Before he got an education, Kimani Nyambura didn’t know how people could fit into an airplane when it looked so small flying up above — smaller than his hand when he held it up to the sky. But the Kenya native said his perspective and life was changed by getting to go to school.
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You’ve heard the expression “raining cats and dogs,” but unless you’re familiar with the traditions of West Homer Elementary, you may have been confused if you saw myriad pumpkins sailing through the sky last week.
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Students at Paul Banks Elementary created some “turkeys in disguise” ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Check out their handy work.
There’s more than one way to celebrate Halloween, and lower Kenai Peninsula schools this year showed they know just how to do it.
Both first and eighth graders charted some somewhat unfamiliar territory on Tuesday as they teamed up to learn about the science of sound through a local mentorship program.
What’s the difference between a sensor and a censor? Does it mean anything if a stamp is upside down? What is the significance of June 1944? These were just some of the hard-hitting questions fifth graders at West Homer Elementary tackled as mini detectives in a special lesson last Thursday.
Work ethic, attitude, altruism: All helpful traits to have in a growing student, but not always able to be captured on a report card. A relatively new program at Homer High School seeks to recognize these and other student accomplishments.
This year’s enrollment is lower than expected in schools across the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, which could lead to funding issues as the year progresses.
For a short time Tuesday night, schools from all corners of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District were connected by a common cause and presentation: the budget.
Sometimes it’s nice to go back to where it all begins. At least that’s what several lower Kenai Peninsula elementary school kids did last week when they attended a field trip in Anchor Point that brought them to the beginning of the salmon life cycle.
What lies in the depths of Beluga Lake is not slightly less mysterious to Jennifer Waltenbaugh’s second grade class from Paul Banks Elementary School.
After getting a taste of the Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education with a partial term, member Mike Illg of Homer will get to become a more familiar face as he takes his seat for a full term.