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Preventing Summer Slide #read

Published on June 14, 2018 By Pegge

Preventing Summer Slide Summer Slide? No, not the slide at the playground or the water park. Not the Slip ‘N Slide from days gone by either. Summer Slide refers to the time period when kids are not in school and things they have learned slip from their minds. One area commonly affected is reading. Scholastic […]

Battle of the Books #BOB2018

Published on March 26, 2018 By Pegge

KPBSD Battle of the Books Students of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District have been participating in Battle of the Books (BOB) for 33 years. The original idea for BOB came from a radio program sponsored by the Chicago Public Library in the 1940s. A school librarian from Illinois, Joanne Kelly, took the idea and […]

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 […]

The 2017 Book Battles!

Published on February 20, 2017 By Pegge

The winning KPBSD Battle of the Books teams will represent KPBSD at state battles the beginning of March! #golden #AKlearns Congratulations! Grades 3- 4: Connections Homeschool Grades 5- 6, and Middle School: Cooper Landing School High School: Voznesenka School         Tweet This Post