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Schools around Alaska receive threatening calls

...picked them up. A school in the Anchorage School District also was called Monday but there was no lockdown. School district spokeswoman Heidi Embley declined to identify the school but said the principal notified school employees and parents "explaining...
Lawmakers fast-track bill to avoid paying Anchorage bonds

...districts already were aware that reimbursement was dependent on the state's ability to pay.Anchorage School District spokeswoman Heidi Embley said if the bill becomes law, the bonds currently under consideration won't receive state reimbursement...
Finalists for superintendent selected

...for the superintendent position on March 3. Five applications were received from around the nation, said school district spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. The period for submitting applications closed Monday. School District Interim Superintendent...
School district, unions begin negotiations

...contracts for school district support staff and educators for the next three years starting July 1, said school district spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. At the initial meeting, the three groups will decide the "ground rules" for this round of negotiations...
Nikiski shows support for middle-high school staff

...School board president Joe Arness said that would not be answered at the meeting. Kenai Peninsula Borough School District spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff said the school district is not at liberty to release the result of the investigation because the...
Superintendent search underway

...Friday, and will close Feb. 16. The school district will be making the first announcement today, said school district spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. "The Board of Education is responsible for hiring the superintendent, and human resources is...
4 Nikiski staff members put on administrative leave

...after receiving complaints about a school-wide assembly that was held right before winter break, said school district spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. The investigation is being conducted through the school district's Human Resources Department...
School district predicts enrollment growth

...State of Alaska is cross-checking enrollment numbers from the school district's 20-day count, said school district spokeswomen Pegge Erkeneff. The process likely will be finished by the end of February, she said. Reach Kelly Sullivan at...

...and cholesterol.In response, the district west of Cleveland has received more than 100 calls and messages, district spokeswoman Amy Higgins told The Chronicle-Telegram."The calls range from those wishing to order cookies to those wanting...
Nikiski teacher's wounds life-threatening

...Star Elementary went into lockdown 30 minutes later, according to an email from Kenai Peninsula Borough School District spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff. Administrators at both schools confirmed the lockdown at about 2 p.m. but would not divulge...


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