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Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Optional high school to be discussed

An Information meetings regarding Peninsula Optional High School will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 5, 10 and 18 in the Borough Assembly Room. The topic will be the purpose of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Standards Based approach to high school. It is open to the public.

Connections

The school is enrolling for the 2007-08 school year. Parents may stop in and visit with the principal to learn about what the school can offer.

Testing will be held Tuesday through April 5 for students in grades three through 10. Grades three through nine will test at the Soldotna Sports Center. Testing for grade 10 and retakes for grades 11 and 12 will take place at Mountain View Elementary School. Students should be at the testing site no later than 8:45 a.m. each morning.

There will be a Scholastic book fair at the Sports Center Tuesday through April 5 during the SBA/HSGQE testing. Book Fair preview brochures are available at the office.

Friday is the last day to place orders for the 2006-07 school year.

March book order specials are available online or flyers are available in the office. March orders are due Friday.

The school’s Web site is http://connect.kpbsd.k12.ak.us.

Cook Inlet Academy

NHS awarded Miss Becky the Teacher of the Year award and Kimberly Minogue the Student of the Year award at their banquet.

Students of the Week are Hope Coffman, a special friend; Payton Swank, a great listener; Jonathan Hawkins, a joyful spirit; John Turner, a wonderful friend to all; Ryder McAuliffe, a happy spirit; and Richele McGahan, an obedient heart.

Dates to remember:

· Track -- began on Monday.

Grace Lutheran

The school is accepting enrollments. Parents may stop by the school on Ciechanksi Road to check out the school’s curriculum, facilities and staff or call 283-0551 to make an appointment.

Third quarter parent teacher conferences are being held today and Thursday after school. Report cards will be handed out then.

The children would like to thank Joe and Betty Cloud for visiting school and bringing Alaska history to life by recounting their gold mining days in the foothills of the Brooks Range. The children learned about mining equipment, how to pan for gold and how to contend with the bears.

The kindergarteners and first-graders would like to thank Jennifer Werth for coming in and giving them gymnastics instruction.

In Christlight, the children are studying the passion of Christ beginning with the events that happened on the Thursday of Holy Week.

Congratulations to Blake Taplin, Nick Pokryfki, Kathryn Love, Josh McKee, Kenny Werth and Jessica Roper for completing 100 facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in under two minutes. The staff would like to thank Yvonne and Harold Wellnitz for helping with math facts.

Congratulations to Kenny Werth, one of the 100 Alaska semifinalists eligible to compete in the Alaska Geographic Bee. The state Bee will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Anchorage on Friday.

If you are saving aluminum cans for the Aluminum Can Round-Up, please bring the bagged cans to school before the final collection date, April 21.

IDEA Home-school

Enrollment is open. Call 260-7555 or visit www.ideafamilies.org for more information.

More than 50 students completed the Iditaread reading program. Students read more than 50,000 pages.

A curriculum fair will be held at the Soldotna Sports Center on April 25. More than 50 curriculum vendors are expected to be in attendance. It will be free to IDEA families or families who are enrolled for the upcoming year. There will be a $15 charge for all others. Tickets for the keynote breakfast are available. Tickets for breakfast are $10 per person.

Burnout Busters are meetings of home-school parents who dialogue about ways to make home-schooling more fun, enjoyable and less stressful. Call the office for more information.

Fun Day will be held Friday at the Nikiski Pool. Call the office to sign up and more information.

Math Olympiads had its last scheduled meeting. Math Olympiads is a way for fourth- through eighth -graders to learn math skills. Math Olympiads will be held again next year.

Kenai Central High

The choir returns Friday from its European tour. Students will not return to classes until Monday.

Schoolwide testing will be done Tuesday through April 5. Sophomores will take the high school qualifying exam for the first time. In addition, any juniors or seniors who have not passed part of the test will also be taking that particular part of the exam. Freshmen will be doing SBA testing. All testing will run through lunch.

Any students not required to test, do not need to be at school until 12:28 p.m. on those days. We will have periods one and two Tuesday, three and four Wednesday, and five and six Thursday. There will be alternative activities for those students not testing but that have to ride the bus to school.

You can access schedules for activities online at http://highschoolsports.net.

Dates to remember:

· April 9 -- Freshmen Parent Night at 6:30 p.m.;

· April 14 -- Prom, Promenade at 8 p.m. and the dance at 9 p.m.; and

· April 19 -- March Student of the Month Luncheon.

