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Heather Baker is a finalist to be 2023 Alaska Teacher of the Year

May 20, 2022

The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development announced four teachers as finalists for the 2023 Teacher of the Year, including our very own Heather Baker who teaches 4th grade at K-Beach Elementary School! “It is truly an honor and a humbling experience to be a finalist for Alaska Teacher of the Year. To be […]

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Retirements: thank you for 10+ years with KPBSD

May 19, 2022

“As graduation ceremonies take place across the school district, I’m reflecting about how a graduation is not just a celebration for students and their families, but also a celebration of the tremendous amount of work that our staff contribute as district employees. Our students first come to us with various life situations and backgrounds, and […]

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Sterling Elementary Principal is 2022 Alaska AAESP National Distinguished Principal!

May 2, 2022

Principal Denise Kelly is the Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Principal for 2022! Soldotna, May 2, 2022—Presented with the award at a surprise assembly on May 2, 2022, with her family, school community, AAESP board members, and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District leaders in attendance, Principal Kelly entered the full gym for […]

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Fireweed Academy Principal interviews

May 2, 2022

The final three candidate interviews for the new Fireweed Academy principal will be on Zoom, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM. Everyone who participates will receive a survey link to provide audience input. Zoom doors to the audience open for ten minutes at 3:00; 4:00; 5:00; 6:00; 7:00; and 8:00 PM Zoom Link Meeting […]

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National Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 1, 2022

“This week is National Teacher Appreciation week! I want to thank all of our teachers for their hard work and dedication to our students, their families, and our communities. The work you have done, and continue to do, is incredible and has made a huge impact on the future of our students. Because of your […]

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Celebrate School Principals

April 29, 2022

“Every year, May 1 is the official celebration date of National School Principal’s Day. This year, May 1, 2022, is on Sunday. The principals of the KPBSD are second to none, and I am thankful for all they do every day for our students and their families. Our principals are known throughout the State of Alaska […]

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Caring for the Kenai 2022

April 28, 2022

“What can I do, invent or create to better care for the environment of the Kenai Peninsula or improve the area’s preparedness for a natural disaster?” In the 32nd year, on April 21, 2022, students, judges, and the community gathered in person for the first time in three years for the live Caring for the […]

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May Board of Education Meeting

April 27, 2022

The following school board meetings and work sessions will be held in the Seward High School Theater at 2100 Swetmann St., Seward, AK  99664 unless otherwise noted. PLEASE NOTE:  The meetings are open to the public.  The public is invited to attend in person and to listen and participate as noted below.  (877) 853-5257 Conference […]

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Fireweed Academy Principal interviews

April 25, 2022

Six principal candidate interviews for the new Fireweed Academy principal will be on Zoom, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, beginning at 3:00 PM. Everyone who participates will receive a survey link to provide audience input. Zoom doors to the audience open for ten minutes at 3:00; 4:00; 5:00; 6:00; 7:00; and 8:00 PM Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 871 […]

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a poem, “The Black Sea and the Little Boy”

April 22, 2022

Meet Damian, a young poet and 6th grade student enrolled in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Remote Learning Program. “The Black Sea and the Little Boy” poem is original work from a narrative poetry lesson utilizing personification. He selected the photo images from Book Creator. “The Black Sea and the Little Boy” One Day […]

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