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Ms. Krista Etzwiler awarded Golden Apple

Published on September 18, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Ms. Krista Etzwiler, West Homer Elementary School Teacher Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | September 14, 2020 “Providing art opportunities for kids brings me joy. I like to think big and long-lasting so that everyone’s efforts can be enjoyed by many people for a long time.” –Ms. Krista Etzwiler There is no […]

Ms. Judy Cox awarded Golden Apple

Published on September 18, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Ms. Judy Cox, Substitute TeacherKenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictGolden Apple Award | September 14, 2020 In 1988, Ms. Judy Cox started her career in education, and after her retirement, continued doing what she loves as a substitute teacher. “For 32 years she has been inspiring, delighting, and educating students as a kindergarten teacher, first grade […]

Volunteer Red Asselin Martin awarded Golden Apple

Published on June 4, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Ms. Red Asselin Martin, Paul Banks Elementary volunteer Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | June 1, 2020 “As the principal of Paul Banks Elementary in Homer, Alaska, I have witnessed firsthand the incredible resource that “Red” or Ms. Lisa Asselin Martin is for our school,” wrote nominator Eric Pederson. “She is a […]

The Honorable Mike Chenault awarded Golden Apple

Published on July 1, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | July 1, 2019 The Honorable Mike Chenault, Alaska House of Representatives Golden Apple nominator Sean Dusek said, “It is with great pleasure that I nominate Mike Chenault for a KPBSD Golden Apple Award for his tireless support of public education in Alaska.” The Honorable Mike Chenault, […]

Special Education Teacher David Justice awarded Golden Apple

Published on December 3, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | December 3, 2018 Mr. David Justice, Soldotna High School Special Education teacher Golden Apple nominator Greg Landeis wrote, “In the spring of 2018, I witnessed my son graduate from Soldotna High School. You might think this is a great feat since thousands of kids graduate from high […]

Golden Apple Award Recognition

Published on July 26, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Who do you believe goes above and beyond in our schools to meet our KPBSD mission? Kindly nominate a staff member, volunteer, student, business or community partnership to be recognized for outstanding service and contributions to educating our students. How-To make your nomination: Read the Golden Apple recognition rubric below. Complete the nomination; make sure to […]

Seward student Heleana Backus awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | May 7, 2018  Miss Heleana Backus Heleana Backus is a senior at Seward High School and she has been an integral part of the 2017-2018 ELA curriculum revision process. Her work on the committee is helping to ensure the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District moves toward […]

Principal Nancy Kleine awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 7, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | May 7, 2018 Principal Nancy Kleine, Nanwalek and Port Graham Schools As a consummate advocate for her students and schools, Mrs. Nancy Kleine is quick to brag about her student’s latest accomplishments, which is usually accompanied by a tour of the building. As a colleague, Nancy […]

Mrs. Devin Michel Way awarded Golden Apple

Published on March 5, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | March 5, 2018 Mrs. Devin Michel Way, educator Port Graham School Every school deserves to have at least one teacher as charitable and distinguished as Mrs. Devin Michel Way, for it is teachers like her that cause positive change not only in their own classrooms, but […]

Mayor Mike Navarre awarded Golden Apple

Published on October 16, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | October 16, 2017 Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre provides tireless support of public education in our borough and in the state. Mayor Navarre is a graduate from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and did not forget his roots. A […]