The Kenai River Campus is closed today

In observance of Alaska Civil Rights Day and Martin L. King Day, all locations of Kenai Peninsula College will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18.… Continue reading

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND JAN., 16-17, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - This Jan. 6, 2016 photo shows the Ketchikan High School auto shop, which has sat empty since mid-December when the school closed for the Christmas season, in Ketchikan, Alaska. After shop teacher Jeff Shelton's death in a vehicle collision during the break, the school is now moving students back into the shop. They were being taught by substitute teacher Theresa Wong in the Kayhi library. (Nick Bowman/Ketchikan Daily News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Students return to auto shop after losing teacher

KETCHIKAN — Students are just now returning to Ketchikan High School’s auto shop after the death of Kayhi shop teacher Jeff Shelton.Shelton was killed in… Continue reading

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND JAN., 16-17, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - This Jan. 6, 2016 photo shows the Ketchikan High School auto shop, which has sat empty since mid-December when the school closed for the Christmas season, in Ketchikan, Alaska. After shop teacher Jeff Shelton's death in a vehicle collision during the break, the school is now moving students back into the shop. They were being taught by substitute teacher Theresa Wong in the Kayhi library. (Nick Bowman/Ketchikan Daily News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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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… Continue reading

Spring semester underway, still time to register

KPC students are back in classes today and enrollment is trending slightly down across the KPC system (compared to the same time last year). Many… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

Spring semester registration underway

The fall semester wrapped up last week and although students can breathe easy for a while, it is important they remember to register for next… Continue reading

Nikiski students find the ties that bind

Nikiski students find the ties that bind

For the 27 middle school students, and their attentive staff supervisors, the Grannie Wannabes — Nikiski Middle-High School’s knitting club — is about more than… Continue reading

Nikiski students find the ties that bind

KRC Brockel Building up for improvements

As part of a strategic process to improve and optimize the academic effectiveness of KPC’s Kenai River Campus, the Brockel Building will undergo a renewal… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Second grader Noah Kalugin glues the roof onto his birdhouse during the Bites for Birds event, where Title I students were invited to learn how to make birdhouses with their parents after school Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at Mountain View Elementary School in Kenai, Alaska.

Title I families build birdhouses, skills

Some showed up for the fun, some, to use hammers, and some to help the universe. Room 5 at Mountain View Elementary was full long… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Second grader Noah Kalugin glues the roof onto his birdhouse during the Bites for Birds event, where Title I students were invited to learn how to make birdhouses with their parents after school Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at Mountain View Elementary School in Kenai, Alaska.

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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… Continue reading

‘Assimilation’ evokes strong emotions throughout Alaska tour

Make plans to see Alaska Native playwright Jack Dalton’s powerful play, “Assimilation,” at 7 p.m. this evening at KPC’s Kenai River Campus McLane commons. The… Continue reading

Joliet educators work with Hispanic families

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Rene Valenciano has watched the number of Latino and Hispanic students grow at Joliet Public Schools District 86 from when he… Continue reading

Fall break boosts Nevada school custodians fight against norovirus

RENO, Nev. (AP) — School custodians spent hundreds of hours disinfecting surfaces to stem a norovirus outbreak that eventually reached 19 schools.Fall break is credited… Continue reading

Jonesboro students get Microsoft certifications

JONESBORO, Ark. — On. Dec 12, Valerie Bowen will turn 16 years old and begin searching for her first job.The Westside sophomore is a little… Continue reading

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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… Continue reading

Register for spring semester now

The general public began registering for next semester at 12:01 a.m. this morning. Spring semester classes begin on Jan. 11, 2016. Students should seek advising… Continue reading

Photo by Elizabeth Earl/The Peninsula Clarion Borough Mayor Mike Navarre holds up Redoubt Elementary School kindergartener Dawson Harpole after their team won the annual Great Grocery Grab race on Friday.

Redoubt Elementary fires up annual food drive

Lunch was over, but the hallways of Redoubt Elementary School were still packed with yelling kids armed with cans of food. Their cheering picked up… Continue reading

Photo by Elizabeth Earl/The Peninsula Clarion Borough Mayor Mike Navarre holds up Redoubt Elementary School kindergartener Dawson Harpole after their team won the annual Great Grocery Grab race on Friday.

KPC 1109

Preparations have been underway at both KPC campuses for UA President Jim Johnsen’s and UA Regent Lisa Parker’s visit this week. They will be at… Continue reading

School Briefs 1109

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

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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… Continue reading