KPBSD District Stories

Growing awareness: helping students who are homeless

Posted by on September 17, 2018 at 1:59 pm

Are you, or is someone you know sleeping in a motel, a camper, a tent, couch-surfing, shelter, or “doubling-up” living with friends or relatives until you can find or afford a place on your own? The KPBSD Students In Transition program can help families or unaccompanied youth who lack a stable, adequate, and permanent place […]

How federal funds benefit KPBSD in FY19

Posted by on August 2, 2018 at 12:56 pm

In 1965, federal funds were established through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to ensure that all children have a fair and equal opportunity to education. KPBSD has developed programs to support struggling learners all around the district, and various forms are included in school registration packets each year to help identify qualifying students […]

Volunteer in a KPBSD school

Posted by on July 26, 2018 at 2:41 pm

wOw! 3,787 people volunteered in a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school in the 2016-2017 school year! Will you volunteer in the new year beginning August, 2018? Kindly complete your new or returning online volunteer application, it only takes a few minutes.  KPBSD safeguards students while they are in our care. Therefore, every school volunteer […]

2017 – 2018 Kenai School District Annual Report

Posted by on July 23, 2018 at 3:31 pm

Coming in August… The KPBSD Annual Report, a condensed recap of the 2017 -2018 school year!   Tweet This Post

School district budget awareness reductions and savings useage

Posted by on July 6, 2018 at 3:34 pm

KPBSD fiscal reality, budget 101, and FY19 budget 2018 Spring KPBSD Budget Awareness for schools PDF flyer Download the 2018 Spring KPBSD Budget Awareness for schools flyer Action ideas Attend a Facebook Live Q & A; community budget forum; KPBSD school site council meeting, school board meeting; Borough Assembly meeting; Alaska legislative opportunities with elected officials Communicate with your school, friends, neighbors, legislators, and […]

Special education student grade rate on the rise!

Posted by on July 5, 2018 at 4:08 pm

Students receiving special education services in the KPBSD continue to find success! In the most recent reporting year (2016-2017), 73 percent of students receiving special education services in the KPBSD graduated within four years! The State of Alaska graduation rate is 58.7 percent. “A graduation rate this high is not something seen in the state […]

KPBSD celebrates the #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 5, 2018 at 2:15 pm

KPBSD celebrates our diverse schools and students! Be inspired by #Classof2018 graduates. “Congratulations to the class of 2018! I am very proud to send another high caliber group of young people into their future. I wish all of our graduates the best and look forward to seeing the positive difference they will make in the world!” – […]

Suicide prevention and resiliency

Posted by on July 5, 2018 at 1:45 pm

KPBSD takes a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and resiliency training for both staff and students. This school year, KPBSD received two grant awards, a Suicide Awareness Pre and Postvention grant from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) and the GCI Alaska Community Foundation Suicide Prevention grant. Combined, these awards allowed our […]

David Sanarov, Voznesenka School #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 5:53 pm

David Sanarov Voznesenka School, Class of 2018 David Sanarov is the standout senior selected for 2017 – 2018 at Voznesenka School. He has game, humbleness, and an incredibly kind heart. David is the type of person that most of us want to aspire to become. David’s athleticism is an inherited family trait that did not […]

Desmond Moon, Tebughna School, #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 5:47 pm

Desmond Moon Tebughna School, Class of 2018 Desmond Moon is Tebughna School’s Student Body President. “But he is so much more than that—he is thoughtful, intelligent, patient, kind, fun to be around, a fabulous leader and a great role model,” said Principal Pamela Potter. Mr. Desmond says, “So many people helped me throughout my life. […]