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JDHS senior debaters go out with wins

...their success," Steele said. "The first and second place wins could not have come to more worthy students." Retired teacher Steele coaches the team with veteran social studies teacher Shanna Galluzzo. "We couldn't be happier," Galluzzo...
Robinson Cano draws a crowd at first Mariners workout

...failed to reach the playoffs while he was part of it."That was pretty bleak in Seattle," said Steve Tennyson, a retired teacher from Rochester, Wash., who was selling souvenirs at the spring training complex for the ninth year. "A lot of...
Juneau Democrats cheer Obama's speech

...the group of mostly seniors was back to whooping and cheering for their candidate of choice."I loved it," said retired teacher Nancy Slook. "I thought he was right on in so many ways." She ticked off several points of the speech, including...
Homer combines talents in 'Sticks and Stones' art show

...that can be displayed indoors and outdoors.Both members of the Ptarmigan Arts cooperative, Lowney, like Fischer a retired teacher, is the sticks part of the show and Fischer the stones. Lowney has become known for her carved wood sculptures...
Students replicate Native parka trim

...wolverine fur is put on top of the wolf fur so it can be turned in and the cold won't frost your face," pointed out retired teacher Jeannie Nelson.Nelson, who is of Eskimo heritage, spent a recent afternoon working with the children on a special...

...friends will say, "It's so relaxing, but we've heard you up there cussing."Minicucci, Mitchel - who also is a retired teacher - and Otos all seemed to be drawn to conquering difficult challenges.Mitchel, who said she has been quilting for...
1963 Juneau-Douglas All Alaska Champions

...optometrist and lives near Seattle. Olson teaches high school in San Francisco. Sobeloff lives in Juneau and is a retired teacher and administrator. Triplett lives in California and has worked in construction. Gullufsen is a retired district...
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Fairbanks summit addresses rural learning

...regional schools for two week intensive cycles rather than full time, since homesickness can lead to dropping out.Retired teacher Cora Maguire said teaching Native culture in schools and building a strong foundation is the answer to retaining students...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Today's Featured Survivor: Sue Kocyba

...Immediate family: Tom Kocyba (husband) Hobbies: Hiking, dog-walking, golf, gardening, racquetball Occupation: Retired teacher; taught math, technology and special education at Juneau-Douglas High School and Floyd Dryden Middle School and...
Sampson to head Education

...GOP-controlled Legislature sent such a bill to the governor over the objection of Democrats, who wanted it extended to retired teachers who return to the classroom. The state education board names the education commissioner, who is approved by the...


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