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Empire Editorial: District gets an 'A' for response to threats

...leadership in light of a series of threatening phone calls made over the last two weeks: Good job, and thank you.School officials have been on the ball since threatening calls started coming in April 27. Since then, five calls to four schools...
This time, Riverbend gets the call

...went into "stay-put mode" Thursday afternoon after receiving a threatening phone call from an anonymous caller, school officials said. This marks the fifth time a Juneau school has received such a call in the past two weeks and it marks the...
Another senior prank goes awry

...In case anyone wondered who was responsible, one of the tags was "2K15," a reference to the class of 2015.School officials washed and scraped off the paint when it was discovered early Tuesday morning. The school then reported it to JPD...
Another school locked down

Another Juneau school received a threatening phone message from an unknown caller, forcing school officials to implement security measures and prompting a police response.Last time, it was two high schools. This time, it was an elementary...
Metlakatla student expelled for bringing gun to school

KETCHIKAN - A Metlakatla student has been expelled after bringing a weapon to Leask Middle School, according to school officials.A student brought a handgun to the school on April 21, according to a letter sent to parents by Metlakatla High...
Sinister phone calls briefly put Juneau schools on guard

...remain in their classrooms after school officials received the message at about...stay-put mode," police and school officials said.Police swept the area...confirmed the schools were safe, school officials said. Classes resumed as normal...
New 'worst-case scenario' for Juneau schools would cut 18 teachers - and more

...School Board at its regular meeting on April 14. The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn April 19, so Means believes school officials will have a solid budget by May. Means is hopeful this worse worst-case scenario won't come to fruition. The...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: JSD bullying policy needs some 'teeth'

...been removed from the team entirely.We still wonder why no action taken against the head coach.Parents, like school officials and coaches, also play a role and can easily be part of the solution. Take the example of Julianna Mattice, whose...
Students get the full monty

...exits it aint pretty," another student tweeted.School officials aren't laughing.The school's assistant principal...police were only involved because officers helped school officials search for the streaker after he ran out of the gym...
UAB shutting down football program

...of the UAB administration to make it," Banowsky saidUAB is also the cutting bowling and rifle programs, which school officials said he cost a combined $400,000-$600,000 annually to operate.Athletic director Brian Mackin will now serve...


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