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(208) stories found containing 'haines borough school district'

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 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014 

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 News    December 18, 2014 

Mosquito Lake School reopen may cost $160K

Reopening the Mosquito Lake School building may involve more than unlocking the door and turning up the heat. Haines Borough public facilities...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 4, 2014

School board taps Tiffany DeWitt, Mike Wilson

Following a 20-minute closed-door session to “compare and contrast” candidates, the Haines Borough School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to appoi...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

District seeks tighter budgeting

The Haines Borough School District is changing how it budgets, aiming for greater transparency and accountability. Under new superintendent Ginger...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 6, 2014

Board OKs Fontenot leave, travel funds

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday approved new, matching funding for student travel to state competitions, and one year’s unpaid leave for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 6, 2014

Preschool to seek extension on move

Still far away from a fundraising goal of $200,000, board members of the Chilkat Valley Preschool Monday agreed to seek a one-year extension of its...

 
 News    November 6, 2014

Applicants sought for 2 school board seats

A vacant seat on the Haines Borough School Board is now two. The board recently advertised to fill a seat vacated by outgoing member Brenda...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 30, 2014

With clock ticking, preschool weighs options for site

With time running out to vacate their Haines Borough-owned building by June 30, the board of the Chilkat Valley Preschool will meet 6 p.m. Monday,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Egan, Williams vie to represent Haines in Senate

Incumbent Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Tom Williams, R-Juneau, are squaring off to represent Senate District Q in the Alaska Legislature, but Willi...

 
 Opinion    October 16, 2014

Editorial

The Haines Borough should scrap hiring an economic development director and hire a grant writer instead. There’s been no public outcry for another d...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 9, 2014

School extends paid vacations

The Haines Borough School Board voted 5-2 Tuesday to give as much as six weeks of annual paid vacation leave to three janitorial and maintenance...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 2, 2014

School board candidates give views of district

Incumbents Anne Marie Palmieri and Brian Clay are unopposed as they seek re-election to three-year terms on the Haines Borough School Board. A third,...

 
 Opinion    October 2, 2014

Editorial

It’s not this newspaper’s practice to tell residents how to vote, but because the Haines Borough has made only marginal efforts to promote passage...

 
 Opinion    September 25, 2014

Editorial

Turnout at Saturday night’s Chilkat Valley Preschool fundraiser suggests there’s broad support for a new preschool building in Haines. So why not...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 18, 2014

Replacing school roof questioned

A local contractor who worked as foreman on a Haines High School roof replacement in 1999 this week questioned a proposed $1.4 million bond for replac...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

School board frets bond approval

Expressing concerns about voter approval of $3.9 million in pending school bonds, Haines Borough School Board members Tuesday took steps toward a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

Board rejects digital meeting packet

The Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday almost voted to do away with printed meeting packets, before getting hung up on the question of providing...

 
 Letters    September 4, 2014

Thanks for effort that created mural

Last year, Debra Schnabel of Lynn Canal Corporation approached the Haines Borough School District with a wonderful idea for creating a colorful...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 28, 2014

New staff at school bring wide experience

Greg Brittenham, a nationally recognized conditioning coach who worked 20 years for the New York Knicks, will be leading physical education classes...

 
 News    August 28, 2014

Meal program sign-up needed

The Haines Borough School District reminds parents they need to register their students for free or reduced-charge meals. Parents can fill out a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 7, 2014

School OKs system for tracking visitors

On a 4-3 vote, the Haines Borough School Board on Tuesday approved a new, electronic security program for tracking visitors to the Haines School,...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

School board on Tuesday

The Haines Borough School Board will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Haines School library. The meeting will be the first regular meeting with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 3, 2014

Removal of books, supplies at school spurs concern

The recent removal of textbooks, library books, art supplies and furniture from Mosquito Lake School won’t diminish the likelihood of the school...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

District staff get paid vacation

On a 4-1 vote, the Haines Borough School Board Tuesday approved a combined $12,000 in paid vacation time and raises for two school district office...

 

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