Around the District

Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Aurora Borealis Charter

Abby Chadwick was chosen as the school’s Masonic Student of the Year.

Today the seventh-graders are going to Mykel’s with Mrs. Krull for etiquette lessons. On Friday the junior high will travel to Anchorage for “Stomp.”

Sydney Clark won the fourth grade VFW Flag Poem contest. Zoe Chadwick was second and Kiana Harding was third.

Mr. Severson’s fourth-graders have begun their economics unit in social studies. A large amount of the study will involve planning for their school Business Day on April 19. Students operate their own businesses similar to a carnival. This is the 10th year. Proceeds go to the fourth-grade field trip fund.

In March, fourth grade held an Iditaread contest. The first three “mushers” to reach Nome with 25 hours of reading earned a lunch with Mr. Severson and a free chapter book. The top three readers were Zoe Chadwick, Allie Ostrander and Christian Riddall. They were followed by Kiana Harding, Lindsay Lucking, Kami Cain, and Aaron O’Brien. Mrs. Uponen’s second-graders also had an Iditaread.

Also in March, the first- through eighth-grade Students in Good Standing went roller skating. Kindergarten SIGS used a Dino Jump in the school gym.

The 2007-08 lottery took place March 29. Results are posted at the school.

Cook Inlet

Students of the Week are Kendra Brush, history fair creativity; Keenan Foster, SAT attention to detail; Adam O’Guinn, great attitude at school; Haley Miller, being a hard worker; and Sophie Thomas for Bible memorization excellence.

Dates to remember:

· Thursday -- Good News Club after school;

· Board meeting -- Monday;

Be watching for dates for track and field meets.

Lost and found will be emptied out every Friday for the rest of the school year.

The school calendar is available at

Connections home-school program

The school is enrolling for the 2007/08 school year.

Dibels and CBM testing for kindergarten through third grade will take place from Monday through April 27. Call the office at 714-8880 to make an appointment.

Computer exchanges are taking place for students that have re-enrolled for the 2007/08 school year. Call Ken at 714-8911 for more information.

The school would like to thank the students who attended the state mandated assessments last week and to the parents who brought them.

The office will be closed April 20.

School information is available online at

Grace Lutheran

School will not be in session April 19 and 20 due to an Alaska teacher’s conference for the WELS Lutheran school teachers and pastors.

In music, the children have been working on songs to celebrate Holy Week.

First- and second-graders have been learning measurement, weight, and working with thermometers in math class. Third grade has been studying division with remainders, and is now moving into fractions. Fourth grade is also working with fractions.

The first through third grade finished learning about the six regions of Alaska. They are now learning about the wildlife of Alaska.

Friends of Grace (FROGS) will be held at 6 p.m. Monday. The children will present a science fair. The students also will perform patriotic songs honoring the country.

IDEA Home-school

Enrollment is open. For more information, call 260-7555 or visit

The school would like to thank parents and students who showed up for testing. The school said the attendance was outstanding.

The school would also like to thank everyone who helped proctor tests and keep kids safe and on task during SBA testing last week.

The Curriculum Fair will be at the Soldotna Sports Center on April 25 and will be free to families enrolled in the school. Tickets are available for the keynote breakfast. Call the office for details.

Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science

Postcards with the lottery results were mailed home last week to each applicant. If your child was offered a position in the school call the office at 283-0804 to accept or decline enrollment.

The PTA will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at Willow Street. Elections of officers for the 2007-08 school year will take place.

On Tuesday classes will travel by bus to Captain Cook Park and local beaches. Students will investigate rocks on three beaches.

On April 18 and 19, Mrs. Shelden’s and Mrs. Stroh’s classes will go to the Seward SeaLife Center and participate in a variety of learning activities. This is an overnight “being there” experience. Parents are welcome to attend, contact the teacher for more information.

There is no school April 20.

On April 23 the spring music concert with kindergartners and the Willow Street students will be held at KCHS. Come early to enjoy dessert while you browse the displays of artwork from the schools students. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with dessert and the concert will start at 7 p.m.

A Volunteer Tea will be held after school April 27. Babysitting will be provided. Invitations and more information will be coming home soon.

Kalifornsky Beach Elementary

Friday Morning Meeting will be at 8 a.m. in the gym. It is open to the public.

