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Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...ADN's Doug O'Harra.Tkachenko and Genkin met in Moscow, where both attended school together. Both worked at the school newspaper but were disillusioned by the restrictions placed on them. It was supposed to be the era of perestroika and glasnost...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/melting-ice-curtain-pt-2
State
Celebrate the New Year off the beaten path

...a way to give thanks and reflect on the year. "It was a magical sight to watch the lanterns float away," the school newspaper, the Whalesong, wrote in its latest issue.The lanterns, historically used in Asia during festivals, have been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-30/celebrate-new-year-beaten-path
Local
Rushmore

Opens Monday, Mar 3, 2014 Synopsis: After the highly acclaimed independent film Bottle Rocket, director Wes Anderson followed up with a quirky Touchstone Studios film entitled Rushmore. Written by Anderson and friend Owen Wilson (an actor in Armageddon and Anaconda), they created the story of Max Fischer, a highly eccentric 15-year-old boy who attends the tenth grade at Rushmore Academy. Played by Jason Schwartzman (Talia Shire's son and Francis Ford Coppola's nephew), Max is a poor student with big dreams and a love of extracurricular activities. Max is editor of the school newspaper and yearbook, president of the chess, astronomy, French, and German clubs, captain of the fencing team, and director of the school play. Max is also a compulsive liar, telling everyone that his barber father (Seymour Cassel) is really a brain surgeon. Suddenly Max falls in love with Miss Cross (Olivia Williams), a first-grade teacher at the school. He also makes a new friend in business tycoon Mr. Blume (Bill Murray), an eccentric millionaire who also loves Miss Cross. The love triangle heats up as Max refuses to believe that his age has anything to do with Miss Cross refusing his romantic advances. Also Max's scheme to erect an aquarium on the school baseball diamond gets him booted out of Rushmore Academy. As his life crumbles around him, he is forced to grow up and accept the consequences of his actions and his lies. He throws himself more into his extracurricular activities, hoping to redeem himself by staging the most ambitious school play ever attempted. ~ Arthur Borman, Rovi Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel, Brian Cox Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Happy 92nd Birthday Dad!

...great cook.Poetry has been a lifelong love. He used to write poetry and was an editor of a poetry column for a school newspaper. He particularly loves "The Rubiayat of Omar Khayyam" and has memorized many a verse.Jazz at the "Trocadero...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/kerry-howard/2013-03-22/happy-92nd-birthday-da
My turn: Students should consider all funding options, including loans, for college

...order to weather the influence of the Internet and the changing way consumers received information. I worked at my school newspaper but pay was paltry and I had to also work as a nanny and spend summers working long hours on the slimeline in Ketchikan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093010/opi_713948974.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Valley high school would benefit many

...the chance to be the lead in the play, start on the basketball team, have the chance to be "cool" or edit the school newspaper? How many kids at JDHS are missing out now? A four-team 4A conference in Southeast would be ideal logistically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052202/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
School Calendar

...with Ms. Buck, Life Skills Rm 3-4:30 p.m. School Newspaper with Ms. Hood & Ms. McCoy, Rm B-210 3-4...with Ms. Buck, Life Skills Rm 3-4:30 p.m. School Newspaper with Ms. Hood & Ms. McCoy, Rm B-210 3-4...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100501/Nei_schoolcalendar.shtml
Neighbors
From J-Bird to Jive Turkey

...Juneau-Douglas High School. Jive Turkey is the underground, online student newspaper at JDHS. The name is a pun on the school newspaper The J-Bird, Jive Turkey's more pedestrian, administration-sanctioned cousin. The first issue of Jive Turkey...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110502/loc_alt.paper.shtml
News
Student writes for Teen People

...attend UAS to save on tuition, she said. That was when she took her first writing class and decided to join the school newspaper, The Whalesong. She had been at the Whalesong only three semesters when she got the Teen People job. "Before...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112202/loc_dorr.shtml
News
Corpse comic finds new life on the Internet

...comics. Roberts wrote, Morrissette drew. Their first, "Agents of S.C.U.M.," appeared in the Quabbin school newspaper. "It stood for something like 'Super Cool Unified Men,' and there was this one guy in the group that was big...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123004/thi_20041230031.shtml
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