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New charter school opens in Kenai wit, focus on arts, sciences

...was given to those students who already had started the magnet school program). The new school operates within the Sears building, sharing facilities, resources and even some staff. However, the charter school does have its own principal...
Why Kaleidoscope? lunches when the others do not? Also it is my understanding that only about nine classes are being held in the Sears building. I understand they need space for music and science labs, but do they really need all those extra school rooms...
Peterson presents board with 5 options

...fifth-grade building and housing Kaleidoscope in the Sears building; · Option 4 Housing Kaleidoscope in Mountain View...opportunity to open a fee-based preschool program in the Sears building, as well as allowing the Kenai Alternative program to grow...
Kids? education needs should come before money matters

...students in the Mountain View building and give the Sears building to the expanding Kaleidoscope School of Arts and...Kenai represented one of those options. By giving the Sears building to Kaleidoscope the district is passing off the...
Give school decision a chance

...Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science has exited a lease agreement at the Willow Street mall in order to move into the Sears building. There is no good reason for the board to cause upheaval by changing its mind on whether to consolidate the two schools...
More students means shuffling class sizes, teachers, to some displeasure

...other parts of the district. "We didn't know what the impact of Kaleidoscope (a charter school started in the Sears building) would be, and we didn't accurately predict what would happen with Nikiski North Star (the consolidated Nikiski-area...
Why not ABCS?

...parking nightmare to get in and out of the building to pick up students. I see no reason ABCS couldn't share the old Sears building and services smoothly. Plus, the staff deserves it since the have managed to produce the highest test scores with...
Education board weighs options in reconfiguring school space

...the middle school and housing Kaleidoscope in the Sears building; · Option 2 Keeping kindergarten, first and second...fifth-grade building and housing Kaleidoscope in the Sears building; · Option 4 Housing Kaleidoscope in Mountain View...
Superintendent to recommend consolidating Mountain View, Sears schools

...consolidation; and academic and instructional issues. The option to combine Sears and Mountain View and offer the Sears building to Kaleidoscope scored positively in all four criteria categories. In her memo outlining the options to the board...


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