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Forty-three free public school choices in KPBSD

Published on December 11, 2018 By Pegge

KPBSD: One district, 43 diverse schools Parents and schools share equally valuable roles in education. Parents and guardians are more than volunteers; they are part of a school’s learning community. Students and parents both have enormous influence in the quality of a child’s education. Research shows that parents and teachers build partnerships that help children […]

KPBSD Wednesday Inspiration: Megan Mazurek, #Classof2005

Published on November 28, 2018 By Pegge

“There’s something satisfying with meeting daily deadlines and starting fresh the next day.” –Ms. Megan Mazurek, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District graduate, Class of 2005, Nikiski Middle-High School, and KTVA 11 News Anchor in Anchorage, Alaska. Only 150 miles by road, and 20 minutes by plane from where she attended school at Nikiski North Star […]

College Fair for teens in Kenai, Alaska

Published on October 11, 2018 By Pegge

News Release 9th Annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair Nearly 50 educational institutions will send representatives to meet with KPBSD high school students on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 10:00—1:00 in the Kenai Central High School gymnasium. The ninth annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair is free, and no appointments are needed. Students and parents can learn […]

Native Education Advisory Committee seeks members to serve

Published on September 24, 2018 By Pegge

Is setting priorities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of our 1,200 Alaska Native and Native American students of value to you? Do you believe it is important to encourage or assist our Alaska Native and Native American students to stay in school and pursue further education? The Kenai Peninsula Borough […]

News Release: Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond

Published on September 10, 2018 By Pegge

Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond* Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition No. 1 To be voted on by all KPB voters, October 2, 2018 Soldotna, September 10, 2018—The Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Construction project began July 9, 2011, when a petition was submitted to the school board by local residents requesting a public school facility. […]

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 […]

KPBSD teacher feature: connect with students one-on-one

Published on January 17, 2018 By Pegge

“What does Personalized Learning (PL) look like in the classroom?” is quizzed back and forth in education circles, and students and parents even wonder and ask questions! Every teacher, group of students, and scenario is unique, and personalized learning is adaptive. To offer a look into the practices of PL, meet Mrs. Amy Angleton, a […]

Facebook Live Q and A with Superintendent Dusek

Published on January 9, 2018 By Pegge

You’re invited to a Facebook LIVE Q & A with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek Tuesday, January 23, 2018 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. How-to watch: It’s simple. Go to the KPBSD Facebook page on 1/23/18, at 7:00 PM, via your device or computer, and connect! You’ll see that KPBSD is live – click to view. How-to ask questions or […]

How RESPONSIVE fits into the KPBSD educational strategy

Published on January 8, 2018 By Pegge

Four key areas define the KPBSD five year strategic plan. In this two minute video, Superintendent Sean Dusek explains how Responsive is a core element: Learn more about the KPBSD 2017 – 2022 Strategic Plan Video text Hello! This is Sean Dusek and today we are going to examine what Responsiveness means in KPBSD. As you know, we […]

Seventh graders personalize reading at Nikiski Middle High

Published on January 2, 2018 By Pegge

“I’m very big on giving students as much choice as possible in their middle school years,” said Laura Niemczyk, Nikiski Middle-High School teacher. “I am also very big on turning kids into lifelong readers. With those two objectives in mind, I issued the 25 book challenge to my seventh graders this year. This is not […]