KPBSD District Stories

Graduate Inspiration: Carlyn Nichols, Seward High School #ClassOf1997

Posted by on March 27, 2019 at 7:05 pm

Carlyn (Walker) Nichols, a Science, Culinary, and Maker educator at Seward Middle School, a 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence, and 1997 Seward High graduate said, “I believe our young people need to struggle together to solve problems, explore new ideas, create content, and engage with their communities locally as well as beyond. If we […]

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Dean Carignan, Kenai Central High School #ClassOf1987

Posted by on March 20, 2019 at 3:41 pm

“I know that I’m in a good place in my career because I am excited to come to work each day and, on the drive home, my mind is spinning about all the interesting and exciting topics I addressed throughout the day. Moreover, I feel I am working on technologies that, implemented in the right […]

Snapshot: Kenai Peninsula graduate inspirations #ClassOf2016

Posted by on March 13, 2019 at 2:29 pm

One school district: 43 diverse schools: Kenai Peninsula graduate inspirations The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District encompasses 25,600 miles, with 43 diverse schools including neighborhood schools, a K-12 school house, Russian Old Believer schools, a performance based school, four charter schools, Connections Homeschool, and four schools only accessible by boat or plane. Meet #ClassOf2016 graduate inspirations […]

Kenai Peninsula student leadership in student government

Posted by on March 12, 2019 at 2:40 pm

More than 50 students from Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools gathered for the districtwide student government conference March 4, 2019, held at the Alaska Sea Life Center in Seward, Alaska. Students arrived in Seward for this annual in-person conference from Homer, Kenai, River City, Nanwalek, Nikiski, Seward, Soldotna, and remotely via videoconferencing with Susan B. […]

Ramifications of Governor Dunleavy’s proposed FY20 Budget

Posted by on March 8, 2019 at 4:21 pm

Several community budget meetings took place in February, and the Board of Education met for two days this week to take a sobering look at what the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District would have to cut to begin to meet the Governor’s proposed FY20 reduction to state funding. The Governor Michael J. Dunleavy 2019-2020 State Budget proposed drastic […]

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration, Nianiella Dorvall, Nikolaevsk School #ClassOf2014

Posted by on March 6, 2019 at 5:42 pm

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration, Nianiella Dorvall, Nikolaevsk School, Class of 2014 “I believe it is important for people to dream big and know that they can be successful. Share your dreams with your family, teachers, and peers. They will become your support system and can help you in times of self-doubt and fear. They can also help […]

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Scott Davis, Kenai Central High School #ClassOf1977

Posted by on February 28, 2019 at 4:49 pm

KPBSD Inspiration, Scott Davis, Kenai Central High School Class of 1977 Currently the president and owner of Davis Block Company, Scott purchased part of the company he owns and runs in 1978, right out of high school. Davis says, “When I graduated from high school I was ready to make a living immediately, and I […]

How to contact your state legislators

Posted by on February 28, 2019 at 1:20 pm

information: Public opportunity to testify to the Senate State Affairs committee on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 and Thursday, March 7, 2019, starting at 6:00 PM, about SB24 and SB23, both related to the PFD. To balance the FY20 state budget, the Governor has proposed the State of Alaska cut $20.9 million in funding to Kenai […]

KPBSD Graduate Inspirations: The Class of 2018

Posted by on February 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

Discover the diversity in the KPBSD Class of 2018! The hyperlink at the end of each synopsis will take you to a longer story version about each of these KPBSD high school graduates, who are changing our communities and the world. #AKlearns Rachel Davidson, Connections Homeschool How many students graduate twice in three weeks? Rachel […]

KPBSD February Community Budget Meetings

Posted by on February 20, 2019 at 6:11 pm

View the Presentation: FY20 Budget Powerpoint: February 2019   PDF: Proposed State cuts to FY20 education funding and the KPBSD PDF: Kenai Peninsula legislators   Tweet This Post