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.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.
- More Alaskans are driving electric cars. The same is true for California, Oregon and Washington state. But many people continue to consider the vehicles as too small, difficult to use and no more than a novelty.
- Master Gardener Ed Buyarski reminds us to ventilate our greenhouse, harvest our garlic and raspberries, deadhead any finished flowers, and eradicate all slugs.
- AT&T's announced plans to upgrade the network by summer of 2016 have stalled. And people in Skagway have noticed, as they slog through another summer of cell phone problems.