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 Education    September 18, 2014 

School Board names Dusek interim superintendant

During the KPBSD Board of Education meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Homer, Alaska, board member Navarre moved that the school board authorize the board president to offer Mr. Sean Dusek the position of interim superintendent, and negotiate...

 
 Education    August 28, 2014

KPBSD adopts new intruder policy

The KPBSD is making changes to the way schools will respond to armed intruders through ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training, an update to the emergency action plan, and implementation in schools. Training and collaboration...

 
 Education    August 28, 2014

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...

 
 By Naomi Wade    Education    August 28, 2014

Middle School welcoming donations for school projects

We are off to a great year at Seward Middle School. What a fun and active group of kids. This year I would like to offer small prizes to my math students as a reward for having all their homework complete each week. I am hoping that some people or...

 
 Education    June 26, 2014

Well done! AVTEC students receive diplomas

Twenty-two students were rewarded for their hard work Friday, June 20 at the graduation ceremony on the campus of AVTEC. Eight students completed the heavy equipment diesel program and 14 culinary...

 
 Education    June 5, 2014

2013-14 year end Seward honor rolls

The following students earned honor roll status in the fourth quarter or the second semester at Seward schools. Those with an asterisk by their name had a 4-point grade average. Those students who...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    May 22, 2014

SHS students earn awards, scholarships

Seward High School graduating senior Brooke Estes was the first student to be recognized as the evening program for the SHS Academic and Athletics Awards got underway on Monday. Her first acknowledgment of many came from the Kenai Peninsula Masonic...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    May 15, 2014

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...

 
 Education    May 15, 2014

Flurry of activity ends school year

The year ends for Seward schoolchildren next week with a busy schedule set for the Seward High School graduating class of 2014. The young adults will first be honored at a baccalaureate service being held at the school. The ceremony, blessing the...

 
 Education    May 15, 2014

Students get in gear for school

Easy riders pedalled to Seward Schools en masse last May 7 as part of National Bike to School Day. Although some students have been biking to school for nearly a month, bike racks were noticeably...

 
 Education    May 15, 2014

Funds raised for AVTEC culinary scholarships

People from throughout the state came together Friday night to raise money that goes to scholarships for AVTEC’s culinary students. The evening featured a top-notch dinner prepared by the culinary students, a silent auction and a live auction....

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    May 8, 2014

Field trip marks 20 years of marine science program

Eleven Seward area Connections homeschool students of all ages and their parents, and 18 Cook Inlet Academy third and fourth grade students, siblings, teachers and chaperones gathered in the main squa...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    May 8, 2014

Tyler credits SHS teacher for prestigious Stanford award

Tyler Scott Haddow, a 2009 Seward High School graduate attending Stanford University was recognized April 26 with the university's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for Scholastic Achievement. All 25...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    April 24, 2014

College classes now open for high school juniors

Seward High School juniors, as well as seniors will now be able to get a jump start on college by taking evening classes at the high school through the Kenai Peninsula College Resurrection Bay...

 
 Education    April 24, 2014

April concert puts spring in step

William H. Seward Elementary students took center stage at the annual spring concert in the school gym as third through sixth graders put on performances ranging from instrumentals with the spotlight...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    April 17, 2014

With numbers down, schools forge ahead

With a projected drought of teenagers passing through Seward's Middle and High schools, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and local administrators are looking to maintain and extend the...

 
 Education    April 10, 2014

Schools announce honor rolls

The following students earned honor roll status in the third quarter of the first semester at Seward schools. Those with an asterisk (*) by their name had a 4-point grade point average. William H. Seward Elementary Fourth Grade: Ryan Brown*, Caitlin...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    April 10, 2014

SHS students create mural

Those who enter Seward High School will henceforth pass beneath a beautiful mural featuring some of favorite native plants, fireweed, oyster mushrooms, blueberries, Devil's Club and Pushki, and two...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    April 3, 2014

Local school staff excels

SMS principal's time is filled With his schedule revolving largely around reconfiguring Seward Middle School for the incoming sixth grade, principal Jason Bickling doesn't think that he'll find much...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    February 27, 2014

School budget prime target for cuts

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is expecting a $4.5 million dollar shortfall in the 2014-15 fiscal year, said Dave Jones, the assistant superintendent. He explained many aspects of the...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    February 20, 2014

Seahawks debate wins at State meet

After capturing several medals in the statewide Debate, Drama and Forensics competition division for small schools, including a number one victory in Reader's Theater, the Seward High School team insu...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    February 6, 2014

Debate team likes the drama

Don't call them a club. The Seward High School practitioners of Debate, Drama and Forensics demand their due as a competitive team. And no one could doubt their commitment during a strenuous...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Education    February 6, 2014

Teachers use dojo on student mojo

Seward was recently selected from a variety of Alaska communities to showcase a software product that some teachers say is continuing the technological revolution in the classroom. Together with...

 
 Education    January 30, 2014

Seward Schools Honor Rolls

The following students earned honor roll status in the second quarter or, for grades 9 through 12, the first semester. Those with an asterisk (*) by their name had a 4-point grade point average. William H. Seward Elementary Grade 4: Ryan Brown*,...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Education    January 23, 2014

Moose Pass team pits robots against nature

A group of young students from Moose Pass, Alaska, with a team called "Moosebots" is progressing as it learns the ropes of a new competitive sport, Lego League Robotics. Saturday, the team, which is p...

 

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