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Preventing Summer Slide #read

Published on June 14, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Preventing Summer Slide Summer Slide? No, not the slide at the playground or the water park. Not the Slip ‘N Slide from days gone by either. Summer Slide refers to the time period when kids are not in school and things they have learned slip from their minds. One area commonly affected is reading. Scholastic […]

The 2017 Book Battles!

Published on February 20, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

The winning KPBSD Battle of the Books teams will represent KPBSD at state battles the beginning of March! #golden #AKlearns Congratulations! Grades 3- 4: Connections Homeschool Grades 5- 6, and Middle School: Cooper Landing School High School: Voznesenka School         Tweet This Post

The 2016 Book Battle

Published on March 24, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Many educators think of February as Love of Reading Month, so it is especially fitting that Battle of the Books takes place during that month. Sixty-five KPBSD teams participated in this year’s district competition. All did an awesome job. Most of the battles took place using audio conference technology with the final round teams competing […]

Meet LOR, the Love Of Reading Dragon

Published on March 22, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

McNeil Canyon Elementary celebrated Love of Reading month in February. Instead of celebrating once on Dr. Seuss’s birthday, students and staff celebrated the entire month. Instead of counting total minutes read, students spent their time sharing, talking, and writing about books they enjoy. Each week McNeil had a school-wide activity which involved cross grade activities […]

Reading Comes Alive in Port Graham

Published on May 28, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

The village of Port Graham has seen a burst of activity in the area of reading this year. Students’ interest in curling up with a good book has been sparked by two programs, Accelerated Reader and the Battle of the Books. Elementary teacher, Stephanie DeVault had used the Accelerated Reader (AR) program in a previous […]