Let’s Get In GEAR

Posted by on November 4, 2021 at 2:02 pm

Let’s get in GEAR and celebrate KPBSD school psychologists every day, and especially during National School Psychology Week Eleven school psychologists working in the KPBSD provide a range of services to support students’ academic achievement and social–emotional well-being. They collaborate with staff and students, provide suicide prevention classroom presentations, respond to critical incidents, provide feedback […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Nurse Yoly

Posted by on May 13, 2021 at 4:17 pm

Our KPBSD Nurse Yoly in Seward, Alaska, is featured in Alliance for a Healthier Generation, and shares additional life insights with KPBSD! Did a specific person influence or inspire your career path? “My mother was and is my rock. She died in her early 40s with kidney and heart failure. I visited her in hospitals […]

Celebrate School Counselors!

Posted by on February 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm

School counselors help students in more ways than we realize, this year especially! Celebrate our phenomenal KPSBD school counselors every day, and especially this week during National School Counseling Week 2021. Tweet This Post

City of Soldotna commends role of educators, parents and support staff

Posted by on January 26, 2021 at 2:36 pm

Thank you to the Soldotna City Council for Resolution 2021-002 Commending the Role of Educators, Parents and Support Staff during the COVID-19 Pandemic CITY OF SOLDOTNA RESOLUTION 2021-002 A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE ROLE OF EDUCATORS, PARENTS AND SUPPORT STAFF DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WHEREAS, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 2020, placed demands upon educators of all […]

Farewell to Hot-Rod Todd Brewer

Posted by on December 9, 2020 at 3:59 pm

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that Seward learned of “Hot Rod” Todd Brewer’s death on December 3, 2020.  He never regained consciousness after being intubated for complications from COVID-19.  He brought infinite joy with his cheesy jokes about rival schools (he especially loved giving Nikiski grief) and professionally printed photos of Seward Seahawks […]

Skyview Middle School: Sources of Strength mentors and trusted adults

Posted by on May 4, 2020 at 8:12 pm

Skyview Middle School, Soldotna Alaska Trusted Mentors Mentor Mysteries “Wanted Posters” in a Month of Mentors! To highlight Skyview Middle School mentors, the Sources of Strength team sent students on a mystery to determine the WHO in the wanted-poster mentors for the week! The investigation and mystery encouraged students to connect with mentors, ask them […]

It’s October: celebrate a school principal!

Posted by on October 24, 2019 at 4:09 pm

“A school principal is one of the most difficult and rewarding jobs in education! Our principals care deeply for their students, staff, schools, and communities and strive to create the best possible educational environment. I am thankful for the hard work and dedication exhibited on a daily basis by our KPBSD principals. –John O’Brien, superintendent […]

Seahawk Day of Caring is a win-win!

Posted by on May 7, 2018 at 4:39 pm

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 […]

Hockey players assist wounded man #KindnessCounts

Posted by on November 7, 2017 at 2:38 pm

“I witnessed an amazing act on Friday, November 3, 2017.” -Steve Nevak, assistant coach, Homer High Mariner hockey “When Homer High School students, Charlie Menke, Douglas Dean, Tucker, and little brother Phinny Weston walked over to Qdoba for dinner after our hockey game against Bartlett they found an inebriated homeless man bleeding profusely on the sidewalk. […]

Departing KPBSD after fifteen plus years

Posted by on May 19, 2017 at 12:07 pm

KPBSD appreciates dedicated staff who will retire or depart this year “This is a bittersweet time of year with our staff. It is a time to celebrate the successes and growth we’ve all experienced throughout the district. It is also a time for transition. We are losing some excellent educators and support staff, and while […]