The talent show will be held April 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the gym.

Parents who are interested in helping with teacher/staff appreciation May 7 through 11 may call Donna Burcham at the school. Daily activities will be planned for the teachers.

Kindergarten visitation will be held April 26 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. or 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Next year’s kindergartners will visit in a classroom for one hour. Parents will meet with the principal, Ms. Stavola, for an orientation. Parents with new kindergarten students may call the office to schedule their child for a session.

Kenai Central High

The Masonic Awards ceremony will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

The student council will do the “Every 15 Minute Program” throughout the school day today. The event will culminate with an afternoon assembly at 1:40 p.m. in the auditorium.

Prom activities are Saturday with promenade beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium and the dance to follow from 9 p.m. to midnight.

The National Honor Society will hold its monthly meeting at noon Thursday in Mrs. Herring’s room.

The fall academic banquet will be held Monday at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.

The after-graduation committee will be holding a meeting next Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Little Theatre. Also on Tuesday, the boys and girls basketball teams will hold their end of the season banquet at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. For more information, call Kim Foley at 283-2123.

Schedules are available at

March Students of the Month are: Rotary, Owen Dukowitz; Chamber, Taylor Moore; Elks, Kirk Louthan; biology 1, Cody Anderson; basic P.E., Molly Copple; study skills, Jimmy Starkloff; language arts 10, Jamie Jarzynka; health, Jennifer Kohler; work experience program, Ben Phillips; performing arts, Devin Boyle; French 1, Jennifer Kohler; beginning art, Michael Drobnick; honors language arts nine, Molly Graves; earth science, Sheena Anderson; career and Tech(Vocational), Cody Anderson; band, Brian Moon; individual and team sports, Steve Wilson; social studies, Hailey Strickon; Kard of the Deck, Aaron Agosti; and super staffer, Edie Macik.

Kenai Middle

Congratulations to Shane Fortune, Shawn Fortune and Kenley Scarlett for being selected as Character Counts Students. These students received a pizza for lunch.

Students who bring in 10 pounds of crushed aluminum cans today will get to sign up for mini-courses first.

Yearbooks are still available. The cost is $30.

Dates to remember:

· Today -- Volunteer luncheon from 12:30 1:30 p.m. in the library; Masonic Award Presentation at Kenai Central High School;

· Tuesday -- Mass band concert; seventh and eighth grade orientation at 6:30 p.m. at the library;

· April 19 -- site council at 5:30 p.m.; mini course sign up; track at 3 p.m.; and

· April 20 -- no school.

Kenaitze Head Start

The Salmon and Whale class built birdhouses. Mr. Glen and Miss Christine helped the class. The kids will paint the birdhouses and put them outside. The class will swim Thursday at the Nikiski pool.

The Raven and Eagle class will learn about the letter “S,” the color blue and oval shapes. They’ll be painting ovals, making blue collages and making spring projects and decorations.

The Moose and Bear class are learning many of the same subjects as the other students at Head Start and are incorporating patterning and sequencing activities in the classroom.

The school said the After School Program was a complete success, from its spring field trips to its Easter Party. Ms. Charmaine has been working with the children completing homework along with the reading program.

Nurse Nancy appreciated the time and effort donated by the Dena’ina Health Clinic Dental Department on Thursday afternoon. Three hygienists applied fluoride varnish to many students’ teeth and the dentist made sure each child received a sticker.

The school is accepting applications for the 2007-08 school year. Call Jeannette at 283-0707 for additional information.

Mountain View Elementary

During the month of April there will be “Trash Can Ball” on Mondays and Thursdays after school. There will also be Introduction to Jump Rope being held Tuesdays after school.

Fifth-graders traveled to Kenai Middle school for their orientation into sixth grade. The school would like to thank the students and staff at the middle school for making them feel welcome and getting the kids excited for their transition into middle school.

Fifth-grade band will have a spring concert April 24 at 6 p.m. in the gym. Students need to arrive at 5:45 p.m. and come to the music room to warm up. Band students need to attend afternoon band beginning Monday. There will be no morning band after Friday. April 25 will be the last day of band for the year.

Mrs. Keating’s fifth grade has been working on explorer reports, maps, and life-size figures. Each student will be informing the class about their explorer.