Kenai Middle

Congratulations to the following students for being selected Character Counts Students: Kaylee Wehrstein and David Dormady. They received a pizza for lunch.

Students interested in playing Lacrosse, are asked to stop by the office and pick up a registration form at the office.

If your child did not receive a report card, please call the office to verify your mailing address.

The school would like to thank everyone who supported its book fair. It would also like to thank parents who donated funds/books to the library.

Students who bring in 10 pounds of crushed aluminum cans will get to sign up for mini-courses first. The school will start collecting cans in April. Students are asked to not bring can in until collection dates are announced.

A carnival fundraiser for Ericka Reynolds will be held April 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is open for all ages, and is open to the community to attend. The school is looking for silent auction donations that are in good condition.

Date to remember:

· Thursday -- Spring pictures;

· Saturday -- Forensics competion;

· Monday -- Track begins;

· April 6 -- Activity night, proceeds will go to the Ericka Reynolds Fund; and

· April 9 -- Kenai Central High School eight grade orientation.

Redoubt Elementary

New student and kindergarten registration for fall 2007 will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through April 4. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2007. Parents should bring immunization records and birth certificates to registration. For more information, call at 260-4300.

The school is offering one $500 scholarship to a high school student graduating in May. Applicants must have attended the school a minimum of three years. Applications are due April 13. Applications and more information can be obtained by calling. Elena Horton at 260-4300.

The library is seeking donations of new and gently used hardback books.

The student collecting the most box tops in each classroom this month will win a prize. Students should bring their box tops to their classrooms in a plastic bag with their name on it by Monday.

Spring photos taken Feb. 20 have been distributed. Parents should select photos they wish to keep and return remaining photos to school, along with payment for the photos that they kept. Parents not wishing to buy any pictures may return the entire photo packet. There is no obligation to buy anything. Class photos are $8 each or free with the purchase of an entire photo package.

School shirts are for sale. Limited adult and children’s shirts are in stock at the school office. Students wishing to buy a shirt may bring their form from Friday’s newsletter and money to the office.

Nikiski Middle- High

The Following Students were winners in the second annual High School Bowl, Academic Challenge Competition: Representing the Senior Class were Tyler Payment, Joel Ribbens, Clare Bennett, Julia Baker, Kara Bethune, and Jessica Bowlin. Congratulations to these seniors for defending the Nikiski High School Bowl for the Senior class.

Standards Based Assessment testing and HSGQE testing will take place Tuesday through April 6. Parents are encouraged to make sure their students are on time to school and get plenty of rest at night so will be ready to perform well on testing.

Congratulations to February Students of the Month:

High School: Lillie Barrett, library aide; Jesy Diamond, welding; Spike Hamman, P.E.; Jennifer Lukassen, trigonometry; Leo Pennison, algebra B; and Kenny Watt, history.

Junior High -- Hali Borchgrevink, study skills; Sayyid Parrish, language arts; Ashley Pharris, music; and Sebastian Strickland, social studies.

Sears Elementary

Ms. Ralston’s first-graders learned about the Iditarod. Ms. Ralston shared her pictures of the dog mushers on the Iditarod trail.

The students also looked through books about beaches to discover what creatures live on beaches and in the water.

The students painted pictures showing what they would like to have on their beach. In math the students are working on double digit addition and take away, counting backwards from 100, skip counting by 2s, 3s and 4s and counting money.

Mrs. Davidson’s first-graders started their unit on Ireland. The students learned about the many Irish traditions.

Students had beach day last Friday. The students did a variety of Beach Day activities.

The steering committee will meet every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Mountain View Library. The public also may give input concerning the Sears and Mountain View transition to the committee by going online to www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us.

Ms. Atkinson’s kindergarteners finished their dinosaur unit and then learned about Leprechauns. The students read many books to complete their journey to Nome on the “Iditaread” trail. The class would like to thank Merri Duby for running the “Iditaread” program.

Spring pictures will be taken April 4. More information will be coming home soon.

Skyview High

State exams begin next week. Juniors and seniors who have passed part of the HSGQE do not have to attend in the morning of the days of test sections they have passed. They are required to be at school after lunch. Tuesday will be reading with first and second period after lunch; Wednesday is writing with third and fourth period after lunch; and Thursday is Math with fifth and sixth period after lunch.

