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Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...critical."We're activating the brain," he explained.Carol Stanton, a kindergarten teacher from Tongass School of Arts and Sciences, said that she uses rhythms - and especially the more challenging crossing movements - even for her very...
Students learn safety, leadership on patrol

KETCHIKAN - Safety and Pride Patrol leaders at the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences officially suited up for the first time Monday, donning orange vests, hats and gloves with reflectors and flashing lights.They...
Polls open for Juneau municipal election

...board incumbent Phyllis Carlson; former board member and clinical psychologist Destiny Sargeant; former Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Academic Policy Committee president and state employee Michelle Johnston; and computer technician Will...
Ketchikan teacher wants kids to feel the music

KETCHIKAN - The plain little music room next to the entryway of Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Thursday was aswirl with dancing students singing a song about the aurora borealis."If we are shifting colors of swirling light...
School board interviews candidates for open seat

...Will Muldoon also applied to fill the vacancy.Johnston, a state employee and former president of the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences' Academic Policy Committee in Ketchikan, said that although she has "only lived in Juneau for two years...
Lium among 4 BP Southeast Alaska teachers of excellence

...Content Standards in Science for elementary grades, and is the founder of a public charter school, the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences.Jean Jackson teaches third and fourth grade at Klawock School. Her teaching style is driven by three...
Poole resigns from school board considered.Michelle Johnston, a past president of the Academic Policy Committee for Ketchikan's Tongass School of Arts and Sciences who ran unsuccessfully for a school board seat last month, confirmed Wednesday that she intends to apply...
Combining story & song

...storyteller, writer, radio host and arts administrator Keith Smith worked with 13 students from the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Writer's Workshop, grades one through six, to write the Northwest Coast-influenced trickster story...
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New beginning for Ketchikan's youth court in Ketchikan - one son a senior at Ketchikan High School, and another who is a sixth-grader at the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences.Brown began the process of admission to the Alaska bar in July. He said he was impressed with how thorough...
Ketchikan students' art subject of Tongass tribute

...forest in which they live.Most of the artwork was made by Ketchikan elementary school students from the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences, Ketchikan Charter School and Fawn Mountain Elementary School, said Museum Director Michael Naab. Other...


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