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School district replacing potentially biased textbook

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is replacing an eighth-grade history textbook called into question for containing potentially biased information.
Arts institute aims to activate brains

...It's a mountain! That's not a knee."He asked them why they would pose at varying heights. Schoenbar Middle School teacher Taylor McKenna answered, "Multiple levels (are) more interesting."They also suggested that their poses were...
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Saying goodbye

...KPBSD, she has taught an estimated 17,300 students.Sam Tilly, who is completing his first year as a Kenai Middle School teacher, will be moving with his family to teach seventh grade math at Chadwick International School in Songdo, South...

...they're already starting to feel more aware of their changing bodies.Clearly frustrated with the debate, Haven Middle School teachers posted this statement on the school's website to explain the reasoning behind the leggings policy: "We believe...
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...beginning of Christmas Vacation. School will resume on Jan. 6, 2014. Over the past weekend, Jesse Bjorkman, a middle school teacher here at Nikiski Middle High School, with the help of some other volunteers including members of the fish and game...
NNS first day marked by new principal, parking lot renovations

...returning students, a new voice was heard loud and clear over the intercom system. Margaret Gilman, former Kenai Middle School teacher, welcomed students and staff as their new principal. After announcements, Gilman greeted parents of new students...
Annual show draws participants from near and far

...We thought, as long as we're coming, we might as well do the dog show," McCullough said. McCullough, a middle school teacher from Florida, has been doing dog shows for five years. She had six dogs in competition. Five of her dogs are...
School district implements suicide training

...counselors and thanked them for taking the training one step further than required. Griffin said her husband, a local middle school teacher, and other district staff have reacted positively toward the video-and-quiz format. Looking forward, Neisinger...
Theater adds special benefit show

...Matt Doth of Minnesota remains upbeat despite the prolonged fight, said his brother Jake Doth. Jake, a Nikiski Middle School teacher, recently acted the lead role for Triumvirate Theatre's "Top Chum." He said he was excited by the experience...
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Around the District

...participating in Carol Gray Social Story training, and 4th and 5th grade teachers will work together with Kenai Middle School teachers discussing transitions and academic achievement. Have a safe and happy holiday. Winter break is Dec. 17...


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