Education

Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
District and education support staff may have a deal
District and education support staff may have a deal
Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Former Juneau educator interviews for principal position

She hopes her career continues where it began.

Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A dozen preschoolers had a reason to thank legislators
A dozen preschoolers had a reason to thank legislators
The ‘miracle’ happening in Juneau classrooms

The ‘miracle’ happening in Juneau classrooms

Endangered language is alive in two programs.

The ‘miracle’ happening in Juneau classrooms
Nathan Coutsoubos, currently a principal for White Pass Elementary School in Randle, Washington, interviews to be the principal for Mendenhall River Community School, Thursday, April 18, 2019. He was offered the position but turned it down. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Juneau school’s principal search continues

There’s no deadline for the search.

Nathan Coutsoubos, currently a principal for White Pass Elementary School in Randle, Washington, interviews to be the principal for Mendenhall River Community School, Thursday, April 18, 2019. He was offered the position but turned it down. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Former lieutenant governor to give speech at UAS commencement
Former lieutenant governor to give speech at UAS commencement
Juneau school could have a new principal soon
Juneau school could have a new principal soon
Pre-K funding bill gives them something to talk about
Pre-K funding bill gives them something to talk about
University of Alaska board votes no on education school accreditation

University of Alaska board votes no on education school accreditation

Nearly 70 percent of the school’s students will be impacted.

University of Alaska board votes no on education school accreditation
Google and Juneau professionals are helping teachers and students solve problems like a computer scientist
Google and Juneau professionals are helping teachers and students solve problems like a computer scientist
Bill would help immersion school teachers

Bill would help immersion school teachers

Professor says it will help preserve Alaska Native languages.

Bill would help immersion school teachers
STEM Corner: Pendulums, paint and partnerships

STEM Corner: Pendulums, paint and partnerships

Introducing science concepts through creating art.

STEM Corner: Pendulums, paint and partnerships
A lot of talk results in little changes and a newly adopted budget
A lot of talk results in little changes and a newly adopted budget
Deadline extended for proposals for governor’s ferry study after only one applies
Deadline extended for proposals for governor’s ferry study after only one applies
‘Fund our future’: Students protest proposed budget cuts to university
‘Fund our future’: Students protest proposed budget cuts to university
Juneau School District School Board Vice President Dan DeBartolo looks at his meeting packet during budget discussions Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Marathon school board meeting results in budget amendments, heated special education funding talk

Juneau School District Board of Education had its work cut out for it.

Juneau School District School Board Vice President Dan DeBartolo looks at his meeting packet during budget discussions Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Juneau schools try to set budget off current law, not governor’s proposed budget

Juneau schools try to set budget off current law, not governor’s proposed budget

Budget would still draw about half a million dollars from reserves.

Juneau schools try to set budget off current law, not governor’s proposed budget
Mathletes compete in 2019 regional math contest

Mathletes compete in 2019 regional math contest

Recognitions for the week of March 3, 2019.

Mathletes compete in 2019 regional math contest
University Board of Regents to take public testimony

University Board of Regents to take public testimony

You can voice your concerns.

University Board of Regents to take public testimony