Ten schools in the lower peninsula have new start and end times as of the 2017-18 school year. The change is due to a switch to a double-tier bus transportation system, which other schools in the district already have. The new start and end times affect the following schools:
As the start of a new school year draws ever closer, parents and students alike have plenty of things to get ready for: sports, new classes and teachers, and new assignments. Part of being ready for school means equipping students with the supplies they’ll need to complete note taking, projects and assignments, both in the classroom and back at home.
For young children, the real world is a magical place. The metamorphosis of a caterpillar into a butterfly is as awe-inspiring as a well-written, fantastical story about unicorns. In both cases, children have the opportunity to learn about the world around them and how they fit in it. Both fiction (imaginary) and non-fiction (informational) books and media have an important place in the life of a child.
Among the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s budgetary reactions to shrinking state funds is a proposal to save $624,302 by cutting English Language Learner (ELL) tutors, who teach English to students learning it as a second language.
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Thornton Wilder’s classic 1930s play about small-town America, “Our Town,” has been described as vintage Americana in the early 20th century. In explaining the play to the all-ages student cast, Homer High School band teacher Amy Johnson put another spin on it:
On Jan. 19 and 20, a Soldotna Stars high school hockey senior captain posted two tweets on his personal Twitter account that created a social media controversy.