‘Just say no,’ no more

D.A.R.E. — the ubiquitous anti-drug campaign of the 1980s and 1990s — has come a long way since the days of “just say no.” Launched… Continue reading

Salmon in the Classroom gets gutsy

The “Salmon Professor” visited Connections Home School on Thursday, showing a group of students the ins and outs of one of the Kenai’s most ubiquitous… Continue reading

Caring for my Backyard

Each year students across the Kenai Peninsula are tasked with finding a way to care for the place that they call home in the annual… Continue reading

Students learn about salmon through annual life cycle program

Sometimes it’s nice to go back to where it all begins. At least that’s what several lower Kenai Peninsula elementary school kids did last week… Continue reading

Two Kenai Peninsula students study STEM in Anchorage

School may be out, but middle schoolers Olivia Reger of Cooper Landing and Blaine Hayes of Soldotna used some of their summer days in June… Continue reading

Food for thought

On the corner of North Binkley Street and East Park Avenue, students at Soldotna Montessori Charter School are fighting hunger in the community with a… Continue reading

A Farewell to Mrs. Bird

The Kenai Middle School choir bid a fond farewell to choir teacher Rosemary Bird on Thursday, April 27 in the Kenai Central High School Auditorium… Continue reading

Photo: Mathletes

Terry Yerly, left, and Brenden Jones, fourth-graders from Tustumena Elementary School, race against the clock during lightning round of the elementary school math meet at… Continue reading

Fourth-grade going on Freshman

Here is what fourth-graders know about college. “College helps you get a better job,” “there’s a lot of knowledge there and you can make things”… Continue reading

One act at a time

The drama department at Soldotna High School presented their annual “One-Act Play Festival” this past weekend, which included four different plays at three different showings… Continue reading

Feast your eyes on this

No reservations are required at the 28th annual Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Visual Feast, which opened with a reception April 6 and will be… Continue reading

Live streaming: Fifth-graders visit Slikok Creek

Fifth-grade students at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary trekked along a trail, across the road, down a hill and over a small stream to Slikok Creek on… Continue reading

Zero waste with rags to bags

Students at Soldotna Montessori Charter School are no strangers to community service. For the entire third quarter of each year, students donate at least one… Continue reading

Top 12 selected for Caring for the Kenai competition

Twelve high school students from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District have been selected as finalists in this year’s Caring for the Kenai competition. A… Continue reading

Board of Education presents preliminary budget despite fiscal uncertainties

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education presented a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2018, cautioning that it is a work in progress… Continue reading

Emergency services program serves students and the community

Since KPC’s paramedic program was launched 12 years ago, 115 students have graduated with 2-year, associate of applied science degrees. According to instructors in the… Continue reading

Project SEARCH interns work behind the scenes at hospital

Six Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students and graduates who spent part of this year working at Central Peninsula Hospital — folding linens, stocking and… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

Even though the spring semester got underway last week, anyone who has not yet registered can still do so, with an instructor’s permission, through the… Continue reading

School news for Dec. 19

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… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula College: Around the Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula College’s two campuses (Kenai River Campus in Soldotna and Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer) and two extension sites (Anchorage and Resurrection Bay) will… Continue reading