Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Matthew Widaman gives a speech at the Kenai Peninsula 2015 BP Teachers of Excellence award ceremony after winning Teacher of the Year Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Alaska Christian College in Soldotna, Alaska.

Honoring excellent educators

Teachers from across the Kenai Peninsula were honored for their work in local schools at the twentieth annual 2015 BP Teachers of Excellence award banquet… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Matthew Widaman gives a speech at the Kenai Peninsula 2015 BP Teachers of Excellence award ceremony after winning Teacher of the Year Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Alaska Christian College in Soldotna, Alaska.

Heavy topics need not carrying so much weight

When making light conversation, there are several go-to topics. Just small talk, like how are you doing, have you noticed this weather, I like your… Continue reading

Around the District

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

Full Spring ahead at KPC

Surplus auction scheduled The public is invited to attend a surplus auction of equipment, furniture, office-related equipment, tools and other miscellaneous items. The complete list… Continue reading

Verbatim: Even at the table, one can be an example

Several months ago I participated in an activity that powerfully taught me the importance of being an example. My youth group put on an “Etiquette… Continue reading

Around the District

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

Crash course: Students take a lesson in Junior Achievement

Sitting with their regular table group, Gloria Sweeney’s first graders Kyla Karella, Jace Applehans and Cobe Hodge were doing some out-of-the-ordinary activities Friday morning. Along… Continue reading

Public registration open for fall semester

The door opened this morning at 12:01 a.m. for the general public to register for the fall semester that begins August 24. To peruse the… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

Jeff Schultz, the official photographer of the Iditarod, will be giving a presentation about some of the experiences detailed in his book, “Chasing Dogs -… Continue reading

School news

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

Rock Stars: SoHi students to perform guitar concert

One Soldotna teacher is striking a chord with his students. This Tuesday, students from Kent Peterson’s Soldotna High School guitar classes will hold a “History… Continue reading

School news

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

Kenai Peninsula College continually reminds students to stay on track to graduate in the shortest time possible, saving both time and money, by tackling 15… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

Advice and a Slice offers venue to explore options KPC’s Kenai River Campus will be holding the third annual Advice and a Slice open house… Continue reading

School News for March 30

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

This June 2014 photo courtesy of Michael & Melissa Kaufman shows the cluttered desk belonging to their ninth-grade daughter, Rebekah.  Although the Kaufmans bought Rebekah the desk so she would have a place to study, she instead uses it as "a repository for the four outfits she tried on earlier that day and rejected," Melissa says. Rebekah prefers doing homework on her bed. (AP Photo/Michael Kaufman)

Bedroom desk? It’s somewhere under all that junk

Alyssa Kimble, a fourth-grader in White Plains, New York, says she uses the desk in her bedroom for “everything” — creating lesson plans for her… Continue reading

This June 2014 photo courtesy of Michael & Melissa Kaufman shows the cluttered desk belonging to their ninth-grade daughter, Rebekah.  Although the Kaufmans bought Rebekah the desk so she would have a place to study, she instead uses it as "a repository for the four outfits she tried on earlier that day and rejected," Melissa says. Rebekah prefers doing homework on her bed. (AP Photo/Michael Kaufman)

Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

There will be a nursing information and advising session for current and prospective students at 9 a.m. on March 27 in room 107 at the… Continue reading

Around the District

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

District receiving four new principals

Next fall students in four Kenai Peninsula Borough School District institutions will be greeted with new leadership. Principals for Homer Flex, Connections Home School Program,… Continue reading

Scholarship packet speeds application process

KPC’s Fall Scholarship Packet is now available for students on the KPC website or from the Student Services or Financial Aid offices. Every effort is… Continue reading