Around the District

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Students of the Month announced

Soldotna High

Rotary Students of the Month for February are Sarah Shoemaker, Simon Harris, Allyson Oberts, Racheal Maryott, Jessica Hintermeister, Iris Shangin, Tina Vanvelzor, Tom Werth, Alena Robson, Carissa Young, Sarah Walton, Leesha Keener, Rob Wilusz, Darryl Magen and Patrick Lybrand.

Soldotna Middle

Carol Clonan was named the February Soldotna Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month.

Nikiski Middle-High

Amber Huhndorf was named the Nikiski Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month for February.

Scholarships available

· The Soldotna Rotary Club will award five $1,000 scholarships to college-bound high school seniors in the Soldotna area. Criteria for the Service Above Self scholarships is based on community service that has been completed during the applicant’s high school career. For more information or an application, call your area high school counseling office or Leonor at 262-4949. The deadline for submission is March 1.

· The Kenai River Sportfishing Association is accepting applications for The Senator Ted Stevens Scholarship Program. It will award seven full tuition scholarships. The three scholarship categories are: Two annual tuition scholarships to students attending or planning to attend Kenai Peninsula College. Students must be pursuing an associate of arts or associate of applied science degree with intentions of either going on to a four-year degree program in the sciences, or hoping to land an entry level technician job in fisheries or natural resources; four annual tuitions will be awarded to students with more than 60 college credits (sophomore or junior standing in the year of application) pursuing a bachelor of science degree at any University of Alaska campus; and one annual tuition scholarship to students pursuing a bachelor of science degree at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage or Alaska Southeast.

For complete information, requirements, deadlines and other scholarships the Kenai River Sportfishing Association has to offer, ask your high school counselor for its brochure, visit or go into its office at 224 Kenai Ave., Suite 102, in Soldotna.

· The Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Safari Club International is offering a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year for four years) to a graduating senior from any high school within the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. To be eligible, the student must be accepted into an education program, wildlife management or research curriculum in a related field at an accredited college or university and enroll for a minimum of 12 semester hours or full-time equivalent. A trade school or vocational program in a related discipline also will be considered, future teachers are eligible. Applications and instructions are available from Kenai Peninsula Borough high school counselor offices. The essay topic is “Should shooting sports be allowed in schools? “ Deadline to enter is March 10.

· Kenai Borough Employees Association is offering three, $500 scholarships. Scholarships are open to all 2006 graduates of the Kenai Peninsula Borough, including public schools, private schools and home-schooled students.

Applications and instructions are available from Kenai Peninsula Borough high school counselor offices, at the Borough Building in Soldotna and at

Applications must be delivered or postmarked by March 31. Applications may be mailed or dropped off at the Kenai Peninsula Borough, KBEA Scholarship Committee, 144 N. Binkley St., Soldotna AK 99669.

Aurora Borealis Charter School

On Feb. 4, two teams participated in the MathCounts Anchorage Chapter Competition. Alex Kaufman placed third individually and will go to the state competition March 4. The official competition team is comprised of eighth-graders Bradi Anderson, Dillion Ball, Alex Kaufman and Will McDermid. They placed sixth overall. The unofficial novice team of seventh-graders Abby Chadwick, Hannah Coffman, Megan Gordon and Delissa Severson placed ninth. MathCounts is sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Last Friday, students in good standing (SIGS) from first through eighth grades went ice skating at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Applications and copies of the enrollment and lottery procedures are available at the school office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Applications for enrollment must be delivered in person to the school office no later than 3 p.m. March 1. Results of the lottery, supervised by Mikunda, Cottrell and Co. CPA, will be posted at the school April 17. If your child has a lottery number, you do not need to go through another lottery. If you no longer want to be on the waiting list, call Debbi at 283-0292.


Book orders for February are available at the office and online. Orders are due March 1. Call Tanya for more information.

The office will be closed March 3 through 12 for spring break.

Fifth-, seventh- and ninth-graders will need to call and schedule an analytical writing assessment test time at 714-8880. AWA testing will be March 13 through 17 and March 20 through 23. Session start times will be from 1:15 to 2 p.m., from 2:15 to 3 p.m. and from 3:15 to 4 p.m.. Students may hand write or use the computer for testing. All materials are provided. Study guides are available in the office. Students are allotted three 45-minute sessions or two hours and 15 minutes to complete the entire process. The testing will be done at the schools computer lab.

