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.
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