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School board to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna (unless otherwise noted). For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit kpbsd.k12.ak.us. The agenda and packet items are posted on Wednesday afternoon prior to the date of the Board meeting. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations to participate at the School Board meetings should contact Debbie Tressler at 907-714-8836 or email dtressler@kpbsd.k12.ak.us no later than three business days before the meeting date. The board will meet:

■ Oct. 5;

■ Nov. 2;

■ Dec. 7;

■ Dec. 8 (Worksession);

■ Jan. 11;

■ Feb. 1;

■ Feb. 2 (Worksession);

■ March 7;

■ March 21;

■ April 4;

■ April 5 (Worksession);

■ May 2 (Seward High School);

■ June 6;

■ June 7 (Planning Session);

Holidays and vacation days scheduled

■ Oct. 29-30 — Parent-teacher conferences, no school for students;

■ Nov. 26-27 — Thanksgiving;

■ Dec. 16 — End of second quarter, no school for students;

■ Dec. 21-Dec. 31 — Winter vacation;

■ Jan. 18 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day;

■ Feb. 4-5 — Parent-teacher conferences, no school for students;

■ March 11 — End of third quarter, no school for students;

■ March 14-18 — Spring Break;

■ May 18 — Last day of school.

Free training for high school students

KPBSD Career and Tech Ed Department will be holding a mandatory informational meeting for students interested in taking the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course.

As a high school student, you can benefit from the growing demands for CNAs and start a rewarding career right out of high school. Taking such a bold step is possible, but it is challenging and requires commitment. The Kenai Peninsula School District will hold a mandatory informational meeting for the CNA course on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5:00 p.m. in room 118 of the Ward Building at Kenai Peninsula College. The course criteria and requirements will be given our during this meeting. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Matt Widaman, Career and Tech Ed Specialist at 283-2166.

Connections Home School Program

Dates To Remember:

■ Oct. 6 – Soldotna Office: Homeschool Gym Time Every Tuesday 12-2 p.m. (more info below)

■ Oct. 6 – C.N.A. Spring Course Information and Meeting (more info below)

■ Oct. 7 – Homer: Salmon in the Classroom at 10:45 a.m. at Anchor River Campground

■ Oct. 8 – Homer School Pictures – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. @ Paul Banks Gym

■ Oct. 9 – Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Field Trip

■ Oct. 16 – High School Eligibility Due

Soldotna Office: Homeschool Gym Time at Kenai Rec Center:

Every Tuesday we will have gym time from 12-2 p.m. at the Kenai Rec Center for organized games for all homeschool families.

— When: Every Tuesday from 12-2 p.m.

— Where: Kenai Rec Center

— What: Organized gym time with games, etc. for all ages and all homeschool families!

Please RSVP with Mark Wackler (mwackler@kpbsd.k12.ak.us) so we can get an idea of how many people are attending. We hope to see you there!

Battle of the Books:

Connections is currently recruiting students that would like to participate in Battle of the Books. There is a team for all grades, so all students are eligible! Central Peninsula families please contact Mark Wackler (mwackler@kpbsd.k12.ak.us) and Homer families contact Derek Bynagle (dbynagle@kpbsd.k12.ak.us) for more information.

C.N.A. Spring Course Information:

Seniors,

Selection for the Spring CNA course will be taking place soon. Please see the attached flyer for details.

1. Attend the CNA meeting at Kenai Peninsula College on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. in room 118 of the Ward Building.

2. Go through an interview/selection process at KPC on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 3 to 8 p.m. in room 118 of the Ward Building.

3. If chosen for the course, you must have taken and passed the employability skills course or complete it prior to Dec. 18, 2015.

**If there are allotments fund available, we can reimburse for the $150 KPC fee.

This is a great opportunity for interested students. If you have further questions, please contact your advisor.

Homer: Salmon in the Classroom Oct. 7:

As part of the Salmon in the Classroom Project, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is doing salmon egg takes at the Anchor River Campground on Wednesday October 7. They do a great 45 minute program about the salmon life cycle including going through the spawning process and fertilizing eggs! I’m hoping to put together a K-6 grade Connections “class” to attend the 10:45am session. If you’re interested, please contact Derek at dbynagle@kpbsd.k12.ak.us or 226-1880 as soon as possible.

