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Tuesday: KPBSD Facebook LIVE Q and A with Superintendent Dusek

Published on November 13, 2017 By Pegge

You’re invited to the launch of KPBSD Facebook LIVE Q & A with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. How-to watch: It’s simple. Go to the KPBSD Facebook page on 11/14/17, at 7:00 PM, via your device or computer, and connect! You’ll see that KPBSD is live – click […]

Tebughna youth learning traditional Native American skills

Published on October 23, 2017 By Pegge

Tebughna School middle and high school students are participating in a Native American unit of study, where they read Native American themed novels, write Native American folk tales, and practice picture-writing. Students are studying Native American geographical regions, and researching famous Native Americans. In science, students are using STEAM* engineering challenges to create the various […]

October 17: Community Budget Meeting info

Published on October 17, 2017 By Pegge

Building a school budget is foundational to schools, so bring your questions and concerns about funding, expenditures, and priorities. Everyone is invited to participate. October 17, 2017. Twenty-two school locations. One hour, 5:30 – 6:30 PM Resources: Watch Superintendent Dusek’s presentation live from 5:30 – 5:45 delivered via PolyCom Follow along with PDF of Superintendent Dusek’s PowerPoint presentation […]

News Release: Get the process rolling October 17

Published on October 6, 2017 By Pegge

Get the process rolling October 17, 5:30 PM, at 22 KPBSD school sites If a quality education and the future success for every young person on the Kenai matters to you, mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. Parents, staff, students, business partners, community members, and elected officials are invited to […]

Sources of Strength suicide prevention efforts in KPBSD

Published on September 22, 2017 By Pegge

News release Suicide Prevention and Awareness “While suicide is sometimes a difficult topic to discuss, it is also paramount that we as a community address it head on. Programs such as Sources of Strength are critical components of our commitment and dedication to support our students through the myriad of issues they may experience throughout […]

News Release: State, district, and school PEAKS results now online

Published on September 1, 2017 By Pegge

State, district, and school PEAKS results now online Soldotna, September 1, 2017— The first year results of PEAKS, the online assessment for students in grades three through ten in English language arts and mathematics are now available online. KPBSD students continue to outperform state median scale scores in both English language arts and math.  “PEAKS […]

KPBSD Class of 2017 Graduate Profiles

Published on June 27, 2017 By Pegge

KPBSD celebrates our diverse schools and students! Be inspired by #Classof2017 graduates–follow the links to read the rest of the story! Patrick Napier [Connections Homeschool] Using dual credit and Jumpstart opportunities, Patrick Napier earned 33 college credits over the last two years. He’s traveled to 20 countries, and works to become a good global citizen. For […]

Stephanie Cronin, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of the Year!

Published on May 2, 2017 By Pegge

Congratulations to the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Borough BP Teacher of the Year, Ms. Stephanie Cronin, Seward High School! “This is a great honor; I would like to thank BP for recognizing teachers of excellence across the state of Alaska, and for their support of public education! I became a teacher to make a difference. Teachers […]

Meet KPBSD Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Published on March 2, 2017 By Pegge

Do you have a dream?   Meet Jordana Engebretsen, KPBSD teacher of the blind and visually impaired! Mrs. Engebretsen teaches KPBSD students who are blind and visually impaired, and she herself is blind. Jordana organizes community events and outreach in KPBSD schools to aid sighted people learn about braille and blindness. #Celebraille   In addition, Jordana […]

Nikolaevsk mines a day of sports travel

Published on February 14, 2017 By Pegge

When the #KPBSD Nikolaevsk School basketball team traveled to Nenana, learning happened on the road! Students stopped by the Usibelli Coal Mine for a tour led by the senior engineer. A visit to the lab, shop, mine, and a presentation on the science behind the operations was insightful! #AKlearns Tweet This Post