The school will host a Sock Hop with 1940s and ’50s dances April 13 from 8 to 11 p.m. in the commons. The dance will feature choreographed and freestyle dance numbers, vocal and guitar performances, commercials from the ‘50s, as well as refreshments. Tickets are $5 at the door, and students and other audience members are encouraged to dress up.

The AP exam fee is $83 per test. Students wishing to take one of the tests must pay a $13 non-refundable ordering test fee per subject to Mrs. Hanson by Friday. Balance of $70 per test must be paid to Ms. Hanson by May 7.

Cross Country Athletes To Compete in Australia -- Members of the cross country running team have been invited to compete in Australia. The Down Under Sports Program, now in it’s 19th year will host it’s games in Australia in July. American athletes and teams compete against other American, Australian, and often New Zealand teams. Along with cross-country running there are other tournaments, meets and events including Football, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Swimming, Volleyball, Wrestling, Soccer, Cheer and Dance, and Spirit Championships. If you would like more information or can offer support for these individuals. E-mail Tammy Clancy at tclancy@kpbsd.k12.ak.us or www.issi-usa.com for more information.

Soldotna High

First semester honor roll:

4.0 gpa -- ninth grade: Kaitlyn Barkman, Blaine Carver, Christopher Closson, Jenna Jensen, Skyler Laber, William McDermid, Josiah Moldenhauer, Lacey Norman, Sarah Rife, Emily Rohloff, Hannah Romberg, Ryan Sanders, Quinn Sanders, Alex Schmelzenbach, Emily Smola, Kathryn Vengley, Kaitlyn Wehrli, Stanley Westerman and Jasmine Woodland; 10th Grade: Liam Andrus, Jewell Briggs, Jesse Carlson, Lisa Evans, Monica Maryott, Cerese McBee, Gabriel Murray, Theresa Ramponi, Alena Robson and Thomas Werth; 11th Grade- Bethany Blackburn, Taryn Bossert, Colten Jensen, Shea Murphy, Jessica Oglesbee and Kayla Sawyer; 12th Grade: Lydia Ames, Uriah Baalke, Jordan Chilson, Alyssa Emery, Marit Hartvigson, Whitney Ischi, Joseph Mohorcich, Matthew MokracekPatrick Moore and Martina Van Velzor.

3.5 -- ninth grade: Tyler Ansel, Dillon Ball, Jasmine Clock, DJ Durst, TJ Earll, Cody Ellison, Lydia Forbes, Mariah Hamilton, Teslin Hughes, Kiana Johnson, Tanner Link, Marissa Mallett, Marc McLane, Kailey Mucha, Travis Newberry, Christopher Nolden, Jenna Redford, Alek Romatz, Alyssa Rosin, Courtney Roten, Hillary Schneider, Karen Senette, Zachary Truesdell, Brett Vadla and Mark Youngren; 10th grade: Tanner Abendroth, Caitlin Baalke, Grant Blossom, Melissa Carroll, Aaron Chase, Jordan Evanoff, Kevin Garske, Daniel Geller, Jacob Ghormley, Anthony Griglione, Matt Grubb, Logan Hutchings, Aaron Julien, Edward Lee, Jake Stephl, Kyle Van Ryzin, Sarah Walton, Lindsey Wood and Carissa Young; 11th grade: Shelly Barker, Jacob Barkman, Lisa Behrenbruch, Ryan Christenson, Seth Dimick, Colin Dudley, Elora Hammer, Morgan Hintermeister, Rosemary Houglum, Shawn Hutto, Samantha Jones, Joshua Mokracek, Jacob Pokryfki, Ryan Shelton, Jamie Sinclair, Amanda Smith and Rebecca Warton; 12th grade: Brianne Bias, Hannah Chase, Aundria Cummings, Kaylene Forbes, Danna Foust, Annie Gardner, Jessica Hintermeister, Jordan Ikerd, Anthony Kline, Shannon Lindley, Sierra Madden, Racheal Maryott, Brent Mello, Adam Miller, Max Milliron, Micah Perletti, Lindsey Sanders, Jordan Schneider, Merissa Schoendaller, Lauren Senette, Sarah Shoemaker, Mikala Smith, Joseph Spady, Jennifer Stenga, Chet Syverson and Kaylee Wilbanks