Standards based assessments will be held April 4 through 6. The No Child Left Behind legislation mandates participation and holds the schools in the nation accountable if the specified participation rate is not met.

For information on the Space-Explorers Web site, practice tests for state testing,, or the Accelerated Reader Program, call your adviser at 714-8880.

For information, upcoming events or the schools online forum, visit

Cook Inlet Academy

Winners of the speech meet held Feb. 15 were Emma Lyons, Kellsi Ulrich, Hannah Udelhoven, Reece O’Dell, Emma Seldon, Jamie Fenton, Caleb Lyons, Erica McGahan, Ellie Nelson, Megan Bauder, Miranda Udelhoven, Chemaine Yarnes and Kelsie Leaf. The staff would like to congratulate the participating students.

Students of the Week are Owen Phillips for committing to excellence; and Michael Anthony Tovar for excellence in math.

The cross country ski team is finishing its first season with Lars Arneson participating at the state meet Thursday through Saturday in Anchorage. The team would like to thank music teacher and skiing coach Mrs. Rehm for her vision and coaching.

The boys junior varsity basketball team finishes its season at 6 p.m. Friday with a home game against Whittier. The staff would like to congratulate Eric Bell, Kyle Kjeldson, Scott Litchfield, Shane Moffis, Aaron Rowley, Nick Smith and Kyle Wisnewski for an outstanding season. The players would like to thank coach Travis Knutson for sharing his expertise, Christian faith and love for the game.

The varsity basketball teams play Dillingham at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the school.

Mass Band is Monday and Tuesday at Soldotna High School.

Spring Break is March 3 through 10.

Grace Lutheran

In Christlight the students are learning how God kept his promise and blessed the children of Israel through the judges, Gideon and Samson.

The upper grades culminated the cross-country skiing unit with a trip to the Skyview High School trails.

The fourth- through eighth-graders have completed the memorization of the location of the 50 European countries and their capitals.

The first- through third-graders are beginning a tour of the United States in social studies. Map work includes identifying the 50 states.

The kindergarten class had gone through the reading phongrams and used their skills to spell more than 150 words. The class spent February learning about Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Washington, D.C.

The preschool classes are learning about the letters “T” and “U.” This week they began a study of farm animals. During March, the they will participate in Pizza Hut’s preschool Book It program.

School will be in session all day March 2.

Spring break begins March 3. Classes resume March 13 at 8:30 a.m.

An open house is scheduled for March 18. Call 283-9551 for more information.


The school would like to thanks the parents who showed up for Terra Nova testing last week.

The school is enrolling new families for the 2006-07 school year. Call 260-7555 for more information.

Parent in-service day will be held at Solid Rock Bible Camp on March 14. More information will be forthcoming.

Quarter three work samples are due in the office by no later than March 31.

Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science

PTA will meet at 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the library.

The artist reception scheduled for Friday has been postponed. It will be rescheduled as the murals are completed.

On March 2, school will be dismissed at 1:25 p.m. due to the Arctic Winter Games.

Spring Break is from March 3 through 12. The first day back to school after spring break is March 13 at 11 a.m.

Students will celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with Read Across America on March 2.

Storyteller Alton Chung will perform for the students by weaving ethnic tales, true stories and legends from many lands.

If you would like to nominate a teacher for the BP Teacher of Excellence award, applications are available in the office. The deadline is March 3.

Kalifornsky Beach Elementary

The musical “Annie” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday at Soldotna High School.

The third and fourth grade team participated in the Battle of the Books and won one of the three rounds. The fifth- and sixth-grade Battle of the Books team consisted of Heidi Westerman, Olivia Tice and Mason Galbraith. Fletcher Iverson was the alternate. They also won one round of three.

Mrs. Carter’s class is studying Lewis and Clark and their explorations. They also went on a snowshoeing trip Tuesday in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

Mr. Faris’ third- and fourth-grade class is visiting the Forget-Me-Not Care Center on Friday.

