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Celebrate STEM leader, student Riley von Borstel

Published on September 4, 2018 By Pegge

KPBSD celebrates #STEM leader Riley von Borstel, Seward High School, Alaska, who participated in the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, MA, June 29 – July 1, 2018. Winner of a Nobel Prize in Physics, and Science Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, Dr. John C. Mather nominated Riley […]

Heleana Backus, Seward High School #ClassOf2018

Published on July 3, 2018 By Pegge

Heleana Backus Seward High School, Class of 2018 Heleana Backus was a member of the Seward High School Debate, Drama, and Forensics Team, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. However, she wrote that, “The most pivotal points in my development as a thinker and human being have happened in the English classroom.” It was […]

Seward student Heleana Backus awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | May 7, 2018  Miss Heleana Backus Heleana Backus is a senior at Seward High School and she has been an integral part of the 2017-2018 ELA curriculum revision process. Her work on the committee is helping to ensure the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District moves toward […]

Seahawk Day of Caring is a win-win!

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge

The First Annual Seahawk Day of Caring was a huge success! Spring sports athletes completed several community projects including Spring Cleaning at the Cemetery City Campgrounds.  They swept gravel for several local churches and for the Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department. Local businesses pledged their financial support to these projects, and the teams raised more […]

Personalized Learning: facilitate plus solid trusting relationships

Published on July 20, 2017 By Pegge

Mrs. Stephanie Cronin, Seward High School Educator of all levels of high school mathematics and Principles of Engineering My role in the classroom is as a facilitator of learning. This role has changed throughout my twenty years as a teacher. From the days of overheads, and sage on the stage in which the teacher passes […]

Celebrate Stephanie Cronin, 2017 BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 3, 2017 By Pegge

Stephanie Cronin, Seward High School, 2017 BP Teacher of Excellence “It is truly humbling to receive this award. I am very proud to accept it on behalf of my fellow 2017 Teachers of Excellence, and all the excellent teachers across our district. Thank you BP for this program and the recognition you give to public […]

#KPBSD Stephanie Cronin is 2017 Alaska Alternate Teacher of Year

Published on December 6, 2016 By Pegge

#KPBSD State Championship of Teaching! Stephanie Cronin [Seward High School] is 2017 Alternate Alaska Teacher of the Year! “The staff and students of Seward High, and entire community, could not be more proud of Ms. Cronin and her amazing accomplishment,” said Trevan Walker, Seward High School principal. “It’s gratifying to know that she is recognized, […]

Two KPBSD educators named Alaska Teacher of the Year finalists!

Published on October 22, 2016 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Two KPBSD educators are Teacher of the Year finalists   Soldotna, October 22, 2016—KPBSD is so proud! Two of the three finalists for the Alaska Teacher of the Year make a difference every day in our district. Join us to celebrate Stephanie Cronin, Seward […]

Maddy Rea’s senior year adventure | Seward High School #Classof2016

Published on March 2, 2016 By Pegge

Maddy Rea’s Adventure Maddy Rea [Seward High School, Class of 2016], set a goal early in her high school career to travel abroad and volunteer to work with animals. At first, her plan was to travel to Malaysia and work with Sea Turtles. When she discovered that this program was not accepting more applications, her research […]

2016 ASTE Technology Leadership Awards go to KPBSD employees

Published on March 1, 2016 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release 2016 ASTE Technology Leadership Awards for KPBSD employees Soldotna, March 1, 2016—KPBSD celebrates employees Casey Olson and Trevan Walker, who received top statewide recognition with a 2016 Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE) Leadership Award. Each year ASTE selects three people who demonstrate […]