Neighbors Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2001

Parent potlucks set for today at JDHS

The first of four quarterly parent potlucks at Juneau-Douglas High School will be held today in the JDHS library from 5:30-7 p.m.

April Hotchkiss, the school's drug and alcohol counselor, will provide a short overview of the services provided at the high school and answer questions about communicating and responding to teens regarding drugs and alcohol.

School climate is a top priority of the JDHS Parent Group and Site Council this year and is a component of the improvement plan being developed as part of the high school's 10-year accreditation review.

The JDHS Parent Group holds regular noontime discussions the second Thursday of each month in the school library. All parents and guardians of JDHS students are welcome.

For more information, contact Lisa Rollin, 789-9116.

Birth control study needs participants

Loma Linda University, the State of Alaska Public Health Nursing and Fetal Alcohol Program and Donna Hebbeler, FNP, DrPHc, are conducting a study to learn ways to improve birth control services for Southeast Alaska women. Women ages 18-49 can earn $25 by participating in a 45-minute interview with Donna Hebbeler. Interviews in Juneau will be Oct. 26 through Nov. 3.

For more information or to sign up, call Sherrie at 465-3033.

Historical Society to hold annual meeting

The Gastineau Channel Historical Society is holding its annual meeting Thursday Oct. 25, at the Juneau Senior Center, 895 West 12th Street. The evening begins with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a program at 7 p.m. Guests are invited.

For more information call 586-2408.

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