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School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...president Joe Arness said supporting the ordinance would do more harm than good to public perception. School board member Liz Downing agreed with Hohl that funding education should be the school board's top priority. "We have to find a way to fund...
School board, superintendent begin contract discussions

...It (superintendent) is certainly a 24-hour job whether you are on vacation or not," said school board member Liz Downing. Arness said former superintendent Donna Peterson did not take raises while she held the position, but had more benefits...
School board discusses roofs, fields

...turf field upgrade for Homer High School, with a cost of $1.9 million included in the bond. Board vice president, Liz Downing voiced her support of the Homer turf being included in the bond proposal. "It makes senses financially. Other than...
School board talks meets

...whole point of the change is that they will participate in borough meets," she said. School Board Vice President Liz Downing said she supported the change of language."It seems that it's, from what I have picked up as far as a history...
School board visits Homer

...awareness can make a difference," said Hilts, drawing applause from the audience.In closing comments, board member Liz Downing of Homer reminded the audience of the upcoming Oct. 1 election. The ballot includes a $22.9 million "educational...
Anderson, Navarre win school board seats

...Meanwhile, the race for the school board seat representing Homer was too close to call as of Tuesday night. Incumbent Liz Downing led challenger Mike Illg, 451 vote to 438 votes, with absentee ballots yet to be counted. "We'll have to wait...
Election results updated

...updated results show Kelly Wolf leading Mike Winegarden for the Borough Assembly District 1 - Kalifornsky seat, 232 votes to 225 votes, and school board District 8 - Homer incumbent Liz Downing leading Mike Illg 524 to 514.- Staff report
Curriculum auditor scores District 'better than many'

...addresses the lack of alignment between "What we say we do and what we actually teach," said school board vice president Liz Downing, of Homer. "We need to reflect on the curriculum and in all of our classrooms have a deep alignment between what...
Support, help add up to great math meet

...Melody Ramsey, Julianne Super, Ellirene Miller; volunteers Elyse Boyer, Susan Bunting, and school board member Liz Downing; Homer Middle principal David Larson. A big thank you also to the students who helped set up, take down, and participate...
Atwater lauded as 'Alaska Superintendent of the Year'

...award in mid-February. "Dr. Atwater, it makes me so proud of this school district," said board vice president Liz Downing of Homer. "It's been quite a year for us with the school board being recognized by the Association of Alaska of...


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