Sitka’s 2013 Nutcracker: More snow than ever!
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Lione Clare and Wayne Young have feature roles in the 2013 Nutcracker. (KCAW photo/Melissa Marconi-Wentzel)
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Nutcracker director Melinda McAdams, and dancers Lione Clare and Wayne Young, talk about this year’s performance (7 PM Fri Dec 6, 2 PM and 7 PM Sat Dec 7, 3 PM Sun Dec 8, Sitka Performing Arts Center, tickets $25/20 at Old Harbor Books). Sitka’s performance has been notable for its use of Alaskan characters in the past, but this time will travel ’round the world.
A new, state-mandated evaluation system will hold everyone -- teachers and administrators -- accountable for student performance, beginning next fall. The Sitka School Board Tuesday night (4-15-14) got its first look at web-based software that will follow the progress of teachers over the course of the school year. But how far poor student outcomes can drag down a teacher’s evaluation remains a big question mark. more
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