The Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools, or PEAKS, test will feature a new prompt in the English language arts section for grades four through nine this spring.
Homer Middle School:
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be adding a video component to its meeting’s live stream with the Feb. 5 meeting as a tentative start date.
The staff at Homer Flex nominates a student every month who best represents the Flex Philosophy of Ownership, Respect and Productivity.
The Ninilchik Senior Center was full of holiday cheer on Tuesday afternoon thanks to a group of students from Ninilchik School, with some help from the snow falling outside and the garland strung throughout the center.
At a loss for what to do with the kids over the holiday break? Not to worry —the 18 kindergarteners in Jennifer Reinhart’s class at Paul Banks Elementary have got you covered.
Kenai Peninsula College’s Kachemak Bay Campus (KBC) in Homer welcomed to its ranks this year Assistant Professor of Mathematics Jeffrey Johnson.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek said he knew that when he traveled down to Homer last week, he would be asked about student transportation.
The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College announce that eight students have completed the Homer-based University of Alaska Anchorage nursing program, earning a Registered Nurse and Associate of Arts in Science nursing degree.
As another Semester by the Bay draws to a close, Debbie Tobin, a biology professor at Kachemak Bay Campus and the 15 students that participated in the class this fall reflect on how the program has impacted their lives and futures.
Compared to the other major school districts in Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a low pupil/teacher ratio (PTR), according to the 2017-2018 school year class size report, but the ratio doesn’t show the whole picture district, officials said.
Kenai Peninsula College announced in a recent press release that the following students have completed their training this semester to earn their state certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant: Brianna Bahl, Matthew Baker, Steven Dilfer, Gavin Elvsaas, Marian Jones, Kristina Mastre, April Stover, Pamela Tyhurst, and Wendy Webster.
By Megan Pacer
Homer High School:
Woody, a popular Steller sea lion at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward that died in November 2015 at the age of 22, has continued educating students about Alaska’s marine wildlife even after his death.
Homer High School:
Below is the latest installment of Mariners On the Move, the program at Homer High School that recognizes students for attributes other than grades.