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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: 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
Photos: Sports travel ban protest

Adults and youth picket the middle school travel ban on Monday along Egan Drive at Juneau-Douglas High School prior to the Board of Education's executive session meeting on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-23/photos-sports-travel-ban-protest
Local
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...

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
Sports Shorts

Middle School travel meetingFloyd Dryden Middle School will be holding a Site Council meeting...to allow the public to weigh in on the expected decision that middle school travel for activities will not be allowed next year. Dzantik'i Heeni Middle...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-29/sports-shorts
Sports
Fairweather flap pinches school travel

...engine problems took the Fairweather out of service several times last year, causing additional disruption to Skagway school travel. "If you're committed to go to these communities ... it's not fair" to cancel, Dickens said. "It's very...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013105/sta_20050131002.shtml
News
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
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

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