■ Homer School Pictures Oct. 8:

Homer – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Paul Banks Gym

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Field Trip Oct. 9:

Connections Home School Program will be sponsoring a field trip to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center near Portage on Friday, Oct. 9. We will meet at the park entrance at 10:30 a.m. There is a covered area for us to enjoy lunch and conversation after the guided tour. Please dress warm as this is an outdoor activity. Connections will provide grilled hotdogs, drinks and chips. Please feel free to bring a dessert or snack to share. You can visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center website. If you have any questions or plan on attending email an RSVP to Reubin Payne at rpayne@kpbsd.k12.ak.us or call 714-8880 with the number of people in your party. Connections will be paying a group rate for this activity therefore when you enter the gate at the Conservation Center, tell the attendant that you are part of the Connections Homeschool activity. Thank you and hopefully we will see you there!

Interior Distance Learning of Alaska

IDEA Homeschool is now enrolling. You can apply online at www.ideafamilies.org or come by the IDEA office! Our office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Come by and take a look at our Resource Room, filled with curriculum ideas! Or check out a book in our extensive library! Want homeschooling ideas or advice? Come in and speak with any of our experienced staff, all with homeschooling experience! We are here to serve you!

We have several new activities and events popping up on our calendar!

Oct. 9 is our Homer Activity Day! Come join us for a day of meal planning and a family geography event! The meal planning workshop includes taking home several meals for your family to enjoy!

Math Club is here! Do you or your kids struggle with math? Do you just want a way to make math more fun? Do you want to see your kids excited to do math? Then we have the club for you! After last year’s highly successful math challenge, we thought we would go bigger and better and do it again! We will be offering monthly club activities such as swimming, Jumpin’ Junction, and more for those children who achieve 200-400 minutes of math a month. We will also have monthly prizes for those involved in the club! What sort of rewards do they earn? Well, that depends on how many minutes of math they complete: 200 minutes = a prize and 400 minutes = a bigger prize! We are increasing the prizes this year so your math stars will be rewarded even more for their math conquests. Sign up now by calling your contact teacher to join the club.

Geography Club is coming Oct. 2 – 23!

Come join us for a passport adventure around the world! We will have a month of family activities learning maps, oceans, atlases, culture and economy. We will end it all with a World’s Fair. These hands on events are open for the entire family, but best suited for school age children, no drop offs please. We will be meeting on Fridays beginning Oct. 2 – Oct. 23. Location will be determined upon the amount of people who participate.

Oct. 30 – Hay Tunnel at Solid Rock Bible Camp! Come join us for an afternoon of from 2-4 p.m. Remember to dress warm! Remember that by October we may even have some snow! Remember to bring or wear gloves, boots, snow pants, long underwear and hats. This reminder applies to parents as well. There will be a bonfire and hot cocoa to warm you up. Also, please remember that it is very dark inside the tunnel so bring flashlights and parents should be prepared to go through the tunnel with young students. $5 each (for anyone who goes through the tunnel). Please pay and sign up in the office with Omie.

— Scholastic Book Fair

When: Nov. 3 through Nov. 6 2015

Time: Nov. 3, 4, 5 9 a.m. though 4 p.m. and 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. Nov. 6

Where: IDEA office

Items may be purchased from allotment if topics are reflected in your students learning plan (ILP).

See you there!

■ Nov. 10 -Tots –N- Teens Portraits from 9 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Each Fall we make available to our families the chance to have pictures taken here at the IDEA office. Marrian McNeil is the photographer and has set up a variety of packages which include Individual, Family or Holiday cards.

To get the time you prefer you can call Omie at the IDEA office, 260-7555, email her at omie.murdoch@ideafamilies or just come in and get your slot spoken for.

Pictures may not come out of allotments.

— Battle of the Books Sign Ups!

Now is the time to sign up for Battle of the Books. Please sign up online according to your child’s grade.

Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2015. This award is based on overall academic excellence. Mrs. Dahlman will represent the school, along with 2 teachers, in Washington D.C. in November to receive a plaque and a flag as symbols of the accomplishment.

