needs," Jim Thompson, principal of Floyd Dryden Middle School said as he was waiting in line, "and I think that Gov. Walker has got his priorities in order...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-16/sunshine-salmon-and-governor
Local
Kinders of the woods

...Language and Literacy program at Harborview; Roll, who has been an elementary and middle school teacher, is studying for her principal certification, and started the Juneau Outdoor Family Network. "We're kind of kindred spirits," Roll said of Walker...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-21/kinders-woods
Outdoors
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is lifted

...AEA estimates.That price would continue to drop to an average of 6.6 cents per kilowatt-hour as about $8 billion in principal plus interest is paid off over 50 years.By contrast, natural gas-generated electricity from the large Alaska LNG Project...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-14/susitna-watana-studies-resume-after-spe
State
STEM charter school seeks to break down barriers, open doors to disadvantaged

...its desired group.Getting the room for something like that might require a bit of shuffling. At Riverbend Elementary, principal Michelle Byer said there aren't any vacant classrooms, but year-to-year, with student body numbers fluctuating, it's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/stem-charter-school-seeks-breakdown-bar
Local
Residents demand health answers as mine spill fouls rivers

...Farmers, towns and tribes slammed water-intake gates shut as a sludge-laden plume from a Colorado mine spill rolled down principal rivers in the desert Southwest on Monday, prompting local officials and families to demand answers about possible long-term...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-10/residents-demand-health-answers-mine
Regional News
79 makeshift riverboats take on final Red Green Regatta

...squirt guns."We come and watch and say we're going to do it every year," said Dershin, the Randy Smith Middle School principal. "This year was the last one, so we decided we better do it."Carl "Puc" Anderson, an airman from Eielson Air Force...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-03/79-makeshift-riverboats-take-final-red-
State
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...assessments, student growth, benchmarks or goals of student achievement for school accountability, any aspect of teacher or principal quality, effectiveness, or evaluations systems, or require any data collection beyond current reporting requirements...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/replacement-no-child-left-behind-passes
State

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