Community Partners

KPBSD Federal Programs Open House + Indian Education Title VI committee meeting

Posted by on October 29, 2019 at 3:32 pm

News Release: Federal Programs Open House You are invited to a KPBSD Federal Programs Open House November 5, 2019, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Cook Inlet Aquaculture Center 40610 K-Beach Rd, Kenai, Alaska Did you know that local and state contributions to public education make up the bulk of the school district’s budget, but federal funds provide […]

Community partnerships: a habitat for learning

Posted by on December 7, 2018 at 4:07 pm

Tebughna School students bundled up to wade the frosty streams of Tyonek in exploration of baby salmon habitat. Just outside their school building, juvenile salmon flourish in small streams and ponds before heading out to the saltwater to hopefully later return as big, delicious table fare. In a partnership with Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula (PGKP) […]

Supreme Court LIVE in Kenai: State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party

Posted by on March 27, 2018 at 5:36 pm

News Release Supreme Court LIVE is coming to Kenai on March 29, 2018 State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party Three hundred and seventy-five students from six KPBSD high schools will attend, the public is invited, and the case will be streamed live at 360 North at Courtesy Press Release forward: Press Release Alaska […]

Everyone can learn, starting with newborns!

Posted by on January 12, 2018 at 3:28 pm

News Release Developmental Screenings for newborns to age five in Seward and Soldotna areas Empowering all learners, starting with newborns! Soldotna, January 12, 2018—Free opportunity for a screening to learn a child’s early development, motor skills, speech, early learning concepts, vision, and hearing for children ranging from newborn to age five (not yet in kindergarten) […]

Upstream Academy: STEM, speed, drones, connect, learn!

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 5:11 pm

KPBSD’s second Upstream Academy in October expanded to include students from both Title VI and Migrant Education–this brought a new dynamic and an element of cultural diversity and sharing to the academy! Students from Kachemak-Selo joined other migrant students from Homer, Soldotna, and Sterling and were able to share their lifestyle and culture with our Title […]

Meet Chris Mburu, be inspired by A Small Act

Posted by on November 10, 2017 at 12:51 pm

Kenai Peninsula! Meet Chris Mburu and be inspired by A Small Act November 16 – 17, 2017 Kenai | Ninilchik | Port Graham | Razdolna Chris Mburu, international human rights lawyer currently serving with the United Nations as a Senior Human Rights Advisor, is visiting Kenai, Ninilchik, Port Graham, and Razdolna schools, November 16 and 17, 2017. […]

Creativity, assessment, and learning in small school classrooms

Posted by on August 9, 2017 at 3:07 pm

Creativity, Assessment, and Learning in a Small School Classrooms August 3 – 4, 2017 Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula (PGKP) organized and partnered with KPBSD to present a two-day professional development training and conference at Land’s End Resort on August 3-4, 2017. Due to travel costs and logistics, it is difficult for teachers in these rural […]

Dolphin’s class names drug detective K9

Posted by on May 17, 2017 at 3:39 pm

As part of the Safer Alaska initiative, Governor Bill Walker  announced the names for the two new Alaska State Trooper drug detection K9s.  K9-B will be named Mak (short for Kachemak, as in Kachemak Bay) -that name was suggested by Hannah Dolphin’s class at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School in Kenai! Hannah Dolphin, 6th Grade Teacher, K-Beach Elementary said, “We’re […]

700 kids: Take me to the river #service

Posted by on May 17, 2017 at 2:50 pm

The weather cooperated with the 4th Annual Kenai River Spring Cleanup, students scoured the river and campgrounds, and logged in a total of 3,055 pounds of debris and trash. And that’s a lot considering how light fishing line is! Six KPBSD schools and nearly 700 students participated from 27 third through sixth grade classes. Connections […]

News Release: 2017 Kenai BP Teachers of Excellence

Posted by on May 3, 2017 at 9:44 am

News Release 2017 Kenai BP Teachers of Excellence Soldotna, May 2, 2017—KPBSD celebrates Stephanie Cronin, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of the Year, our five BP Teachers of Excellence, and new this year, the BP Educational Ally award recipient. This year’s nominees were again, an excellent representation of our staff as a whole,” said Sean Dusek, […]