KPBSD District Stories

Sterling Elementary Principal is 2022 Alaska AAESP National Distinguished Principal!

Posted by on May 2, 2022 at 4:50 pm

Principal Denise Kelly is the Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Principal for 2022! Soldotna, May 2, 2022—Presented with the award at a surprise assembly on May 2, 2022, with her family, school community, AAESP board members, and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District leaders in attendance, Principal Kelly entered the full gym for […]

Fireweed Academy Principal interviews

Posted by on May 2, 2022 at 3:00 pm

The final three candidate interviews for the new Fireweed Academy principal will be on Zoom, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM. Everyone who participates will receive a survey link to provide audience input. Zoom doors to the audience open for ten minutes at 3:00; 4:00; 5:00; 6:00; 7:00; and 8:00 PM Zoom Link Meeting […]

National Teacher Appreciation Week!

Posted by on May 1, 2022 at 11:15 pm

“This week is National Teacher Appreciation week! I want to thank all of our teachers for their hard work and dedication to our students, their families, and our communities. The work you have done, and continue to do, is incredible and has made a huge impact on the future of our students. Because of your […]

Celebrate School Principals

Posted by on April 29, 2022 at 2:30 pm

“Every year, May 1 is the official celebration date of National School Principal’s Day. This year, May 1, 2022, is on Sunday. The principals of the KPBSD are second to none, and I am thankful for all they do every day for our students and their families. Our principals are known throughout the State of Alaska […]

Caring for the Kenai 2022

Posted by on April 28, 2022 at 4:53 pm

“What can I do, invent or create to better care for the environment of the Kenai Peninsula or improve the area’s preparedness for a natural disaster?” In the 32nd year, on April 21, 2022, students, judges, and the community gathered in person for the first time in three years for the live Caring for the […]

Fireweed Academy Principal interviews

Posted by on April 25, 2022 at 12:23 pm

Six principal candidate interviews for the new Fireweed Academy principal will be on Zoom, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, beginning at 3:00 PM. Everyone who participates will receive a survey link to provide audience input. Zoom doors to the audience open for ten minutes at 3:00; 4:00; 5:00; 6:00; 7:00; and 8:00 PM Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 871 […]

a poem, “The Black Sea and the Little Boy”

Posted by on April 22, 2022 at 11:46 am

Meet Damian, a young poet and 6th grade student enrolled in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Remote Learning Program. “The Black Sea and the Little Boy” poem is original work from a narrative poetry lesson utilizing personification. He selected the photo images from Book Creator. “The Black Sea and the Little Boy” One Day […]

Coffee and Kindergarten Art!

Posted by on April 20, 2022 at 4:01 pm

During the month of April over 100 pieces of art made by AnnMarie Rudstrom’s Kindergarten students from Soldotna Elementary are on display at Kaladi Brother’s Coffee on Kobuk Ave. in Soldotna, Alaska. Throughout the school year, Mrs. Rudstrom selected art projects that allowed students to explore various mediums to gain an understanding of the many […]

Fireweed Academy Community Meeting

Posted by on April 8, 2022 at 1:39 pm

Shaping the future for Fireweed Academy The purpose of the community meeting and survey is to learn about the attributes that students, parents, staff, and community members seek in the next Fireweed Academy school principal. A Community Input meeting for Fireweed Academy will be April 14, 2022, 6:00 PM, at Little Fireweed, or on Zoom.Meeting […]

Celebrate School Paraprofessionals!

Posted by on April 6, 2022 at 4:30 pm

“Please join me to celebrate our wonderful paraprofessional staff today. Paraprofessionals assist teachers and other school personnel in the delivery of high quality education and support services for students. Our paraprofessionals provide the glue that holds our schools together by providing instruction and care for our most at-risk students. On a daily basis, they provide […]