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Verina Ukatish, Nanwalek School #ClassOf2018

Published on July 3, 2018 By Pegge

Verina Ukatish Nanwalek School, Class of 2018 Verina Ukatish is the Nanwalek Class of 2018 Valedictorian. When faced with life challenges, Verina takes those head on and most often with a smile. She is an excellent advocate for herself and a role model for her peers. She has worked in many youth and community programs, […]

Free eBook! Inspiring New Ways of Learning at Nanwalek School

Published on May 10, 2018 By Pegge

School principal authors free interactive eBook to showcase 1:1 iPad initiative Free eBook! Inspiring New Ways of Learning at Nanwalek School Learning leaders in Nanwalek, a small village on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula, across the bay from Homer, Alaska, published Inspiring New Ways of Learning at Nanwalek School. The free interactive digital book […]

Principal Nancy Kleine awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | May 7, 2018 Principal Nancy Kleine, Nanwalek and Port Graham Schools As a consummate advocate for her students and schools, Mrs. Nancy Kleine is quick to brag about her student’s latest accomplishments, which is usually accompanied by a tour of the building. As a colleague, Nancy […]

Terence Paul Swenning | Nanwalek School #Classof2017

Published on July 13, 2017 By Pegge

Terence Paul Swenning Nanwalek School Class of 2017 Terence Paul Swenning is an inspiring graduate with exceptional determination, talent, and perseverance. Rather than taking a solely academic route through his schooling, Terence has demonstrated the ability to finish school with attention to academics, artistry, and athletics. Balanced with determination, Terence moves into the world with […]

Lavrentie Ukatish, Nanwalek School #Classof2016

Published on June 21, 2016 By Pegge

Lavrentie Ukatish, Nanwalek School Lavrentie Ukatish, or Larry, as most know him, will be going on to the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) to pursue his professional piloting credentials. Flying and taking a boat are the only two ways into his village of Nanwalek so Larry understands first-hand the important role bush pilots play for […]

Wake up! Second Grader Takes Leadership Role in Nanwalek School

Published on June 3, 2016 By Pegge

In Nanwalek, Alaska, Sean Moonin, a second grade student has proven that if you set your mind to doing something–even something unlikely—it can be done. Through his leadership and perseverance, Mrs. Kara Fraser’s second and third grade class earned 48 “Eagle Days” in 2015-2016. “Eagle Days” are a motivational strategy that Nanwalek School uses to […]

1:1 iPads bring dynamic learning opportunity to Nanwalek School through White House ConnectEd initiative

Published on August 17, 2015 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release iPads bring dynamic learning opportunity to Nanwalek Soldotna, August 17, 2015—Palpable excitement is in the air today at Nanwalek School, where 80 kindergarten through twelfth grade students anticipate receiving their own Apple iPad on Tuesday August 18, 2015. A year in the planning, the […]

Educator James Reinseth receives Golden Apple award

Published on November 4, 2014 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | November 3, 2014 James Reinseth, Educator Dr. Atwater encourages us to teach students to be conscientious, resilient, and prudent. Mr. James Reinseth, a devoted K-1 teacher at Nanwalek School, exemplifies these qualities while also teaching them to his students through a culture of respect, high expectations, and […]

Nanwalek School to receive 1:1 technology via Apple and ConnectED

Published on November 3, 2014 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Nanwalek School receives Apple and ConnectEd grant Soldotna, October 31, 2014—One of 114 schools in the country, and the only school in Alaska, our KPBSD school in Nanwalek, serving 79 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, will receive an Apple grant as part of […]