• Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Nov. 22-23: Holiday. Chapman School Nov. 15-17: Small Schools Basketball Tournament, Nikolaevsk, TBA. Connections Ongoing: Registration, call 226-1880. ...

    Thu, 11/15/2012 - 4:16pm
  • By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer When Chapman School Principal Conrad Woodhead heard a presentation last year by Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, on the benefits of using Apple’s iPod Touch in classrooms, he wanted to know more. For starters, Woodhead is always eager to impro...

    Thu, 11/15/2012 - 4:13pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Today: Budget Development Committee meets, interested community members invited to participate, Borough Assembly Chambers in Soldotna, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 12: School board meeting, 7-9 p.m., Soldotna. ...

    Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:34pm
  • While United States voters took to the polls to decide the nation’s next president, Homer Middle School eighth graders did the same thing in a mock election. With 80 students voting, the results were: • Romney, 37 • Obama, 29 • Johnson, 14 Those results came after weeks of studying the ...

    Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:33pm
  • By Jerzy Shedlock Morris News Service - Alaska Communication is essential to breaking the cycle of bullying. For example, tell your children their options for dealing with a bully, said Carla Abild, parent navigator with Stone Soup Group. Abild recounted reactions of a parent during a bullying preve...

    Thu, 11/01/2012 - 11:02am
  • By McKibben JackinskyStaff writerWhen Sue Brass, sixth-grade teacher at West Homer Elementary School, assigned her students an assignment to write a narrative essay, she added an additional challenge: the students were to write biographical essays about someone interesting in their families.“We ha...

    Thu, 11/01/2012 - 11:01am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District NOTE: In the event of two-hour school delays or closures, official announcements will be made on the website, the KPBSD Facebook and Twitter feeds, and shared through your local radio and television stations. Schools with Alert Now systems will notify families...

    Thu, 11/01/2012 - 11:00am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Nov. 11: School board meeting, 7-9 p.m., Soldotna. Chapman School Oct. 27: Halloween carnival, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 29-Nov. 2: Scholastic Book Fair. Nov. 1-2: Parent-teacher conferences; no classes. Connections Ongoing: Registration, call 226-1880. Fireweed Academy ...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 2:13pm
  • When the staff at Soldotna High School discussed suicide as part of a newly mandated training requirement, all of them shared a personal story. “We let the teachers discuss experiences in their lives; people who had either committed or talked about committing (suicide). And walking around the room...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 2:12pm
  • Colleen McDougal’s experience in Girl Scouts began when she was a Brownie, a level of scouting reserved for young women in grades 2-3. Now a 14-year-old Homer High School freshman, Colleen has taken the experience to a new level. In July she traveled to Peru with nine other scouts from across the ...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 2:11pm

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