The public is invited to interviews for principal for the Juneau School District’s alternative programs — Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School, Montessori Borealis, HomeBRIDGE as well as residential education programs.
Three finalists will be interviewed beginning at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, in the Commons Area at YDHS, the Marie Drake building.
The finalists are Kristy Dillingham, Kristy Germain and Kristin Garot. Dillingham has worked in the school district since 2003 and is currently at the Charter School. Germain teaches at Juneau Douglas High School, and Garot at Thunder Mountain.
Garot and Germain are also finalists for JDHS Assistant Principal.
Public interviews for that job are Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. in Room 206 at JDHS. Another candidate, James Donner, will be interviewed by telephone. He’s currently at Gramercy Arts High School in New York City.
Written public comment cards will be available during all the interviews, and the hiring panel will consider those comments during deliberations.
Resumes are available at the Juneau School District website.
- Details are emerging slowly on the fire at the Peter Pan Seafoods processing plant in Port Moller. The 100-year-old plant caught fire late Tuesday night, and the blaze continued to burn Wednesday. The full scope of the damage is still unclear, but witnesses say it is extensive.
- For five years, Sharon Livingston has organized “Camp A”, where first-, second- and third-graders immerse themselves in traditional stories, crafts and foods. By encouraging kids to explore Unangan culture, she said they learn to see the value in cultures of all kinds.
- The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into the safety of Alaska skies during a hearing will take all today. The NTSB is looking into the wider issues surrounding the continued persistence of high numbers of accidents involving small planes and air taxis in Alaska.
- The Sun’aq Tribe won a grant to study the kind of threat that invasive crayfish in Alaska pose to subsistence resources. The award was announced Tuesday.