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Hockey players assist wounded man #KindnessCounts

Published on November 7, 2017 By Pegge

“I witnessed an amazing act on Friday, November 3, 2017.” -Steve Nevak, assistant coach, Homer High Mariner hockey “When Homer High School students, Charlie Menke, Douglas Dean, Tucker, and little brother Phinny Weston walked over to Qdoba for dinner after our hockey game against Bartlett they found an inebriated homeless man bleeding profusely on the sidewalk. […]

Juan Sarmiento | Homer High School #Classof2017

Published on July 12, 2017 By Pegge

Class of 2017 Juan Sarmiento Homer High School As a very limited-English speaker newly in the United States, Juan Sarmiento wasn’t sure of the question when he was asked if he wanted to take algebra or geometry. Someone told him that geometry was more advanced, so that’s what he requested. That night he went home […]

#iAmKPBSD Outstanding Students | Distance Learning

Published on November 9, 2016 By Pegge

Meet #iAmKPBSD outstanding Distance Learning education students, Fall 2016 Annie Quinn Soldotna High School Distance Class: Computer Applications Distance Teacher: Darren Jones “Annie Quinn completed all three computer applications courses this year earning her six college credits from Kenai Peninsula College. Annie has a great work ethic, time management skills and has demonstrated outstanding computer skills.” […]

News Release: Meeting dates | school start and end time options

Published on October 13, 2016 By Pegge

News Release Southern peninsula school start and end time options Soldotna, October 12, 2016—Changes to school start and end times will begin in August, 2017, and in order to inform and gather input, three southern peninsula community meetings will take place in November. The same content will be presented at each meeting. Parents, KPBSD staff, […]

Nolan Bunting | Homer High School #Classof2016

Published on June 21, 2016 By Pegge

Homer High School Nolan Bunting  Nolan Bunting is a one-in-a-million person. His appetite for knowledge is insatiable and spans virtually every discipline, be it academic or career and technical. Apart from earning straight A’s in the most rigorous classes Homer High School offers, including seven Advanced Placement (AP) classes, Nolan has also managed to build […]

Homer High student video is national contender in Toyota #TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Published on April 13, 2016 By Pegge

Homer High student video is a top ten national contender in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Three Homer High School students triumphed over more than 1,500 entrants from across the country – the highest number of submissions ever received in the competition’s five year history – to be one of the top ten finalists in the […]

Cam Wyatt receives Secondary SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year award

Published on April 11, 2016 By Pegge

Cam Wyatt, educator at Homer High School, receives top state award as 2016 Secondary SkillsUSA Advisor! “This has been a bonus year for me,” said Cam Wyatt, Homer High School educator. “The 2016 Secondary SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year is a high honor and it will hang right beside the 2015 ACTE Promising Practice Award presented to me in November at […]

Special Education Paraprofessional Clayton Smith receives Golden Apple

Published on December 8, 2015 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award December 7, 2015 Clayton Smith, Special Education Paraprofessional Clayton Smith has been a motivating leader and dedicated teammate in the Homer High School (HHS) intensive needs classroom for 15 years. He is considered the team captain in the room, based both on his positive attitude and enthusiasm […]

Homer High School student to represent Alaska at the Grand Ole Opry House

Published on September 24, 2015 By Pegge

When he was five, his music teacher inspired him. Fast forward eleven years, and Falcom Greear, now a sophomore at Homer High School, hasn’t stopped singing, and videoconferences via Skype nearly every week with his retired music teacher, who lives in Mississippi. She has been his inspiration and helped guide his love of music since […]

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 […]