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action: Support for Borough Assembly Resolution 2020-061

Published on September 15, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Education Funding ActionContact your Borough Assembly representative, or testify 9-15-20, 6:00 PM Assembly Meeting ACTION: On 9-15-20, request Assembly Members support of Kenai Peninsula Borough Resolution 2020-061 “Resolution in Support of the State’s Use of Estimated Student Count Data to fund K-12 Education for Fiscal Year 2021” cause: Decline in projected KPBSD student school enrollment […]

News Release: Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond

Published on September 10, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond* Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition No. 1 To be voted on by all KPB voters, October 2, 2018 Soldotna, September 10, 2018—The Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Construction project began July 9, 2011, when a petition was submitted to the school board by local residents requesting a public school facility. […]

Superintendent Dusek on Borough Special Assembly Meeting

Published on June 27, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Superintendent Dusek invites you to contact your Borough Assembly representative for your district, or attend the Borough Special Assembly Meeting on July 6, 2018, at 6:00 PM, to offer your comments about funding for Kenai Peninsula K-12 schools, and the $652k funding veto for the school year beginning July 1, 2018. The Borough special assembly meeting […]

Borough Mayor vetoes 652k in school funding

Published on June 19, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor vetoes $652k of school funding June 19, 2018, Soldotna, Alaska—Today, Borough Mayor Pierce introduced two funding vetoes for the Borough budget beginning in less than a month. The Borough Assembly meets tonight, and one veto directly affects school district funding. Mayor Charlie Pierce said this in the memorandum to decrease funding […]

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 […]

News Release: KPBSD can hire 12 of 30+ frozen positions

Published on June 8, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release KPBSD can hire 12 of 30+ frozen positions Soldotna, June 8, 2017—The Borough Assembly passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget on June 6, 2017, which included funding for the KPBSD school year which begins August 22, 2017. The State of Alaska has not yet determined funding for public education. Mayor Navarre increased the […]

Middle School students code for Project Zero Waste

Published on February 20, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Curious about if you can recycle something? Anything? And then … where to take it on the Kenai Peninsula? Middle School students in Anchor Point, Alaska, built a website to give you what you need to know, on the go. The Kenai Peninsula Recycling website is hosted on KPBSD servers, and Chapman School students explain […]

Tsalteshi Trails Story Mapping and App Project 

Published on November 10, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Skyview Middle School eighth grade students in Sheilah-Margaret Pothast’s classes took to the Tsalteshi Trails to learn about GIS (Geographic Information Systems), use GPS to map a new trail, build a mobile app, and provide research for a story map now posted on the Kenai Peninsula Borough website. Mrs. Pothast explains, “My first and second […]

Battle of Binkley – School District vs Borough at Tsalteshi Trails

Published on July 7, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD employees, Let’s win the Battle of Binkley! This fun series promotes play, wellness, and a dash of fierce competition! Walkers and runners are welcome, every Wednesday, beginning July 8th Details… About the Salmon Run Series The Salmon Run Series is a series of 5 races hosted at the Tsalteshi Trails.  Each race is 5K and utilizes […]

June 16 CARD STREET FIRE UPDATE Evacuations map + 1500 acres burned

Published on June 16, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

From Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management: The map indicates the evacuation perimeter for affected Sterling and Funny River subdivisions. The map will be updated as information changes and is available at www.kpb.us and www.facebook.com/kenai.peninsula.borough CURRENT EVACUATION AREA | June 16, 2015, 12:30 p.m. Sterling area includes subdivisions from Card Street EAST to Kenai National […]