• kenai Peninsula Borough School District All KPBSD schools will release students early on Wednesday, Nov. 25, for Thanksgiving break. There will be no school on Nov. 26 and 27.    Last spring, third- through tenth-graders took a new assessment, Alaska Measures Progress, for...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:46am
  • Editor's Note: This story has been corrected to show that Eddie Wood was at West Homer Elementary School for two weeks, not a month, from Nov. 2-13. Long-time Homer artist Eddie Wood’s November residency at West Homer Elementary School culminated with a goofy, imaginative...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:45am
  • There is a good chance the 63 unhoused students at Kachemak Selo School will get a new building. The K-12 Kachemak Selo replacement school is ranked as the top priority on the Alaska Department of Early Education and Development preliminary FY17 school construction grant money list. The initial agen...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:38am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District   Last spring, third- through tenth-graders took a new assessment, Alaska Measures Progress, for the first time. AMP replaces the Standards Based Assessments and tests language arts and math skills. District and school results were releas...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:38am
  • As they went to Anchorage to compete in a tournament at West Anchorage High School last weekend, each member of the Homer High School DDF team had three words on his or her mind: drama, debate, and forensics. DDF is a statewide competitive activity that tests high school students’ ability to perfo...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:37am
  • Chapman School Nov. 5: Basketball vs. ABC at Chapman, 4 p.m. Nov. 6: Basketball at Skyview, 3 p.m. Nov. 7: Senior Center Craft Bazaar, 10 a.m-3 p.m. Nov. 10: Basketball at Ninilchik, 4 p.m. Nov. 12:...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:06am
  • Schools all over the peninsula celebrated Halloween in style last week. Paul Banks Elementary School got into the holiday spirit with a parade last Wednesday, Oct. 28, and at McNeil Canyon Elementary’s Fall Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30, students and families alike got to show off costumes both swee...

    Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:05am
  • The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is back. In its fourth year, the App Challenge calls students to gather teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobil...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:50am
  • Students of all ages on the lower Kenai Peninsula are celebrating Halloween this week. McNeil Canyon Elementary and Chapman School will each have fall carnivals on Friday. Chapman’s Halloween Carnival goes from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will include a haunted house, silent auction, costume contest, ra...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:46am
  • Chapman School Oct. 22: Family Ed Night, 6 p.m Oct. 23: Fire drill with APES, KESA, and Homer responding, 10 a.m. Oct. 23: Basketball vs. Cook Inlet Academy.  Oct. 27: Basketball at Chapman vs. Ninilchik. ...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:29am

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