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...civilizations, up to the time it fell to the Roman Empire. Most of that, I learned from my ninth-grade world history teacher, Mrs. Dykes. She seemed to enjoy teaching it as much as we loved to learn from her.We studied a line of famous...
Students experience jobs up close thriving, it keeps the workforce going," she said. KCHS junior Austin Brazell said he wants to be a history teacher in the future. As a result, he went to observe the history class at Soldotna High School for part of his job shadow...
Skyview, SoHi student council hold joint meetings

...schools decided in the summer to combine forces and meet jointly during the school year. Lana Syverson, SoHi U.S. History teacher and activities director, said the idea to combine the meetings came from discussions she had with Skyview teacher...
Wild night of racing headlines memorial race for "Cowboy" at Twin Cities

...Coupled with the type of rugged personality that MacCarty Jr. had, the nickname naturally stuck. MacCarty Jr. was a history teacher at a few of the area high schools, and was particularly enamored with Western history, which his friends say also...
Humor characterizes Sohi 2014 class

...are," she said. "None of your best days should be in high school. They should be ahead of you." Soldotna High History teacher Megan Murphy described the 2014 class as a humorous bunch who loved to laugh and have fun but can also buckle down...

...from high school but just haven't found much use for it since then.Aeschylus reminds me of my ninth-grade world history teacher. Mrs. Dykes had a way of making us remember history whether we wanted to or not.When we studied that the other two...
Chick flick well worth money spent

...the movie starting closest to the time he arrives at the theatre. This strategy led a 60-year-old high school history teacher to purchase a ticket to ?Booty Call? a few years back. This week I joined his ranks. There were two thrillers...
Students take to sidewalk in protest

...of their family members lined the Sterling Highway outside the K-12 school to show their support for English and history teacher Kate Fjelstad. Despite widespread rumors of Fjelstad's termination, Tim Peterson, the Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Nikiski Middle-High School, fixing their caps, joking around and jostling each other before the evening ceremony. Finally Bob Bird, a history teacher at the high school, stood on top of a bench to get everyone's attention and cajoled them into lining up. As the...
'A sense of warmth, of family, of community': Mother's Day tea to feature traditional Russian samovars

...spigot on the boiler serves to dilute the concentrated tea with the hot water. Gregory Weissenberg is a Russian and History teacher at Soldotna High School and spoke to the samovar tradition. He grew up in the Soviet Union and said many hours were...


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