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Mendenhall Flying Lions offering vision screenings

...but it can alert you to potential problems. Because the PlusOptix is so easy to use, it's used by professionals, school nurses and Lions around the world. Our disclosure: We are not eye doctors or professionals in the field, but we do use...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-01/mendenhall-flying-lions-offering-vi
Neighbors
School district, support staff strike new deal

...representing about 266 of its 662 staff members. JESS membership includes office and instructional support staff, school nurses, RALLY employees, as well as maintenance and custodial personnel. JESS is a local affiliate of the Alaska Public...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-16/school-district-support-staff-strike-ne
Local
Lions at work: sharing the vision

...screening your children yet, be sure to contact the school nurse and ask that they get in touch with us or you can contact...PlusOptix is so easy to use, it's used by professionals, school nurses and Lions around the world. If you want more information...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-07/lions-work-sharing-vision
Neighbors
House Education moves 'Erin's Law'

...said."Alaska is first in so many things that aren't good," said Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, a former school nurse.Former assistant district attorney Rachel Gernat of Palmer said one problem has been allowing individuals accused...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/house-education-moves-erins-law
State | AK legislature
New Gastineau playground closed temporarily

...Two children were cut by the wires, Bartlett said. Their injuries were not serious and they were treated by the school nurse and other staff, she said.Play areas with the rubber ground covering have been fenced off, and children cannot use...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-23/new-gastineau-playground-closed-tempora
Local
Parents and grandparents - protect school nurses from cutbacks

...by the District administration in firing three more school nurses and replacing them and the two fired last year with...a school without a nurse.The starting salary for a school nurse is only $7 more than the starting salary for these...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-12
Letters
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...fun to see someone from Juneau breaking records.Thumbs up to Juneau's school bus drivers, crossing guards and school nurses, who don't always get the recognition they deserve but play vital roles in keeping Juneau's kids safe. Another...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-01/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
School physicals law could affect districts

...department for permission to have the school nurse provide the physicals at no cost...She said some districts have the school nurse assess students in situations such...submitted by a certain point, the school nurse will do the screening. The policy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-28/school-physicals-law-could-affect-distr
State
Kenai students need cold weather gear

...to be prepared.Gayle Koger, school nurse at K-Beach Elementary, said...next day's use.Tammy Dudley, school nurse at Soldotna Elementary, often...gear. Dudley, who has been the school nurse since 1995, said she receives...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-16/kenai-students-need-cold-weather-gear
State
Juneau school board takes up budget recommendations

...significant that bringing back nurses was brought forward."10 of 17 committee members voted to staff the district with 10 school nurses and eliminate health aides, a change that ends with a net budget gain of $162,000. The district diminished the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-05/juneau-school-board-takes-budget-recomm
Local

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