Mrs. Klaben’s class went on two field trips last week, a rhythm show at Kenai Central High School and snowshoeing at the refuge with rangers Nicole and Michelle. Mrs. Klaben would like to thank Mrs. Baxter, Mrs. Rodriguez, Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. Eastham, Mrs. Mathews, Mrs. Neill and Mrs. Tough for driving.

Students will participate in the Jump Rope for Heart Jump-a-thon on Friday.

There are special benefits available for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Call Tracy at 262-1463 for more information.

Kenai Central High

The prevention needs assessment survey will be done today. The survey is for sophomores and seniors who have returned a permission slip to take the survey. The survey will be given during second period.

On Friday, there will be an afternoon assembly schedule for Homegoing activities. The assembly will be held in the auditorium. The activities will conclude with a dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Next Monday and Tuesday is mass band at Soldotna High School. The event will end with a concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at SoHi.

Activities for the week:

· Thursday — skiing state at Anchorage; and boys and girls C team basketball against Seward at 3 p.m. at the Kenai Recreation Center;

· Friday — skiing state at Anchorage; boys and girls C, junior varsity and varsity basketball teams against Homer, junior varsity and varsity at home at 3 p.m. and to follow, C teams at Kenai Middle with boys at 3 p.m. and girls to follow; and

· Saturday — skiing state at Anchorage; and boys and girls C, junior varsity and varsity basketball at Soldotna at 10 a.m. and girls to follow.

Kenai Middle

Superintendent Donna Peterson will be at the school at 5:30 p.m. Thursday to discuss the interview process for the new assistant principal position for the 2006-07 school year. It is open to the public.

Congratulations to Dylan Shaw, who won the spelling bee Feb. 15. Michael Slone came in second place.

Congratulations also to the sixth grade Battle of the Books team for winning the district championship. They will battle at state March 1. Team members are Alice Han, Russell Dukowitz and Brad Bible. The alternate is Briana King. Team coaches are Susan Wells and Sue Dukowitz.

The school will send in its yearbook order March 5. The deadline to order is before spring break.

Report cards were sent out last month. If you did not receive one call the office at 283-4896 to verify your address.

Dates to remember:

· Thursday — volleyball boroughs;

· Saturday — volleyball boroughs at noon at the school; wrestling boroughs at 9 a.m. at Soldotna Middle School; and skiing boroughs at noon at Homer;

· Tuesday — choir concert at 7 p.m. at Kenai Central High School; and Student of the Month luncheon;

· March 1 — Eighth grade ice fishing trip; and

· March 2 — Early dismissal.

Kenaitze Cuya Qyut’anen Head Start

The children have been learning how to use the words for table place settings in Dena’ina. The children had a tea party with the Elders on Valentine’s Day, hosted by the diabetes education program.

In the classroom the Cubs and Calves have been working on self-help skills and getting ready for kindergarten.

The Raven and Eagle classes have been focusing on Taking Care of Myself week. The children have been learning more about cleanliness — bath, hair and teeth. The birds are learning the importance of exercise and healthy foods, too. The Eagle class welcomes new students, Kya and Sarah. The Ravens welcome Trevor and Briana.

The Salmon and Whale classes had a visit from Miss Corey from the Kenai Community Library. The staff would like to thank the cultural program staff for their visits.

The children and staff would like to thank to the diabetes education program staff and to the elders program for the the tea party held on Valentine’s Day.

Mountain View Elementary

Mr. Vedders’ class celebrated kindness this week. Students have been keeping a kindness journal and recording kind acts in the classroom. They recorded and discussed 80 kind deeds and celebrated by watching the movie “Summer of the Monkeys” (a book they read) and eating popcorn.

Mrs. Keating and Mrs. Stephens’ classes will visit Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on Friday.

School will be released at 1:25 p.m. March 2 for spring break.

Nikiski Middle-Senior High

Tatiana Butler is a finalist for the CocaCola Scholarship. She will travel to Atlanta April 6 through 9. She will participate in the interview process. If she wins she will receive a $4,000 scholarship.

February’s Golden Apple Award winner is Athletic Director Ned Clooten. Clooten was chosen based on by his ability to fulfill the varied duties of his job and the consistency of his positive attitude. He has taught physical science, math, weight training and biology. He also is the head football and track and field coaches. He has coached middle school basketball.

