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 […]

All the places our students go… #golden

Posted by on January 27, 2017 at 4:29 pm

Ian Beaudoin emails his thank you to the principal of #KPBSD Soldotna Montessori Charter School  January 18, 2017 Principal Sanders, I wished to reach out to you, as well as your esteemed faculty, to express my deepest gratitude for your guidance and to thank you personally for the formative years I spent as a student […]

Words to lead by #inspire #motivate

Posted by on January 11, 2017 at 5:54 pm

Dear Soldotna High School Stars, In December, KPBSD “Student Voice” leaders–many from your school–put forth an invite to schools to connect in a creative gift exchange celebrating our district. The KPBSD district office leadership team opted-in to play, and we drew Soldotna High School! May these words of wisdom which guide and motivate your district […]

KPBSD celebrates nurses!

Posted by on June 16, 2014 at 3:16 pm

These numbers may surprise you! Fast facts: in September, October, and November 2013, KPBSD nurses served an average of 382 students each school day. Staff and community visits were not included in this number. In addition, viruses and respiratory infections were abundant, and fall sports and football injuries always keep school nurses busy. More specifically, […]

Appreciation – hospitality and KPBSD applause

Posted by on April 17, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Dear Dr. Atwater, My name is John Baker. I am just recovering from two days of music making at Kenai Central High School with over 300 students from your school district. From the moment Alan Fields picked me up at the airport to the time Renee Henderson dropped me off for my trip home, I […]