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Mildred Post Boesser

...led her to always speak her truth: writing letters to the editor, testifying to legislatures, city assemblies and school boards. Her strong, compassionate voice with its pure and simple message of love and acceptance was highly respected and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175238621
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...in discussions of diversity in children's literature. She also has served as president of the North Slope Borough School Board.The Alaska Spirit of Reading is an annual event that distributes books to students in schools statewide, brings the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/dee-longenbaugh-wins-contributions-litera
Art
Election season opens

...Assembly seat, a District 2 Assembly seat and three school board seats. The election is Oct. 6.In District 1, which...district.The seats occupied by Mayor Merrill Sanford and school board members Andrea Story, Phyllis Carlson and Destiny Sargeant...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-28/election-season-opens
Local
Tune in to nature

...cameras."When kids lose connection with the outdoors, they become adults without a connection," he told the Juneau School Board at its regular June meeting. "I wanted to use technology to lure kids back to the outdoors."The digital cameras...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/tune-nature
Local
My Turn: Marijuana before education: Pace of policy changes tell of importance

...service. I was a school teacher. For seven years, I fought to change things.I testified before Senate, I went to school board meetings, and after seven years of fighting, my district cut millions of dollars, and good teachers went by the wayside...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-19/my-turn
Opinion
Pure Sole: Sugar daddies (and mommies)

...I am not mentioning the roughly $560,000 that the City and Borough of Juneau is paying that will be used, per school board budget reality, or "a come to Jesus" moment, to cover advisors and coaches and costs of home meets (and some incidentals...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-25/sugar-daddies-and-mommies
Sports
JSD's budget plan matches Legislature's spending

...less-optimistic scenarios. The recommended scenario the school board passed, with a contingency plan, was labeled scenario...beyond what was included in the budget approved by the school board, though this budget does include a number of cuts...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/jsds-budget-plan-matches-legislatures-s
Local
John Daugherty

...intermittently at various jobs, including legislative reporting, a three-year period as a lobbyist for Alaska Association of School Boards, and then, after completing studies for a teaching certificate, teaching oceanography at Juneau-Douglas High School...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174896958
Juneau school board approves charter school through 2026

...school, which Stanley acknowledged, saying he'd exchanged information with a woman interested in organizing a STEM school. Board member Andi Story brought up a number of topics, many stemming from the school's diversity numbers and funding per...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/juneau-school-board-approves-charter-sc
Local
At workshop, 'ordinary people' consider seeking office

...of past and present assembly and school board members, City and Borough of Juneau...accommodate lunch and evening meetings.School board members report spending fewer hours...meetings and on preparation, but school board member Barbara Thurston said another...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-08/workshop-ordinary-people-consider-seeki
Local

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