Amber Huhndorf has been chosen as Nikiski’s Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month for February. She was chosen for her compassion, integrity, industry and reliability. Also for her leadership in sports, performing arts and in the classroom. Amber maintains a 3.5. grade point average and is a member of the volleyball team.

Dates to remember:

· Thursday through Saturday — skiing state meet in Anchorage;

· Thursday — middle school volleyballs first round of boroughs, and

· Friday — junior varsity basketball against Heritage Christian, girls at 3:30 p.m. and boys at 5 p.m.; and varsity basketball against Heritage Christian, girls game at 6:30 p.m. and boys game at 8 p.m.

Redoubt Elementary

Sixth-graders will participate in the Prevention Needs Assessment today. Copies of the survey may be viewed in Mr. Pothast’s office.

Kindergartners will perform the musical program, “Alaska Animals We Love You” from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the gym.

Students and their families are invited to attend Bingo for Books from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Popcorn and drinks will be provided and everyone will win a book. All students attending must be accompanied by an adult.

Spring break is March 3 through 10. Students also will go home early March 2 at 1:18 p.m. and start late March 13, at 10:50 a.m. Changes in the spring break schedule this year are due to the Arctic Winter Games.

2005-06 yearbooks are on sale for $18 and will arrive in May.

Parents and community members are invited to complete a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District budget survey online at Click on “highlights”, then “KPBSD budget survey.”

The Safeway 10 percent Back to Schools coupon program last fall raised $1,133.30. The school thanks those who participated.

Intramural trash ball games began this week.

Ridgeway Montessori Preschool

Mrs. Dean reports the children are making progress in their Spanish lessons. They are getting an extensive vocabulary (a list will be sent home with the students soon.) Most of the children are able to answer questions and follow directions. This is done in format with games and songs. The older students will be able to switch roles and ask Mrs. Dean questions. A surprise is being prepared by the 5-year-olds for the party at the end of the school year.

The students began their studies of Antarctica this week. They will become familiar with the shape of the continent and add it to the book they are making in geography. They also will learn about the animals that live there and the scientists who work there.

The school has completed its remodeling. It will hold an open house at a later date for the public to view the completed project.

The school is holding open enrollment. Interested parents may drop by the school or call 262-2699 for more information.

Sears Elementary

The students in Ms. Ralston’s class are learning different art techniques as they do art work for the Arctic Winter Games. Students also learned new friendship songs and put different movements to them. In math the students are working on two and three column adding, subtracting, breaking down numbers and skip counting.

The PTA will meet at 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the library.

Kindergarten Beach Day is Friday. Kinders can bring beach toys, towels and swim suits for a indoors day at the beach.

The open house artist reception scheduled for Friday has been postponed.

March 2 is Read Across the World Day, celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Professional storyteller Alton Chung from Vancouver, Wash. will entertain classes by telling true stories, traditional folktales, and legends from many lands.

On March 2, Sears will have an early dismissal at 1:25 p.m. Spring break will start March 3..

Forms are in to nominate BP Teachers of Excellence.If you have a teacher to nominate, call Kimb at the office.Deadline for submitting nominations is March 3.

There will be a two hour late start March 13. Sears will start at 11 a.m.

Skyview High

Preregistration forms for grades nine through11 are due back to the counselors by today.

The student council will sponsor a blood drive today. Permission slips need to be turned into Mr. Fischer.

Prevention Needs Assessment Survey for 10- and 12-graders will be given during second period today.

The senior parents will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting is to organize and plan the after-graduation party. The party is designed to give students a safe place to celebrate.

Parents will go out in the community trying to raise funds. They also will sell McDonald Peeler cards to help raise money.

If you would like to purchase one of the cards which have 30 buy one get one free coupons, for $10 call Karen Evens as 260-3637.

Soldotna Elementary

Congratulations to fun buck winners Haley Burns, Brandon Crowder, Sabrina Kelly, Mykha Slater, Dalton Lohrke, Dylan Simons and Caroline Walker.

The PTA will meet at 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the library. Baby-sitting is provided. There also will be a Title 1 parent meeting held in conjunction with the PTA meeting.

The 2006-07 preregistration forms went home Monday. Parents are asked to review the information, make changes as needed, and return to school by March 2. This information is needed to plan classroom assignments for next year.

