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  1. Legislature funds share of new Kachemak Selo schoolRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The State of Alaska will fund its share of the K-12 replacement school for staff and 63 unhoused students in the Russian Old Believer community of Kachemak Selo. Construction is still uncertain.

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  2. School District, Voznesenka agree on leaseRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    After nearly two years of talks, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Voznesenka Community Council Inc., signed a 5-year building lease Monday. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones updated the Board of Education on the resolution during a scheduled worksession.

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  3. Susan B. English shop to soon reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The students at Seldovia's Susan B. English K-12 school have been welding and wood working outside or in a temporary setup for the past two years while they wait for classes to resume in their shop that was nearly destroyed by a fire in 2014. Restoration began on the reinforced concrete frame of the former facility in February and is slated to finish up by August.

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  4. Hatchery salmon still small portion of Cook Inlet fisheryRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Though hatcheries are a major part of the commercial fishing industry statewide, they've remained a small portion of the harvest in Cook Inlet. Fish from Alaska's salmon hatcheries made up a third of the total commercial fishery harvest in 2015, mostly in pink and chum salmon.

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  5. School board finally finds new memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion New Board of Education member John "Zen" Kelly spent his second day as District 9 representative at a meeting held by the school district that involved students, business owerns, board members and school administrators Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai, Alaska. The focus of the gathering was to make connections between constituents and legislators to increase community involvement in advocacy for education.

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  6. Closing small schools won't fix education budgetRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administration and board of education made a show of support this week for small schools within the district and around Alaska. It's a position we agree with, and one we hope peninsula residents can get behind as well - regardless of whether your community includes schools large or small.

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  7. School district stands behind small schoolsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Board of Education are standing behind small schools and the communities that hinge on their doors staying open. The Board of Education adopted a resolution, along with 30 of the state's 53 other school districts, the Alaska Superintendents Association and the Alaska Association of School Boards, supporting the request that the Alaska Legislature keep the minimum number of students needed for school funding at 10. The document comes after months of talk that bills may be introduced during the 2016 Legislative session that may raise the floor to as high as 25 students, which would have major impacts on roughly 60 schools statewide, and as many as five in the school district.

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  8. Deadline to apply for school board seat extendedRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Interested applicants still have time to apply for the open Board of Education District 9-South Peninsula seat that serves some areas of Homer, Nanwalek, Port Graham and Seldovia. The deadline has been extended until Jan. 20 at 5 p.m., because no one applied prior to the previously-set Dec. 29, 2015 cutoff to fill the position vacated in December by 12-year member Sunni Hilts.

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  9. USDA grant to further evolve school district's videoconferencingRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is one of six Alaska school districts that will receive a portion of the United States Department of Agriculture's nearly $22 million available through the Distance Leaning and Telemedicine 2015 grant. "As we look to the future of education, technology and blended learning opportunities are important aspects for our students' success and this grant allows us to better equip our classrooms to meet the personalized learning needs of our students," said Director of Secondary Education John Pothast.

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  10. Political novices competing for assembly District 9 seatRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Of the Kenai Peninsula Borough's assembly districts, District 9 on the lower peninsula is one of the largest. At 3,400 square miles, as a Supercub plane flies, it spans 80 miles east to west.

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