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Priorities: Which KPBSD school programs and services do you value?

Published on October 4, 2016 By Pegge

News Release Community Budget development meetings – October 13, 2016 How to best prioritize programs and services in KPBSD? Soldotna, October 3, 2016—Does a quality education and the future success for every young person living on the Kenai Peninsula matter to you? If so, KPBSD needs you to participate in the budget development meetings taking […]

New Learning Opportunity: iPads for Orcas

Published on September 26, 2016 By Pegge

“iPads for Orcas” Celebration Rolls Out New Learning Opportunities for Port Graham School Wednesday, September 21, 2016, rolled out iPads for Orcas, a festive celebration in Port Graham School. Students, staff, community, and guests gathered in anticipation for every student to be presented with their very own iPad for use in school. Before presenting the […]

Community member Amy Hankins receives Golden Apple

Published on April 4, 2016 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | April 4, 2016 Ms. Amy Hankins, Community Member Ms. Amy Hankins consistently demonstrates deep support for the students of Seward schools. She has served on the Seward School Site Based Council and is currently serving as the Arts Chair on the board of the Seward Parent-Teacher-Association (PTA). […]

How-to invest millions in public education on the Kenai

Published on September 30, 2015 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District News Release Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 Does a quality education and the future success for every young person living on the Kenai Peninsula matter to you?  Yes? … please participate in the budget development meeting which takes place at 23 KPBSD school sites on Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. […]

June 16 CARD STREET FIRE UPDATE Evacuations map + 1500 acres burned

Published on June 16, 2015 By Pegge

From Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management: The map indicates the evacuation perimeter for affected Sterling and Funny River subdivisions. The map will be updated as information changes and is available at www.kpb.us and www.facebook.com/kenai.peninsula.borough CURRENT EVACUATION AREA | June 16, 2015, 12:30 p.m. Sterling area includes subdivisions from Card Street EAST to Kenai National […]

Take Your Child to School Week

Published on August 15, 2014 By Pegge

CONTACT: PEGGE ERKENEFF, KPBSD Communication Specialist | 907.714.8888 NEWS RELEASE Take Your Child to School Week Soldotna, August 15, 2014—Most KPBSD schools begin Tuesday, August 19, 2014, which is perfect timing to act on the proclamation by Governor Sean Parnell, making August 18 – 22, 2014, as Take Your Child to School Week in the state […]

Homer High School intensive needs classroom receives 2014 Inclusive Practice Award

Published on April 3, 2014 By Pegge

“The intensive needs (IN) team at Homer High School is outstanding and goes to incredible lengths to make sure that our students have meaningful inclusion,” said Clayton Holland, director of pupil services. “Along with the other wonderful staff at Homer High School, they have created a school culture that accepts, includes, and is accountable for […]

Soldotna 7-12 grade Schools Reconfiguration Advisory Committee

Published on September 9, 2013 By Pegge

Media Release Soldotna Schools Reconfiguration Advisory Committee Soldotna, September 9, 2013—The fourteen person advisory committee will meet for the first time at Soldotna Middle School library on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m. The committee will make recommendations about cultural and historic issues (colors, school names, mascots, and so forth). This committee will serve in […]

Dr. Steve Atwater Named 2013 Alaska Superintendent of the Year

Published on September 12, 2012 By Pegge

PRESS RELEASE Dr. Steve Atwater Named 2013 Alaska Superintendent of the Year  Soldotna, September 12, 2012—The Alaska Association of School Administrators (AASA) announced that Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) Superintendent, Dr. Steve Atwater, has been selected by his peers as Alaska’s 2013 Superintendent of the Year. The Superintendent of the Year program, now in […]

West Homer Elementary named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School

Published on September 7, 2012 By Pegge

PRESS RELEASE   West Homer Elementary named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School Soldotna, September 7, 2012—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognizes West Homer Elementary School as a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School. Based on overall academic excellence or for making progress in improving student academic achievement levels, 269 schools are honored as a […]