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Empire Editorial: New school PE rules deserve a workout

...be changing, and we see this change as a harbringer of benefits for students at the high school level. At a regular school board meeting Tuesday, the Program Evaluation Committee recommended substituting extracurricular sports activities for traditional...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-21/empire-editorial-new-school-pe-rules-
Opinion
PE benched with new requirements

...education requirements. At a regular school board meeting Tuesday, the Program Evaluation...requirement than other districts," school board member Lisa Worl said. "We will...are fully in support of this," school board member Barbara Thurston said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/pe-benched-new-requirements
Local
Superintendent addresses media training

...training sessions for coaches, principals and administrators held earlier this month was briefly discussed at the regular school board meeting Tuesday night. Superintendent Mark Miller clarified that some coaches specifically requested the training sessions...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/superintendent-addresses-media-training
Local
Fund shortage hits Sitka high school sports

...Director LieuDell Goldsberry told the School Board Tuesday night.Goldsberry updated...sports, and in this past year the School Board did not include the usual $35...sustainable. He proposed that the School Board ask for more funds from the city...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-05/fund-shortage-hits-sitka-high-school-s
Sports
My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

...it, and previously served as a school board member. I wanted to elucidate...opposition previously expressed to the school board by Freda Westman, Grand President...booklet, "The Visit." The Juneau school board should strive for historical accuracy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-02/my-turn-curriculum-whitewashes-boardi
Opinion
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year

...by the honor."I don't like attention," he said. "But it is good to be appreciated for what you do."Former school board president Sally Saddler said working with Hatch was a wonderful experience, and his rapport with students is excellent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/juneaus-officer-hatch-named-municipal-e
Local | Neighbors
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...Only we can, depending on how high we jump."School board member Lisa Worl noted that several of the students...AVID students in attendance raised their hands.The school board also passed a motion at the meeting to grant $150...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/students-take-charge-learning-anti-bull
Local
Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

...effective, such as during budget negotiations. The school board could not ask budget committee members to attend negotiations...be tackled in the future.Also at the meeting, the school board had a first reading about revising a policy to designate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/budget-biggest-issue-school-board-meeti
Local
District's frugality pays off

...finances were approved without objection during a special school board meeting Monday evening. The special meeting was called...the approved statements on Wednesday. Means informed school board members in attendance that there were no changes to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/districts-frugality-pays
Local
School board quizzes House speaker

...to ask him about the upcoming legislative session that begins Jan. 21. The following are paraphrased questions from school board members and Chenault's answers.Q: What are we looking at this year?Chenault: "I don't know. It's a new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-05/school-board-quizzes-house-speaker
State

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