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Upstream Academy: STEM, speed, drones, connect, learn!

November 17, 2017

KPBSD’s second Upstream Academy in October expanded to include students from both Title VI and Migrant Education–this brought a new dynamic and an element of cultural diversity and sharing to the academy! Students from Kachemak-Selo joined other migrant students from Homer, Soldotna, and Sterling and were able to share their lifestyle and culture with our Title […]

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Tuesday: KPBSD Facebook LIVE Q and A with Superintendent Dusek

November 13, 2017

You’re invited to the launch of KPBSD Facebook LIVE Q & A with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. How-to watch: It’s simple. Go to the KPBSD Facebook page on 11/14/17, at 7:00 PM, via your device or computer, and connect! You’ll see that KPBSD is live – click […]

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Meet Chris Mburu, be inspired by A Small Act

November 10, 2017

Kenai Peninsula! Meet Chris Mburu and be inspired by A Small Act November 16 – 17, 2017 Kenai | Ninilchik | Port Graham | Razdolna Chris Mburu, international human rights lawyer currently serving with the United Nations as a Senior Human Rights Advisor, is visiting Kenai, Ninilchik, Port Graham, and Razdolna schools, November 16 and 17, 2017. […]

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Hockey players assist wounded man #KindnessCounts

November 7, 2017

“I witnessed an amazing act on Friday, November 3, 2017.” -Steve Nevak, assistant coach, Homer High Mariner hockey “When Homer High School students, Charlie Menke, Douglas Dean, Tucker, and little brother Phinny Weston walked over to Qdoba for dinner after our hockey game against Bartlett they found an inebriated homeless man bleeding profusely on the sidewalk. […]

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Curious teens prep for college and careers

November 2, 2017

Hundreds of teens–nearly 500–positively shape their future during the eighth annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair. High school students from all points in the district arrived at host site, Soldotna High School, to explore future options during the eighth annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair on October 17, 2017. KPBSD junior and senior high school students arrived […]

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Tebughna youth learning traditional Native American skills

October 23, 2017

Tebughna School middle and high school students are participating in a Native American unit of study, where they read Native American themed novels, write Native American folk tales, and practice picture-writing. Students are studying Native American geographical regions, and researching famous Native Americans. In science, students are using STEAM* engineering challenges to create the various […]

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Great Caribou Migration builds teamwork

October 23, 2017

The tradition continues! K-Beach Elementary participates in their annual Great Caribou Migration in early fall. Proudly donning their bright red t-shirts to record laps, the students stormed the field to support the PTO and school. This yearly event has become a tradition in which students, staff, parents and community members share in exercise, teamwork and […]

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How it works: weather related school delays or closures

October 20, 2017

KPBSD School Weather Related Delays and Closures Announcing a school closure or two-hour delay start in a timely manner for our students, families, and staff is important to KPBSD administration. Timing of the decision is crucial so we can notify transportation before busses begin their routes, employees head to work, and students and families prepare […]

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October 17: Community Budget Meeting info

October 17, 2017

Building a school budget is foundational to schools, so bring your questions and concerns about funding, expenditures, and priorities. Everyone is invited to participate. October 17, 2017. Twenty-two school locations. One hour, 5:30 – 6:30 PM Resources: Watch Superintendent Dusek’s presentation live from 5:30 – 5:45 delivered via PolyCom Follow along with PDF of Superintendent Dusek’s PowerPoint presentation […]

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Mayor Mike Navarre awarded Golden Apple

October 16, 2017

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | October 16, 2017 Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre provides tireless support of public education in our borough and in the state. Mayor Navarre is a graduate from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and did not forget his roots. A […]

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