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Senate Education moves bill on grant program

...opportunity grant program is exactly what the Sitka School District needs," said Lon Garrison, President of the Sitka School Board. "The ability to put a digital device in each student's hands and to provide individualized opportunities for...
State | AK legislature
Tech for home school bill sticks in committee

...This bill offers our public seeking education options that are meaningful," said Lon Garrison, president of the Sitka School Board.Others pointed out that the bill was one of cost containment witnessed by the savings found in leasing educational...
Alaska lawmakers agree on increasing per-student funding, but not on amount

...year "cannot begin to make up for previous four years of flat BSA funding," said Lon Garrison, president of the Sitka school board.He added that the district estimates it would take an increase of more than $500 per student to make the district...
State | AK legislature
My turn: Empire makes curious statements in support of Murkowski's write-in bid

...incredibly impressed by "the big guy from a small town." His experience as the mayor of Sitka, service on the Sitka school board, past president of the Alaska Association of School Boards, and member of the board of directors of the Alaska...
My turn: How the Legislature can control school costs

...Sound off on the important issues at I wonder if Sen. Wilken believes this. In response to a direct question from a Sitka School Board member as to whether he thought the area cost differential was fair, he replied "Probably not, but what in life...

...a member of the Alaska 2000 Committee. She has chaired the Alaska Division of the American Cancer Society, the Sitka School Board, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. For the past 15 years, she has devoted many hours to sewing for Juneau-Douglas...
Schools facing a 'no' in money quest

...get more kids to graduate?" he asked. The districts' response is "yes," said Lon Garrison, president of the Sitka School Board and president-elect of the Alaska Association of School Boards. But Garrison said some of the districts' top...
Schools struggle to define state's demands for accountability

...improving and questioned the use of an undefined standard to deny funding. Garrison, who is also president of the Sitka school board, said the accountability argument seemed to come up as a justification for less funding. Juneau school board President...
Sitka schools look at drug testing for athletes

The Sitka School Board on June 6 moved one step closer to random drug and alcohol testing...Football League Storm becomes the Sitka High School Wolves. The Sitka School Board approved a motion at its June 6 meeting to allow the local team...
Murkowski worked hard to lose my vote and McAdams worked hard to gain it

...positions, and talked to his constituents. McAdams has always worked hard for those he represented whether on the Sitka School Board, the Sitka Assembly, or the Alaska Association of School Boards. McAdams has earned my vote. Karen Lawfer Juneau


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