• The Jan. 21 school pages contained errors: • In the story headlined “Superintendent, principal learn all about pie in the eye,” Brian Dusek was incorrectly identified. He is a student at Soldotna High School. • In the Kenai Peninsula Youth Court story, not all of the students recently sworn ...

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:17am
  • JUNEAU — After almost four years of preparation and planning, plus millions of dollars in implementation, Alaska’s new standardized testing scheme appears bound for the garbage can less than two months before students take it the second time....

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:16am
  • The next time the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administrators and the support staff and teacher associations meet for negotiations will be in the presence of an advisory arbitrator. A hearing with Gary Axon, an Oregon-based arbitrator jointly selected by the three teams, is scheduled for ...

    Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:05am
  • Budget constraints might mean all but two of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s 44 schools will have more students and fewer teachers in the classroom next year. Administrators are recommending the board of education raise the pupil-teacher ratio at all sites other than Kenai Alternativ...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 8:44am
  • Two Chapman School students covered the faces of Chapman School Principal Conrad Woodhead and Kenai Peninsula School District Superintendent Sean Dusek in whipped topping on Tuesday, January 19 — without being reprimanded.  Fourth-grader Harley Boon and second-grader Lynnzi Stout won the oppo...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 8:42am
  • Chapman School Jan. 21: Volleyball at Homer Middle School, 4 p.m. Jan. 26: Volleyball at Chapman v. Ninilchik, 3:45 p.m. Jan. 27: 5th and 6th grades field trip, Challenger Center, all day.  Jan. 28: Volleyball ...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 8:42am
  • A group of students from West Homer Elementary School and Fireweed Academy were sworn in as lawyers and judges at West Homer Elementary School after passing the bar exam on Thursday, Jan. 14. Afterward, they celebrated with their parents over cake and punch....

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 8:41am
  • Parents of Homer teens listened attentively, and some a little anxiously, as three teens and two adults broached the awkward topic of discussing sex with their kids.  The night’s goal, however, was to make this topic a lot less scary and uncomfortable for everyone....

    Thu, 01/14/2016 - 8:49am
  • Most Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools are not in session in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day on Jan. 18. Chapman School Jan. 14: Quarter 2 awards, 2 p.m. Jan. 19: Students of the quarter lunch at the Cheeky Moose, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19:...

    Thu, 01/14/2016 - 8:48am
  • The students of Chapman School’s third and fourth grade class get to give Chapman Principal Conrad Woodhead and Kenai Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek pies in the face as a reward for raising the most money in the district in suppport of the Bethel School. The fundraiser ran Dec. ...

    Thu, 01/14/2016 - 8:47am

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