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Mrs. Wendy Bryden awarded Golden Apple

Published on May 3, 2021 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictMrs. Wendy BrydenGolden Apple Award | May 3, 2021 Seven years ago when her two sons were enrolled at Moose Pass School, Mrs. Wendy Bryden started a LEGO Robotics program. Despite the fact that her sons have grown and moved on to middle school and high school in Seward, she kept […]

Celebrate Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the PAEMST!

Published on October 30, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching  “Our children, to a greater and greater degree, will inherit a world full of STEM, which is all the more reason to set our students up for success by providing quality experiences in the STEM field, whether it be […]

Celebrate STEM leader, student Riley von Borstel

Published on September 4, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD celebrates #STEM leader Riley von Borstel, Seward High School, Alaska, who participated in the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, MA, June 29 – July 1, 2018. Winner of a Nobel Prize in Physics, and Science Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, Dr. John C. Mather nominated Riley […]

Students drone and buzz during Upstream Academy

Published on June 20, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

STEM Camp in Kenai One nonstop week, 34 KPBSD students, community volunteers and instructors make a definite buzz in Upstream Academy, a STEM camp for Title VI middle school students! May 29 – June 3, 2017, students from throughout the KPBSD lived at the Challenger Learning Center in Kenai, Alaska, to take part in the […]

Duct tape boats race in Skyview pool

Published on March 25, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Skyview Middle School robotics classes spent the third quarter learning about the properties of buoyancy, design and construction, then created life size duct tape boats, and took to the pool for boat races! “STEM Education ROCKS!” — Shelli Church. educator, Skyview Middle School Tweet This Post

Exploring Careers at ANSEP Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Summer Academy

Published on September 2, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) Partnering with the University of Alaska ANSEP program for the first time this year, we recruited qualified students from 27 of our schools to attend the ANSEP Middle School Academy. Of the 1,014 identified native students in the district, 245 attend middle school (6-8 grade), with 143 of […]