Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

As one of three surviving delegates to the 1955 Alaska Constitutional Convention, Vic Fischer is uniquely qualified to shed light on the intent of the… Continue reading

School News for Oct. 17

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 Campus

For more than a quarter century, the KPC Showcase, a lecture, entertainment and arts series, has promoted the humanities on the Peninsula. In recent years,… Continue reading

Schools News

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… Continue reading

Around Campus: KPC recruiter hits the ground running

Emily Knight, KPC’s new and first ever recruiter, started her employment on Aug. 1 and hasn’t slowed down since. Knight comes to the position with… Continue reading

School briefs

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

Jane Fellman of Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula greets students and parents during Walk Your Child to School Day Tuesday in Soldotna.

Walk to school – safely

On a very chilly Tuesday morning parents gathered with their children to participate in this year’s Walk Your Child to School Day. Students from Redoubt… Continue reading

Jane Fellman of Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula greets students and parents during Walk Your Child to School Day Tuesday in Soldotna.

School News for Sept. 16

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… Continue reading

KPC Around Campus: Enrollment up from last year

At the close of this semester’s add/drop period on Sept. 15, enrollment across the KPC system was up more than seven percent compared to the… Continue reading

Principal Margaret Gilman hands first-grader Regan Savly one of the Baby Baskets that staff and students put together to welcome the newest additions to the Nikiski North Star Elementary School community in this Feb. 24file photo. Nikiski North Star recently celebrated its students' summer reading accomplishments.

Nikiski North Star celebrated Cosmic Book Challenge

Over the summer students at Nikiski North Star Elementary participated in the NNS Cosmic Book Challenge. The challenge was created to encourage reading with goals… Continue reading

Principal Margaret Gilman hands first-grader Regan Savly one of the Baby Baskets that staff and students put together to welcome the newest additions to the Nikiski North Star Elementary School community in this Feb. 24file photo. Nikiski North Star recently celebrated its students' summer reading accomplishments.

Around the District

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

Estate planning seminar offered to the public

The UA Foundation will be providing a free informational session titled, “Making Your Will,” from 5-6:30 p.m. at KPC’s Kenai River Campus in room 121… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Anna Gilliam was crowned Reading Is Great in Summer, or RIGS, queen this year for reading 17,592 minutes during the annual assembly Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School in Soldotna, Alaska.

Page turners: students show their love of reading

Minutes turned into hours and hours for the 95 students who sat down and picked through piles of their favorite titles this summer. At Kalifornsky… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Anna Gilliam was crowned Reading Is Great in Summer, or RIGS, queen this year for reading 17,592 minutes during the annual assembly Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School in Soldotna, Alaska.

Downing resigns fom school board

In a bittersweet moment during the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meeting on Monday in the Homer High School theater, board member… Continue reading

Around the District

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

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K-Beach students skype with Olympian, do decathlon games

Editor's note: This story has been changed to add the name of K-Beach fourth grade teacher and decathlon co-organizer Darcy Marcou. After a final summer… Continue reading

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Around the District

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

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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… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Joe Rizzo Liam Bureau, Ben Peck, Savannah Rizzo, Carlee Rizzo, Sarah Nash drop off a haul of books to Hope School.

Bookworms: Students supply books to their peers

Three Nikiski High School students have figured out a way to spread their love of reading to those with less access to literature. Spearheaded by… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Joe Rizzo Liam Bureau, Ben Peck, Savannah Rizzo, Carlee Rizzo, Sarah Nash drop off a haul of books to Hope School.

Around the District

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