KPBSD District Stories

2019 Mind aMazes Problem Solving Competition

Posted by on October 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm

Mind aMazes! The 2019 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Mind aMazes was musical! In a new location at Skyview Middle School, 47 teams representing 15 KPBSD schools on the Kenai Peninsula competed in the “Music Mechanisms” problem solving competition, and a spontaneous problem that included making shoes, running, and jumping jacks! The KPBSD gifted education […]

2019 Mind a-Mazes problem solving competition

Posted by on October 11, 2019 at 10:18 am

A KPBSD problem solving competition sponsored by Quest with a 2019 theme of Music Mechanisms 17 @KPBSD schools. 47 teams. Long-Term Problem: Using teamwork, creative thinking, and problem solving, teams will design and construct a chain reaction device that will play a musical instrument. Plus, Spontaneous Problem competition the day of! Mind aMazes blog: http://mindamazes.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/ Location: […]

The Honorable Representative Paul Seaton awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 3:45 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District The Honorable Paul Seaton, Alaska House of Representatives Golden Apple Award | September 9, 2019 Golden Apple nominator Sean Dusek said, “It is with great pleasure that I nominate Paul Seaton for a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award for his tireless support of public education in Alaska.” […]

October Board of Education meeting and worksessions

Posted by on October 3, 2019 at 5:17 pm

School Board Public Involvement Opportunities Monday, October 7, 2019 Borough Administration Building 148 N. Binkley St., Soldotna, AK 99669 Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers Committee Meetings – Redoubt Conference Room 12:30 p.m. Policy Review Committee 12:45 p.m. Information Committee 1:45 p.m. Charter School Advisory Committee Work Sessions – Assembly Chambers 2:45 p.m. 2020 State and […]

9/16/19: KPBSD Message to Parents and Guardians

Posted by on September 16, 2019 at 10:25 pm

Monday, September 16, 2019 KPBSD communications sent this message via email to all KPBSD parents and guardians via student contact information in PowerSchool. Dear KPBSD parents and guardians, Good evening, I know you are all waiting to learn if a Tentative Agreement has been reached, and if school will be in session on Tuesday. Tonight […]

Community Resources for parents and youth #ThankYou

Posted by on September 16, 2019 at 9:22 pm

KPBSD celebrates the sources of strength offered in our communities who are rising up to assist our families and youth. #ThankYou *Kindly add resources you know about in the comments on @KPBSD Facebook. KPBSD is continuing to receive additional places and groups and will add to this post. Community Resources KPBSD posts fliers as a community […]

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

Posted by on September 15, 2019 at 9:31 pm

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 […]

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

Posted by on September 14, 2019 at 3:24 pm

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 […]

PEAKS student results now in PowerSchool for parents

Posted by on September 5, 2019 at 1:08 pm

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 […]

How federal funds benefit KPBSD in 2019-2020 and beyond

Posted by on September 4, 2019 at 3:30 pm

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 […]