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School district dropout rate continues to improve

...school's approach to keeping students in the classroom has been holistic, Reese said. Distance education in the form of online courses has offered students different ways to earn their credits, and the Afterschool Academy tutoring program has added assistance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23
News
Community peppers Alaska LNG staff with questions

...potential corridors in the Cook Inlet to a preferred route that pushes it to the west. "There are a number of considerations, of course current in the Cook Inlet, potential engineering hazards associated with the substrate and also the exit and entry points...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23/community-peppers-alaska-lng-staff-w
News
You have to clear a lot of brush before you cut down a tree

...someone who moved here from the city with exactly zero chainsaw hours on his resume, this was a brand new experience for me. Of course, I have seen plenty of movies and documentaries featuring logging and lumberjacks, so I figured I kind of had an idea what...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-23/you-have-to-clear-a-lot-of-brus
Community
Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee prepares to seek members

...committee began meeting shortly after the draft of the Risk Assessment was presented to the public in November 2014. Over the course of four meetings since that time, they have created a convening workgroup consisting of U.S. Coast Guard personnel, representatives...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/cook-inlet-harbor-safety-committee-p
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Refuge Notebook: Tips for using bear spray

...hospitalization. But like any weapon or tool, it works better when you know what you're doing. A few years ago, I took a course offered by Counter Assault, one of several manufacturers of bear deterrent spray. Here are the take-away messages: Commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-23/refuge-notebook-tips-for-using-b
Outdoors
Crash course: Students take a lesson in Junior Achievement

...other selected classes took a daylong version of the traditional course that can take weeks to teach depending on the grade said Communities...invaluable skill of what to spend a paycheck on, she said. The course is free to the schools, but local committees assist the organization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19/crash-course-students-take-a-lesson-
Schools
Public registration open for fall semester

...that begins August 24. To peruse the course offerings, access KPC's searchable...hit enter to access the entire list of course offerings. After choosing classes, registration...publication/?i=250410. Music composition course offered this fall online Instructor Tammy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19
Schools

...serving this cake warm from the oven with only a dusting of confectioners' sugar, but fresh whipped cream or ice cream would of course be delicious additions. Serve this at a summer barbecue-or for breakfast!" ? Megan Garrelts1½ cups cake flour1½ teaspoons...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-04-21
Food
Niki Nakayama takes center stage.

...40-year-old Los Angeles-born chef crafts intricate 13-course kaiseki meals, a Japanese tradition dating back to the 13th century...When we go to eat at a traditional Japanese restaurant, of course, we don't expect to eat pasta, but that is one of our more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-04-21/niki-nakayama-tak
Food
Around the District

...May 27 ? June 5 from 8:00 a.m. ? 4:00 p.m. This course will cover all areas required to receive certification as an...bring their bicycle and helmet to school and ride the obstacle course. Students will also be able to have their bicycle checked and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-20/around-the-district
Schools

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