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...currently revising it.It's about a woman who grows up the daughter of the town's Episcopal priest, becomes a second grade teacher, and marries "a ne'er do well alcoholic fisherman." "It's the story of their life together - how they could...
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

Auke Bay Elementary School second grade teacher Allie Smith's students play games, measure snow and watch for seasonal changes in the outdoors. The other day, they figured...
JSD wants input on language lessons curricula at a mid-February meeting.At the final budget committee meeting Feb. 25, Auke Bay Elementary second-grade teacher Allison Smith spoke against purchasing a new language arts curriculum. Pupil-teacher ratio, or PTR, could...
District sticks with teacher cuts

...she said. "But it really sounds like curriculum is the way we need to be moving."Auke Bay Elementary School second-grade teacher Allison Smith said she had just been given samples of the three curricula in late January and was asked to try...
On Writing: Commas, history and William Strunk

...pause.Use a colon when you want an even longer pause.Okay, first, let's all acknowledge that my son's second-grade teacher came by her misinformation honestly. Sorry, Mrs. McGillicuddy.But also, this passage showed me something...
Auke Bay Elementary construction to finish Oct. 1

...Collum said. The bleachers for the gymnasium will be the last item to install, she said. They arrive Sept. 19.Second grade teacher Sarah Satre said she's not phased by the construction not being finished in time for school to start. Because...
Now, what about Ray

...believes the linebacker is "a saint," the line was crossed.This is football we're talking about, not work of second-grade teachers and surgeons and Dumb Friends League volunteers and firemen.We can all agree on that, right?That's why...
On The Move

Teacher starts home school program: Joy Shier, formerly a second-grade teacher at the Juneau Christian School, has founded Raven Correspondence, a local branch of Fairbanks' Yukon-Koyukuk School District...
Lessons with art

...Institute 2004. The doll-making has "a connection with our little-girlness," said participant Mary Maisch, a second-grade teacher from Fairbanks. "It is a very personal thing." It also is the way Yupik girls traditionally learn, John said...
Parents, teachers stress safety on first day of school

...approach. "The first day of school is pretty fun because you get to go back and see all your friends," he said. Second-grade teacher Melissa Lamb, in her second year of teaching, and third-grade teacher Geri McLeod, in her 17th year, admitted...


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