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KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Dr. Matthew Pyhala, Homer High School #Classof1993

April 4, 2019

KPBSD Inspiration, Matthew Pyhala, D.C., Homer High School, Class of 1993 “Through Rotary I have opportunities to improve this community and touch lives around the world. I am also on the board of directors of the Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF). Growing up on my grandparents homestead on the Anchor River makes the KWF mission of […]

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Interviews for new Superintendent of Schools

April 1, 2019

News Release KPBSD Board of Education meeting: Interviews for new Superintendent of Schools Soldotna, April 1, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that on Thursday, April 4, 2019, the Board will conduct interviews for the new superintendent of schools. Interviews will be at the George A. Navarre Administration […]

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Graduate Inspiration: Carlyn Nichols, Seward High School #ClassOf1997

March 27, 2019

Carlyn (Walker) Nichols, a Science, Culinary, and Maker educator at Seward Middle School, a 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence, and 1997 Seward High graduate said, “I believe our young people need to struggle together to solve problems, explore new ideas, create content, and engage with their communities locally as well as beyond. If we […]

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Your voice is essential: state lawmakers want to know where you stand

March 22, 2019

News Release: Your Voice is Needed Community schools, sports and activities, and effective class sizes are critical to continue successful outcomes for K-12 schools on the Kenai Peninsula. In February, the Governor proposed a budget substitute for the 2019-2020 school year that will result in a cut of $22.4 million from KPBSD schools.  However, the […]

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KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Dean Carignan, Kenai Central High School #ClassOf1987

March 20, 2019

“I know that I’m in a good place in my career because I am excited to come to work each day and, on the drive home, my mind is spinning about all the interesting and exciting topics I addressed throughout the day. Moreover, I feel I am working on technologies that, implemented in the right […]

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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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