Ice cream Friday will be March 24.

Soldotna High School

Marit Hartvigson has been awarded the Presidential Environmental Youth Award for her Caring for the Kenai project of two years ago (river bank grate walk platform). She has been invited to Washington, D.C ., in April to receive her award and perhaps meet the president.

The after-graduation party committee is in the process of organizing activities. Help is needed with chaperoning, planning and coordinating activities, decorations and food to make for an exciting, fun and safe celebration. The after-graduation party will take place at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska from 11 p.m. May 26 to 4 a.m. May 27. A $25 (tax deductible) donation is requested from each senior family to cover the cost of the party. Checks should be made payable to the Soldotna High After Graduation Party and be submitted to the front office or mailed to Soldotna High School, 425 West Marydale, Soldotna, AK, 99669. Parents wishing to help with this event may call Mary Jo Spotts, 262-5447, or e-mail Shelly Schoessler at

Rehearsals are underway for the spring play, “Sarah Sydney takes Hollywood by Storm.” The cast features Sarah Shoemaker, Amanda Norris, Baylee Sather, Sierra Ball, Joel Isaac, Ryan Christensen, Tom Wyatt, Taylor Burch, Adrianna Newberry, Jessica Thomas, Austin Struthers, Mavica McLane, Kaylene Forbes, Andrea Joule and Sheila Oelrich.

Yearbook orders must be placed by Friday. After that date, individuals wishing to purchase a yearbook will be placed on a waiting list. Limited senior ad space available.

Congratulations to the yearbook art contest winner Aubrey Morgan who will receive a free personalized yearbook. Runners up were Olivia Landeis, Yoko Shiotani and Taryn Bossert.

Soldotna Middle

The school newsletter can be accessed online at

Science classes are working with various chemicals and their reactions. Mrs. Hallett’s classes are balancing chemical equations and watching the demonstration of sodium in water then writing an ionic formula. Mr. Burn’s classes are doing a stearic acid lab determining freezing point of the substance.

Battle of the Books team took third in the district.

On Saturday, wrestling boroughs are at 9 p.m. at the school; volleyball boroughs at 10 a.m. at Kenai Middle School; and ski boroughs at noon at Homer.

Spring Break is March 3 through 12. Early release at 12:15 p.m. March 2nd and there will be a two hour late start March 13 at 9:45 a.m. The buses will run their same routes just two hours time differences. This is due to the Arctic Winter Games opening and closure.

Soldotna Montessori Charter

Monday was the winter program. Students from classes performed a wide variety of selections. There were songs, poems and a dramatic performance. One focal point of the evening was the artwork from Mrs. Holt’s first-, second- and third-grade class. The event gave students the opportunity to share what they’ve been working on in class with their families and friends.

Tonight is the February APC meeting at 6. Agendas are posted on the school Web site and in the hallway and office.

Tonight also is the first of two orientations for families interested in enrolling in the lottery and learning more about Montessori education. The orientation will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in the kindergarten classroom. A second orientation will be March 1. Private orientations also may be arranged by calling the office at 260-9221.

For new families interested in enrolling, lottery applications may be completed at the school office until 4 p.m.March 15. Applications received after that deadline will be placed on the waiting list. Applications must be delivered in person at the school, so that each applicant may receive a receipt as proof of enrollment in the lottery.

Families are reminded that students will be dismissed early March 2 at 1:35 p.m. School will begin two hours late at 11 a.m. March 13 to accommodate the Arctic Winter Games.

Sterling Elementary

The PTA will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the library. Jane Fellman from the Safe Kids Coalition will do a presentation about safely restraining students of all ages in vehicles. The PTA also will discuss plans for the April Family Fun Day.

There will be a talent show at 2 p.m. Friday in the gym. It is open to the public. The school forensics meet for students in grades four through six will be Tuesday.

Students will be dismissed at 1:35 p.m. March 2 for the start of spring break due to the Arctic Winter Games. Buses will run their regular routes, and all drop-off times will be two hours earlier than usual. On March 13, school will start at 10:55 a.m. Students may not be dropped off at school until 10:15 a.m. at the earliest because staff members will be helping teachers at other schools get their classrooms back in order after being used for the Games.

