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Celebrate Ms. Jennifer Booz, Fulbright Distinguished Award

Published on September 18, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Homer Middle School educator is going to Finland! Jennifer Booz of Homer Middle School in Homer, Alaska, has been selected for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research (Fulbright DA) Program to Finland, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Booz is one of approximately […]

KPBSD leadership recognized by State of Alaska Educational Leaders!

Published on November 5, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal Dan Beck is State of Alaska 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year! KPBSD is proud to celebrate Homer Middle School Principal Kari Dendurent who is Region III Principal of the Year, and Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal Dan Beck who is recognized as both the Region III Assistant […]

Homer High and Homer Middle schools: community meeting and survey

Published on April 10, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

Homer High School Principal Doug Waclawski, Homer Middle School Principal Kari Dendurent, district administration, and the school board request your thoughts and input about potentially consolidating Homer Middle School and Homer High School. No decisions have been made, and your thoughts are valuable. Exploring the difficult concept of school consolidations or closures is a challenging […]

Homer Middle School, 2018 National Blue Ribbon School

Published on October 1, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Homer Middle School achieves 2018 National Blue Ribbon School recognition “It is with great pride for Homer Middle School to be recognized as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Students, staff, parents, and the community of Homer are all responsible for this extraordinary achievement. This accomplishment is a result of support, […]

Celebrate Jen Booz, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 31, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

“There are so many amazing teachers out there doing incredible things every day that to be singled out for recognition feels unbelievable. I love being a teacher. Teaching science to middle school students is the best job I can imagine but I could not do it alone. Kari Dendurent, my principal, is always willing to […]

Do you know how to perceive sound waves? #scienceproject

Published on May 16, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Do you know how sound waves affect people’s lives? Homer Middle School 8th grade student Olivia Glasman does, and she signs you how (and typed in cc to assist!) “Through a science research project on sound waves, I wanted to educate people on how hearing and deaf people perceive sound waves. I think this is […]

Middle School Math Meet in Homer

Published on May 15, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD Math Meet Homer Middle School reports over seventy 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from all around the school district met in at Homer Middle School gym on Thursday, May 11, 2017, to compete in the KPBSD Middle School Math Meet. This all day event consisted of four grueling rounds of math competition in […]

Changing times for schools in Southern Peninsula

Published on November 29, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Plan ahead In August, 2017,  with the start of the new school year, ten school locations in the southern peninsula will begin with new school start and end times. This change is taking place to accommodate a switch from single-tier to double-tier bus transportation, which is already in effect for other schools throughout the KPBSD. […]

News Release: Meeting dates | school start and end time options

Published on October 13, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Southern peninsula school start and end time options Soldotna, October 12, 2016—Changes to school start and end times will begin in August, 2017, and in order to inform and gather input, three southern peninsula community meetings will take place in November. The same content will be presented at each meeting. Parents, KPBSD staff, […]

Volunteer Julieanne Super receives Golden Apple award

Published on October 3, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | October 3, 2016 Mrs. Julieanne Super Mrs. Julianne Super is a “super” volunteer in the classroom, with cocurricular activities, and school events. “I have the opportunity to work with many fantastic parents and community members who volunteer in our school, but one person stands out above […]