Awards

Special Education Teacher David Justice awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on December 3, 2018 at 7:28 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | December 3, 2018 Mr. David Justice, Soldotna High School Special Education teacher Golden Apple nominator Greg Landeis wrote, “In the spring of 2018, I witnessed my son graduate from Soldotna High School. You might think this is a great feat since thousands of kids graduate from high […]

Ms. Natali Jones, 2018 Alaska Counselor of the Year!

Posted by on November 19, 2018 at 6:05 pm

The 2018 Alaska School Counselor of the Year is Ms. Natali Jones, itinerant counselor serving Chapman School Anchor Point Alaska, Homer Flex High School, Nanwalek School, Nikolaevsk School, Port Graham School, and Susan B. English School in Seldovia! “The communities that I serve are incredibly diverse. Weekly, I work with Alaska Native villages, a Russian Orthodox village, a township, and an alternative […]

Celebrate Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the PAEMST!

Posted by on October 30, 2018 at 7:35 pm

Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching  “Our children, to a greater and greater degree, will inherit a world full of STEM, which is all the more reason to set our students up for success by providing quality experiences in the STEM field, whether it be […]

Homer Middle School, 2018 National Blue Ribbon School

Posted by on October 1, 2018 at 4:07 pm

News Release Homer Middle School achieves 2018 National Blue Ribbon School recognition “It is with great pride for Homer Middle School to be recognized as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Students, staff, parents, and the community of Homer are all responsible for this extraordinary achievement. This accomplishment is a result of support, […]

Golden Apple Award Recognition

Posted by on July 26, 2018 at 3:30 pm

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 […]

Nurse Tracy Silta awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on July 9, 2018 at 6:40 pm

      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 […]

Heleana Backus, Seward High School #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 5:31 pm

Heleana Backus Seward High School, Class of 2018 Heleana Backus was a member of the Seward High School Debate, Drama, and Forensics Team, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. However, she wrote that, “The most pivotal points in my development as a thinker and human being have happened in the English classroom.” It was […]

2018 Kenai BP Teachers of Excellence

Posted by on June 1, 2018 at 1:14 pm

KPBSD celebrates Robanne Stading, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of the Year, five BP Teachers of Excellence, and the 2018 Kenai Education Ally. I am very proud of all our finalist for this prestigious award,” said Sean Dusek, superintendent. “They all embody the qualities we want all of our teachers to exhibit, especially in how they […]

Celebrate Jen Booz, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Posted by on May 31, 2018 at 3:48 pm

“There are so many amazing teachers out there doing incredible things every day that to be singled out for recognition feels unbelievable. I love being a teacher. Teaching science to middle school students is the best job I can imagine but I could not do it alone. Kari Dendurent, my principal, is always willing to […]

Celebrate Wil Chervenak, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Posted by on May 31, 2018 at 3:45 pm

“There are very few elements in life that are fixed–money, health, relationships, employment, fame, talent, and material possessions can all fluctuate drastically. Education however, is one of life’s most precious resources as it not only serves as a vehicle for upward mobility but as a fixed component in the physiological fabric of an individual. One’s […]