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Message from Principal Hinderberger
May 28, 2020

Dear Families,

As I reflect on my first year as principal of Mendenhall River Community School, I am humbled by the incredible community of people that make up our school. I am so grateful for the acceptance and warm welcome that I received as a new member of this community. I cannot express my gratitude enough for the flexibility, positivity, and support that the entire MRCS community provided one another.

Having to move to virtual school for the last quarter of the school year was an unexpected challenge. Please know how much the staff missed all of the children, how eager we are to see them again soon, and how much we appreciate families for their support throughout the year, especially during virtual school.

Congratulations to the 5th grade class! We will miss you at MRCS and wish you luck in middle school. During the summer break, be sure to encourage your child to read and write often, play outside, keep a summer journal, investigate their outdoor world, and stay curious.

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, comments, or concerns. I look forward to seeing you next year!

With gratitude,
JJ Hinderberger, Principal
Welcome To Our Community
JJ Hinderberger, Principal

Phone: 907.796.5600
Fax: 907.463.1777

Mailing address:
10014 Crazy Horse Drive
Juneau, AK 99801
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