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School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...middle-of-the-road option compared to scenarios had been discussed at past meetings. Ultimately, Juneau School District administrators concluded the state will contribute all or none of the one-time funding it offered last year. To accommodate...
Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...go-between, connecting the school's teachers.The charter school's new facilitating teacher is former Chatham School District administrator Cynthia McFeeters, who has worked in the Angoon district since 2004. She has experience working with "diverse...
Finalists named for Floyd Dryden principal

...principal; Holly Cervin, Angoon's Chatham School District principal; Jim Thompson, Nampa, Idaho's Nampa School District administrator; and Mary Kramer, Oregon High School associate principal in Oregon, Wisc.Final interviews of the four...
Montessori makeover?

...decide if Montessori Borealis will become an independent, alternative school. The proposal is being backed by school district administrators.Montessori Borealis, now in its 20th year as an optional program with the Juneau School District, is in...
My Turn: School vouchers more harmful than helpful

...have challenges, no one denies that. The Department of Education and Early Development, school boards, school district administrators and educators are working hard to address the needs of students and to raise student achievement across the...
District craves new meal deal

...decline in school meal sales by changing providers, even though the switch is expected to cost more. Juneau School District administrators are hoping the change will encourage more students to participate in the meal program.The district's school...
Some seniors fail exit exam, will not receive a diploma

...might actually have some basic skills in important subjects like reading, writing, and arithmetic." Juneau School District administrators have talked about offering programs to exiting seniors who didn't pass the test, said Superintendent Peggy...
My Turn: How will Juneau attract new teachers?

...through Mr. Wilson, unilaterally declaring impasse with its teachers. Mr. Wilson is a retired Anchorage School District administrator hired to bargain with the Juneau School District employees. It is amazing that after beginning the negotiations...
Juneau couple heads south - to Russia

...students from foreign businesses and diplomatic missions, is directed by Drew Alexander, a former Juneau School District administrator. Ron Gleason, who was once principal of Juneau-Douglas High School, leads the school's branch in St...
Tlingit classrooms - a good report card

...average, a recent study shows. "This whole emphasis on literacy is paying off," Annie Calkins, a former school district administrator who has studied the program, told the Juneau School Board last week. Eunice James-Lee's son Hunter...


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