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My Turn: Education in Hawaii, Alaska a bad comparison

...educational challenges reaches into a realm inimical to Hawaiian culture.? Bill McCord is a Haines resident. He is a retired teacher certified in science and English and has taught at Hawaii's Konawaena high school and middle school.
LaVerne Bruce

...traveling, baseball, bridge, and her family and friends. As long as her health allowed, she was active in the Juneau Retired Teachers' Association, the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO), and as a volunteer election worker. She traveled...
Around town for Monday, June 15 Contact Cori at 209-7051 or for more information or to register.The Juneau Retired Teacher's Association's potluck dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Please bring questions...
Giant searchlight given to Alaska park still sits in Oregon was used.But the make and model are the same as the ones used in Kodiak during the war, said Nancy, who is a retired teacher.The lights were used to spot things that turned up as blips on radar, she said, or they were beamed across a bay...
Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...Besides that, I have an amazing book group that I meet with monthly. These 11 outstanding women are either current or retired teachers who have been through thick and thin since 2006 (I gain strength from them). I also enjoy playing volleyball...
Alutiiq Museum's volunteer of the year goes to couple who monitor ancient settlements

...year, Brigid and Harry Dodge were honored for their outstanding volunteer contributions to the museum.Brigid, a retired teacher, and Harry, a retired biologist, own Kodiak Treks, a wilderness lodge on Aleut Island, in Uyak Bay. The Dodges...
Around town for Monday, Feb. 16

...Northern Light United Church. A weekly gathering for women. All are welcome. Details: 780-4918.The Juneau Retired Teachers' Association will hold its luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m., Baranof Hotel. Call Barb at 523-9722 or Denise...
Sidewalk Poll

...let's put it that way."- Liz Lucas, retired schoolteacher"Half full. I'm optimistic."- Louise Dawson, retired teacher"Half empty."- Bob Thompson, clerk"Half full. More positive."- Claire Dyar, barista
Juneau teachers before statehood

...40s and '50s. This was compiled by the Juneau Retired Teachers Association and first printed in 1993. It was updated...for your service" to those members of the Juneau Retired Teachers Association who are responsible for this valuable...
My Turn: Leave the senior sales tax exemption alone

...decisions to remain in Juneau, in part based on reaching the milestone to qualify for the senior sales tax exemption. Don't let grandma get run out of town by the Assembly.?Ken Koelsch, retired teacher and former CBJ assembly member.


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