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Special Education Teacher David Justice awarded Golden Apple

Published on December 3, 2018 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | December 3, 2018 Mr. David Justice, Soldotna High School Special Education teacher Golden Apple nominator Greg Landeis wrote, “In the spring of 2018, I witnessed my son graduate from Soldotna High School. You might think this is a great feat since thousands of kids graduate from high […]

Golden Apple Award Recognition

Published on July 26, 2018 By Pegge

Who do you believe goes above and beyond in our schools to meet our KPBSD mission? Kindly nominate a staff member, volunteer, student, business or community partnership to be recognized for outstanding service and contributions to educating our students. How-To make your nomination: Read the Golden Apple recognition rubric below. Complete the nomination; make sure to […]

Seward student Heleana Backus awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | May 7, 2018  Miss Heleana Backus Heleana Backus is a senior at Seward High School and she has been an integral part of the 2017-2018 ELA curriculum revision process. Her work on the committee is helping to ensure the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District moves toward […]

Principal Nancy Kleine awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | May 7, 2018 Principal Nancy Kleine, Nanwalek and Port Graham Schools As a consummate advocate for her students and schools, Mrs. Nancy Kleine is quick to brag about her student’s latest accomplishments, which is usually accompanied by a tour of the building. As a colleague, Nancy […]

Mrs. Devin Michel Way awarded Golden Apple

Published on March 5, 2018 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | March 5, 2018 Mrs. Devin Michel Way, educator Port Graham School Every school deserves to have at least one teacher as charitable and distinguished as Mrs. Devin Michel Way, for it is teachers like her that cause positive change not only in their own classrooms, but […]

Mayor Mike Navarre awarded Golden Apple

Published on October 16, 2017 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | October 16, 2017 Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre provides tireless support of public education in our borough and in the state. Mayor Navarre is a graduate from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and did not forget his roots. A […]

Mrs. Jeanne Duhan receives Golden Apple award

Published on June 5, 2017 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | June 5, 2017 Mrs. Jeanne Duhan Mrs. Jeanne Duhan is an outstanding music educator, a tireless advocate for children, and a kind person. In the past five years at K-Beach Elementary School, Mrs. Duhan has gone above and beyond expectations to meet the unique needs of […]

Miss Stephanie awarded Golden Apple

Published on March 6, 2017 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | March 6, 2017 Stephanie Young “Miss Stephanie” Young is an exemplary community partner at Paul Banks Elementary School in Homer, Alaska. The kids call her “Miss Stephanie,” and she cares deeply about the students and staff of Paul Banks Elementary, and the community of Homer. A […]

Volunteer Laura Johnson receives Golden Apple award

Published on February 15, 2017 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | February 6, 2017 Ms. Laura Johnson Ms. Laura Johnson is an exemplary volunteer at Cooper Landing School. Once a week she volunteers to teach art to the kindergarten through eighth grade students at Cooper Landing School. “She consistently finds a way to engage the students of […]

Golden Apple awarded to Coach Galen Brantley

Published on December 5, 2016 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | December 5, 2016 Mr. Galen Brantley Galen Brantley, coach and educator, has served the students and community of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District since “the dawn of time” or more accurately, since August 2002, when he began working in the KPBSD. Coaching a record of 97 […]