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Growing awareness: helping students who are homeless

September 17, 2018

Are you, or is someone you know sleeping in a motel, a camper, a tent, couch-surfing, shelter, or “doubling-up” living with friends or relatives until you can find or afford a place on your own? The KPBSD Students In Transition program can help families or unaccompanied youth who lack a stable, adequate, and permanent place […]

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Happy Constitution Day!

September 11, 2018

  On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the U.S. Constitution document they created. KPBSD invites teachers, students, and the community to celebrate Constitution Day through activities, learning, and demonstrations of our love for the United States of America and the blessings of freedom our […]

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News Release: Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond

September 10, 2018

Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond* Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition No. 1 To be voted on by all KPB voters, October 2, 2018 Soldotna, September 10, 2018—The Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Construction project began July 9, 2011, when a petition was submitted to the school board by local residents requesting a public school facility. […]

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Free and reduced meal program in KPBSD schools

September 7, 2018

News Release KPBSD schools offer National School Lunch Program The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) participates in the National School Lunch Program. Applications for free and reduced meals are currently being accepted, and meals will be available to all children at these schools: Chapman School; Fireweed Academy; Homer High School; Homer Middle School; Kalifornsky […]

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Celebrate STEM leader, student Riley von Borstel

September 4, 2018

KPBSD celebrates #STEM leader Riley von Borstel, Seward High School, Alaska, who participated in the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, MA, June 29 – July 1, 2018. Winner of a Nobel Prize in Physics, and Science Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, Dr. John C. Mather nominated Riley […]

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How federal funds benefit KPBSD in FY19

August 2, 2018

In 1965, federal funds were established through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to ensure that all children have a fair and equal opportunity to education. KPBSD has developed programs to support struggling learners all around the district, and various forms are included in school registration packets each year to help identify qualifying students […]

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Golden Apple Award Recognition

July 26, 2018

Who do you believe goes above and beyond in our schools to meet our KPBSD mission? Kindly nominate a staff member, volunteer, student, business or community partnership to be recognized for outstanding service and contributions to educating our students. How-To make your nomination: Read the Golden Apple recognition rubric below. Complete the nomination; make sure to […]

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Volunteer in a KPBSD school

July 26, 2018

wOw! 3,787 people volunteered in a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school in the 2016-2017 school year! Will you volunteer in the new year beginning August, 2018? Kindly complete your new or returning online volunteer application, it only takes a few minutes.  KPBSD safeguards students while they are in our care. Therefore, every school volunteer […]

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2017 – 2018 Kenai School District Annual Report

July 23, 2018

Coming in August… The KPBSD Annual Report, a condensed recap of the 2017 -2018 school year!   Tweet This Post

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Nurse Tracy Silta awarded Golden Apple

July 9, 2018

      Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | July 9, 2018 Mrs. Tracy Silta “Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Nurse Tracy Silta demonstrates on a daily basis all of the personal and professional qualities of an efficacious school nurse for students,” wrote nominator James Knoebel, Special Education Department Chair, Soldotna High School. “She […]

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