3.0 gpa -- ninth grade: Tabetha Aldridge, Joseph Bagnasco, Braylon Blades, Brendan Blossom, Rebecca Bowser, Ian Buffington, Brittany Bush, Celeste Cannon, William Christianson, Cody Clark, Shalynda Daigle, Jeremy Dooley, Kalile Duncan, Shelby Dykstra, Garrett Eady, Emily Edwards, Emily Erickson, Keegan Eshleman, Jenna French, Tyler Hahn, Rachel Hanke, Megan Hardy, Joshua Harvey, Katelyn Jones, Braden Knowlton, Braden Lichty, Shana Powell, Linnea Powers, Jessiah Steffy, Dylon Story, Nathan Strieby, Sarah Tressler; Kendall Walsh and Chelsea Wilbanks; 10th grade: Jesse Chumley, Nicole Collet, Zach Daly, Kim England, Brian Folley, Ryan Hanley, April Heffner, Amanda Hoyt, Leesha Keener, Thomas Kircher, Ashton Manzek, Emma Miles, Cassandra Nolen, Ashley Owen, Bryan Parson, Holly Perkins, John Rysdyk, Joseph Shirley, Jessica Stenga, Ted Van Antwerp and Kyle Wood; 11th grade: Aaron Andrus, Les Baker, Sierra Ball, Kari Daly, Karen Duffy, Adam Freestone, Bryce Gardner, Eli Holt, Ellen Holt, Hudson, Brandi, Larsen Kohler, Jordan Love, Lyla Marey, Mavica McLane, Alan Moiles, Meg Pruett, Ben Reaves, Garrett Redford, Nick Rodriguez, Bryan Roten, Baylee Sather, Iris Shangin, Alyse Staley, Wes Stephl and Eli Waldrip: 12th grade: Brittany Andree, Jake Bishop, James Campbell, Brook Carver, Jonny Coreson, Cory Davis, John DeMallie, Dani Donaldson, Megan Duwe, Kelly Eshleman, Sam Evanoff, Eddie French, Nate Gallagher, Sarah Halama, Carole Hanke, Jesse Honrud, Samantha Hutchinson, Jake Lamphier, Ashley Libkie, Lawrence Kline, Janeil Mann, Ashley Myers, AJ Needs, Austin Roberts, Liz Rohloff, Kelly Seggerman, Erik Shapley, Adam Trippe and Lindsey Wilson.

Soldotna Middle

The school would like to thank music instructor, Jeff Moore and the band and choir for its spring concert performance March 8.

The school had spirit week, March 5 through 8. Monday was Hat Day; Tuesday was Hawaii Day; Wednesday was Team Jersey Day; and Thursday was Spartan Spirit Day which included a spirit assembly in the afternoon showcasing the band and choir, winter sports and other student awards including the Voice of Democracy winners.

The “Great Aluminum Can Roundup” was held last week as homerooms collected cans through March 7. The school would like to thank the Recycling Club and their sponsor, Connie Ferguson for their work and environmental community service.

Mr. Hepner is sponsoring an informational Driver’s Education and Defensive Driving Club for seventh and eigth grade students that is being presented by eighth-grader, Annita Braun. It will after school until 3:30 p.m. through Friday.

Candidates for the Masonic Student of The Year were: Madelynn Tice, Daniel Koch, Alicia West, Trent Meyer, Brittany Rogers, Jessie Duke, Dallin Carlson, Mackenzie Senn, Annita Braun, Carol Clonan, Brad Duwe, Kylee Feroglia, Megan Janorschke, Michelle Papp, Tatyana Stott, Alexandria Wilson, Elisha Hollers, Carly Lund, Erin Twohy, Lottie Barton, Brittania Wilson and Angela Ramponi. Congratulations to Megan Janorschke Masonic Student of the Year for the school.

The school would like to thank Shelli Church for her work on behalf of the students and staff in promoting and running the PI day (March 14th, 3.14 the never ending number) activities.

Dates to remember:

· Monday -- Track begins;

· Tuesday through April 6 -- SBA Tests. Both grades will be tested the third through the fifth and eighth-graders, only, in Science on the April 6.

· Tuesday -- PTSA meeting at 6 p.m. in the library;

· April 16-19 -- Book fair in the library. This will be a two for one sale.

