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Ancestral Homes

Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School fourth-grade students and their families gathered Friday for a reception of their "Ancestral Homes" projects. Students from...
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Lawmakers approve funding for path connecting schools

...Christian College. Lawmakers approved $463,100 for the lighted and paved path, which would run between Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School and KPC's Kenai River Campus."It's been a nice effort between the school district and the two colleges...
A captive audience

...friend can make it easier.Lucy, a Golden Retriever, regularly listens to stories read by students at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School in Soldotna."It's a lot easier to read to a dog than a person," said Katie Moon, Lucy's owner...
Arts, Kids Peeps & Research on display for May at Kenai Fine Arts

...Festival, to horn carvings and wildlife photography to an Ancestral Homes of Alaska study done by a 4th grade Kalifornsky Beach Elementary school class. According to K-Beach 4th grade teacher Darcy Marcou the project started out as a short Alaskan...
Fishy curriculum culminates with release, day of learning

...was determined to let loose. For a year, Richmond's third-grade class - taught by Bill Vedders at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School - has followed the life cycle of a salmon. First, there was an egg-take in October, where Vedders had...
Board hears Seward worries

...the board tentatively approved Nate Crabtree, a former assistant principal in Togiak, as principal of Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School, and Margaret Gilman, a former school board and borough assembly member, as principal of Nikiski North...
Salmon in the Classroom the first in a series that will follow Kalifornsky Beach Elementary school teacher Bill Vedders and his third grade...At least not in front of nearly 60 of his Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School classmates on the first day of the Alaska...
Orchestra performance promises a treat for audience, youngsters

...conjunction with Carnegie Hall, will present a concert that includes elementary students from Redoubt and Kalifornsky Beach Elementary Schools. It will be the first time KPO has co-performed with elementary students, KPO's Artistic Director...
Annual Veterans Day event honors service members

...Airborne division as an artillery forward observer. He also helped organize Friday's Veterans Day event at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Wright said he agreed with Hancock's conclusion about the importance of saying thank you to veterans...

Editor's Note: This story is the second in a series that will follow Kalifornsky Beach Elementary school teacher Bill Vedders and his third grade students through the Pacific salmon life cycle.It smelled like old fish in Bill Vedders...


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