■ Oct. 5

— Fire Safety week

— Running Club will meet for the 2nd -5th graders enrolled in this activity from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.; your child will need to bring running shoes, sweatpants, shirt and possibly a jacket, hat and gloves weather permitting.

■ Oct. 6

— Fire Safety instruction

■ Wednesday, Oct. 7

— Fire Safety instruction

■ Oct. 7 – 3rd/4th graders go to Anchor Point and Homer. If you plan to volunteer for this trip, please make sure you have completed all volunteer requirements and that your paperwork is completed 48 hours prior to trip date.

— Running Club will meet for the 2nd through 5th graders enrolled in this activity from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.; your child will need to bring running shoes, sweatpants, shirt and possibly a jacket, hat and gloves weather permitting.

■ Oct. 8

— 8:35 a.m. PTA Trail Committee Mtg.

— 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Creative Modern Dance Class will meet for the 3rd-5th graders enrolled in this activity; your child will need to bring appropriate clothing for movement such as sweatpants, t-shirt, shorts, dance shoes (like ballet, jazz, or dance sneakers), or non-skid socks.

Reminders:

— The Life Skill we are focusing on this week is Common Sense; To use good judgment.

— If your child arrives after 9:10 a.m., please come in and sign him / her in at the office.

— If you would like to be a volunteer, be sure to complete your background check and volunteer training. Go to http://kaleidoscope.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/volunteers and click the link to the background check. Please allow up to 2 weeks for this to clear. The next link on the page will take you to the Online Volunteer Training. These 2 steps must be completed in order to volunteer at Kaleidoscope. Completed Volunteer Indemnification forms are needed 48 hours before all field trips.

Kalifornsky Beach Elementary

Mr. Daniels’s Class is learning about how plants protect themselves. They’ve learned plants use thorns, spines, smells, poisons, and color. Yikes! Who knew plants could be so mean! After learning about these protections, the students will construct a “Super Plant” model that to share with the class.

There will be a band concert Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Both bands will be performing in the K-Beach gym. Looking forward to meeting all our new band parents!

■ Oct. 16 – In-Service day – No School

■ Oct. 28 – Early Release Day

■ Oct. 29 – Parent Teacher Conferences – No School

■ Oct. 30 – Parent Teacher Conferences – No School

Kenai Middle

Congratulations to our Character Counts winners this week- Ryan Crapps and Layne Todd.

These two received a mcflurry of their choice during lunch on Friday in celebration of a job well done. Basketball Intramurals begin today. Boys will practice 2:30 to 4 p.m. while girls are in study hall. Girls will practice from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Students must turn in a completed sports packet prior to participating. Packets are available at the office.

We’d like to recognize our first Boxtops for Education contest winner of the year. Brooke Ashley will earn a pizza for lunch tomorrow for bringing in the most Boxtops for the month of September! October’s contest is underway, remember to clip and collect those boxtops! Turn them into the office before the last day of school in the month of October for your chance to win!

There will be a KMS Choir Concert on Thursday, Oct. 8 at KCHS at 7 p.m. Please join us for the evening, you’ll be glad you did.

We would also like to recognize our September Students of the Month! Xander Amend, Alyssa Bucho, Hudson Jackson, Sharryn Peterson, Anika Richards, Dulce Santana, Logan Satathite, Joseph Sylvester, and Michael Torkelson. Students of the Month show dedication toward their academic careers and always give their best effort toward expanding their education. These students will receive a pizza tomorrow for lunch! Congratulations to all of you!

On Saturday, Oct.10, KMS will have 4 teams competing in the District Wide Mind-a-Mazes Competition at Soldotna Prep. Registration begins at 11 a.m., Competition begins at 12:15 p.m.

Save the Date:

■ Oct. 15 is Picture Retakes

■ Oct. 16 is an in-service day. No school for students.

Kenai Central High

KCHS School News for the Oct. 5 – Oct. 10 edition:

We’re gearing up to head into the holiday seasons! Be on the lookout for more information about our annual canned food drive.

Start rummaging through the closets and the garage now! The annual Sports Swap sponsored by the KCHS Cross-Country Ski Booster Club is Saturday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m., in the KCHS cafeteria. They take sports equipment of all sizes, shapes, and sorts!

