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Letter: Let middle school teams travel

...to travel for sports. The school board banned middle school travel because of budget concerns, time out of school for...board should change its decision about banning middle school travel because many students play a middle school sport. Myself...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-18/letter-let-middle-school-teams-travel
Letters
JSD Superintendent Gelbrich to resign

...our strategic plan and providing for every student," Saddler said.When asked if the district's policy on middle school travel will change after Gelbrich's departure, she said: "No, it was a board decision."Gelbrich took his post in July...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-13/jsd-superintendent-gelbrich-resign
Local
Empire Editorial: Some students more equal than others

...Perhaps what's most disconcerting is how the board so easily dismissed the work of the Stakeholder Committee on Middle School Travel. The pleas and petitions from community members to keep sports travel fell on deaf ears at numerous meetings, but...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-13/empire-editorial-some-students-more-e
Opinion
Southeast's youth wrestlers put on a top-notch grappling show

...sharing between the communities. I hope the school board noticed and will reverse their decision on banning middle school travel. I would hate to see an event that brings 200 plus kids and their families to Juneau go away due to the decisions...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-26/southeasts-youth-wrestlers-put-top-not
Sports
Juneau school board upholds middle school travel ban

...options to its controversial middle school travel ban.The committee determined...September decision to ban middle school travel isn't going to work. It isn't...the very beginning to get middle school travel back."Was this a pro-travel...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-12/juneau-school-board-upholds-middle-scho
Local
Letter: School board not supporting students

...longer be able to direct the play I am in. Another experience the school board is taking away from kids is middle school travel. I went to Ketchikan earlier this year for soccer. It was more than amazing - I loved every bit of it. My first...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-20/letter-school-board-not-supporting-st
Opinion
Travel ban raises serious concerns about JSD

...decisions on a school district level, then I have to say my concerns go WAY beyond the issue of out-of-town middle school travel and wonder about other district decisions and the logic that goes behind making them.Teresa BleakleyJuneau

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-10-01/travel-ban-raises-serious-concerns-ab
Letters
Connect

...brought to the board by the superintendent banning middle school travel completely. This policy underwent a first reading...say they have heard no one speak out against middle school travel, yet it has been placed into a policy that will be...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-04/connect
Sports
Middle school travel committee on schedule

At its September meeting, the Juneau School Board passed a policy change that is set to ban all middle school sports travel starting next year.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-24/middle-school-travel-committee-schedule
Local
Empire Editorial: Confusion persists with middle school sports travel ban

...doesn't sound logical. Principals of the two schools should be allowed to draft their own policy when it comes to middle school travel. For the school board to ban all sports travel as a way of bringing about equality is counterproductive to creating...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-03/confusion-persists-middle-school-spor
Opinion

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