School Stories

Flex day: 215 Hours of Community Service Learning

Posted by on December 18, 2018 at 2:56 pm

215 Hours of Community Service Learning in Skyview Middle School Flex Day I.N.S.P.I.R.I.N.G. rippled throughout Kasilof, Soldotna, and Sterling on Thursday, December 14, 2018, when Skyview Middle School students assisted in elementary schools, at the Food Bank, visited Kenai Peninsula College, and visited local Soldotna businesses. Principal Sarge Truesdell explained, “The Skyview Middle school staff […]

Understanding Disabilities and Celebrating Kindness

Posted by on July 5, 2018 at 2:54 pm

Individuals with disabilities, as well as experts in the field of disabilities, came to Mountain View Elementary to set up eight different stations for presentations on a wide variety of physical and cognitive disabilities. These experts presented information about disabilities to our students and staff and provided engaging activities that facilitated the understanding of challenges […]

Christmas Cheer in the Ninilchik Senior Center

Posted by on January 2, 2018 at 11:13 am

“Singing in a small choir group this year was the best decision I have made! It was my way of relaxing after a long day of school. I became closer with some of the girls I barely knew. When we had a chance to sing carols at the senior center, I refused to pass this […]

Tebughna youth learning traditional Native American skills

Posted by on October 23, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Tebughna School middle and high school students are participating in a Native American unit of study, where they read Native American themed novels, write Native American folk tales, and practice picture-writing. Students are studying Native American geographical regions, and researching famous Native Americans. In science, students are using STEAM* engineering challenges to create the various […]

Great Caribou Migration builds teamwork

Posted by on October 23, 2017 at 3:38 pm

The tradition continues! K-Beach Elementary participates in their annual Great Caribou Migration in early fall. Proudly donning their bright red t-shirts to record laps, the students stormed the field to support the PTO and school. This yearly event has become a tradition in which students, staff, parents and community members share in exercise, teamwork and […]

Cinderella’s Closet is open for prom shopping!

Posted by on March 6, 2017 at 3:39 pm

The Soldotna Prep School music room is transformed, and open Monday and Tuesday from 3:00-6:00 for all area teens from schools in the KPBSD. Local area ladies in 9th through 12th grade are invited to shop for prom shoes, dresses, and makeup. Thank you to the volunteers, and for donations from businesses, and ladies in […]

K-Beach fourth grade engineering and design

Posted by on February 20, 2017 at 5:12 pm

Fourth grade students were guided through the engineering design process by a parent who is an engineer! Hands-on learning included brainstorming, designing, constructing, testing, and redesigning. The three day tower project included seismic, wind, and strength tests. Winners were determined based on their performance. We had a lot of fun and learning! “We are thankful […]

Soldotna High Making a Difference

Posted by on November 23, 2016 at 2:37 pm

“Every day I speak to students at Soldotna High School about respect, treating people right, kindness, and dreams. I tell them that the choice is theirs: they can choose to make a difference in their lives as well as the lives of others. Actions speak louder than words, and this year they broke the sound […]

Commit to Respond to Conflict in a Positive Manner

Posted by on November 8, 2016 at 2:47 pm

Mountain View Elementary Celebrates School-Wide Commitment to Responding to Conflict in A Positive Manner Nobody likes to get their feelings hurt!  While most of us mask the hurt pretty well, it negatively effects affects us in a variety of ways. Most certainly it affects students who may have a hard time learning if they remain […]

New Learning Opportunity: iPads for Orcas

Posted by on September 26, 2016 at 2:26 pm

“iPads for Orcas” Celebration Rolls Out New Learning Opportunities for Port Graham School Wednesday, September 21, 2016, rolled out iPads for Orcas, a festive celebration in Port Graham School. Students, staff, community, and guests gathered in anticipation for every student to be presented with their very own iPad for use in school. Before presenting the […]