Juneau’s new elementary science curriculum will now integrate aspects of Native culture in order to promote place-based learning in the classroom. It also brings Juneau’s K-5 classrooms up to date with current national and state science standards.
Students from Thunder Mountain, Yaakoosge Daakahidi and Juneau-Douglas high schools voted on the new mascot for their combined football teams on Tuesday. Thunder Bears won out over the Capital City Senators and the Orcas.
This session, some state legislators hope to put an end to the uncertainty school districts across the state face when it comes to their budgets. House Bill 287 and Senate Bill 131 both address K-12 school funding, but in different ways.
Twenty years ago, a group of parents in Juneau banded together to establish a school where they could be more directly involved in their children’s education. Ever since, the Juneau Community Charter School has offered an alternative learning environment.