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Student Voice and #AKleg visits in Juneau

Published on March 7, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD and The Legislature School Board Leadership and Youth Advocacy Institute A full weekend of learning and collaborating with school board members and students from around the state, plus two days of appointments with more than 25 legislators to share “Kenai schools” stories was fun, informative, and thought provoking! February 10–13, 2018, two students, three […]

Public invitation to KPBSD Key Communicator Hour

Published on October 17, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Public invited to KPBSD Key Communicator events Soldotna, October 17, 2016—KPBSD is hosting three Key Communicator Connect & Collaborate Hours to converse about the KPBSD budget, five year strategic plan, and respond to questions and ideas about our diverse district. Key Communicators gather throughout the year; everyone interested in KPBSD schools is invited […]

Balancing Alaska Budgets

Published on February 9, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

“I think it’s important for the people in my community to weigh in any opportunity that they get on the budget preference or revenue enhancements. And, while I don’t know how that is going to turn out yet, it will take some combination of both of those in order to come up with a sustainable […]

Let’s turn 10K into 20K for students who are homeless

Published on November 30, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 What’s Your One Thing? Soldotna, November 25, 2015—A generous person who believes in kindness learned about the Candlelight Vigil for KPBSD students who are homeless, and wants to make a difference. So, the donor offered a gift: a 100% matching challenge up to $10,000 […]

Neighborhood school takes it to the streets

Published on May 27, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

On May 2, 2015, twenty six “Mountain View Minions” participated in the Walk and Roll for Hope. This event, the 46th annual, takes place in communities throughout Alaska to raise funds for and awareness about disability services available for Alaskans. As a large, open enrollment, neighborhood school Mountain View Elementary is fortunate to be able to provide […]

Soldotna High School student council addresses education funding

Published on April 9, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

On April 9, 2015, the Soldotna High School Student Council sent a letter to Alaska legislators in response to proposed reductions to education funding. Dear Senators and Representatives, We, the students of Soldotna High School Student Council would like to address the current status of HB72 as it stands on April 8, 2015. We are […]

Huskies collect cans

Published on March 31, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Homer Middle School Huskies shared the love during the Month of February to give back to the community and to show their spirit. The students at Homer Middle School partnered with the Homer Food Pantry to collect and donate 765 cans and other non-perishable items. The Student Government sponsored the event; Mrs. Jen Booz’s class […]

An outpouring of advocacy, care and service for homeless students

Published on February 28, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD students demonstrate incredible compassion and support for their homeless peers and the KPBSD Students in Transition (SIT) Program. They are on the move, making a tangible difference. Socktober! Kenai Middle School Leadership Class Leadership students organized a collection drive for socks, hats, and gloves to benefit the local homeless population. Students created a PowerPoint […]