The end of first quarter is at hand! Oct. 16 is the last day of the quarter and will be followed by parent/teacher conferences on Thursday, Oct. 29. Conferences will be in the auditorium commons from 12-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Report cards will be handed out at that time.

■ Oct. 8

— Student of the Month Luncheon

— School Picture Retakes

■ Oct. 9

— Volleyball (Home) vs Soldotna High School 3:30, 4:30 and 6 p.m. (Senior Night)

■ Oct. 10:

— Medium School football playoff semifinal at Diamond High School (Time TBA)

Mountain View Elementary

Students will be learning about Fire Safety Oct. 12 – Oct. 16 here at Mountain View Elementary. The Kenai Fire Department will be here to visit classes and take students through the Fire Safety House.

The PTA “Believe Kids” fundraiser catalog and information were sent home with students last week. Orders need to be turned in on Friday, Oct. 9.

■ Oct. 13 There will be a PTA meeting on Tuesday, at 4 p.m.

■ Oct.16

— Inservice Day and there is no school for students.

■ Oct. 28

—Picture retakes are scheduled for Wednesday, for students needing to have their pictures retaken or students that missed the first picture day.

Nikiski Middle-High

The Nikiski Middle School will have their Spirit Week from Monday, Oct. 5 – Friday, Oct. 9. Dress up days are for 6-8 grades. The dance will be for 7th and 8th graders only.

■ Monday, Oct. 5: PJ/Bad hair day

■ Tuesday, Oct. 6: Spirit day

■ Wednesday, Oct., 7: Sport day

■ Thursday, Oct. 8: Superhero/villain day

■ Friday, Oct. 9: Dress up day

— 7th & 8th grade Dance. 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the commons.

Nikiski North Star Elementary

October is fire safety month at NNS. The Nikiski Fire Department will be in our school this week to teach the students fire safety techniques. They will also be talking with our fifth graders about firefighting as a career and giving the students an idea of what training and qualifications a firefighter may need. We appreciate and thank our Nikiski Fire Department!

The annual PTA fall carnival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the school. The carnival is open to the public from 2 – 5 p.m. There will be lots of games, food, costume contest, prizes and lots more. PTA is now accepting donations for costumes and candy.

Volunteers are also needed to help with decorating, running games and cleanup. If you are able to volunteer, please contact any PTA board member or Janell Grenier.

There will be an NNS site council meeting on Monday, Oct. 12 at 3:45 p.m. in the staff lounge. For more information, please call the school at 776-2600.

■ Wednesday, Oct. 5

— Middle School Basketball Begins

■ Tuesday, Oct. 6

— C Team Volleyball at Seward – 3 p.m.

— JV Volleyball at Seward – 4 p.m.

— Varsity Volleyball at Seward – 5:30 p.m.

■ Friday, Oct. 9

— Volleyball at Grace Christian Tournament

■ Saturday, Oct. 10

— Volleyball at Grace Christian Tournament

— Football Playoff Game at Nikiski vs. Barrow – 4 p.m.

■ Monday, Oct. 12

— Picture Retakes!

— JV Volleyball at Seward

Redoubt Elementary

Mark your calendar – Special School District Budget Development Meeting – Oct. 15, Soldotna high school library, 6 p.m. This meeting is open to the community.

■ Oct. 10 – 5 Annual Redoubt Elementary community Fun Run. Proceeds will go to benefit the 6th grade Peterson Bay field trip in May. Registration/Check-in and bib pick-up 9 to 9:45 a.m. Start time 10 a.m. 2K/5K concurrent start. Please no dogs or bikes, strollers are welcome. Volunteers are needed, please contact the school office if you can help with this event. Registration forms and money may be dropped off at the school office.

Box Top Winners – Ridge Dawson & Chenoa Svec. Keep bring in those box tops. Funds raised will be used to help support technology and other equipment for our students.

Mind-A-Maze Competition – Oct. 10, Soldotna Prep. Open to all fourth through sixth grade students in the district. Please sears. Please see Mrs. Baldwin for additional information and details about this completion.

School Fundraiser “Believe Kids” – Sept. 17 through Oct. 8. All proceeds will go to benefit our students.

Congratulations – Angie Kenner, Redoubt’s newest parent Site Council member. This is a two year term.

