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Re: Visiting this summer
Posted by AK teacher on 4/30/07
(7) Comments

    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!
    >
    > Linda

    Our 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 &
    Fairbanks.

    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
    (www.asdk12.org) 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!