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Educator Spotlight: Molly Box

...moved to Juneau to be with my husband, Steve, I was hired at Floyd Dryden as a sixth grade language arts and social studies teacher. I stayed at Floyd Dryden for five years until I moved to Riverbend Elementary when it opened in 1997. I taught...
JDHS senior debaters go out with wins wins could not have come to more worthy students." Retired teacher Steele coaches the team with veteran social studies teacher Shanna Galluzzo. "We couldn't be happier," Galluzzo said.
Dzantik'i Heeni students make blankets for Juneau's shelters

...said the kids raised money to buy the material from Jo-Ann Fabric themselves.Jay Lloyd, a language arts and social studies teacher at the school whose class participated as well, wrote in an email, "An influencing factor in our decision was...
Behrends, Heiman to marry

...groom-elect received his master of arts in teaching from the University of Alaska Southeast, and is employed as a social studies teacher at Juneau-Douglas High School. The maid of honor will be Staci Franzen and the best man will be Phil Hatfield...
Budget squeezes JDHS AP courses

...lead to college credit. The reduction in AP courses was "disappointing" but not the principal's fault, said social studies teacher Gary Lehnhart. When school budgets are designed for classes of 30 students, specialty programs are the first...
Graduating senior is inspired by her teachers

...Juneau-Douglas High School this year, would like to be a dentist - or a teacher. The teacher part was inspired by JDHS social studies teacher Paula Dybdahl, Roberts said. The dentist part is because when she was in foster care, her foster parents were...
Guiding forces behind '02 grads

...achieve a lot in school. They work really hard. A lot have jobs, and keep their grades up." Paula Dybdahl, a social studies teacher and adviser in the Early Scholars Program, said Soboleff Levy was one of the most grounded and kind people she's...
Reaching for the culture and the children

...practice again?' " That's the sort of impact Brown has on his students, said Devin Jones, an English and social studies teacher at Dzantik'i Heeni. "He's a special individual," Jones said. "He relates well to adolescents. You can't...
New students, new principals get set

...Anchorage, is principal at the 450-student Mendenhall River Community School. And Laury Scandling, who was a social studies teacher in the CHOICE program for at-risk students at JDHS, is now an assistant principal at the high school, supervising...
Local author links music to English, history

...history, what do we remember history for? The culture, the arts." School districts generally leave it up to social studies teachers whether to include cultural history, Caldwell said. In some cases, schools go far beyond that. He knew of...


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