Author Archives: Richard Bartolowits

About Richard Bartolowits

Principal of Connections Homeschool Program Rich Bartolowits was born and raised on the Kenai Peninsula. He has been a KPBSD educator for more than 20 years. Rich enjoys fishing and has recently taken up kayak fishing for halibut and salmon. Rich joined the Connections' team for the 2015-2016 school year and continues to be impressed with the many great things homeschool families do as they take ownership of their children's learning.

What’s Happening 12-9-19

CONNECTIONS – WHAT’S HAPPENING! Attachments Eligibility Grade Report Connections Kids Climb Winter Wednesday – SeaLife Center Kenai Fjords Marine Tour Geography Bee Toolkit Food Bank Christmas Dinner Flyer Food Bank Volunteer Form   Please note the new format, all Connections … Continue reading

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What’s Happening 12-2-19

CONNECTIONS – WHAT’S HAPPENING! Attachments Eligibility Grade Report Connections Kids Climb Winter Wednesday – SeaLife Center Kenai Fjords Marine Tour Geography Bee Toolkit   Please note the new format, all Connections students and families are welcome to join and participate … Continue reading

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What’s Happening 11-25-19

CONNECTIONS – WHAT’S HAPPENING! Attachments Eligibility Grade Report Connections Kids Climb Winter Wednesday – SeaLife Center Kenai Fjords Marine Tour Geography Bee Toolkit   Please note the new format, all Connections students and families are welcome to join and participate … Continue reading

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What’s Happening 11-19-19

CONNECTIONS – WHAT’S HAPPENING! Attachments Eligibility Grade Report Gingerbread House Challenger STEAM Connections Kids Climb Winter Wednesday – SeaLife Center Kenai Fjords Marine Tour Geography Bee Toolkit   Please note the new format, all Connections students and families are welcome … Continue reading

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What’s Happening 11-12-19

CONNECTIONS – WHAT’S HAPPENING! Eligibility Grade Report Gingerbread House Challenger STEAM Connections Kids Climb Winter Wednesday – SeaLife Center Kenai Fjords Marine Tour Please note the new format, all Connections students and families are welcome to join and participate in … Continue reading

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What’s Happening 11-04-19

Eligibility Grade Report Gingerbread House Challenger STEAM Connections Kids Climb Winter Wednesday – SeaLife Center AVTEC Tour Please note the new format, all Connections students and families are welcome to join and participate in all area activities. Did you know … Continue reading

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What’s Happening 10-28-19

CONNECTIONS – WHAT’S HAPPENING! October 28, 2019 Please note the new format, all Connections students and families are welcome to join and participate in all area activities. Did you know Connections is active on Social Media? Please take a moment … Continue reading

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?? 21st Century Skills ??

At the beginning of the century the term 21st Century Skills became one of the biggest drivers of change in education. This was fitting. The 21st century is very different from the 20th century in terms of society, industry, communications, … Continue reading

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Is College Worth It?

Much can, and has been said about the changing value of a college education. This post is not an attempt to answer the question of whether or not going to college is worthwhile. Rather, this post is intended to share … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse – Learn While it Happens

One of the great benefits of homeschooling is the ability to take advantage of learning opportunities presented by significant events as they happen. There are no artificially imposed calendar restraints. The upcoming August 21, 2017, total eclipse is a case … Continue reading

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