Awards

Representing Alaska in the National Microsoft Championships

Posted by on January 19, 2018 at 8:04 pm

Two KPBSD Distance Learning Students have been invited to represent Alaska in the National Microsoft Championships! Most of us on the Kenai Peninsula will never make it to the Olympics. But for our KPBSD students that are enrolled in a Distance Computer Applications course, there’s another kind of world championship up for grabs. Caitlin Painter, […]

Celebrate Audra Faris, NNS music teacher

Posted by on January 2, 2018 at 12:48 pm

School Band and Orchestra SBO 20th Annual “50 Directors Who Make a Difference” in 2017!    Audra Faris, Nikiski North Star Elementary music teacher, represents Alaska! “I feel quite honored and totally undeserving of this award. Somewhere, some kind soul nominated me for this modern band award. I am thankful that someone noticed I was […]

Mayor Mike Navarre awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on October 16, 2017 at 6:50 pm

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 […]

RAMP it up! Natalie Kant blazes a trail for Alaska school counselors to follow

Posted by on June 20, 2017 at 10:56 am

“Skyview Middle School (SMS) is the first school in Alaska to be designated with national Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) recognition,” said Natalie Kant, Skyview Middle School counselor. This year 104 schools from 27 states will receive this designation.” The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) established RAMP  to promote exemplary school counseling programs. The Skyview […]

Mrs. Jeanne Duhan receives Golden Apple award

Posted by on June 5, 2017 at 6:32 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | June 5, 2017 Mrs. Jeanne Duhan Mrs. Jeanne Duhan is an outstanding music educator, a tireless advocate for children, and a kind person. In the past five years at K-Beach Elementary School, Mrs. Duhan has gone above and beyond expectations to meet the unique needs of […]

News Release: 2017 Kenai BP Teachers of Excellence

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 9:44 am

News Release 2017 Kenai BP Teachers of Excellence Soldotna, May 2, 2017—KPBSD celebrates Stephanie Cronin, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of the Year, our five BP Teachers of Excellence, and new this year, the BP Educational Ally award recipient. This year’s nominees were again, an excellent representation of our staff as a whole,” said Sean Dusek, […]

Celebrate Meredith McCullough, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 8:22 am

“The greatest gift any teacher can ask for is the knowledge that they have helped to improve the lives of their students in some small way. I am blessed and humbled that this incredible community feels I am building that legacy, and hope to continue to serve my students, their families, and my colleagues for […]

Celebrate Bobbi Larrivee, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 8:13 am

“Teaching has been my life ambition. Today, after 23 years, it still is. No doubt there are tough days, but when I reflect on those moments, I realize I’ve been given an opportunity to look at a challenge from a different view point and get in there and try again. Perseverance is the gift teaching […]

Celebrate Colby Way, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence!

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 4:28 am

“Something that I would like to share with my students is: You can lose every material item in your life, but no one can take your education. This was told to me by one of my favorite aunts (a professor at Millersville University in Pennsylvania). I have carried this advice with me through the proverbial […]

Celebrate Jonathan Dillon, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence!

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 4:06 am

“While I am honored by this recognition, I want to share that it isn’t mine alone. What we achieve at Mountain View Elementary—both students and staff—comes from the ways in which each of us work to support one another. I am fortunate to teach alongside helpful administrators, loving families, master teachers and staff, and—most importantly—kind, […]