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.
Local education officials are applying for state money to replace and repair leaky roofs at several Juneau schools. About $5 million is coming in over the next five years earmarked for school maintenance from sales tax money that voters approved in the Oct. 3 election.
Some kids need extra help learning what’s expected of them in a work place. Juneau Parks and Recreation and Southeast Alaska Independent Living have a summer program that gets them outside and teaches them interpersonal skills they’ll need.
The Kodiak Police Department put the middle school and high school on lockdown this morning because of a possible threat of violence. According to Police Chief Ronda Wallace, they were investigating a statement a substitute teacher had overheard.