On March 13, buses will run their regular routes two hours later than usual. School will be dismissed at its normal time March 13 at 3:35 p.m. Call the office if you have questions.

If you have taken any pictures of school activities that the school can use in the yearbook, send the pictures to the school office.

Also, if you have a sixth-grade student, the school is collecting pictures for the sixth-grade video. Pictures may be dropped off at the office. Parents are reminded to make sure make sure their child’s name is on the back of the photos.

Sterling Head Start

The theme for the week at Sterling Head Start was Love and Friendship and Dental Health. The children had a presentation on proper dental care from Ms. Carmen, the “Toothpaste Lady.” Mrs. Dinah, (Carter’s mom) made cherry scented play dough for the children to use at school. Making Valentine handprints were a highlight of the week.

The staff would like to thank parents, Pat and Rudy Thiele for serving in the Head Start program. The Thieles along with their two children, Sarah and Karsten will move to Germany on Saturday.

Tustumena Elementary

Members of Battle of the Books teams are as follows grades three and four, Rachel Blossom, Abby Cook and Demery Garrant. Austin Kruse was the alternate; and grades five and six, Calvin Baxter, Stefany Malatesta and Destini Riley. The alternates are Makinna Halverson and Jessica Calvin. Results of the district battles conducted last week will be reported March 1.

The PTO sponsored winter poetry contest has concluded, and the winners are:

· Kindergartners — Emily Noblin, first place; Asher Buerge, second place; and Chandler Worden, third place.

· First-graders — Marshall Cameron, first place; Annie Rodland-Murphy, second place; and Jordan Buerge, third place.

· Second-grader s— CJ Altman, first place; Trevor Reid,second place; and Robin Ripley, third place.

· Third-graders — Kassidy Day, first place; Lily Luke, second place; and Tristen Kruse, third place.

· Fourth-graders — Demery Garrant, first place; Daniel McElroy, second place; and Zach Mowry-Counts, third place.

· Fifth-graders — Asa Johnson, first place; Cheyenne Maal, second place; and Makinna Halverson, third place.

· Sixth-grader — Jackie Leavitt, first place; Ingrid Whitaker, second place; and Dustin Olson, third place. Gift certificates in the amounts of $15, $10 and $5 were awarded by place.

A talent show coordinated by Mr. Audette was held Friday. Students performing ranged from grades two through six. Mr. Audette would like parents to know that those children not participating that day will have an opportunity to perform later this year.

Honor Roll

The following list of students were named to the second quarter honor roll at Skyview High School.

4.06 - 4.00

Ninth grade: John Cook, Zachary Hibberd, Marquee Lucas, Melissa Massey, Christopher Nichol and Jerrod Williams.

Tenth grade: Scott Begins, Tasha Brown, Joanna Graves, Alexander Janorschke, Bethany McMilin, Amanda Millay and Patrick Sheridan.

Eleventh grade: Rachel Adams, Camiel Eberline, Jennifer Holland, Molly Lamborn, Chelsea Martin, Harley Maxson, Kendra Merkes, Heather Roesing, Nicole VanRyzin and Alexandra West.

Twelfth grade: Amy Arestad, Elske Berends, Anna Blake, Anna Bonebrake, Jerrica Grant, Christian Hofmann, Daniel Jones, Rebecca Kilfoyle, Mario Latona, Wyatt Merritt, Rachel Osterman, Nolan Schmidt, Kelsey Shields, Amanda Skinner, Tyler Thornton and Emma Westerman.

3.99 - 3.50

Ninth grade: Jessie Bilderback, Grant Blossom, Amanda Bragg, Alexander Chythlook, Elijah Deatherage, Morgen Fowler, Ashley Halverson, Ashley McHone, Elaina Mercier, Jordon Merkes, Brittany Meyer, Michael Moerlein, Colin Murray, Jared Penning, Kadie Perletti, Morgan Sizemore, Sophia Taeschner, Bailey Walgenbach and Hannah West.

Tenth grade: Melissa Blake, Thomas Coreson, Joshua Detavernier, Sasha Forbes, Desiree Geffe, Breanne Giles, Brooke Jasky Zuber, Jacob Lester, Sarah Middaugh, Mallory Millay, Thomas Osterman, Jessica Pugh, Catherine Umstead, Jacob Walgenbach, Remington West and Benjamin Woodland.

