Juneau School District administrators say they’ve picked a new principal for Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School.
Kristin Garot will lead the alternative high school as well as Montessori Borealis, HomeBridge, and programs at Miller House and Montana Creek. The English teacher at Thunder Mountain High School and former teacher at Juneau Douglas High School was interviewed by a committee that included representatives from the Juneau Education Assocation, Juneau Education Support Staff, and Juneau School Administrators Association.
Juneau social studies and English teacher Kristy Germain was selected as an assistant principal for Juneau Douglas High School.
- As a child in Iran, Parisa Elahian was told by school officials she wasn’t equal with other children. "They called us dirty, so they had to separate us from the other kids, so I was in the corner of the class," Elahian said.
- This weekend, crowds showed up in the pouring rain to do their holiday shopping at Juneau’s Public Market, but it wasn’t the only place in town to buy local goods.
- Southeast Alaska biologists had a rare opportunity to watch the hatching of thousands of market squid eggs.
- Diverse commercial markets for the snake-like creature have opened up over the past few years but catching them can be tricky.