Congratulations to the Student of the Month kids. There will be a Student of the Month lunch Tuesday at 11:35 a.m. in the gym. Parents are invited to join their child.

There will be a Title I book-making night today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is open to the public.

Dates to remember:

· Thursday and Friday -- boating safety class;

· Friday -- Sports day;

· April 25 -- Title I Meeting at 5:30 p.m.; and

· April 26 -- Kenai Fjords Field trip for Keating, Dikes and Daniel.

Nikiski North Star Elementary

The school will hold Kindergarten Roundup at 9:30 a.m. April 25. The roundup offers an opportunity for parents with children who will turn 5 before Sept. 1 to learn more about the school. Parents can register at the roundup or anytime during the week. To register they will need to bring along their child’s birth certificate, immunizations and legal documentation for any special custody arrangements. Call Kellie at 776-5575 for more information.

There will be a Scholastic book fair in the library for Monday through April 18. Paperbacks are available for $1 and hardbacks for $3.

Nikiski Middle-High

The school would like to thank everyone involved in making “Spectacular Test-Tacular” a success during SBA and HSQE Testing last week.

Dates to remember:

· Thursday -- The PTSA will meet in the library at 6:30 p.m.;

· Tuesday Mass band at KCHS;

· April 20 no school; and

· April 28 Prom.

For a complete listing of activities please go to

Redoubt Elementary

The fourth- through sixth-graders will present a spring musical, “Readin’, Writin’, and Rockin’” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Soldotna High School auditorium. It is open to the public.

Preregistration forms for the 2007-08 school year were sent home with current students last week. Parents are asked to complete and return these forms as soon as possible.

Parent input for class placement for next school year will be accepted through April 27 only. The input form is available at the school office or on Edline. Questions can be directed to Mr. Pothast.

School photos and/or money should be returned this week.

The site council meets today at 3:45 p.m. in the school conference room.

The deadline to apply for the school scholarship is Friday at 4 p.m. Mrs. Horton can provide applications and more information.

The following students received Project Kindness awards: Wednesday Dillon, Randee Johnson, Ashley Jones, Kianna Steadman, Ali Dusek, Brittany Lane, Alexis Smith, Miranda Wolfe, Alicia Hobart, Justin Dahlgren, Colton Richardson, Bryon Parazoo, Sailor Walker, Drewe Zeek, Cassidy Miller and Shayla Blischke.

There is no school on April 20.

A variety of school shirts are available for purchase at the school office.

Mrs. Hurst’s third-grade class is collecting colored Easter egg shells to use in making egg shell mosaics. Egg shells can be dropped off at the school office.

Next week is Volunteer Appreciation Week.

Kindergarten visitation for children registered to begin kindergarten will be April 19, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Children will visit kindergarten classrooms while parents attend an informational meeting. Current kindergartners will not come to school until 11 a.m. that day.

Soldotna Elementary

An Outstanding Soldotna Elementary School student will be honored at the Masonic Awards at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kenai Central High School. Dillon Jensen was chosen from nominees Rachel Amos. Shay Brammier, Hunter Brewer, Tanisha Chavez, Austin Cunningham, Ceria Dile, Ryder Doxee, Bree Harrison, Troy Hope, Dillon Jensen, Deserae Kirsch, Shara Leaders, Krys Nichols, Britny Norris, Jason Phipps, Michael Reese, Blake Thibadeaux, Ciera Vandehey, Carolyin Wlker and Joelle Wearly.

The spring band concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the gym. Students in grades five and six will perform under the direction of band director Erin Southwick. Everyone is invited to attend.

The PTA will hold a Fun Fest on Friday. Forms needed to be in Tuesday so student activities can be allotted. Teachers and parents will present craft projects, a cake walk, face painting and snack time to all registered students.

The school would like to thank parents for their help in getting students to school on time each day for state testing.

Sears Elementary

Mrs. Atkinson’s kindergartners had a visitor named “Lucker” the rabbit. Students are learning about bunnies and about animals that hatch from eggs such as chickens. In art the students created fingerpaint pussy willow trees. The pictures were posted in the hallway.

Miss Fischer’s kindergartners are utilizing the scientific method to discover what colors are used for summer clothes. Students are predicting and observing how fast different colors and materials placed on a snow bank will melt into the snow. In art the students painted eggs with milk and are now using their imagination as they write stories about creatures that hatch from their eggs.

