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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

KPBSD Key Communicator Collaboration

Published on February 7, 2017 By Pegge

On February 7, 2017, a KPBSD Key Communicator Collaboration with more than seventy participants met at the Challenger Learning Center, in Kenai, Alaska. Click here to view Key Communicators Collaboration presentation Attendees: School board members, Key Communicators, site council representatives, leadership team, students, regional principals, community partners Purpose: Collaborate with key people in our schools to […]

Sara Moore, AKSCA 2016 Advocate of the Year

Published on December 16, 2016 By Pegge

Alaska School Counselor Association’s 2016 Advocate of the Year Award goes to KPBSD Sara Moore! “Sara Moore has done a terrific job with our students for many years. Even in retirement she is making a positive difference with our students! Congratulations on the award!” – Sean Dusek, superintendent In 1996, beginning in #KPBSD at Soldotna […]

#KPBSD James Harris is 2017 Alaska Teacher of Year

Published on December 6, 2016 By Pegge

State Championship of Teaching! 2017 Alaska Teacher of the Year plus the Alternate Teacher of the Year are #KPBSD educators Soldotna, December 6, 2016—Why is the the Alaska Commissioner of Education, Dr. Michael Johnson, visiting Soldotna High School? To surprise the 2017 Alaska Teacher of the Year during a crowded assembly of students and staff. And, more […]

You’re invited: winter musicfest at KPBSD schools #delight

Published on November 28, 2016 By Pegge

KPBSD Winter Concerts & Music Programs Please treat yourself and attend a music concert or school play in December!   Aurora Borealis Charter School – November 22, 7:00 p.m., Winter Program, KCHS Chapman School – December 15, 7:00 p.m. Homer High School – December 19, 7:00 p.m., Winter Concert; December 21, 7:00 p.m., Candlelight, Carols […]