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Snapshot: Kenai Peninsula graduate inspirations #ClassOf2016

March 13, 2019

One school district: 43 diverse schools: Kenai Peninsula graduate inspirations The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District encompasses 25,600 miles, with 43 diverse schools including neighborhood schools, a K-12 school house, Russian Old Believer schools, a performance based school, four charter schools, Connections Homeschool, and four schools only accessible by boat or plane. Meet #ClassOf2016 graduate inspirations […]

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Kenai Peninsula student leadership in student government

March 12, 2019

More than 50 students from Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools gathered for the districtwide student government conference March 4, 2019, held at the Alaska Sea Life Center in Seward, Alaska. Students arrived in Seward for this annual in-person conference from Homer, Kenai, River City, Nanwalek, Nikiski, Seward, Soldotna, and remotely via videoconferencing with Susan B. […]

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Contact your Kenai Peninsula State Legislators

March 10, 2019

Six state legislators represent Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools Senator Peter Micciche, Peter.Micciche@akleg.gov Senator Gary Stevens, Gary.Stevens@akleg.gov Representative Ben Carpenter, Ben.Carpenter@akleg.gov Representative Gary Knopp, Gary.Knopp@akleg.gov Representative Louise Stutes, Louise.Stutes@akleg.gov Representative Sarah Vance, Sarah.Vance@akleg.gov PDF Flyer to print: Kenai Peninsula legislators Links Informational flyer: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District $22.4 million in cuts to KPBSD options identified by administrators and school board Informational […]

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Ramifications of Governor Dunleavy’s proposed FY20 Budget

March 8, 2019

Several community budget meetings took place in February, and the Board of Education met for two days this week to take a sobering look at what the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District would have to cut to begin to meet the Governor’s proposed FY20 reduction to state funding. The Governor Michael J. Dunleavy 2019-2020 State Budget proposed drastic […]

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KPBSD Graduate Inspiration, Nianiella Dorvall, Nikolaevsk School #ClassOf2014

March 6, 2019

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration, Nianiella Dorvall, Nikolaevsk School, Class of 2014 “I believe it is important for people to dream big and know that they can be successful. Share your dreams with your family, teachers, and peers. They will become your support system and can help you in times of self-doubt and fear. They can also help […]

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Funding K-12 Public Education | March 2019

March 4, 2019

In  March, you have several opportunities to become informed, and advocate for K-12 education funding. Events are happening at local schools, in communities, with the school district, the borough assembly, at town halls, and with hearings of bills in Juneau. Monday, March 4, 2019 Board of Education Finance Committee meeting: 2:00 p.m., Redoubt conference room, school […]

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KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Scott Davis, Kenai Central High School #ClassOf1977

February 28, 2019

KPBSD Inspiration, Scott Davis, Kenai Central High School Class of 1977 Currently the president and owner of Davis Block Company, Scott purchased part of the company he owns and runs in 1978, right out of high school. Davis says, “When I graduated from high school I was ready to make a living immediately, and I […]

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How to contact your state legislators

February 28, 2019

information: Public opportunity to testify to the Senate State Affairs committee on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 and Thursday, March 7, 2019, starting at 6:00 PM, about SB24 and SB23, both related to the PFD. To balance the FY20 state budget, the Governor has proposed the State of Alaska cut $20.9 million in funding to Kenai […]

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KPBSD Graduate Inspirations: The Class of 2018

February 20, 2019

Discover the diversity in the KPBSD Class of 2018! The hyperlink at the end of each synopsis will take you to a longer story version about each of these KPBSD high school graduates, who are changing our communities and the world. #AKlearns Rachel Davidson, Connections Homeschool How many students graduate twice in three weeks? Rachel […]

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KPBSD February Community Budget Meetings

February 20, 2019

View the Presentation: FY20 Budget Powerpoint: February 2019   PDF: Proposed State cuts to FY20 education funding and the KPBSD PDF: Kenai Peninsula legislators   Tweet This Post

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