• 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
  • Chapman School  March 24: Third quarter awards assembly. March 28: Spring pictures. March 30: Tsunami warning drill, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Tsunami sirens and warnings may be heard, or broacasted on TV or radio. However, it’s just ...

    Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:53am
  • Though Linda Reinhart has spent over four decades as a volunteer at Paul Banks Elementary, a more fitting title would be resident grandmother. Reinhart, who is indeed referred to as Grandma Reinhart by both staff and students, volunteered off and on for 32 years at the school and has been a consiste...

    Thu, 03/24/2016 - 8:52am
  • 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 Nutritional Alaska Foods to Schools, or NAFS, pilot program that brought locally sourced foods to school meal menus will not continue into the 2016-2017 school year. The loss of funding results from budget decreases related to the state’s current fiscal crisis, according to Jenny Martin, legis...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:44am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District March 14-18: Most schools are on spring break, no school. Fireweed Academy (3-6) March 29: Field trip - Mud Bay Homer High School April 9: Prom. Linda Stubber...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:43am
  • Students in fourth through sixth grades at Fireweed Academy showed off models of famous buildings at the Structures Expo on March 4.  The students spent time in school and at home to create structures out of a variety of materials — cardboard, plastic foam, paint, hot glue and even Rice Krisp...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:52pm
  • March 14-18 : Spring break, no school. Girassol Learning Center and Art Studio now taking students Girassol offers early preschool, preschool, and after school programs for school age children. The center combines Montessori, Constructivism theory and Reggio Emilia ...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:50pm
  • Eric Waltenbaugh has verbally accepted the principal position for West Homer Elementary, said Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Communications Liaison Pegge Erkeneff.  Waltenbaugh is currently serving as a middle-high school teacher and curriculum specialist in the Kodiak School District,...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:50pm

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