Education

This photo shows incoming University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Dr. Cathy Sandeen. (Photo courtesy University of Alaska)

Around campus: Still time to register for KPC fall classes

Registration still available for the fall semester There’s still time to secure seats in KPC classes that will be offered in the upcoming fall semester.… Continue reading

 

Metal objects present danger on Kenai beaches. A student’s idea may help the city clean it up

Dipnetters, children, and anyone walking barefoot on Kenai beaches this summer may be less likely to step on a nail, screw, wire, lost tent stake… Continue reading

 

Borough approves K-Selo school bonds

Voters will get to decide the future of a new school for the students of Kachemak Selo in the fall. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly… Continue reading

Kenai Alternative graduates walk own paths to diplomas

Before they all walked away with a diploma Tuesday, the administrators at Kenai Alternative High School made sure each of the students felt individually recognized.… Continue reading

River City Academy graduates nine

The nine River City Academy students who turned their tassels at a Monday afternoon graduation ceremony at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex spoke about the… Continue reading

Students try their hands at heavy equipment at Alaska Crane Consultants

Kristi Felchle’s first grade class at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary added a hands-on element to their recent lesson about work and the community: Taking a field… Continue reading

Legislature approves flat schools budget, but no increases may force cuts

The Alaska Legislature on Wednesday approved a $1.2 billion budget for public schools in the next fiscal year. With a 31-9 vote, the Alaska House… Continue reading

School board changes K-Selo school site selection

Spurred by a fear of landslides, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education has officially revised their site selection for a new school… Continue reading

School district, unions exchange initial contract offers

A little more than a year after they concluded collective bargaining, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and its teacher and staff unions are back… Continue reading

Borough to propose bonds for new K-Selo school

Kenai Peninsula Borough voters may be asked to take on revenue bonds to fund a new school for the remote Old Believer community of Kachemak… Continue reading

Students hope to keep food pantry full

Sixth graders at Soldotna Montessori Charter School have something they want everyone to know. It’s not that they spend their lunch time planning out community… Continue reading

Strong vocals: Kenai teacher brings excitement to the choir

Since the start of the school year, the Kenai Central High School choir has been singing. From the chambers during Borough Assembly meeting, to Soldotna… Continue reading

Graham cracker architects

Three first and second grade classes at Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Sciences made gingerbread houses on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 to take home for display… Continue reading

School board to add video component to live stream in February

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be adding a video component to its meeting’s live stream with the Feb. 5 meeting as a tentative… Continue reading

Two charter schools propose changes

Two charter schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District are looking to the school board to amend their charter school contracts. Aurora Borealis Charter… Continue reading

KPBSD maintains class sizes

Compared to the other major school districts in Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a low pupil/teacher ratio (PTR), according to the 2017-2018… Continue reading

‘Canstruction’ continues at Redoubt Elementary

Puncity seems like a nice place, it really has it all. Just past a corn field of canned corn is the ranch, marked by a… Continue reading

Photo: The youth court of Whoville

Right: Kelly Brewer’s second grade class at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School took over the courtroom for the morning to put on a mock sentencing hearing… Continue reading

Cinderella goes steampunk

On the surface, Soldotna High School’s rendition of Cinderella may seem a little off. Instead of a fireplace, there is a boiler room and instead… Continue reading