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Rick Jager | Port Graham School #Classof2017

Published on July 13, 2017 By Pegge

Rick Jager Port Graham School Class of 2017 During the Port Graham School 2017 graduation ceremony, natural storyteller, University of Alaska scholar, and graduate Rick Jager told the story of what helped him reach the finish line. Hard work and perseverance were part of it, but having a teacher who took the time to reach […]

Celebrate Colby Way, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence!

Published on May 3, 2017 By Pegge

“Something that I would like to share with my students is: You can lose every material item in your life, but no one can take your education. This was told to me by one of my favorite aunts (a professor at Millersville University in Pennsylvania). I have carried this advice with me through the proverbial […]

A Port Graham School Saga: Rabbit Project (aka Project X)

Published on April 29, 2016 By Pegge

Port Graham School eighth through twelfth graders were involved in a project that began with raising rabbits, and ended with skin sewing from the tanned hides. Through active learning, students experienced every phase of this agricultural project that met both Science and Alaska Cultural Standards. This was a great opportunity for the community to help […]

Reading Comes Alive in Port Graham

Published on May 28, 2015 By Pegge

The village of Port Graham has seen a burst of activity in the area of reading this year. Students’ interest in curling up with a good book has been sparked by two programs, Accelerated Reader and the Battle of the Books. Elementary teacher, Stephanie DeVault had used the Accelerated Reader (AR) program in a previous […]