The school district has been working with community partners like Sealaska Heritage Institute, the Douglas Indian Association, and Goldbelt Heritage Foundation to foster the revitalization of Lingít language.
After her shot, third grader Nehir Caf said COVID-19 is like the villain from Harry Potter: “I don’t know why, but COVID reminds me of Voldemort.”
Now that Resurrection Lutheran Church has its permit approved, it can start housing people when the weather gets below freezing.
Registration is expected to open at noon on Thursday, pending federal approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids age 5 to 11.
The board had tried to settle on the language during its Sept. 14 meeting, but a member of the public raised some concerns. It was sent back to the policy committee for revision and then adopted this week.
Juneau Superior Court Judge Amy Mead swore in new members Will Muldoon and Amber Frommherz along with Elizabeth Siddon, who was re-elected to her second term and will continue to be the board president.
Unofficial results show Juneau Board of Education candidate Will Muldoon with a lead of 1,173 votes over the next closest candidate, Ibn Bailey.
The Juneau School District has formally surveyed its employees on their vaccination status. Of the 600 or so who’ve responded, 92% are vaccinated. However, about 100 other staff members have yet to provide their information.
All beds at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital — except some in the mental health department — were full on Friday.
Although it will be an uphill battle to get the word out before the Oct. 5 election, write-in candidate Will Muldoon said he wouldn’t run if he didn’t think he still had a chance.