Community Partners

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 […]

invitation: Possibility becomes reality for Project SEARCH interns

Posted by on February 16, 2017 at 2:50 am

You are invited! Project SEARCH intern showcase Possibility becomes reality when a school district and hospital collaborate to create a business-led, one-year, school-to-work program for students with disabilities. Everyone is invited to discover how Project SEARCH is a positive impact in our community. Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Denali Room, Central Peninsula […]

Seward SOS – Sources of Strength learning

Posted by on February 14, 2017 at 5:14 pm

“A best practice youth suicide prevention project designed to harness the power of peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, bullying, and substance abuse. … Sources of Strength moves beyond a singular focus on risk factors by utilizing an upstream approach for youth suicide prevention. This upstream model strengthens multiple […]

Pointer: don’t aim a laser at an aircraft

Posted by on January 9, 2017 at 11:34 am

January 6, 2017 – This post is on behalf of FAA Aviation Safety in Kenai, Alaska, in an educational outreach effort to students and the Kenai Peninsula communities. Homer and Kenai report aircraft are being targeted by lasers. When aimed at an aircraft from the ground, the powerful beam of light from a handheld laser […]