Two Alaska students will spend a week visiting historic monuments, talking with U.S. Senators and maybe even meet the president and his cabinet.
In response to concerns about monitoring service Bark for Schools, the Juneau School District is providing options to families.
Juneau eighth graders watched the new play Devilfish and got to talk to some of the show’s stars and creators through a program that connects students and artists.
Under the change, families who live in the future Pederson Hill subdivision would send their kids to Riverbend Elementary School.
Retired elementary school teacher Deedie Sorensen earned the most votes overall on Tuesday, while 187 votes separated Emil Robert Mackey III and Martin Stepetin Sr. in a tight race for second.
Bridget Weiss has been in the role since August 2018, when she became the interim superintendent before the school board officially chose her to lead the district in January.
Juneau police received a report Wednesday night from someone who overheard two students at Floyd Dryden Middle School talking about bringing a gun to school and shooting people.
“Plans have been put in place that it’s hard to walk back from, because this was such a disruption,” said Tlingit and Haida Head Start director Amber Frommherz.
Middle school and high school teachers in Juneau last week learned how to weave — literally weave — Northwest Coast art into math lessons.
As the Alaska Legislature continues to grapple with the state’s budget, Juneau is dealing with the direct and indirect impacts of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes.