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KPBSD Inspiration, Katie Koester, Homer High School #ClassOf1998

Published on January 22, 2019 By Pegge

KPBSD Inspiration, Katie Koester, Homer High School Class of 1998 “There are people in our lives who will believe in us more than we believe in ourselves. By listening to their words and trusting their encouragement, we can be pushed out of our comfort zone to accomplish more than we ever thought possible.” –Katie Koester, […]

Three cities, three decades, three leaders: KPSBD graduate #inspirations

Published on January 16, 2019 By Pegge

Good things come in threes, and on the Kenai Peninsula, this week the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District celebrates and introduces you to three graduates who now manage three of the largest cities in the Borough spanning 25,600 square miles. Meet Katie Koester [Homer High School Class of 1998] Homer City Manager Paul Ostrander [Soldotna […]

KPBSD Inspiration, Homer High School Salmon Sisters

Published on December 19, 2018 By Pegge

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration Homer High School | Claire (Laukitis) Neaton (2008) and Emma Teal Laukitis (2009) #SalmonSisters   “Growing up in a small town in Alaska, it is sometimes difficult to know how different life can be outside the state. We both ended up going to college on the East Coast because people in our […]

Alexandrea Moseley, Homer High School #ClassOf2018

Published on June 26, 2018 By Pegge

Alexandrea “Alex” Moseley Homer High School, Class of 2018 Alexandrea Moseley, or Alex to her teammates, is continuing the Homer High School legacy of female wrestling. She started wrestling on a whim her sophomore year and liked it so much she stuck with it through adversity. Although she did not win many matches the first […]

Amelia and Stella video convo #TaylorSwift

Published on April 11, 2018 By Pegge

Dear Taylor Swift, kindly meet Amelia and Stella, two very special teens from Homer High School, in Homer, Alaska. You inspire Stella to be herself, and you brighten her life everyday.   My name is Amelia Springer and I compiled this video for my friend Stella, who says she is the #1 Taylor Swift fan! I love […]

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 […]