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Increasing energy costs make saving a challenge

With rising energy costs, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District continues to try to reduce energy consumption to save money.
Playing a waiting game: KCHS teams hoping gym recovers from water damage

For the past two weeks Kenai Central High School students have been swimming or playing broomball at the Kenai ice rink for their gym classes after a broken pipe caused water damage to the school's gym floor and temporarily closed the facility.
Men sentenced for Nikiski school vandalism

Three young men who vandalized Nikiski Middle-High School were sentenced Thursday at the Kenai Courthouse. Anthony Ming, 21, Roy Bellamy, 19, and Karl Buchholz, 19, all of Nikiski, received sentences of 30 days "shock" jail time or 240 hours of community work service in lieu of jail time. They also are required to pay an undetermined amount of restitution. "I've seen school vandalism before but nothing with the depth or breadth of this offense," said Judge Anna Moran. "There are more appropriate ways to deal with anger."
Extra set of eyes: School district mulls security cameras

...add eyes to its buildings as a way to deter vandals from leaving their mark. According to Dave Spence, director of planning and operations for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, the district is in the planning stage of installing security...
Play ball!: Popularity of baseball, softball grows in area high schools

Of the now six high school softball or baseball head coaches on the Kenai Peninsula, all agree that both sports are gaining popularity. Skyview and Kenai Central are proof. Both schools are introducing softball teams for the 2010 season.
Raising the roof: Possible $26M bond needed for KPBSD repairs

Voters may be faced with a decision to approve a $26 million bond for school roof repairs this October.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District needs $15 million for upkeep

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District wants to fix the aging roofs around the district by asking voters to decide on approving a bond for the first phase of repairs this October.
Legislators honor outgoing school district superintendent

The central Kenai Peninsula's Juneau delegation surprised retiring Schools Superintendent Donna Peterson with an Alaska Legislative Honorarium during Monday's meeting of the board of education.
Moose Pass property sale angers residents: Assembly to discuss transfer of school land

A sale agreement between the Kenai Peninsula Borough and the owner of a flight school and flight seeing service in Moose Pass has the community asking questions.
New program irks school bus drivers

Some local bus drivers have been seeing red this fall as they drive their routes to and from area schools.


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