It is hoped that raising the Raven totem pole will pay respect to the grievances of the past, restore the T’aak̲u K̲wáan’s ancestral connection to the land, and signal their desire to heal and move forward, culture intact.
The contest is driven by online votes. The installation is made up of mirrors and handmade tears of glass several feet long suspended from a hallway ceiling at Gastineau Elementary School.
More than 30 kids packed the Juneau Assembly Chambers last night to testify on behalf of full funding for the school district’s 2016 operating budget.
Juneau has had perfect weather for May’s National Bike Month.
“We have a playground that is functional, but can we go further and make it better? Of course we can.”
Gastineau Elementary closed its new playground equipment after discovering small sharp wires in the rubber ground covering.
Back to school time is just around the corner. High school orientation took place earlier this week and teachers returned to work yesterday. At Auke Bay Elementary School, renovations to entry areas, offices, and the parking lot are finishing up. Students at Gastineau Elementary will start the new school year with a renovated playground. School…