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Learning to ask 'the' suicide question

...does it?" James Gallanos, a prevention coordinator for the state, asked 60 or so people packed inside the Juneau-Douglas High School library Thursday night.It may be awkward, but directly asking that question saves lives, said Gallanos...
Education supporters rally amid funding talks

...teachers, counselors and family, I've been able to achieve all of my goals," said Ruby Steele, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School and student representative to the Juneau School Board.Steele said she's concerned for students following...
Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...the family moved to Juneau, and for the most part has been here ever since. He completed some school at Juneau-Douglas High School and finished high school in Anchorage.He started out in poetry by changing the words in songs. When he moved...
Program gives tools to talk about civil rights

...relatives was a student at Thunder Mountain a couple of years ago - deeper learning occurs," Storey said. Juneau-Douglas High School teacher Kurt Dzinich said he's shown the film in the past, but more often now discusses the topic when showing...
Homer hockey faces Juneau

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears sent Homer's goaltender to the locker room early, scoring four goals in the first period and skating away with...
Changes abound for 2013 prep football season

...and with it comes change (as always) with new coaches, players and even new schools. With North Pole and Juneau-Douglas high schools stepping down from the large schools division to join the chase for a medium schools crown, the quest for...
Heaven, O'Leary take 2 titles

Winter arrived early on Saturday afternoon.
Writer brings old Tlingit tales to life

...writer - or "ritter" as he spelled it at the time - and an artist. It wasn't long after graduating from Juneau Douglas High School that he was working toward that goal. Before he was 21, he went to work for Perseverance Theatre in Juneau...
Juneau principal has staff, students thinking pink

...right? Next week, he's wearing pink again, but this time a couple more staff has joined in. Students at Juneau-Douglas High School are trying to piece together this puzzle -- why Principal Ryan Alsup wears pink on Thursdays. Some of the...
Juneau trying to get young people to stay

JUNEAU (AP) -- Around 250 students from Juneau's three high schools gathered May 6 at Centennial Hall to brainstorm ways to make Juneau more appealing to the younger generation.


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