Kelly Sullivan

  • 2,014 parents, staff, students and community members have been using their phones as another platform to access the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District events and activities. School district liaison Pegge Erkeneff headed development of the platform, which among other avenues allows users to subs...

    Wed, 08/17/2016 - 1:17pm
  • The Board of Education approved a revised FY17 Operating budget at its Monday meeting, including a transfer of $655,072 from the general fund into the fund for student transportation....

    Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:29am
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is now facing a nearly $1 million deficit for the next school year.  While the Legislature restored a base student allocation increase that had been eliminated in the eleventh hour a budget conference committee, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly ch...

    Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:24am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre hopes to set a precedent for construction in rural areas starting with the K-12 Kachemak Selo replacement school the legislature agreed to fund this session.  Navarre will look to lessen or waive the local match required to receive state support entire...

    Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:37am
  • Students statewide were unable to start the Alaska Measures of Progress and Alaska Alternate assessments Tuesday, the first day scheduled for this year’s round of testing. A construction vehicle at the University of Kansas, which houses the testing vendor, the Achievement and Assessment Institute,...

    Wed, 03/30/2016 - 2:42pm
  • The staff and students at Kachemak Selo School are still waiting to hear whether there will be room in next year’s budget for a new building. The K-12 replacement facility is sitting at the top of the Alaska Department of Early Education and Development FY17 construction grant list, and was placed...

    Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:59am
  • While more women are turning up soil in the agriculture industry, they are unearthing a unique set of challenges. Some are looking for new methods to cultivate and market their products a little differently than their male counterparts, while others are seeking ways to balance raising a family and r...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 9:28am
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District was found to be 100 percent compliant in ensuring students without exemptions are vaccinated. Superintendent Sean Dusek announced at the March 8 Board of Education meeting that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services sampled 800 immunization re...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:46am
  • With less than a month from the vote, Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education members report they plan to approve the school district’s budget — though not without uneasiness. Spending for next year has been reduced by $4.5 million from the current fiscal year, and further allocations or cuts...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:45am
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will receive $1.2 million more from the state than originally estimated for the current school year. Unexpected enrollment increases in the Connections Home School Program and number of intensive needs students floated the extra funding. “Students who qu...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:19am

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