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New principal chosen at Yaakoos

...Daakahidi Alternative High School will have a new principal in the fall. The Juneau School District announced Thursday that Sarah Marino, a fourth-year science teacher at the school, will take over for interim Principal John Norman. Marino will lead...
Primer for a painting

...from the Artist in Schools program. "We're really looking forward to having these lockers painted," Principal Sarah Marino said. "They've been pretty dingy and well-used for a long time. This building is pretty old, and we're trying...
The most important meal of the day, with help from JESS volunteers

...School, JESS President Cricket Curtain, Brenda Edwards of Gastineau Elementary School, JESS Treasurer Pam Tippets, Sarah Marino of Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School, Sharon Avenson of Riverbend Elementary School and Molly Yerkes of Dzantik'i...
First Friday art projects at Yaakoosge to attend Friday's event will even videotape a performance to play during the event, said Yaakoosge Principal Sarah Marino. Students have been working under the supervision of guest artists Shona Strauser from Perseverance Theater, Kasnick...
Bye-bye books? in Alaska to win the award, and only one of 35 nationally to win the award twice in a row. Yaakoosge Principal Sarah Marino said at a recent school board meeting the laptop program has "totally changed the way that we teach and that students...
Students clamoring for Challenge Day at all high schools

...board to support it for their high schools. "Our school always is trying to achieve a sense of community," said Sarah Marino, Yaakoosge's principal. "I think we do a pretty good job. I see this taking it to the next level. Challenge Day...
Student input sought for cultural center

...from tourists, shows and purchases. Other students said they like the idea of Tlingit language classes. Principal Sarah Marino said she'll submit comments collected from students to the council. Martin said while students currently at Yaakoos...
Thanks, Yaakoosge Daakahidi schoolvolunteers

...Southeast, Venetia Santana, Wade Bryson, Woosh.ji.een Dancers, Yan Shu Ka Dancers, Zach Gordon Teen Center Sarah Marino, Principal Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School
'Brain Paint'

...conjunction with counseling and students are taught how to do self-assessments and become self-aware. Principal Sarah Marino said students have been interested in it for a variety of reasons, including attention deficit, depression, anxiety...
Up, up and not away?

...some also say they come back because "they miss Eaglecrest." Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School Principal Sarah Marino said about 30 to 50 percent of students at the school are at least thinking about going to college, though she doesn't...


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