Community Partners

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, […]

Celebrate Stephanie Cronin, 2017 BP Teacher of Excellence

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 3:32 am

Stephanie Cronin, Seward High School, 2017 BP Teacher of Excellence “It is truly humbling to receive this award. I am very proud to accept it on behalf of my fellow 2017 Teachers of Excellence, and all the excellent teachers across our district. Thank you BP for this program and the recognition you give to public […]

Celebrate Karl Kircher, BP Educational Ally Award, 2017 Kenai Peninsula

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 3:11 am

BP Teachers of Excellence 2017 Karl Kircher, BP Educational Allies Award, 2017 Kenai Peninsula The award recognizes the additional unsung heroes in our schools—support staff, administration or volunteers—who are working alongside teachers to inspire students and are making a difference in our schools and community. “It is an honor to receive the BP Educational Ally in […]

Stephanie Cronin, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of the Year!

Posted by on May 2, 2017 at 9:48 am

Congratulations to the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Borough BP Teacher of the Year, Ms. Stephanie Cronin, Seward High School! “This is a great honor; I would like to thank BP for recognizing teachers of excellence across the state of Alaska, and for their support of public education! I became a teacher to make a difference. Teachers […]

Caring For the Kenai

Posted by on April 21, 2017 at 12:54 pm

2017 Caring for the Kenai Competition “What can I do, invent or create to better care for the environment of the Kenai Peninsula or improve the area’s preparedness for a natural disaster?” Watch Live Competition Video http://bit.ly/2017CaringForTheKenai When Caring for the Kenai stepped into its twenty seventh year, a new super hero was created by […]

Sixth-graders invited to name two law enforcement K9s

Posted by on April 19, 2017 at 10:34 am

Students Invited to Name Two K9s Alaska’s sixth-grade classes are invited to submit names for two new law enforcement K9s, whose tasks will include searching for illegal drugs. Use of heroin and other opioids is a growing problem across the United States. Governor Bill Walker, who recently declared a public health crisis in Alaska, signed […]

From Great to Amazing : 12 students compete for $28K

Posted by on March 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Caring for the Kenai Twelve student finalists will take their innovative projects from great to outstanding in a live competition, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Four hundred entries culled to 120 semi-finalists when eight judges set the final 12 pick on March 8, 2017, in the 27th annual Caring for the Kenai competition. The final 12 […]