Fairbanks schools quietly become auto skills powerhouses

...Shaw won New CTE Educator of the Year, an award given to a teacher with fewer than four years in the field.West Valley High School teacher Wendi Graham was honored Wednesday as well, receiving the award for outstanding career guidance from a teacher...
Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

...rights groups praised the swift action against Fields, a veteran school resource officer and football coach at Spring Valley High School. Outrage spread quickly after videos of the white officer arresting the black teenager on Monday appeared on the...
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Arrest of teen who texted in class prompts civil rights case

...Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott suspended Senior Deputy Ben Fields without pay, and said what he did at Spring Valley High School in Columbia made him want to "throw up.""Literally, it just makes you sick to your stomach when you see that...
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Local sports calendar for Friday, Oct. 2

Friday, October 2HIGH SCHOOL TENNISHome, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., JDHS team competition at JRC/Alaska Club Valley.HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMINGHome, 6 p.m., JDHS & TMHS host southeast teams at Dimond Park Aquatics Center. 5:45 p.m. JDHS...
Crimson Bears' defense holds strong

...quarterback Zach Lester three times on the final, including on fourth down to seal a 16-13 win over the Wolfpack at West Valley High School."We just knew we needed to get a stop and that was all that was on our mind,"Juneau-Douglas' Hunter Hickok...
Turlington, Wagner to wed

...Fairbanks, Alaska.The groom is the son of Tom and Eileen Wagner of Juneau, Alaska.Erica graduated from West Valley High School in 2007. She is currently University of Alaska Fairbanks and is employed at GCI.John graduated from Juneau-Douglas...
Kaelke helps Team Alaska earn silver

...could."Kaelke tried out for Team Alaska last August and played over 20 games this season.Kaelke attended West Valley High School as a freshman this year to be in closer proximity to the team."I decided to move up to Fairbanks probably two...
Legacy of late Iditarod champion endures trip to Nome as 11-year-olds. Tekla is a college freshman in Connecticut this year, and Chisana is a West Valley High School freshman."That was a good way for me to be able to show them what Susan loved," he said.Butcher was the last...
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play high school English teacher - which, in fact, is what he is. The 44-year-old Fairbanksan teaches at West Valley High School, an ideal spot to meld his love of learning, language and pop culture."I've been teaching since '94, I haven't...
Wolfpack stops Crimson Bears, 46-35

The West Valley High School football team made it two wins in a row with Friday's 46-35 nonconference victory over the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears at...


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