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New Learning Opportunity: iPads for Orcas

Published on September 26, 2016 By Pegge

“iPads for Orcas” Celebration Rolls Out New Learning Opportunities for Port Graham School Wednesday, September 21, 2016, rolled out iPads for Orcas, a festive celebration in Port Graham School. Students, staff, community, and guests gathered in anticipation for every student to be presented with their very own iPad for use in school. Before presenting the […]

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 […]

Exploring Careers at ANSEP Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Summer Academy

Published on September 2, 2015 By Pegge

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) Partnering with the University of Alaska ANSEP program for the first time this year, we recruited qualified students from 27 of our schools to attend the ANSEP Middle School Academy. Of the 1,014 identified native students in the district, 245 attend middle school (6-8 grade), with 143 of […]

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 […]

One small department and 8K PCs, 800 printers, 690 wireless access points

Published on March 31, 2015 By Pegge

To the public, the face of the school district is likely the local school your kids go to now–or once attended–or maybe the local school you attended growing up. You remember your teachers, or your children’s teachers: the good ones you liked and maybe even some of the ones you didn’t like so much. Most […]

news release: Seward Elementary wins 10K for Hour of Code

Published on December 2, 2014 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Seward Elementary awarded 10K for Hour of Code Soldotna, December 2, 2014—Second grade Seward Elementary teacher, Leigh Ray, organized an Hour of Code for her school last year, and invited other KPBSD schools to participate. Imagine her surprise in November, 2014, when she learned […]

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 […]

From Constantinople to Kenai: Classroom Without Walls, October 19

Published on October 13, 2011 By Pegge

What do Constantinople and Kenai have in common? To answer this question, embark on a journey into Russia’s past, live from Kenai, Alaska, with Classroom Without Walls. Three KPBSD high school world history teachers collaborate in Classroom Without Walls, offering innovative world history learning to 350 students from Kenai Central High School, Soldotna High School, and Skyview High School. Wednesday, October 19, […]