Eleventh grade: David Blossom, Shawnacee Brooks, Krystal Brown, Amanda Dallmann, Ashley Demoss, Johnnie Dexheimer, Kirsten Hinz, Joel Isaak, Sheyeanne Jackinsky, Adam Kunz, Ariel Mercier, Alexander Rodgers, Erick Romig, Chantal Schefers, Russell Singleton, Kelsey Skolnick and Daniel Woitel.

Twelfth grade: Sarah Clinton, Casper De Lichtenberg, Gregory Evans, Allison Fay, Travis Gephardt, Richard Hartman, Amielle Himmel, Donna House, Trevor Johnson, Sammijo Kelly, Micah Kuhl, Rosa McDonald, Phongsathep Phon-Amart, Cheryl Ramey, Eric Rodgers, Britni Smith, Timothy Sturm, Emily Thornton and Katie Thornton.

3.49 - 3.00

Ninth grade: Madison Abbott, Benjamin Baldwin, Trevor Evanoff, Grant Fisler, Cameron Foister, London Gabaldon, Oshia Johnson, Hannah Joy, Kenneth Mahan, Michelle Martin, Seay Mathews, Leslie Meyer, Gregory Parker, Ashley Sarver and Michael Thornton.

Tenth grade: Daniel Chapman, Anthony Cole, Kevin Culhane, Jacob Fowler, Anndrea Frank, Samantha Glanz, Aaron Glaves, Anthony Guth, Tommy Honer, Sherlyn Lowe, Richard Shirnberg, Christopher Thomas, Jessica Thomas and Lindy Tikka.

Eleventh grade: Matthieu Alexander, Jake Bauer, Gregoy Bosick, Melissa Fay, Jordan Grant, Tanner Hanson, Taylor Karnikis, Coy Kirby, Melissa Montgomery, Luke Morse, Jeff Nelson, Carol-Ann Wagner and Zachary Walgenbach.

Twelfth grade: Virginia Andrus, Carrisa Arnold, Timothy Baldwin, Crystal Boehmler, Michael Burlison, Joshua Carlon, Ashley Carver, Kelli Cassidy, Jeffrey Dolifka, Anthony Gibson, Michael Grimes, Kenneth Guth, Nicholas Hann, Shelley Heffner, Victor Hernandez, James Iverson, Nathan Kincaid, Jessie Kloote, Delynda Malatesta,, Ryan McMilin, Lanny Perrill, Lucy Ross, Shannon Sizemore, Colette St.Clair, Shane Strausbaugh and April Whitaker.

The following list of students were named to the first quarter honor roll at Soldotna High School


Ninth grade: Jewell Briggs, Jesse Carlson, Anthony Griglione, Edward Lee, Monica Maryott, Cerese McBee, Theresa Ramponi, Alena Robson and Thomas Werth.

Tenth grade: Shelly Barker, Paige Blackburn, Taryn Bossert, Seth Dimick, Rose Houglum, Colten Jense, Samantha Jones, Jordan Love, Jessica Oglesbee, Kayla Sawyer and Rebecca Warton.

Eleventh grade: Lydia Ames, Jordan Chilson, Alyssa Emery, Marit Hartvigson, Jessica Hintermeister, Samantha Hutchinson, Racheal Maryott, Patrick Moore, Kevin Rigby, Lauren Senette and Thomas Wyatt.

Twelfth grade: Keegan Birchfield, Kevnea Cain, Zachary Cowan, Kacia Dimick, Deana Glick, Jacob Hartman, Daniel Hepner, Sara Jensen, Trevor Kauffman, Patrick Lybrand, Katie Mills, Whitney Rysdyk, Allie Schoessler, Heather Sinclair, Rebecca Utrup and Jennifer Werth.


Ninth grade: Liam Andrus, Jordan Brown, Aaron Chase, Nicole Collet, Cassandra Daigle, Lisa Evans, Kevin Garske, Aaron Gordon, Matthew Grubb, Ryan Hanley, Leanne Howard, Amanda Hoyt, Aaron Julien, Thomas Kircher, Ashton Manzek, Gabriel Murray, Joseph Shirley Jessica Stenga, Jake Stephl, Sarah Walton, Lindsey Wood and Carissa Young.

