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Sanitization equipment is seen inside of a classroom at Kenai Middle School on Friday, Jan. 8 in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

As in-person learning resumes, parents ask for more changes

Many called for allowing students in all grades to resume in-person learning five days a week or for eliminating mask requirements for student athletes while active.

 

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Students play during recess on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at West Homer Elementary School in Homer, Alaska. Elementary students were able to return to onsite schooling five days a week starting Monday. (Photo courtesy Joni Wise/West Homer Elementary School)

Students head back to school as onsite learning resumes

Elementary students attend 5 days a week, middle and high schoolers have altered schedule

Students play during recess on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at West Homer Elementary School in Homer, Alaska. Elementary students were able to return to onsite schooling five days a week starting Monday. (Photo courtesy Joni Wise/West Homer Elementary School)
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Graphic by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion

High-risk KPBSD schools to resume on-site learning Monday

The shift comes a week earlier than anticipated

Graphic by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion
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School announcements

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Ben Blue, a graduate of Homer High School and a doctoral student at University of Washington, shows Homer High biology students the results of a research project they helped him with during their second quarter. (Image courtesy Vicki Lowe)

Homer High students help alum with research remotely

With Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students learning remotely until January, teachers have had to get creative. Biology students at Homer High School recently proved… Continue reading

Ben Blue, a graduate of Homer High School and a doctoral student at University of Washington, shows Homer High biology students the results of a research project they helped him with during their second quarter. (Image courtesy Vicki Lowe)
This compilation shows the recipients of this quarter’s Mariners on the Move awards. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move recipients awarded

Homer High School continued its tradition of honoring students who exhibit good academic work and character this quarter, with a new host of Mariners on… Continue reading

This compilation shows the recipients of this quarter’s Mariners on the Move awards. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)
Homer Flex School junior Kaitlynn Dawsey, the October winner of the school's Flex Phoenix Award. (Photo courtesy Beth Schneider)

Homer Flex Phoenix Award winner: Kaitlynn Dawsey

Each month, Homer Flex School awards one standout student based on the school’s guiding principals and values. This month, that’s junior Kaitlynn Dawsey. “Junior Kaitlynn… Continue reading

Homer Flex School junior Kaitlynn Dawsey, the October winner of the school's Flex Phoenix Award. (Photo courtesy Beth Schneider)
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Protestors are seen at the intersection of Kenai Spur Hwy. and Sterling Hwy. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Parents protest remote learning

People held signs and glow sticks in Soldotna to protest remote learning

Protestors are seen at the intersection of Kenai Spur Hwy. and Sterling Hwy. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
A letter to Santa from a first grade student at Paul Banks Elementary School. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Reinhart)

Local first graders pen letters to Santa

A lot of things probably feel different about this holiday season as it draws near, thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing remains… Continue reading

A letter to Santa from a first grade student at Paul Banks Elementary School. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Reinhart)
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On-site learning could resume in January

K-6 students will be allowed to return to school on Jan. 19 even if their region is at high risk.

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This screenshot shows the number of COVID-19 cases different regions of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has had over the last 14 days. (Screenshot by Homer News)

Remote learning extended for most schools

Younger students were able to return to onsite learning on Wednesday

This screenshot shows the number of COVID-19 cases different regions of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has had over the last 14 days. (Screenshot by Homer News)
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Kenai Peninsula Borough Superintendent John O’Brien (courtesy photo)
Kenai Peninsula Borough Superintendent John O’Brien (courtesy photo)
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