Thank you to all of our volunteers who spend endless hours of their time to help make Redoubt a better place for our students.

School Hours – 8:45 a.m. through 3:18 p.m. – Front doors are unlocked at 8:15 a.m.

Skyview Middle

Events this week!

■ Monday, October 5 – Intramural Basketball begins! All students who wish to join must turn in the required sports forms before participation. Forms must be filled out for each sport. All forms may be picked up at the front office or found online on the Skyview Middle School blog > Skyview Sports > Required Sports Paperwork. Practice times for boys and girls will alternate each week. This week boys will have early practice and girls will have mandatory study hall and late practice. Please contact the coach for exact practice times. The fee for intramural basketball is $30 and should be paid by the end of the first week.

■ Oct. 8 – Skyview Band / Choir / Drumline Concert – 7 p.m. – First music concert of the year! Please attend!

■ Oct. 15 – Picture Retakes

■ Oct. 15 – Site Council Meeting – 6 p.m. – Skyview Home Ec Room (rescheduled from Monday, October 12)

■ Oct. 16 – No School for Students – End of First Quarter

Panther Green Club: Any student who would like to learn more about being part of a Panther Green Club should sign up for FOL with Mrs. Pothast on Wednesday, Oct. 7. In this session, students will discuss ideas about starting a recycling club at Skyview Middle School. The goal is to make the school campus a little cleaner and greener! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Pothast.

Student swim goggles are available for purchase at the front office for $10.

Reminder: Skyview Middle School Bus Pass Policy – Bus notes must be in written form and signed by parent or guardian for a student to be dropped off at a different bus stop. The note must include the bus number and the name of the stop. The office will not be responsible for this information. If you need help with this information please call First Student at 260-3557. All bus notes must be received by the front office before noon. Bus passes will not be written in the afternoon due to safety issues. Thank you.

Soldotna High

On behalf of Soldotna High School, we would like to thank the community for their support during our homecoming. Our students showed enthusiasm and school spirit that was amazing. They participated in over twelve activities during the week. These ranged from traditional games like tug-of-war and “trash can” to games like Knight, Rider, Princess and Log Roll. We concluded our week with a pep assembly, the crowning of our royalty, a bonfire, football game, halftime show, and our Galaxy themed dance.

We would like to thank many who contributed to the memories that were created for our students: The Soldotna Sports Center for allowing us to use the facility for our bonfire; The City of Soldotna’s maintenance department with cleanup, Mr. Graham and Mr. Neill (our administration) for their support, Paul Wright and Kelly Martin for their assistance with sound and lighting, and the Soldotna High School cheerleading team for decorating the city and football field.

We also appreciate the invaluable assistance of Central Emergency Services, the Soldotna Police Department, and Alaska State Troopers. A huge thank you to the many students, staff, parents, and community members who donated their time helping to collect pallets, chaperone, and more. We would like to thank the following businesses for their support and contributions: Airport Equipment Rental, Davis Block, Odem/Coca Cola, and Sedona Floral.

We would personally like to thank our Student Council for the countless hours they volunteered to make decorations, set up for activities, create and cleanup the dance, and all the rest. Without you, the success of homecoming would not have been possible.

A note from Meggean L. Bos-Marquez, Soldotna High School Activities Director: “We, at Soldotna High School, cannot express our gratitude enough for all of the community members who assisted to create memories that will last a lifetime.”

Congrats to Jode Sparks who was nominated to the Budget Review Committee for the school district! Brian Dusek is the new student rep to the school board for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District! Congrats to all of the student council members who ran for school district positions and committees.

Every Friday is spirit Fridays! Wear your SoHi gear for a chance to win gift cards and more!

The Media Center is open until 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. There are buses at 4:15 p.m. for those students working in the Media Center. If your student were to stay after school and would need a bus home at 4:15 p.m. please contact Tamra Wear at 260.7036 or twear@kpbsd.k12.ak.us to give her the bus drop off location for your student.

ATOSS tutoring will start in the Library on Aug. 25 and run until May 4 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

SoHi Pool Schedule:

— Morning Lap swim 5:30-7:30 a.m. Mon – Friday

— Evening Lap swim 6-7 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri

— Evening Open swim 7-8:45 p.m. Wed and Fridays

SoHi will be locking the Parking lot entrance Door during the following hours:

— 7:40 a.m. to 11:21 p.m.