Tenth grade: Aaron Andrus, Sierra Ball, Jacob Barkman, Kahlia McDermott-Johnston, Joshua Mokracek, Nicholas Rodriguez, Iris Shangin, Jamie Sinclair, Alex Story and Kyoko Tamaru.

Eleventh grade: Uriah Baalke, Kelsey Cain, Brook Carver, Hannah Chase, Jonathan Coreson, John DeMallie, Danna Foust, Jordan Ikerd, Jacob Lamphier, Ashley Libkie, Shannon Lindley, Janeil Mann, Brent Mello, Gilles Michel, Adam Miller, Max Milliron, Matt Mokracek, Micah Perletti, Elizabeth Rohlof, Michael Ruhland, Lindsey Sanders, Jordan Schneider, Yoko Shiotani, Sarah Shoemaker, Mikala Smith, Jennifer Stenga and Chet Syverson.

Twelfth grade: Ashley Bel, Hilary Cameron, Caleb Chase, Elizabeth Denna, Kayli Helvie, Brian Herring, Marlana McCown, Sheila Oelrich, Lauren Olendorff, Aina-Leena Pihlajamaki, Anthony Pollreisz, Sasha Porter, Liana Purugganan, Tyler Roesch and Heather Wallington-Elder.


Ninth grade: Tanner Abendroth, Zayan Aberkane, Michael Bauder, Garrett Byerly, Chumley, Jesse, Zachary Daly, Brian Folley, Daniel Geller, Jacob Ghormley, April Heffner, Leesha Keener, Chelsea Magee, Kyle Mead, Emma Miles, Jessica Moran, Amanda Norris, Allyson Oberts, Ashley Owen, Nicole Reynolds, Chance Rockett, John Rysdyk, Donica Severson, Ted Van Antwerp and Kyle Mead.

Tenth grade: Les Baker, Bradley Blossom, Jayme Booth, Taylor Burch, Ryan Christenson, Adam Freestone, Bryce Gardner, Melissa Halama, Morgan Hintermeister, Shawn Hutto, Ashley Kline, Larsen Kohler, Young-Shin Lim, Alana Mallatt, Lyla Marey, Mavica McLane, Alan Moiles, Shea Murphy, Phillip Newsome, Justin Orth, Jacob Pokryfki, Megan Pruett, Ben Reaves, Garrett Redford, Ryan Shelton, Alyse Staley and Nicholas Swain.

Eleventh grade: Joshua Anahonak, Brittany Andree, Rose Bezilla-Zurfluh, Brianne Bias, Alverna Brendible, Jake Ciufo, Aundria Cummings, Danielle Donaldson, Megan Duwe, Sam Evanoff, Kaylene Forbes, Jenna Fowler, Kyle France, Jacob Franzmann, Edward French, Annie Gardner, Caleb Gordon, Sara Halama, Laura Harro, Jesse Honrud, Whitney Ischi, Jesse Jezor-ski, Amber Johnson, Christa Kennedy, Anthonly Kline, Sierra Madden, Audreanna Mahaffey, Joe Mohorcich, Ashley Myers, Emily Myers, Som Namwong, AJ Needs, Austin Roberts, Kelly Seggerman, Erik Shapley, Rainy Sirois, Alex Steger, Spencer Tachick and Martina VanVelzor.

Twelfth grade: Dakotah Aldridge, Alejandra Atala-Andrade, Brooke Bailey, Michael Barber, Quinn Bennett , Alex Bias, Brian Blossom, Kelcy Burford, Isaac Chatham, Ashley Earll, Eric Fischer, Eve Green, Eric Hart, Andrew Kircher, Kevin Laurion, Michelle Lawrence, Steven Mabeus, Stephanie Magee, Adrienne Marey, Katie McKenna, Michelle Miller, Stefanie Moiles, Matt Myers, AdriAnna Newberry, Reuben Norman, Joshua Northcutt, James O’Guinn, Lisa Orth, Brittany Osland, Allyssa Roach, Andy Schaafsma, Sean Twohy, Anton Weissenberg and Lorena Whitaker.

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