Inspiration

Free eBook! Inspiring New Ways of Learning at Nanwalek School

Posted by on May 10, 2018 at 2:28 pm

School principal authors free interactive eBook to showcase 1:1 iPad initiative Free eBook! Inspiring New Ways of Learning at Nanwalek School Learning leaders in Nanwalek, a small village on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula, across the bay from Homer, Alaska, published Inspiring New Ways of Learning at Nanwalek School. The free interactive digital book […]

Amelia and Stella video convo #TaylorSwift

Posted by on April 11, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Dear Taylor Swift, kindly meet Amelia and Stella, two very special teens from Homer High School, in Homer, Alaska. You inspire Stella to be herself, and you brighten her life everyday.   My name is Amelia Springer and I compiled this video for my friend Stella, who says she is the #1 Taylor Swift fan! I love […]

Meet Chris Mburu, be inspired by A Small Act

Posted by on November 10, 2017 at 12:51 pm

Kenai Peninsula! Meet Chris Mburu and be inspired by A Small Act November 16 – 17, 2017 Kenai | Ninilchik | Port Graham | Razdolna Chris Mburu, international human rights lawyer currently serving with the United Nations as a Senior Human Rights Advisor, is visiting Kenai, Ninilchik, Port Graham, and Razdolna schools, November 16 and 17, 2017. […]

Making history – first KPBSD student is Microsoft certified

Posted by on October 6, 2017 at 4:31 pm

  “I am grateful for the opportunity that SoHi has provided for me and other students to become Microsoft Certified, and I am honored to be the first to achieve this.” -Gavin Goggia Congratulations Gavin Goggia, Soldotna High School senior, for passing the Microsoft PowerPoint Certification exam and becoming the first KPBSD student to become […]

Dolphin’s class names drug detective K9

Posted by on May 17, 2017 at 3:39 pm

As part of the Safer Alaska initiative, Governor Bill Walker  announced the names for the two new Alaska State Trooper drug detection K9s.  K9-B will be named Mak (short for Kachemak, as in Kachemak Bay) -that name was suggested by Hannah Dolphin’s class at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School in Kenai! Hannah Dolphin, 6th Grade Teacher, K-Beach Elementary said, “We’re […]

Hope student shadows Alaska Governor

Posted by on December 13, 2016 at 10:51 am

“In November I spent the day with the Governor of Alaska, Bill Walker. I was able to do this as part of his program that donates a day of shadowing the Governor to nonprofits around Alaska. My specific opportunity was thanks to Hope local resident, Jim Skogstad, who attended The Basics auction where he won […]

KPBSD Annual Report #golden #iAmKPBSD #innovation

Posted by on August 26, 2016 at 7:39 am

 Thirty two pages of stories and photos offer a glimpse into our diverse district. You’ve got options if you missed the print version: flip through the online page turning version view in a PDF format online download it to your computer or device   Tip: When you see this icon, you can click it to […]

Wake up! Second Grader Takes Leadership Role in Nanwalek School

Posted by on June 3, 2016 at 3:13 pm

In Nanwalek, Alaska, Sean Moonin, a second grade student has proven that if you set your mind to doing something–even something unlikely—it can be done. Through his leadership and perseverance, Mrs. Kara Fraser’s second and third grade class earned 48 “Eagle Days” in 2015-2016. “Eagle Days” are a motivational strategy that Nanwalek School uses to […]

Be inspired. #UnifiedTrackTeamRace

Posted by on May 3, 2016 at 3:14 pm

“Espen (Homer High School) takes the lead from Malikhi (Soldotna High School) with about 10 m left in the 4×100 relay. But then, Espen stops before the finish line to wait for Malikhi,  his sight-impaired competitor, so they could finish together. #golden #inspiration #sportsmanship Homer Invite, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Unified Track Team Race April […]

PE: a vision impaired bowman learns skills

Posted by on March 22, 2016 at 11:35 am

Unassumingly, everyday, KPBSD staff goes the extra mile for their students, and often we never hear about it. This #GoldenMoment took place before school started, one winter day in Soldotna, Alaska. Before school hours, Malikhi Hansen, a Soldotna High School vision impaired student, made a visit to Redoubt Elementary, a neighboring school. With Granger Nyboer, KPBSD […]