Awards

KPBSD Kim Leslie, 2021 Alaska Teacher of the Year Finalist

Posted by on May 12, 2021 at 4:27 pm

Celebrate Ms. Kim Leslie, 2021 Alaska Teacher of the Year Finalist! “My advice to students, or to all humans really, is to be mindful of what truly makes you feel at your best or the most alive. What activities or type of work? Being surrounded by which people? Learning about what? Nourish those elements in […]

Spirit of Youth Wins

Posted by on May 5, 2021 at 12:04 pm

Five Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students are recognized during the 23rd Annual Spirit of Youth Awards! Spirit of Youth highlights dedicated young people and unsung heroes from around Alaska. The awards recognize the hard work and efforts of these future leaders. Congratulations! 2021 Discovery Award: Austin Cline Homer High SchoolAustin became an Eagle Scout by […]

Mrs. Wendy Bryden awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on May 3, 2021 at 7:10 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictMrs. Wendy BrydenGolden Apple Award | May 3, 2021 Seven years ago when her two sons were enrolled at Moose Pass School, Mrs. Wendy Bryden started a LEGO Robotics program. Despite the fact that her sons have grown and moved on to middle school and high school in Seward, she kept […]

From Bee Bombs to Recycled Denim Insulation, C4K2021

Posted by on April 23, 2021 at 4:43 pm

Wednesday evening, April 21, 2021, the tale of the birds and the bees took a unique twist when Emily Moss addressed a potential environmental issue of too many bald eagles at the Soldotna landfill with her original “Bee Bomb” project. “I didn’t think I’d end up taking first place. There was really a lot of […]

Excellent choice: James Madison fellowship goes to Seward teacher

Posted by on April 22, 2021 at 6:32 pm

Seward Middle School Teacher, Becki Dixon, Wins America’s Most Prestigious History Award! Story contributed by The Seward Middle School Tail Flipper journalism students, Maria Bunch [8th Grade], and Lola Swanson [7th Grade] Rebecca (Becki) Dixon of Seward Middle School has lived in Seward for 12 years and taught at the middle school for three years. […]

Ms. Deanne Pearson awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on April 5, 2021 at 8:40 pm

Ms. Deanne Pearson began serving in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District in 1984. She taught in schools, raised her children through our schools, and instructed our graduates at Kenai Peninsula College. What might be most surprising–both if you know Ms. P and if you know math teachers in general–is that her flexibility is what […]

Seward Middle: State Champions of the Books Battle

Posted by on February 23, 2021 at 5:32 pm

Seward Middle School are the State of Alaska Battle of the Books champions, and won the 2021 competition today! Congratulations to Coach Shelley Walker and her amazing team—three of the four team members have been competing in state competitions together since 4th grade! Together we celebrate all the teams, and especially the Silver Salmon champion […]

Third in State Battle of the Books!

Posted by on February 22, 2021 at 4:43 pm

Congratulations to the Kenai team for an amazing job and teamwork in challenging battles! Abigail Moffett, Elizabeth Moffett, Jayna Boonstra, Emily Moss, Adeline Smith 2020-2021 Battle of the Books List! AK Battle of the Books website Tweet This Post

Cooper Landing student is ASTE Education Student of the Year

Posted by on February 19, 2021 at 3:49 pm

KPBSD student Linnaea Gossard is the 2021 Alaska Society for Technology in Education Student of the Year! Meet Linnaea Gossard, a senior at Copper Landing School in Cooper Landing, Alaska. Linnaea works hard to fashion her own educational experience and thrives in the virtual world using her 21st century skills and knowledge. Starting in 7th […]

Fulbright DAST Flash: Kenai Peninsula educational leader is going to Uzbekistan!

Posted by on November 17, 2020 at 12:09 pm

Amanda Adams of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District in Soldotna, Alaska, has been selected for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short Term (Fulbright DAST) Program to Uzbekistan, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Adams is one of 12 U.S. citizens who will travel to six […]