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A teacher's journey to Juneau

Ellis Peter Bibb, 84, former high school shop teacher and ski coach, has a lot of stories to tell. in town," Bibb said. "He was looking for a shop teacher and somebody with skiing (experience). And that got...
Vocational program looks to rebuild much value Juneau-Douglas High School and the district places on vocational education, Craig Mapes, a veteran shop teacher at JDHS will say $17 - that's how much the high school spends per student in his woodworking class. Sound off on...
Auto fund-raiser

...the JDHS auto shop. From left, JDHS principal Deb Morse, auto show founder Stan Ridgeway, Travis Croteau, auto shop teacher Steve Squires, Calvin Compton, and JDHS assistant principal Dale Staley. The second annual auto show is scheduled...
School board: District is short on voc-ed classes

...Ridgeway. But the high school wood shop is used for one period a day for one semester, said construction and wood shop teacher Craig Mapes. Meanwhile, the school offers four years of four different foreign languages, he said. ``Truly it's...
Public interview for JDHS hopefuls favorable toward small learning communities, or at minimum is familiar with them," said Andy Bullick, a metal shop teacher on the site council. An effort to make sure the school can "capture the benefits of quality relationships" - what...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...aneurysm in October and was in a coma for many weeks. He is doing much better and is recovering in Seattle. Trani was a shop teacher for many years at Juneau-Douglas High School and retired just three years ago. He served on the board of the Alaska...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...share trash pick-up with your neighbor and their name is on the billing statement, put their name on the cans. Our shop teacher at the old Juneau High School back in the '30's had a good saying for guys like Clinton: "He's a nice guy, but...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Etheridge, who is now Southeast business representative for the District Council of Laborers. Bill Brandner, an auto shop teacher, said at one time he was one of about seven teachers in what was considered the vocational education department. At...
In apprenticeship fair, students try a variety of vocational skills

...during their training. Looking at all the students gathered in front of one display, Juneau-Douglas High School shop teacher Craig Mapes commented, "We're going to have so many students signing up for classes now." Spackling a wall, Floyd...
Citizens question 2nd high school

...and a sham there are no plans for wood shop and auto shop at the new school," Juneau-Douglas construction and wood shop teacher Craig Mapes told the Assembly. Mapes said he hopes his classes do not become overcrowded while the same courses are...


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