Ms. Ralston’s first-graders are starting an animal unit. The students picked a zoo animal to become an expert on for their Anchorage Zoo “being there” study experience. The students learned how to use a search engine on the Internet to find information about their animal. In math the students learned about the quarter, reviewed the other coins, worked on adding and subtracting and time. In art the students created large Easter egg paintings using sweetened condensed milk. In reading the students are working on Read Naturally for fluency and comprehension.

Mrs. Davidson’s first-grade students investigated plants. They learned about the different parts of a plant and its functions. In math students learned about fractions. They read several fraction related books.

Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Anderson’s kindergarten and first-grade classes have been learning about spring. Mrs. Thomas’ class will continue their spring unit next week by learning about plants and planting seeds. Mrs. Anderson’s class will be learning about the various properties of rocks including sorting and classifying rocks.

In second grade, students have been gearing up for Battle of the Books. Students have worked in groups to practice for the competition.

There will be a luncheon for volunteers Tuesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library.

The steering committee will meet every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at Mountain View Elementary. The public is invited.

There will be no school April 20.

Soldotna High

The prom will be held Saturday. Promenade and coronation of royalty will begin at 8 p.m. in the auditorium. Admission to the promenade will be $2 and will begin at 7:35 p.m. Tickets for sneak-a-peek are $5 and available in the office until Friday. The dance will be from 8 p.m. to midnight. A photographer will take pictures starting at 7 p.m. The Parents of Juniors will host an after-prom party at the roller rink in Soldotna, starting at 12:30 a.m. Waivers are required for students attending the after-prom activities. These waivers are available at the office.

The annual Masonic awards will be presented today at 7 p.m. in the Kenai Central High School Little Theater.

The PTSA will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the teachers’ workroom.

The statewide FPS competition will be hosted by the school all day Monday.

Parents of seniors interested in helping decorate for graduation are asked to contact senior advisors, Mrs. Syverson or Mrs. Carver.

On April 24 the band will present its spring concert.

April 26 through 28, the drama department presents the comedy-drama “John Lennon and Me”, the story of a group of teenagers who live in a care facility for seriously ill young people.

The annual senior awards night is May 8 at 7 p.m.

Yearbooks may be ordered for $55 until April 30. The price will be $60 starting May 1.

Soldotna Middle

Band students will travel to Kenai Central High School on Tuesday to participate in the borough mass band.

The school will host a Scholastic book fair Monday through April 19 in the library from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. It is a two books for the price of one. Volunteers are needed.

Dates to remember:

· Friday -- Students of the Month/Students of Character Bingo Party and Fortnightly from 6 to 8 p.m.

· Monday -- Site based council meeting at 4:30 p.m. in the library.

· April 18 -- Counselor and principal to visit sixth-graders at Tustumena Elementary;

· April 19 -- Track meet with Ninilchik and Homer starting at 3:30 p.m. at the school;

· April 20 -- no school;

· April 23 through April 25 -- Counselor and principal to visit sixth-graders at Sterling Elementary on April 23; Kalifornksy Beach Elementary on April 24; and Redoubt Elementary, Soldotna Elementary, and Soldotna Montessori April 25;

· April 27 -- Sixth-graders visit the school from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; and

· May 8 -- Eighth-grade students to visit prospective high schools and the school will host Sixth-grade Parent Night at 6:30 p.m.

The school’s newsletter is available at

Soldotna Montessori Charter

Students were joined by parents and teachers at the local food bank CANstruction Project. The group joined with Kenai Montessori, Ridgeway Montessori and Learning Tree Montessori to construct a map of the Eastern Hemisphere from cans. The CANstructions were displayed at the Kenai Visitor’s Center.

Volunteers are needed to help with Earth Day activities, including knotting on looms, creating flower planters, etc. from 1 to 3 p.m. April 19. Contact your child’s teacher or the office. Donations of yarn, old jeans, felt, fiberfill, small frozen juice containers (empty) and any other small found objects in interesting shapes and textures are needed. The school store and postal program are up and running. The store will be open for students to make purchases Fridays after they are finished eating lunch or during recess. The post office box as well as school post office stamps and classroom addresses are available in the office near the sign out sheet. Letters or notes may be written to anyone in the school and should be addressed, stamped and mailed. On Thursdays of every week, the post office will deliver the letters to the addressees.

