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There are four applicants for the District 6 vacancy — which covers the eastern peninsula.
Superintendent John O’Brien gave an update about district enrollment, test scores and goals at Tuesday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. To begin, O’Brien said the… Continue reading
The new teachers contract agreed to by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District last month touched many aspects on the peninsula, including sports programs and… Continue reading
The board unanimously passed their 2020 state and federal legislative priorities.
The agreement for a three-year contract will be effective between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2021.
The results were overwhelmingly in favor of the contract.
Teachers, school staff and concerned community members flooded the Homer High School Mariner Theater with red on Monday as they attended a meeting of the… Continue reading
Fireweeed Academy teacher Diane Ditton and her fifth- and sixth-grade students pose for a photo at the end of the first day of school on… Continue reading
Negotiations between school district and associations have snagged on rising cost of health care.
Homer High School Registration dates: Thursday, Aug. 12 — new student registration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. School start/end times: 9 a.m. to 3:45… Continue reading
Student representatives are offered a vote, however it is only an advisory vote.
To date, 86 certified staff and administrators have resigned or retired
A week after contract negotiations with the school district hit a standstill, peninsula educators and staff have voted to strike. In a Facebook post published… Continue reading
The jobs weren’t secure due to fiscal uncertainty around Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget
The district rejected one proposal from two employee associations and is analyzing another
The rising cost of health care has been a key sticking point in the negotiations.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting was dominated by education funding Tuesday night, with the assembly passing an ordinance to increase fiscal year 2019 funds… Continue reading
The school district passed a total general fund revenue budget of $145,387,469
‘Everything’s on the table’
District staff rally at school board meeting, talk of a strike