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Students Sabriel Davidson and Kenadi Smith play on the swings on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at Fireweed Academy in Homer, Alaska. Elementary students were able to return to onsite schooling five days a week starting Monday. (Photo courtesy Todd Hindman/Fireweed Academy)

District to relax mask requirement during outdoor activities

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is planning to relax masking requirements for staff and students when they are participating in outdoor activities, including recess.… Continue reading

 

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Zoe Adkins (left) and Emmet Wilkinson (right) prepare pretzels in a high school food and nutrition class at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Katelyn Engebretsen/Homer High Yearbook)

Borland faces challenge of starting program in pandemic

Students at Homer High School recently got the chance to sign up for a different kind of education that the school has been lacking for… Continue reading

Zoe Adkins (left) and Emmet Wilkinson (right) prepare pretzels in a high school food and nutrition class at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Katelyn Engebretsen/Homer High Yearbook)
Eric Pederson, principal of Paul Banks Elementary School, stands with his family outside the school in this undated photo in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Eric Pederson)
Eric Pederson, principal of Paul Banks Elementary School, stands with his family outside the school in this undated photo in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Eric Pederson)
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Homer Flex School junior Torrie Kalmakoff stands with her Phoenix Award in this undated photo in front of the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Beth Schneider/Homer Flex School)

Homer Flex Phoenix Award winner: Torrie Kalmakoff

Homer Flex School recently released its recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award for December — Torrie Kalmakoff. Each month, the school staff pick a student… Continue reading

Homer Flex School junior Torrie Kalmakoff stands with her Phoenix Award in this undated photo in front of the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Beth Schneider/Homer Flex School)
Incoming Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Clayton Holland speaks during a virtual budget forum Monday, March 22, 2021. (Screenshot by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Federal funds will help float school district through FY23

District leadership will ask for $48 million from the borough level

Incoming Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Clayton Holland speaks during a virtual budget forum Monday, March 22, 2021. (Screenshot by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
A large tarp hangs in the Homer High School gymnasium to catch water leaking through the roof at the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Doug Waclawski)

Assembly approves funding to design 1st phase of Homer High roof replacement

The roof has been actively leaking and has ‘exceeded its useful life’

A large tarp hangs in the Homer High School gymnasium to catch water leaking through the roof at the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Doug Waclawski)
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Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
Homer News file photo
Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
Homer News file photo
Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
This image compilation shows the latest winners of the Mariners on the Move award from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move

In the latest installment of awarding Homer High School students with a school honor, the students were able to gather to celebrate the awards for… Continue reading

This image compilation shows the latest winners of the Mariners on the Move award from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)
Tracy Silta (left) administers a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Linton during a vaccine clinic at Soldotna Prep School on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

District vaccine clinic sees large turnout

The clinic was targeted specifically to KPBSD staff

Tracy Silta (left) administers a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Linton during a vaccine clinic at Soldotna Prep School on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Richard Derkevorkian speaks at a borough and district work session on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Borough, district step toward compromise

The board reviewed their initial request and agreed to approach the borough with a new, lower request of $50 million.

Richard Derkevorkian speaks at a borough and district work session on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
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Ben Dickson, November winner of the Homer Flex Phoenix Award. (Photo courtesy Beth Schneider/Homer Flex School)

November Homer Flex award winner announced

The November winner of the monthly student award given out by Homer Flex School is Ben Dickson, a freshman. Each month, teachers and staff at… Continue reading

Ben Dickson, November winner of the Homer Flex Phoenix Award. (Photo courtesy Beth Schneider/Homer Flex School)
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Homer DDF member Larry Dunn during the DDF State Championships held virtually Feb. 11-13, 2021. (Photo courtesy Marjorie Dunn)
Homer DDF member Larry Dunn during the DDF State Championships held virtually Feb. 11-13, 2021. (Photo courtesy Marjorie Dunn)
PHOTO BY Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion 
Sanitization equipment is seen inside of a classroom at Kenai Middle School on Friday, Jan. 8 in Kenai.

1st KPBSD vaccine clinic to be held next week

The clinics are specifically for district staff

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Sanitization equipment is seen inside of a classroom at Kenai Middle School on Friday, Jan. 8 in Kenai.
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