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School district's legislative priorities are all about funding

...the Association of Alaska School Boards priorities to start drafting the current year's priorities, said school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff. The process begins in July and the deadline is the October regularly scheduled board meeting, she said...
Kaleidoscope named a Blue Ribbon School

...Dahlman said. Kaleidoscope is the tenth school in the school district to be named a Blue Ribbon school, said school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff. Dahlman said she submitted a 31-page application highlighting the school's configuration, philosophy...
From the ground up: Schools growing life skills through gardening

...Carter said. "Our schools work with our Operations Department to make sure that it is a safe environment," school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff said. "There are a variety of gardens, types of gardens, and locations within our schools." Soldotna...
School district, associations start mediation

...initially meets with the district and bargaining teams to explain and discuss the mediation process," said school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff. "The mediator will meet separately with the district and associations in order to discuss confidential...
Mediation yields no results for school district, associations

...a mutually selected arbitrator to recommend solutions for areas where an agreement has not been reached. School district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff, speaking on behalf of the school district's negotiating team, and KPEA President Matt Fischer and KPESA...
AKDOT budget cuts limit winter road clearance maintained.This is the first year the DOT has issued an interactive map detailing road priority, said Jill Reese, spokesperson for the DOT central region. Response times statewide will be longer, so the DOT issued the map with specific hour guidelines...
Board to review extra-curricular leave by coaches

...whenever a substitute replaces a classroom teacher, whatever the reason," Hohl said in an interview. School district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff said administration completes an analysis of Extra-Curricular leave use annually, but it is not generally...
Conflict, controversy haunt K-Beach flooding solutions

...Department of Transportation also does not maintain records of easements along that road, according to DOT Central Region spokesperson Jill Reese. Wherever the easements are, there are some culverts that exist, but they follow no formal plan of a stormwater...
School district restructures departments to cut costs

...effect on July 1, were approved by the Board of Education through the 2016 Fiscal Year budget in April, said school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff. The reorganization of pool operations resulted in a $200,000 reduction in expenditures this year, according...
Ninilchik gas line ruptures, residents evacuate's nearest safety points, once troopers informed administration an evacuation was required, said school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff. Busses were already en route to pick students up, since the school days ends at 3:15 p.m., and a...


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