— 11:51 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Also note that during school hours the only open door will be the Front Entrance Commons/Flag Pole doors. The above is to improve our overall school security.

There are two ways to order a transcript. Each way serves a different purpose.

If you need a transcript sent to a college or NCAA or a similar agency, then you will need to log on to: www.parchment.com to order transcripts to be sent. The request is then forwarded to SoHi. After processing, it then goes through cyberspace… rather than the US mail… to get to its destination, which is much faster! All transcripts that are headed for NCAA, colleges, etc. have to be processed this way!

Final Transcripts: A final transcript is one that shows your second semester grades. If you order your transcript when we are in second semester you will need to make sure you choose “next grading period” when you go on to Parchment that way your transcript request will wait until the grades are in at the end of the year before it is sent.

■ Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the SoHi Staff Lounge – Parents of Juniors Meeting/After Prom Planning

■ Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in the SoHi Staff Lounge – Parents of Seniors Meeting/After Grad Planning

■ Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the SoHi Staff Lounge – PTSA Monthly Meeting

Please note that this is a date change.

Soldotna Prep

Soldotna Prep is hosting a book fair to help generate revenue for new books for the library. There will be an online fair available Oct. 21-Nov 4. We will also have an in person fair the week of Oct 26. The fair will be open during the Parent- teacher conferences held on Oct. 29 as well. We are looking for volunteers to serve during this week and also bake goodies for the bake sale.

Please contact the Librarian, Donna Spence, at dspence3@kpbsd.k12.ak.us if you would like to volunteer and or donate a bake sale item and she will get back with you.

The Robotics Club hosts a monthly kids camp for their major fundraiser to help pay for travel expenses associated with competitions. These camps are: Lego Adventures & Lego Mindstorms Robotics. The Lego Adventures camp is geared toward 6-9 year old students and the robotics camp is geared toward 10-14 year old students.

The camps are $35 per student and the next camp is schedules for Oct. 17. There is a registration capacity of 12 students per camp. First come, first serve registration is honored. Please email Mrs. McGlothen at kmcglothen@kpbsd.k12.ak.us for more information or to register your student(s).

After school Tutoring Monday through Thursday 2:30-3:30 p.m. Check school blog for important information and updates http://soldotnaprep.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/

The Study

The Study is excited to announce its expansion in the 2015-16 school year! Not only are they offering Academic Pre-K and Kindergarten, but have also added first through third grade! If your little one is not receiving highly academic direct instruction, call The Study to inquire about how to enroll in their year-long programs.

For the older students, The Study offers the following:

— High School Courses for Credit: Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Alaska Studies, Government, Art Exploration, Spanish, ASL

— Homework Club on Mondays & Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

— Private & Group Tutoring in all subjects

— Piano, Voice, and Guitar Lessons

— SAT Prep

— A wide variety of workshops, such as Jr. High Math, Mastery of Multiplication, Excellence in Writing, Ground School, Study Skills, and even Summer School

As an accredited private school and learning center, The Study is committed to meeting the educational needs of the Kenai Peninsula.

Mark your calendars on the following days:

■ Oct. 6 – Bear Creek/Sea Life Center Field Trip

■ Oct. 9 – Picture Day

■ Oct. 16 – Inservice / No School

■ Oct. 30 – Parent Teacher Conferences”

Tustumena Elementary

Oct. 15 – Site Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m. school library

Oct. 16 – Inservice Day/No School for Students

Oct. 19 – Book Fair Begins through Oct.30

Oct. 19 – Lynx Track to Ninilchik Pool for Kindergarten

Oct. 20 – PTO Meeting, 4 p.m.

Oct. 20 – Lynx Track to Ninilchik Pool for First Grade / Hay Tunnel for Second/Third Grade

Oct. 21 – Lynx Track to Hay Tunnel for Fourth/Fifth/Sixth Grade

Oct. 22 – Author Visit

Oct. 26 – Site Council Meeting, 4 p.m.

Oct. 28 – Picture Retakes in our Music Room

Oct. 29 – Parent Teacher Conferences

Oct. 30 – Parent Teacher Conferences / Winter Carnival 6-8 p.m.

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