Pat Moore hosts.
He’ll talk with Chris Cairnes and Sondra Sexton-Jones will talk about the Survivors of Suicide Support Group coming up in November – pre-screening is required for the ten participants;
Barney McClure will talk about this Friday’s Swingin’ In the Rain concert featuring participants in his caberet series;
We’ll learn about reducing the solid waste stream with Jim Penor, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator.
And we’ll learn about an international student assessment in which JDHS has been selected to participate as well as other assessment vehicles for our high school students from JDHS testing with JDHS Principal Ryan Alsup.
- It aims to preserve Alaska Native culture by giving tribes and tribal organizations the ability to oversee local child welfare problems, rather than social workers coming in from outside their communities. That often results in children being removed from their communities.
- Dressed in full Gwich’in regalia, Potts recounted growing up in a modest dirt-floor hunting cabin in Eagle, losing someone close to suicide, and taking the conventions theme of strength in unity to get back to enjoying life again.
- The Juneau School District wants to consolidate its two high school football programs and cheer squads. Superintendent Dr. Mark Miller said at a press conference Thursday afternoon that the decision to send a formal request to the Alaska School Activities Association has been two years in the making.
- Three helmets, two hats, a headdress and a beaded shirt are from as far back as the 1600s to about 1890. They will be stored through the National Park Service, with access being granted to the Tlingit clans.