Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School eighth-grader Pua Ahhney, right, and Elizabeth Eriksen fish for salmon at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The fish will be used in a dog treat business the students are developing to raise money for a water dispensing system to be used at the school. Two math teachers Bobby Jones and Tennie Bentz, are having the students start four businesses as a way of teaching the use of math in the real world. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School eighth-grader Pua Ahhney, right, and Elizabeth Eriksen fish for salmon at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The fish will be used in a dog treat business the students are developing to raise money for a water dispensing system to be used at the school. Two math teachers Bobby Jones and Tennie Bentz, are having the students start four businesses as a way of teaching the use of math in the real world. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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