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...course objectives, particularly in Language Arts," Graham added.Technology and Spanish teacher Ray Imel at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School is one teacher using Minecraft in the classroom, on a server owned by UAS. On a Friday afternoon, his students...
Educators question loss of control under new federal law

...Alaska's best teacher believe will be necessary to function in the 21st Century. Les Morse, principal of Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School in Juneau, said the best curricula poses open-ended questions that cause students to struggle and think...
New test evaluates career skills

...areas are applied math, reading for information and locating information. Thunder Mountain High School and Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School did pilot runs of the program last school year. Thunder Mountain Principal Patti Bippus said school administrators...
Juneau artist launches business

Marianne Manning, mother of five and grandmother of four, will offer oil painting classes for children, a venture she's operating out of the first floor of her Hemlock Street home, in tandem with a portrait painting business.
Search and rescue a matter of equations

...j.g. Crystal Hudak and Operations Specialist First Class Sean Terry told Jody Levernier's students at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School why math is important and how they use it. Levernier uses a chapter in a school math book that uses a search...
Making hats, making a difference: Students plan to donate class-made clothing to Juneau's homeless

Students at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School have made, grown and gathered hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, potatoes and mugs. This week, they plan to donate them to...
Students build skills with robots

...winning teams were announced Sunday afternoon. Students from the team dubbing itself the "Irrationals" from Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School won the overall competition. They will travel to the state competition in Anchorage to represent Southeast...


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