Students of Character: Chelsey Ahlers, Alycia Backstrom, Cheyenne Bagnasco, Chelsea Belden, Royce Bird, Blair Blades, Olivia Bowen, Anthony Briggs, David Burger, Roger Campbell, Dallin Carlson, T. J. Checketts, Carol Clonan, Katie Clonan, Mathias Coup, Daniel Diaz, Dominique Essig, Allison Farrington, Madeline Fox, Aandon Fullenwider, June Harichantanawong, Cierea Giles, Alicia Hamilton, Natawni Hammack, McKenzie Hanson, Mariah Henson, Hunter Hollenberg, Erika Hoyt, Jordan, Ingels, Katelyn Jordan, Sammantha Kelley, Lane Kreider, Shay Kurz, Matt Landess, Carrol Larrow, Courtney Lewis, Wendell Larsen, Stefany Malatesta, Nick Marquardt, Arlianna Marquez, Emily Mattfield, Maranda Merkes, Zach Michl, Tauren Miller, Lacey Moore, Kristopher Morse, Austin Murray, Alexis Norris, Paige Osenbaugh, Kayla Overpeck, Elias Patten, Nathan Penrod, Morgan Post, Patrick Powell, Lauretta Price, Jason Ramirez, Maddy Ransom, Peter Rogers, Gabriella Rossini, Kailey Schrader, Kayla Schultz, Karlie Self, Lindsay Shackleton, Angela Sibayan, Paris Silba, Savannah Smith, Chris Saari (Spicer), Tyler Solie, Matt Silver, Lauren Steffy, Cody Stephenson, Whitney Stettler, Sheila Thayer, Maddy Tice, T’essa Tovoli, Melissa Trotter, Mysteri Turnbull-House, Shelby Turner, Erin Twohy, Kelsey Vanantwerp, Taylor Vonheeder, Trevor Westerlin, Alexandria Wilson, Beth Wilson, Britt Wilson, Chelsea Winter, Evan Withrow, Lagi Wong, Alexis Wright and John Wynkoop.

Tebughna

The school would like to congratulate students who’s reading scores went up in the third quarter. Those students attended a scavenger hunt Tuesday afternoon. Three teams were formed with Mr. Joachim’s team winning the overall hunt. Team captains were Logan King, Ginger Telles, and Randy Standifer.

Studens who’s reading scores impove were: Desmond Moon, Trinity Standifer, Jacob Duenas, Serenity Standifer, Jerome Salas, Randall Jones, Kayla Giles, Randy Standifer, Dominic Moon, Logan King, Brandon Giles, Josh Bartels, Chelsea Standifer, Ginger Telles, Leeanne Smoke, Dominique Standifer-Johnson, Rebekah Standier, Gregory Smoke and Megan McCord.

The school would like to thank the community for its support of the scavenger hunt.

The Book Club will watch the movie, “How to Eat Fried Worms” on the first Monday after spring break in the multi-purpose room. In April, the Book Club will do Reader’s Theater. It is open to the public.

Tustumena Elementary School News

The school has selected the following finalists for its Masonic Award recipient: John Brown, Makinna Halverson, Lucas Michael, Dalton Pearson, Kaillee Skjold and Catherine Wolk. This award is sponsored by the Kenai Masonic Lodge No. 11 and is awarded annually to one student in each school’s highest grade level. The school’s winner is Lucas Michael.

The school congratulates each of these students and Luke and his family.

The school welcomes Dawn Watson, who will serve as a teacher’s aide in Mrs. Blossom’s kindergarten classroom for the remainder of the year. Ms. Watson has served in the past as a certified kindergarten teacher and is a Kasilof resident.

Families of students in grades three though six are reminded that the school will be administering the annual Standards Based Assessments next week. The tests are scheduled daily Tuesday through April 5, with a make-up day April 6.

Parents are encouraged to make sure children have plenty of rest during those testing days.

Trooper Larry Erickson will be at the school April 6th to present age appropriate videos on the topic of “Bullying” to our students in grades kindergarten through third grade. These programs were well received by our staff and students last year.

Wings Christian Academy

The school has begun a Student of the Week contest. Megan Ruffridge is this weeks winner. The Student of the Week gets their own desk and trash can and are supplied with mints and tea.

Jared Wood won for Cleanest Desk of the Week.

Junk yard wars has been postponed until April 13.

There will be no school April 9.

Wings Christian Academy preschool is enrolling students ages 2 through 4, call Audrey at 283-9361 for more information.

Peninsula DDF results

Nikiski High School students Tyler Payment, Justin Smith and Joel Ribbons placed second in the Readers Theater competition at the Alaska State Drama, Debate and Forensics Championship, held earlier this month at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Jessie Bowlin and Tasha Thompson finished second in Cross-Examination Debate and Payment and Smith finished second in Duo Interpretation.

