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Re: Visiting this summer
AK teacher

    On 4/30/07, linda wrote:
    > On 4/27/07, AK teacher wrote:
    >> Thanks,
    > I will be in Anchorage for 20 days. This has been my dream for
    > a few years,so I wanted to stay as long as it was possible.
    > Our school year ends June 1, students leave May 25, and we
    > return the last week in August. This entire summer is
    > devoted to affordable and much needed travel.
    > I have another question, during late July-August would long
    > sleeves or sweaters be appropriate attire? I really don't
    > know what to expect,especially when we have been having such
    > extreme weather this year. Would it be possible to tour a
    > middle or elementary school during the summer?
    > Again, I appreciate all the information you share!
    > LindaOur weather is very changeable in the summer, esp. then. Be
    prepared for anything from cool/rainy in the low 40s to hot &
    sunny in the low 80s (warmer if you head north to Talkeetna &

    I think summer school ends in mid July but the office staffs start
    to come back in early August. In fact, registration for the school
    year is the week of August 6 so you could go to the ASD website
    ( and look around for schools and just pop in and
    introduce yourself to the principal that week. Since the schools
    will be busy with parents/kids they might not mind chatting with you.

    Ask all the questions you want!