KPBSD District Stories

KPBSD inspiration: Felesata Fefelov, Kachemak-Selo School #ClassOf2019

Posted by on July 19, 2019 at 5:13 pm

Kachemak-Selo School Felesata Fefelov, Class of 2019 Felesata Fefelov was deemed the senior most deserving of the Class of 2019 Kachemak Selo School spotlight recognition. “My first remembered encounter with this student is when she peeked her head onto a bus to say, ‘Hi, you probably don’t know me, but I’m a senior at Kachemak Selo,’” […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Dexter Lowe, Homer High School #ClassOf2019

Posted by on July 19, 2019 at 4:51 pm

Homer High School Dexter Lowe, Class of 2019 When you ask any of his teachers at Homer High School (HHS) to describe Dexter Lowe, their first comment is that that he is one of the most internally motivated students they have known. His many successful family members have provided powerful role models but he forged […]

Homer Flex School graduate inspiration: Nicholas Reutov #Classof2019

Posted by on July 19, 2019 at 4:42 pm

Homer Flex School Nicholas Reutov, Class of 2019 Nicholas Reutov is a Russian Old Believer and migrant education student who fishes with his family, spent his four years of high school quietly amassing college credits and creating a formidable academic resume. Nicholas’s love of learning allowed him to qualify for both the Alaska Performance Scholarship […]

The Honorable Mike Chenault awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on July 1, 2019 at 6:58 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | July 1, 2019 The Honorable Mike Chenault, Alaska House of Representatives Golden Apple nominator Sean Dusek said, “It is with great pleasure that I nominate Mike Chenault for a KPBSD Golden Apple Award for his tireless support of public education in Alaska.” The Honorable Mike Chenault, […]

KPBSD inspiration: Amy McGlothen, Susan B. English #ClassOf2019

Posted by on June 27, 2019 at 4:14 pm

Susan B. English School Amy McGlothen, Class of 2019 In sixth grade, Amanda McGlothen, who we know as Amy, moved to Kenai, Alaska from Clatskanie, Oregon, and began attending Soldotna Elementary. At Skyview Middle School, Amy was known for being a very positive and friendly student and for always high-fiving other students in the halls. […]

KPBSD inspiration: Steven Hunter Smith, River City Academy, #ClassOf2019

Posted by on June 20, 2019 at 12:01 pm

River City Academy (RCA) Steven Hunter Smith, Class of 2019 “Don’t underestimate the determination of a quiet man.” This speaks volumes to the character and quiet leadership displayed by River City Academy’s valedictorian, Steven Hunter Smith. Steven first joined RCA as a middle school student. He worked consistently and diligently throughout the years to reach […]

Students earn Microsoft Office certifications #DistanceLearning

Posted by on June 13, 2019 at 12:22 pm

Preparing students for college and careers: MOS certification program positively validates in-demand technology skills Where do you want your learning to take you and how can KPBSD help you get there? The KPBSD Distance Learning Program awarded 243 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications—an industry recognized, standards-based credential for validating Microsoft Office skills. “As we reach […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Nikiski Middle High Trio, Class of 2019

Posted by on June 12, 2019 at 4:52 pm

Nikiski Middle-High School Bethany Carstens, Kelsey Clark, and Emma Wik Class of 2019 Bethany Carstens, Kelsey Clark, and Emma Wik have been friends for what seems like forever. “They grew up together in our small community of Nikiski and did everything together for the last 14 years,” said Principal Dan Carstens. “Not only are they […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Caleb Napier Connections Homeschool, Class of 2019

Posted by on June 5, 2019 at 4:18 pm

Caleb Napier Connections Homeschool, Class of 2019 Caleb Napier is a goal-oriented young man always on the move. The past four years in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Connections Homeschool has given him the flexibility to pursue his many personal goals, while following his passions of music, exploring other cultures, aviation and serving others. […]

Retirements: thank you for 15+ years with KPBSD

Posted by on June 5, 2019 at 10:54 am

KPBSD appreciates dedicated staff who will depart this year “I wish everyone who is leaving our district all the best. I am so thankful for their contributions and commitment to KPBSD over the years and they will be missed. Best of luck and enjoy your next adventure!” –Sean Dusek, Superintendent The Kenai Peninsula Borough School […]