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.
- The series of simulated drills was known as the Arctic Chinook exercise and wrapped Thursday morning in Kotzebue, according to a Coast Guard press release.
- Scientists are trying to learn how to prevent botulism in seal oil, a main ingredient in many traditional Alaska Native foods.
- Alaska's earthquake simulator will visit Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Thursday, Sept. 1, in downtown Juneau giving residents some emergency preparedness practice at an event that promises to shake, rattle and roll.
- The creator of the Facebook page the Juneau Community Collective is running for public office and that created a problem. He had to figure out how to continue moderating political comments on the page without falling into a conflict of interest.