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Perfect day for the irish and the wearing of Shamrock Green!

...Redmond. Those in the parade this year included several equestrian entries from Solid Rock Bible Wilderness camp, Girl Scouts of the Kenai Peninsula and a large contingency of 1st graders from K-Beach Elementary headed up by Gloria Sweeney.
Crash course: Students take a lesson in Junior Achievement

Sitting with their regular table group, Gloria Sweeney's first graders Kyla Karella, Jace Applehans and Cobe Hodge were doing some out-of-the-ordinary activities Friday morning...
K-Beach Elementary crowns new RIGS Queen of Reading

...student or teacher at K-Beach. Reading Is Great in Summer (RIGS) was started 13 years ago by 1st grade teacher Gloria Sweeney and two colleagues working on their Masters thesis. "As first grade teachers we realized how much effort we put...
SMORES & RIGS celebrate summer reading at K-Beach & Soldotna Elementary

Fourteen years ago Gloria Sweeney and other K-Beach Elementary teachers working on the masters created a program known as RIGS (Reading Is Great in Summer...
Literacy benefit a success

...Sweeney's Clothing, Blazy Construction, Columbia Paint, Stub's Office Supply, Paul and Nancy Gray Bed and Breakfast, the "Exploring Alaska Show" and The Crossing. Mike and Gloria Sweeney Kristi Felchle Kenai Peninsula Literacy
What's in a name?

...Slawson, who is Kalifornsky's great-niece, said Peter was very involved and loved to teach their native language. Gloria Sweeney, a first-grade teacher at K-Beach shared a story of when Peter visited the school two decades ago. "(He...
Run for the River draws a crowd

...19; 167. Barb Beeman, 59:51; 168. Jacquelyn Wetzel, 1:00:03; 169. Dawn Giugler, 1:01:01; 170. Gloria Sweeney, 1:02:15; 171. Michelle Papp, 1:02;46; 172. Jennaka Papp, 1:02:47; 173. Melanie Papp, 1:02...
True Stars rise to the top at Soldotna Chamber Awards night

...issues aside to design where our community's history would finally have a place to rest. The committee included Gloria Sweeney, Eugene Fowler, Barbara Jewell, Peggy Mullen, Dr. Jay Rohloff, Dale Bagley, Nancy Eoff, Paul Grey, Sgt...
Summer reading programs grow at K-Beach and Redoubt Elementary experiment to improve fall reading remediation by encouraging kids to read during the summer. Twelve years ago Gloria Sweeney and her cohorts at K-Beach Elementary tagged it RIGS (Reading Is Great in Summer) and every fall crown a king...


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