Mrs. Carter and Mr. DeVolld’s students are selling raffle tickets to cover costs for their trip to Peterson Bay. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20 and are available from students in those classes. The raffle is for a 30 GB Apple iPod that plays movies.

Skyview High

Third quarter honor roll students are:

4.0-4.06: Grade nine -- Paris Cooper, Jaci Lamborn, Joseph Malatesta, Chad Oakes, Casee Penrod and Jessica Stewart. Grade 10 -- John Cook, Ashley Halverson, Zachary Hibberd, Marquee Lucas, Melissa Massey, Elaina Mercier, Brittany Meyer, Leslie Meyer, Gregory Parker and Jerrod Williams. Grade 11 -- Tasha Brown, Greta Danielson, Breanna Giles, Alexander Janorschke, Bethany McMilin, Amanda Millay, Catherine Umstead and Remington West. Grade 12 -- Sasha Andersen, Amanda Dallman, Jennifer Holland, Joel Isaak, Molly Lamborn, Alexander Rodgers, Heather Roesing, Chantal Schefers, Alexandra West, Benedict Wild and Tashina Wortham-Turnbull

3.99 - 3.50: Grade nine -- Xavier Allmon, Sarah Barsis, Eldon Brown, Emily Culhane, Amber Eberline, Dennis Fair, Jon Jackinsky, Brandon Jones, Jessica Jones, Skyler Laber, David Laurie, Serena Marquis, Mariah Martin, Ryan McMasters and Ivy O’Guinn. Grade 10 -- Madison Abbott, Elizabeth Bacon, Ben Baldwin, Jessie Bilderback, Amanda Bragg, Elijah Deatherage, Trevor Evanoff, Morgen Fowler, Unique Hobbs, Bradley Lapp, Ina Lewis, Kenneth Mahan, Cristy Matthews, Jordan Merkes, Colin Murray, Christopher Nichol, Torey Norenberg, Jared Penning, Kadie Perletti, Joseph Ramirez, Jamie Romig, Michael Russell, Sophia Taeschner, Michael Thornton, Bailey Walgenbach, Hannah West and Nichole Woodward. Grade 11 -- Scott Begins, Melissa Blake, Erik Dolphin, Andrea Frank, Joanna Graves, Tommy Honer, Brooke Jasky-Zuber, Brady Jones, Jacob Lester, Nathaniel McClure, Mallory Millay, Thomas Osterman, Jessica Pugh, Melissa Rawson, Patrick Sheridan, Jessica Thomas, Lindy Tikka and Jacob Walgenbach. Grade 12 -- David Blossom, Greg Bosick, Krystal Brown, Katie Dockery, Camiel Eberline, Jordan Grant, Valerie Gremaud, Tanner Hansen, Sheyeanne Jackinsky, Samuel Kilfoyle, Adam Kunz, Bradley Mallette, Gavin Marsh, Chelsea Martin, Harley Maxson, Johanna Mehl, Ariel Mercier, Brittney Morris, Nattanicha Mukdasakun, Kimberly Perkovich, Claudia Sohns, Lisa Spencer, Thein Lucas, Nicole Van Ryzin, Carol-Ann Wagner and Zachary Walgenbach.

3.49 - 3.00 GPA: Grade 9 -- Jennifer Austin, Ryan Burow, Tiffany Case, Ian Dolphin, Anton Eastlick, Destiny Fannin, Shaylah Fitzhugh, Kelsea Fowler, Mandy Groshart, Soundra Jones, Cody Krause, Steven Lawson, Justin Marsh, Michael Morris, Derrick Purham, Andrea Post, Katherine Quelland, Jared Ramm, Jantina Roberts, Jess Russell, Jonah Shinew-Lange, Jose Angel Sorto, Meladee Stephenson, Rebekah Stigall, William Thomas, Carol Umstead, Margaret Waggoner, Lora Watson, Kayla West and Alec Woodvine; Grade 10 -- Brittany Achin, Evan Arnold, Danielle Atkins, Leilani Brooks, Adam Byrne, Tera Cunningham, Devon Drake, London Gabaldon, Ryan Helminsky, Tyler Little, Samantha Moeller, Michael Moerlein, Markus Quint, Ashley Sarver, Elan Segovia, Marisa Skolnick, Alec Sweetland, Courtney Tyler and Bryson Winslow. Grade 11 -- Joseph Browning, Edward Buffington, Kyle Cassidy, Tiffany Clyde, Anthony Cole, Kevin Culhane, Kari Daly, John Davenport, Kara Dolifka, Kristen Dowling, Briar Fidler, Jacob Fowler, Desiree Geffe, Aaron Glaves, Anthony Guth, Brianne Hewitt, Brittany Hicks, Tyler Job, Kelli Johnson, Michelle Kerchal, Jacob Klumb, Laura McKenna, Kaija Okkonen, Denali Pearson, Candace Penrod, Mercedies Piersee, Patrick Sheridan and Kaleene Tressler. Grade 12 -- Rebekah Adams, Britton Anderson, Russell Bacon, Jake Bauer, Shawnacee Brook, David Cox, Samantha Ducker, Melissa Fay, Kimberly Garrett, Kirsten Hinz, Taylor Karnikis, Jason Kincaid, Dale Leach, Aubrey Marcorelle, Kendra Merkes, Luke Morse, Jeffrey Nelson, Erick Romig, Craig Russell, Russell Singleton, Kelsey Skolnick, Robert Small, Angela Thomson, Tyler Timm and Jennifer Van Raden.

A Sock Hop will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday. It is a combination of an all-school dance and American Bandstand-type entertainment. The evening will feature live and vintage commercials, the Supremz, comedy sketches, ‘50s rock-n-roll, choreographed dances, refreshments, and lots of classic jitterbug and swing music for couples dances. Tickets are $5 at the door. Visiting high school students must be signed up in advance at the front office; younger children are welcome when accompanied by adults.

The National Honor Society and Mock Trial Team will co-host the annual Talent Show on April 19 at 6 p.m. and the cost of admission is $3. Students will participate in: Solo/duet performance, group performance and the visual arts (photography, painting, drawing, sculpture). Interested students need to submit an application by Monday with a dress rehearsal on the Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Community members have volunteered to serve as judges. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Masonic Outstanding Student Tashina Wortham-Turnbull will be recognized at an awards ceremony at 7 p.m. today at Kenai Central High School.

Sterling Elementary

The PTA would like to thank businesses and people who helped to make the spring carnival a success.

Congratulations to the kids who took the State SBA tests.

The school is seeking photos for the yearbook.

The school has been participating in the Reading is Fundamental program (RIF) for 16 years. Today at 4 p.m. in the library two RIF representatives from Washington D.C. touring Alaska will be at the school. Parents are invited. There will be a short presentation about parent involvement and then sandwiches and drinks will be served. Childcare will be provided.Information about the up-coming Science Fair will be sent home soon. The fair will be held May 4.

Tustumena Elementary

The Kasilof Public Library has scheduled a book fair which continues through April 19. The sale operates Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Patrons may arrange other times by calling Shawna Wolk at 252-1120.

Soldotna Middle School’s principal, Sharon Moock and members of her staff will be at the school April 18 for orientation for sixth-graders entering the middle school. Soldotna Middle will conduct its annual sixth-grade visitation for its feeder elementary schools April 27.

The school’s librarians, school and public, have scheduled an inventory for May 1 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Ms. Thompson and Mrs. Wolk are seeking adult volunteers. To volunteer call the school at 260-1345 and leave your name and phone number.

Wings Christian Academy

Chase Miller won for Cleanest Office of the Week and Alexander Pettey won the Student of the week Award.

Character trait of the month is patience.

The kindergartners are learning about the letter “V,” and about firefighters and policemen.

Junk Yard Wars will take place Friday.

Stanford tests will be held next week.

Naomi Pettey and Jesse Puletau won for the Upper and Lower learning centers during the school’s Quizim competition, each Wednesday the students have chapel in which they are required to take notes, then, once a month the students study their notes and are asked questions on what they’ve learned over the past month.

To have information published in Schools, send a description of the event or accomplishment to School News at P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, AK 99611. Information will be accepted by e-mail at or by fax at 283-3299.

The deadline for submission is noon on Friday for publication in the following Wednesday’s paper. For information, call 283-7551.

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