Other finalists included Leora Olson and Tristin Rutherford, thirdplace in Cross-Examination Debate; Kara Bethune and Ribbons, fourth place in Public Forum Debate; Ribbons, sixth in Extemporaneous Speaking and Foreign; and Smith, sixth place in Humorous Interpretation.

Nikiski coaches are Joe Rizzo and Carla Jenness.

Skyview High School team results are Chris Nichol and Tasha Brown, fourth place in Cross-Examination Debate; Hannah West was recognized among the top 10 in speaker points among cross-examination debaters.

Forensics meet results

The district forensics meet was held at Kenai Central High School on March 3. Students in grades four through six competed. Meet results are as follows: Humorous Poetry - Grade four, Lydia Thomas- Moose Pass School, 50 points; Jonas Noomah -- McNeil Canyon, 46 points; Grey Wilson -- Mountain View, 45 points; Allie Ostrander -- Aurora Borealis, 42 points; Serene Hobbs -- Kalifornsky Beach, 41 points; Olivia Beckham -- Seward, 41 points; Charlotte Morgan -- Sterling, 37 points; Ali Dusek -- Redoubt, 36 points; and Driskoll Heath -- Kaleidoscope, 34 points; Grade five, Sammy Hall -- Kalifornsky Beach, 48 points; Zoia Basargin -- McNeil Canyon, 44 points; Ashley VonBorstel -- Seward, 43 points; Rebekah Krogseng -- Nikiski North Star, 42 points; Callie Kant -- Aurora Borealis, 40 points; Sydney Zoubek -- Soldotna Montessori, 39 points; Camryn Boulette -- Redoubt, 36 points; and Shelby Fletcher -- Sterling, 36 points; Grade six, Madison Cunningham -- Kenai Middle, 55 points; Makinna Halverson —Tustumena, 47 points; Trace Braxling -- Sterling, 46 points; Trey Zimmerman -- Nikiski North Star, 45 points; Gretchen Lindquist -- Moose Pass School, 41 points; Ashley Epperheimer -- Aurora Borealis, 39 points; Heidi Lucking -- Redoubt, 36 points; and Heidi Westerman -- Kalifornsky Beach.

Humorous Prose- Grade four, Alyeska Krull -- Aurora Borealis, 56 points; Brenner Musgrave -- Redoubt, 56 points; and Kassidy Day -- Tustumena, 49 points; Grade five, Sam Deatherage -- Soldotna, 43 points; Cajewl Musgrave -- Redoubt, 38 points; and Elan Krull -- Aurora Borealis, 0 points; Grade six, Cole Aaronson -- Redoubt, 46 points; and Misha O’Leary -- Moose Pass, 44 points.

Interpretive Reading - Grade four, Patrick Latimer -- McNeil Canyon, 45 points; Jenna Hansen -- Nikiski North Star, 39 points; Taylor Carlson -- Mountain View, 36 points; Dylan Schultz -- Kalifornsky Beach, 0 points; and Jordan Peck -- Soldotna, 0 points; Grade 5, Jacee Jeffery -- Mountain View, 43 points; and Megan Morse -- Redoubt, 36 points; Grade six, MaKenzie Moore -- Aurora Borealis, 53 points; Taylor Forbes -- Redoubt, 47 points; Sabrina Moreton -- McNeil Canyon, 44 points; Daniel Baldwin -- Tustumena, 38 points; Duane Reitter -- Kenai Middle, 36 points; Lindsey Kromrey -- Moose Pass, 0 points; and Daniel Ribbens -- Nikiski North Star, o points.

Multiple Interpretive reading and readers theater -- Grade four, Mariah Schloeman and Alex Bergholz -- Kaleidoscope, 62 points; Katy Tumsuden, Holly Lewis and Marilynn Davis -- Nikiski North Star, 6 points; Kylie Dimick, Sierra Hall, Isabella Zulkanyca and Hevyn Hoff -- Mountain View, 56 points; Axel Gillam and Patrick Rainwater -- McNeil Canyon, 54 points; Grade five, Nate Narlock and Jordan Jackman -- Aurora Borealis, 68 points; Kayla Moreton and Mattea Peters -- McNeil Canyon, 66 points; Shaylee Brenton, Gen Gallagher, Maddy Roberts, Jakob Kooly, Dylan Smith, Max Conradi and Khelbie Miller -- Redoubt, 61 points; Paige Ramos, Jodi Cook and Victoria Thompson -- Mountain View, 58 points; Shaelyn VanMeter and Polly Rogers -- Tustumena, 0 points; Grade six, Felicia Cubbley and Maggie Koplin -- McNeil Canyon, 70 points; Logan Harrison and Lincoln Johnson -- Nikiski North Star, 65 points; Kayla Scroggins, Nicole Thomas and Deanna Clark -- Sterling, 61 points; Jayme Christian and Kiara Hauck -- Kalifornsky Beach, 59 points; Riley Wik and Steven Young -- Kenai Middle, 59 points; and Brian Clancy, Asa Johnson, John Brown and Kaillee Skjold -- Tustumena, 50 points.

