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9/15/19: KPBSD message to parents about emergency school closure

September 15, 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019 KPBSD communications sent this message via emnail to all KPBSD parents and guardians via student contact information in PowerSchool. Dear KPBSD parents and guardians, We hear your concerns and care for all of our schools and communities. It’s Sunday evening, and all KPBSD schools will open Monday, September 16, 2019, on […]

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9/14/19: KPBSD message to parents about Emergency Schools Closure

September 14, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019 KPBSD communications sent this message to all KPBSD parents and guardians via student contact information in PowerSchool. Dear KPBSD parents and guardians, I am writing to let you know that beginning Tuesday, September 17, 2019*, all 42 schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be closed until a Tentative […]

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News Release: KPBSD receives 72-hour work stoppage notice

September 13, 2019

KPEA and KPESA announce, “Kenai Educators Will Strike on Tuesday, September 17” Soldotna, September 13, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) received notification tonight that, “the Kenai Peninsula Education Association and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association intend to commence a work stoppage on September 17, 2019 at 6:30 a.m.” A work stoppage will trigger […]

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Collective Bargaining Update: September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

News Release:  Collective Bargaining Update: September 13, 2019  Soldotna, September 13, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) has requested additional information related to the September 12, 2019, offer from the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA). The Associations’ included new retroactivity language in their health care proposal, and […]

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9/12/19 Collective Bargaining: KPBSD offer to KPEA and KPESA

September 12, 2019

News Release September 12, 2019 Collective Bargaining Update: KPBSD offer to KPEA and KPESA Soldotna, September 12, 2019—This evening at bargaining, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) presented a new offer to the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) that offers fair salary increases and provides our employees […]

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FASD Awareness Day 9/9 at 9:09 AM

September 9, 2019

Sept. 9, 2019 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day. FASD awareness day started on 9/9/99 to remind everyone that a woman can remain alcohol fee for all nine months of pregnancy. At 9:09 AM, on 9/9, is the time and date FASD is recognized throughout the world. The time is today for everyone  […]

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PEAKS student results now in PowerSchool for parents

September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019 Dear KPBSD parents and guardians, The 2019 Spring Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s School (PEAKS) student results is available for your review on September 6, 2019, in the PowerSchool Parent Portal.* “PEAKS is one assessment used to help provide a picture of how our students are doing to meet state standards,” said Superintendent John […]

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How federal funds benefit KPBSD in 2019-2020 and beyond

September 4, 2019

Understand how you can assist, and why it matters “Federal funds provide critical resources for students and teachers, alike. Completion of the Student Programs application–even by families who don’t want free or reduced price meals–is important to the continuation of these federally funded programs. During this time of shrinking state financial resources, doing all we […]

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KPBSD outdoor activity and travel restrictions removed!

September 3, 2019

Good news! All restrictions for outdoor activities due to air quality, and activity related travel between Sterling and Cooper Landing on Sterling Highway are removed effective September 3, 2019. Cooper Landing School will reopen September 4, 2019, on a normal schedule! Thank you to everyone for your patience throughout the past 14 days while these […]

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Healthcare offers – KPBSD contribution on behalf of employee

August 30, 2019

The teacher & support staff unions want the school district to pay $27,076 per year for each employee member in the school district health care program. The school district offered to pay $24,068. The difference of $3,008 per year, per employee, in the 2019-2020 school year, is $ 3,224,972. Collective Bargaining web page with offers, documents, Advisory […]

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