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...courage, love, strength, and wisdom. "The kids really enjoyed (Constanzo's) visit." Says Jason Daniels, a fourth grade teacher at K-Beach Elementary. "Kids need to hear these positive messages now, more than ever, they need to know...
Outdoor learning at its best

...and Water Conservation District.A similar project is in the work for Sterling Elementary. Dave Michael is a fourth-grade teacher at the school and has coached the six-week intramural cross-country ski program for the past 16 seasons...
District teachers earn accolades

...was named the district?s outstanding career and technical education teacher of the year. Bill Noomah, a fourth-grade teacher at McNeil Canyon Elementary, was named the district?s 2007 BP Teacher of the year. Noomah, along with Soldotna...
Engineering inspiration

...who is from Soldotna, and Mountain View teacher Satorene Jackson, who just happened to have been Caswell?s fourth-grade teacher. ?It?s a lot of fun to come hang out with Mrs. Jackson,? Caswell said. Caswell said the Society of...
At Kaleidoscope, everything teaches

...turning it you see it a different way through arts and science and music," said Kelli Stroh, a third- and fourth-grade teacher at Kaleidoscope. The kindergarten through sixth-grade charter school, in Kenai, aims to produce students...
Summer library opens for Sterling students

...and children must be with an adult ... we're on such a busy highway," Yard said. Yard, who once was a fourth-grade teacher is assisted by Carol Fry, a retired second-grade teacher, as well as two AmeriCorps volunteers, Ami Patton...
Michigan school opens up gender divide

...guys-only recess makes kids more likely to play sports during recess. Jefferson has capitalized on that fact by having fourth-grade teacher Kamps supervise activities at recess. ?Last year, we didn?t have what Mrs. Kamps does -- have organized...
Look hoo's here: As springtime blossoms, so too does owl activity

...more common along the North Slope and Barrow. The pygmy and barred are rarely are seen outside of Southeast. Fourth-grade teacher MaryEllen Gardino said this is the first year that she has incorporated a live owl presentation into the curriculum...
Mind-A-Mazes challenges thinking, teamwork

...this big gym with a ton of people," Lemm said. The team, known as the Mysterious Sharpshooters, were led by fourth-grade teacher Jason Daniels. Daniels said he admired the team's work ethic. "They worked really hard the week before...
Skyview's Sparks named BP Teacher of the Year

...Redoubt Elementary School; Myla Liljemark, a social studies teacher at Seward Middle School; Lyn Maslow, a fourth-grade teacher at West Homer Elementary School; Renee Merkes, who teaches math at Soldotna High School; and Greg Zorbas...


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