Awards

Homer High School student earns perfect score on AP computer science test

Posted by on November 30, 2021 at 10:56 am

Spencer Kuan Co, now a sophomore at Homer High School, is one of only a couple hundred people worldwide to receive not just a score of 5 on the AP Computer Science exam, but also received every point possible on the test, putting him in the top .29% of people who took the test! A […]

Kenai leader named Alaska 2022 Assistant Principal of the Year

Posted by on November 15, 2021 at 3:38 pm

“Will Chervenak is an extraordinary leader who has moved mountains to create a school culture where students and staff thrive, and it is our distinct privilege to announce him as the 2022 Alaska Assistant Principal of Year!”

Will Chervenak is Alaska Region III AP of the Year

Posted by on November 8, 2021 at 5:22 pm

The KPBSD is proud that Kenai Central High School Assistant Principal Will Chevernak is recognized as the 2022 Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals Region III Assistant Principal of the Year!

Alaska Speech-Language-Hearing recognizes three in the KPBSD

Posted by on October 13, 2021 at 2:54 pm

Celebrate! On September 25, 2021, during the annual Alaska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (AKSHA) convention, excellence in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District was highlighted, with current and retired staff receiving the Sourdough Award, Red Lantern Award, and the Lifetime Member Award with 20 or more years of outstanding history in clinical practice! “The KPBSD is so […]

Soldotna Montessori Charter School awarded 2021 National Blue Ribbon School

Posted by on September 30, 2021 at 4:20 pm

“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized for academic excellence as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School. Our staff and families are dedicated to educating the whole child, and receiving this recognition is a tribute to each one’s effort. It is rewarding to see our students’ commitment to each other result in success, both […]

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. […]