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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 […]

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 […]

Seward Elementary teacher loses home to fire

Published on January 16, 2014 By Pegge

Our KPBSD teacher, Nickole Lyon, suffered a devastating home fire in Seward. The KPBSD and Seward communities are showering  the Lyon family with care and outreach. If you would like to assist, these are some ideas: Donations An account for donations has been created at Wells Fargo Bank. Anyone can donate at a Wells Fargo […]

Who will you nominate? 2012 BP Teachers of Excellence program

Published on January 5, 2012 By Pegge

Who is your favorite KPBSD teacher?  Please make time to nominate the educator you want to be recognized as a 2012 BP Teacher of Excellence, and possibly the Alaska BP Teacher of the Year!   BP is pleased to be able to recognize teachers throughout the entire state of Alaska for their dedication to teaching and […]

I’m inspired. Teacher and student share time

Published on October 6, 2011 By Pegge

Today I met a remarkable teacher, new to the school district. She and two of her students captivate me. I thought I’d spend an hour with them at the Kenai Middle School Vision Room to write a highlight story. Three hours passed swiftly, and I didn’t want to leave. You can read why next week. […]