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Tustumena Elementary is Recognized as a 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School

Published on January 8, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Join the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District to celebrate Tustumena Elementary educators, students, and families! One hundred schools nationwide earned recognition as a National ESEA Distinguished School in 2019, and Tustumena Elementary School is recognized in the category of exceptional student performance for two or more consecutive years! In the small coastal area of Kasilof, […]

In her words … | Pauline Mills, KPBSD secretary

Published on September 29, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Celebrating Pauline Mills, KPBSD 30+ year secretary, 1984 – In her words… I started my first day of work on my birthday August 7, 1984, as a secretary for the Federal Programs, bilingual, small schools, and russian villages. Then the district added Migrant Education to our office that year with the SERCC office (Alaska’s Educational […]

2016 Kenai BP Teacher of the Year | Sharon Hopkins

Published on May 6, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Sharon Hopkins – Tustumena Elementary School, Kasilof, Alaska 2016 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence, and Kenai BP Teacher of the Year “I am inspired by the children in my classroom,” said Sharon Hopkins. “When first graders become confident readers it changes them. Every year I’m rewarded with this process when each student blossoms into a […]

Typical Tustumena Elementary Day #iAmKPBSD

Published on January 25, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Tustumena Elementary is a small school in a diverse, supportive community. Students learn in an individualized, positive, accommodating, and caring environment. Tustumena Elementary is an ideal school. Our students and community greatly benefit from all staff member’s efforts. Their dedication to education is so very apparent. We are so fortunate and appreciative to have such […]