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Could your business use an extra set of volunteer hands?

Published on May 14, 2021 By Pegge Erkeneff

To assist KPBSD students with disabilities receive supported work experience and vocational skills they need, KPBSD seeks business partners in the central peninsula area, June 14 – July 8, 2021. 2021 KPBSD SUMMER WORK PROGRAM Are you a business in need of an extra set of hands this summer? Consider becoming a work site for […]

Volunteer Red Asselin Martin awarded Golden Apple

Published on June 4, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Ms. Red Asselin Martin, Paul Banks Elementary volunteer Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | June 1, 2020 “As the principal of Paul Banks Elementary in Homer, Alaska, I have witnessed firsthand the incredible resource that “Red” or Ms. Lisa Asselin Martin is for our school,” wrote nominator Eric Pederson. “She is a […]

Volunteer in a KPBSD school

Published on July 26, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

wOw! 3,787 people volunteered in a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school in the 2016-2017 school year! Will you volunteer in the new year beginning August, 2018? Kindly complete your new or returning online volunteer application, it only takes a few minutes.  KPBSD safeguards students while they are in our care. Therefore, every school volunteer […]

KPBSD students connect with Syrian refugee crisis #videoconference

Published on November 17, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD students across the Kenai listen and learn firsthand about the Syrian refugee crisis, via a videoconferencing presentation from Seward, Alaska, USA. Teresa Gray, a retired paramedic, spent several weeks volunteering in Lesvos, Greece, greeting and serving refugees from Syria, offering medical aid, hugs, and suckers, alongside volunteers from other countries. At a camp on the beach, where […]

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 […]

News Release: KPBSD Indian Education advisory committee seeks members

Published on September 8, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Indian Education advisory committee seeks parent, student, and staff members to serve Soldotna, September 7, 2016—Are you interested in setting priorities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of our 1,200 Alaska Native and Native American students? Is encouraging or assisting […]

Time to volunteer on a KPBSD committee?

Published on September 6, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Are you interested in health and wellness, or sports and cocurricular activities? Indian education? Setting the districtwide school calendar? Consider volunteering for a KPBSD committee! Several opportunities are open: Kenai Peninsula School Activities Association (KPSAA) committee – respond by October 26, 2016   KPBSD Wellness Committee – respond by September 15, 2016   KPBSD Title VI […]

Coach David Thomas receives Golden Apple award

Published on April 4, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | April 4, 2016 Mr. David Thomas, Community Member “In 2012, David Thomas, a parent of a Kenai Middle School student, approached administration and suggested that we add a MathCounts team to our school,” explained Vaughn Dosko, principal. “Not only did he suggest adding the team to our […]

Community member Amy Hankins receives Golden Apple

Published on April 4, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | April 4, 2016 Ms. Amy Hankins, Community Member Ms. Amy Hankins consistently demonstrates deep support for the students of Seward schools. She has served on the Seward School Site Based Council and is currently serving as the Arts Chair on the board of the Seward Parent-Teacher-Association (PTA). […]

Maddy Rea’s senior year adventure | Seward High School #Classof2016

Published on March 2, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Maddy Rea’s Adventure Maddy Rea [Seward High School, Class of 2016], set a goal early in her high school career to travel abroad and volunteer to work with animals. At first, her plan was to travel to Malaysia and work with Sea Turtles. When she discovered that this program was not accepting more applications, her research […]