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Creeanna Whitcome, Seward High School #ClassOf2018

April 13, 2018

Class of 2018 Creeanna Whitcome, Seward High School Creeanna Whitcome’s accomplishments and contribution to her school and community is nothing short of miraculous when one considers the adversity she has worked through her entire life. Flying drones for the Seward Area Flood Board, raising funds for the Special Olympics, and tutoring Seward Middle Debate students, […]

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Amelia and Stella video convo #TaylorSwift

April 11, 2018

Dear Taylor Swift, kindly meet Amelia and Stella, two very special teens from Homer High School, in Homer, Alaska. You inspire Stella to be herself, and you brighten her life everyday.   My name is Amelia Springer and I compiled this video for my friend Stella, who says she is the #1 Taylor Swift fan! I love […]

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Supreme Court LIVE Fosters Understanding of the Justice System

April 5, 2018

Supreme Court LIVE Event Fosters Understanding of the Justice System Three hundred and seventy-five students from six KPBSD high schools attended Alaska Supreme Court LIVE at Kenai Central High School on March 29, 2018. The court heard oral argument in State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party, which involves a dispute related to the way […]

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Supreme Court LIVE in Kenai: State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party

March 27, 2018

News Release Supreme Court LIVE is coming to Kenai on March 29, 2018 State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party Three hundred and seventy-five students from six KPBSD high schools will attend, the public is invited, and the case will be streamed live at 360 North at https://www.360north.org/alaska-supreme-court Courtesy Press Release forward: Press Release Alaska […]

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Battle of the Books #BOB2018

March 26, 2018

KPBSD Battle of the Books Students of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District have been participating in Battle of the Books (BOB) for 33 years. The original idea for BOB came from a radio program sponsored by the Chicago Public Library in the 1940s. A school librarian from Illinois, Joanne Kelly, took the idea and […]

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Facebook LIVE Q and A with Instructional Team

March 20, 2018

You’re invited to a Facebook LIVE Q & A with the KPBSD Instructional Team Thursday, March 22, 2018 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. How-to watch: It’s simple. Go to the KPBSD Facebook page on 3/22/18, at 7:00 PM, via your device or computer, and connect! You’ll see that KPBSD is live – click to view. How-to ask questions or […]

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Student Voice and #AKleg visits in Juneau

March 7, 2018

KPBSD and The Legislature School Board Leadership and Youth Advocacy Institute A full weekend of learning and collaborating with school board members and students from around the state, plus two days of appointments with more than 25 legislators to share “Kenai schools” stories was fun, informative, and thought provoking! February 10–13, 2018, two students, three […]

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Mrs. Devin Michel Way awarded Golden Apple

March 5, 2018

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | March 5, 2018 Mrs. Devin Michel Way, educator Port Graham School Every school deserves to have at least one teacher as charitable and distinguished as Mrs. Devin Michel Way, for it is teachers like her that cause positive change not only in their own classrooms, but […]

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KPBSD School “Safety Closure” information

February 22, 2018

KPBSD School “Safety Closure” information After extensive research and study of historical and recent school safety incidents, the U.S. Department of Education issued a new document with new guidelines for school safety entitled “Guide For Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operation Plans.” One of the major findings was that the lone option to lockdown was no longer enough. It was […]

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KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians

February 21, 2018

Parents and guardians, school safety is a top priority in the KPBSD. It’s important for you to know what to do before, during, and after a school emergency, weather related delay start, or school closure. Kindly read KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians. KPBSD regularly practices safety drills in schools, and includes law enforcement in […]

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