• For those who attended, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Forensics Competition was one of the best shows on the peninsula last weekend. Tustumena Elementary School hosted the district-wide Feb. 27 competition during which fourth-sixth graders performed a range of comedic and dramatic sket...

    Thu, 03/03/2016 - 8:45am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek interviewed five candidates for the open West Homer Elementary School principal position in a public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25. The district expects to announce the person filling the position on Tuesday, March 1, Dusek said. The p...

    Fri, 02/26/2016 - 12:15pm
  • Homer High School is taking an artistic approach to difficulties faced by students. Several pieces of installation art can be seen around the school — from a white board where students wrote their aspirations to a slew of insults covering the walls of a stairwell.  Art teacher Alayne Tetor as...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 9:42am
  • Chapman School Feb. 26: Volleyball tournament at Chapman. Fireweed Academy (all grades) March 11 : Teacher inservice day, no school. March 14-18 : Spring break, no school Fireweed Academy K-2) ...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 9:26am
  • McNeil Canyon Elementary students are heading to Tustumena Elementary in Kasilof to compete in the district forensics competition on Saturday at 10 a.m. McNeil students will compete against others from throughout the peninsula, including Sterling, Soldotna, Seward and Nikiski, across nine categories...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 9:23am
  • Homer High school’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team finished their season by taking several awards at the state tournament held at East Anchorage High School from Feb. 18-20.  Nolan Bunting took home the Student of the Year award, which recognized him out of all the students in the state for...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 9:21am
  • 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 - 9:19am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District   Public budget meetings to address school funding Feb. 23: Homer High School Library, 5:30 p.m. Parents, staff, students, business partners, community members and elected officials are invited to attend ...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 10:02am
  • In late January as Homer artist Desiree Hagen worked to finish her installation at Bunnell Street Arts Center, she sat surrounded by a tsunami of paper scraps. While many artists add media to create things — paint to canvas or clay to throwing wheel — Hagen, 31, is like the sculptor who looks at...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 9:14am
  • Paul Banks Elementary School Principal Eric Pederson kisses Guinevere, the pig, at the end of the school’s month-long Wild West-themed Read-a-Thon on Feb. 3. The story that went along with this year’s theme stated that Guinevere was stolen by bandits and in order for her safe return, the...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 8:58am

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