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Oct. 26 USFS to hold meeting The United States Forest Service will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 26, to discuss a request for heli-skiing opportunities in the Seward area. The meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6...

 

Scholarships available for Seward Energy Science Challenge

Students who are participating in the first Seward Student Science Challenge held at the Seward Energy Forum & Fair will be competing for up to $4,000 in scholarship funding. Generous donations have been made by Chugach Electric Association, Seward...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    October 12, 2017

Ingalls places 7th at KPBSD Middle School championships

Hailey Ingalls turned in a stellar performance over the weekend at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Cross-Country Championships. The Seward Middle School standout ran her way to a top-10 finish in the borough meet, which was held on...

 

Annual energy forum slated for Oct. 13-14

The City of Seward and the Seward Sustainable Energy Group will host the fourth annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on Oct. 13-14 at the AVTEC Student Service Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on...

 

School district seeking Title VI representatives

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Title VI (Indian Education), formerly known as Title VII, is seeking parent, student, and staff advisory committee representatives. Committee members must commit to quarterly meetings, usually held at the...

 

Schools to dismiss early on Sept. 13

Schools in Seward and Moose Pass will let out early on Wednesday, Sept. 13, as part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s new teacher/staff preparedness initiative. According to the KPBSD, schools will release 90 minutes early on six...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 8 CIRCAC meeting The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s Board of Directors will meet on Friday, September 8 at 9 a.m. at the Land’s End Resort in Homer. An agenda is being finalized and will be posted on the CIRCAC web site...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 1 First Friday On the first Friday of every month various shops and businesses throughout downtown and the harbor area play host to artists and offer refreshments. Sept. 4 City hall closed Seward City Hall and the Seward Community Library and...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Education    July 13, 2017

KPBSD OKs contracts for new teachers

Seward Middle School and Seward Elementary will each have a new member of the faculty when the 2017-2018 school year gets under way. At its regular meeting on July 10, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District approved the hiring of Clayton...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Education    May 25, 2017

38 grads receive diplomas

The Seward High School alumni ranks grew by more than 35 on Tuesday when the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District staged its local commencement ceremonies. A total of 38 seniors received their...

 

Seward educator wins 2017 KPBSD 'Teacher' accolades

Elementary school teacher Stephanie Cronin is the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District BP Teacher of the Year and the winner of a $1,500 continuing education grant. A math and engineering educator...

 

KPBSD could increase school lunch prices

The cost for that lunch at school could be inching a bit higher next year, if the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has its way. During a work session held Monday, Assistant Superintendent David Jones said KPBSD board members will be presented...

 

Public education and the KPBSD

Some people believe the school year is a marathon, but I liken it to a 400-meter run-the toughest race to run. We have precious hours, minutes, and seconds with students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough...

 

Kids take on the slopes

School children from Moose Pass, Cooper Landing and Hope travelled to Alyeska Ski Resort last week for fun in the snow. The children took lessons in downhill skiing on the Kenai Peninsula Borough...

 

Boro agenda light last week

The Sept. 1 meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meet was fairly short, ending before 8 p.m. The assembly heard the quarterly report for the KPB School District from Superintendent Sean...

 

School board selects super

At a special board of education meeting on March 3, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school board voted, with unanimous consent, to offer Sean Dusek the position of superintendent of schools. “I am humbled and honored to be selected as...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    October 2, 2014

Boro assembly votes in appropriations

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly held it’s annual meeting in Homer on Sept. 16, which began with a beautiful rendition of the national anthem sung by Kyle Schneider and members of the Homer...

 

KPB mayoral candidate statements

Carrol Martin My main concerns for the entire Kenai Peninsula are increasing our own food production and reducing fire danger and damage. Reducing wild fire danger and damage and increasing food...

 

Briefs – Aug. 28, 2014

Seward schools in need of substitutes Seward area schools are in need of more good substitutes! If you are interested in subbing as a teacher, aide, tutor, food service worker or custodian, please contact Randi Broyles at the Kenai Peninsula Borough...

 

Superintendant Atwater resigns, takes position with UAA

LOG Reports During an executive session with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education, Dr. Steve Atwater, KPBSD superintendent, tendered his resignation, effective December 1,...

 

Borough assembly passes budget

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members began the day of June 3 at 2 p.m. with committee meetings, which included discussions of the fiscal year 2015 budget that had been presented by KPB Mayor Mike Navarre. Public testimony and discussions began...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Local    June 5, 2014

It's crunch time for Jesse Lee Home

According to advocates for the restoration of Seward's long-abandoned Jesse Lee Home building and the establishment of a boarding school there, the City of Seward must sell the property or face the...

 
 By Sue McClure    Local    May 29, 2014

Baseline school funding set, BCFSA-USFS agreement approved

At the May 20 regular meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly heard presentations from the Central Peninsula Hospital (their quarterly report) and the Friendship Mission in Kenai. The mission...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Local    May 22, 2014

SHS graduates Class of 2014

In an exuberant, sometimes tearful ceremony, 41 excited, nervous students graduated from Seward High School Tuesday night. Watching them, and oh so proud, were their friends, siblings, parents,...

 

McKnight is pronounced excellent

Terri McKnight came to Alaska with a dream, but she started in Fairbanks. After that initial dalliance, the elementary school educator found a slice of heaven in Moose Pass, teaching there for seven y...

 

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