Multiple Poetry -- Grade four, Carrie Anderson and Robin McKnight -- Seward, 70 points; and Danielle Updike, Grace Ramsay and Kylie Hanson -- Kaleidoscope, 66 points; Grade five, Ashley Thorton and Hanah Hoff -- Mountain View, 67 points; Cheyanne Laber and Brittney Hollers -- Kalifornsky Beach, 57 points; Caleb Coombes and Jason Daniels -- Aurora Borealis, 45 points; Grade six, Duncan Brewer and Garren Lucas -- Aurora Borealis, 66 points; Turena Dekok and Emma Everett -- McNeil Canyon, 46 points; Ben Mills and Lyn Mendenhall -- Kenai Middle, o points; and Felicia Cubley and Maggie Koplin -- McNeil Canyon, 0 points.

Multiple Prose -- Grade four, Taryn McCubbins and Dani McCormack -- Kalifornsky Beach, 71 points; Morgan Kelly and Irene Pelligrini -- McNeil Canyon, 59 points; and Aly Ralston and Shira Waldrip -- Sterling, 58 points; Grade five, Matthew Bullerdick, Keirstyn Mathews and Jacob Worsfold -- Kalifornnsky Beach, 69 points; Alicia Morris and Brooke Estes -- Moose Pass, 69 points; Danie Jackson, Kara Kauffman and Justice English -- Aurora Borealis, 62 points; and Kyra Bodnar and Raquelle Reynolds -- Mountain View, 52 points; Grade six, Katie O’Brien and Annaleah Ernst -- Nikiski North Star, 69 points; Cierra Vandehey, Britny Norris, Emily Philibert and Hunter Brewer -- Soldotna, 66 points; Freya Chay, Brandi Wagoner, Bristol Walton and Haylee Swanson -- Aurora Borealis, 66 points; Kyle Phillips, Ivy Howland, Don Chenault, Madison Westover and Jacob Gilman -- Kenai Middle School, 59 points; and Shae Ingels and Sidney Roumagoux -- Sterling, 57 points;

Non-Humorous Poetry - Grade four, Jordan Theisen -- Kalifornsky Beach, 43 points; Ryan Winter -- Sterling, 42 points; Miranda Wolfe Redoubt Elem. 38

Non-Humorous Poetry - Grade five, Makayla George -- Mountain View, 53 points; and Kylee Wolfe -- Redoubt, 39 points; Grade six, Lilli Lamson -- Sterling, 42 points; Daniel Flores -- Aurora Borealis, 37 points; Sierra Glonek -- Kenai Middle, 34 points; Megan Shover -- McNeil Canyon, 27 points; and Laura Koski -- Redoubt, 26 points.

Non-Humorous Prose - Grade four, Laura Kromrey -- Moose Pass, 41 points; Grade five, Kelci Benson -- Redoubt, 48 points; Grade six, Meghan Day -- Moose Pass, 55 points; Caleb Alkire -- Nikiski North Star, 51 points; and Coty Anderson -- Kalifornsky Beach, 0 points.

Storytelling - Grade four, Josephine Braun -- Seward, 49 points; Joey Vicere -- Mountain View, 38 points; Grade five, Rachel Blossom -- Tustumena, 54 points; Kara Knotek -- Moose Pass, 45 points; Ariana Gabriel -- Kalifornsky Beach, 42 points; and Kirsten Duran -- Mountain View, 42 points; Grade six, Miles Knotek -- Moose Pass, 56 points; Casey Farrell -- McNeil Canyon, 52 points; Joseph Rife -- Kalifornsky Beach, 48 points; and Joy Wannamaker -- Kenai Middle, 37 points.



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