Leaking schools: How Proposition 1 could help
As Riverbend Elementary teacher Katie Koski read aloud to her kindergarten class, a sight that’s become commonplace at Riverbend hung above them.
Directly above a child wearing Spiderman gloves, a bucket hung from one of the fluorescent lights to catch the water that’s been seeping through the ceiling. David Means, the Director of Administrative Services for the Juneau School District, said the roof has been leaking there for about three years.
As she stood next to a sign in the school’s computer lab that pointed out a leak in the ceiling, Riverbend Principal Michelle Byer said the renovation needs can be a distraction.
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Photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire