Around the District

Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2001

School year ends

Today is the last day of school for students. Teachers are due to finish work Friday. This is time to make sure all library books and texts are returned and check the lost and found.

Contact individual schools to find out how long the support staff will remain at work and when students need to return to begin registration or athletic activities at summer's end.

Hepatitis shots needed now

All children attending school (including preschool) must be immunized against hepatitis A and B before the first day of school in the fall. This is a new state requirement and a change from last fall. Every child must be completely immunized or in a state-approved waiting period between shots or have a valid medical or religious exempt on file.

Children who do not meet the above criteria will be excluded from school.

Vaccinations are available at no cost through the Kenai Health Center or consult your family physician. Hours for the public health shot clinics are in Kenai from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the clinic downstairs from Kenai City Hall at 210 Fidalgo Ave. or in Soldotna from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Soldotna Elks Lodge at 44640 Parkway.

For more information, call Traci Davis at 283-7355 or the Kenai Health Clinic at 283-4871.

Carnegie Academy honors Soldotna teacher

Anne Pfitzner, a sixth-grade teacher at Soldotna Elementary School, is one of 18 teachers across the nation selected for the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning K-12 Program.

The program supports scholarship in support of teaching in grade and high school. It is funded by the William And Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

SoHi hosts football camp

The Kenai Peninsula Football Camp will be at Soldotna High School from July 16 through 20 for grades four through nine, and July 23 through 27 for freshman through senior students. For more information, e-mail

KCHS musicians perform in Anchorage

The following music students from Kenai Central High School performed at the Alaska State Solo and Ensemble Competition in Anchorage: Brad Burck, Megon Coon, Micah Houtz, Kjersta Larson, Steve Campanella, Quinn Brown and Chelsea Bailey all received superior ratings on their individual and group performances. Quinn Brown, Chelsea Bailey, Steven Campanella, Klareissa Brown, Megon Coon, Rachel Roberts, Kim Allen, Anna Carlson, Heidi Carlson, Brad Burck, Micah Houtz, Sovala Kisena-Swearingen, Dean Shinn, Joel Dunn, Caleb Schooley and Chris Waser all received superior ratings and gave a command performance.

Food service holds sale

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's Student Nutrition Services will hold a food inventory reduction sale May 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale is open to the public and will be held in the district's central receiving warehouse at 139 E. Park Ave. in Soldotna, across from Soldotna Elementary School.

The purpose is to sell all leftovers from the current school year so the district can start next school year with fresh products.

Items for sale will include packaged snack foods such as granola bars, chips, cookies, jerky, taco shells, frozen bread, bakery products, beverages and more.

Items will be sold by the case, box or individually. Only cash or local check will be accepted, and all sales will be final.

Pricing and a final list of items will not be released until the day of the sale. Pricing is based on cost to schools, and some items may be discounted, based on quantities.

For more information, call Michael Lengenfelder at 262-9367.

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