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Cost of supplies often borne by teachers students with items that used to be part of the district or family budgets. Redoubt Elementary School teacher Zada Friedersdorff informally surveyed coworkers and estimated they pay $4,000 to $6,000 a year on school supplies. That is...
How much do educators work?

...schedule is fiction. "The amount of things we are asked to do simply cannot be done in a 40-hour work week," said Zada Friedersdorff. She teaches a fifth- and sixth-grade blended class at Redoubt Elementary School and will retire this spring...
Redoubt Elementary community marks school's 25th anniversary serve the needs of the then-growing population of children on the central peninsula. Photo by Jenni Dillon Zada Friedersdorff, who retired from the school a few years ago only to return to the classroom for a yearlong substitute position...
Thanks for celebrating progress

...Wallace, Chenille and Rob Murphy, Sarah McAlpine, Alyson Stogsdill, Jenny Neyman, Kurt Olson, Peter Micciche and Zada Friedersdorff.Thank you to the over 40 vendors that came together to welcome the crowds after the parade. Thank you to the...
Employees challenge district authority by following rules

...decide what, if anything, they will do. "Working to the contract is very difficult for teachers," he said. Zada Friedersdorff, a teacher at Redoubt, is a past president of the KPEA. She recalled a work-to-rule action in the late 1980s...
Kenai quilt show offers entertaining, bright glance at creative rtists craft

...Orient are clearly visible, Hundertmark adds to the mystique with beads, cloth flowers and even a touch of denim. Zada Friedersdorff is no stranger to quilting. Friedersdorff's works have been seen nationally as part of the Hoffman International...
Job well done

...Middle School, Suzies Restaurant, Tesoro, US Coast Guard, VA Clinic, Wince,Corthel, Bryson, XTO Energy, Zada Friedersdorff, ERA Aviation. Also those who work tirelessly year after year on this project, Sal Mattero, Tim Navarre, Alan...


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