KPBSD District Stories

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. […]

Heleana Backus, Seward High School #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 5:31 pm

Heleana Backus Seward High School, Class of 2018 Heleana Backus was a member of the Seward High School Debate, Drama, and Forensics Team, Student Council, and the National Honor Society. However, she wrote that, “The most pivotal points in my development as a thinker and human being have happened in the English classroom.” It was […]

Olivia Delgado, Ninilchik School #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 4:59 pm

Olivia Delgado Ninilchik School, Class of 2018 Olivia Delgado graduated this year as the Valedictorian with a cumulative GPA of 4.0. She studied at Ninilchik School for 12 years and from sixth grade on always earned A grades. During her valedictorian speech, she talked about how it is important to move forward and learn from […]

Aaron McCollum, Nikiski Middle-High School #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Aaron McCollum Nikiski Middle-High School, Class of 2018 Aaron McCollum is a student who has positively influenced the staff, students and community of Nikiski. Aaron has excelled in academics, athletics, and leadership activities in his time at NMHS. He does not always do things the traditional way, which sums up his leadership activities. Aaron was […]

Verina Ukatish, Nanwalek School #ClassOf2018

Posted by on July 3, 2018 at 4:42 pm

Verina Ukatish Nanwalek School, Class of 2018 Verina Ukatish is the Nanwalek Class of 2018 Valedictorian. When faced with life challenges, Verina takes those head on and most often with a smile. She is an excellent advocate for herself and a role model for her peers. She has worked in many youth and community programs, […]