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Administrators say Soldotna school reconfiguration boosts academic progress

...together to develop and plan core teaching methods as well as design interventions for struggling students." Social Studies teacher Rob Sparks said the core teams helped students and educators get to know each other earlier and build a better...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soldotna-schools-make-it-through-the
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School district replacing potentially biased textbook

...country," Toutonghi said. "This is the second year it's been in use." Myla Liljemark, an eighth-grade social studies teacher at Seward Middle School who served on the review committee, said she taught the old textbook in her classroom...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/school-district-replacing-potentiall
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Women voters reach out to students

...new location in Soldotna Prep, Knobf said. For the school's 14 seniors, attending that day was optional. Social Studies teacher Anna Karron joked that she had never seen so many of her students in the same place at once. Karron teaches Government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/women-voters-reach-out-to-students
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Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

...Flowers" created for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair inspired states to adopt official floral emblems.High school social studies teacher Dave Alcox sympathizes with the lawmakers. He teaches civic engagement, and says it's vital to get young people...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-30/surplus-symbols-how-many-state-bugs-
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Early release days scheduled

...Truesdell said.Sheliah-Margaret Pothast, a social studies teacher at Soldotna Middle, said she has benefited from...to meaningfully engage students. She said the social studies teachers have also collaborated with the language arts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-12/early-release-days-scheduled
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School briefs

...negotiations that are required on a national and international level," said Annaleah Karron, the River City Academy social studies teacher and advisor for their MUN program. Karron also received the UAA Outstanding Faculty Award which was voted on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-03-16/school-briefs
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Kenai Middle School students learn important lessons with fun activities

...students to remember the importance of staying drug-free. Luanne Bressler, sixth-grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, is one of six on the Red Ribbon Committee. She said while the timing of the week varies, it is always held...

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A different perspective: Iraqi woman shares her story with Kenai students

...from January of 2005 to January of 2006. It was there that she met among others in the unit, Ken Felchle, a social studies teacher at KMS. When the unit departed Iraq, Felchle said he and his fellow guardsmen promised Almaliki that they would...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092310/new_711242303.shtml
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Juneau trying to get young people to stay

...involved with groups like the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, (that would be great.)" TMHS English and social studies teacher Tonja Moser said the opportunity for students to not only share fresh ideas, but to share them with elected officials...

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Bordelon, Edelman plan to wed

...University of Louisiana Lafayette with a bachelor's degree in education. Layne is employed as a ninth-grade social studies teacher. The future groom is the son of Norman and Melissa Edelman, of Kapolei, Hawaii. He is a student at the University...

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