KPBSD District Stories

Student Voice and #AKleg visits in Juneau

Posted by on March 7, 2018 at 8:54 pm

KPBSD and The Legislature School Board Leadership and Youth Advocacy Institute A full weekend of learning and collaborating with school board members and students from around the state, plus two days of appointments with more than 25 legislators to share “Kenai schools” stories was fun, informative, and thought provoking! February 10–13, 2018, two students, three […]

KPBSD School “Safety Closure” information

Posted by on February 22, 2018 at 4:26 pm

KPBSD School “Safety Closure” information After extensive research and study of historical and recent school safety incidents, the U.S. Department of Education issued a new document with new guidelines for school safety entitled “Guide For Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operation Plans.” One of the major findings was that the lone option to lockdown was no longer enough. It was […]

KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians

Posted by on February 21, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Parents and guardians, school safety is a top priority in the KPBSD. It’s important for you to know what to do before, during, and after a school emergency, weather related delay start, or school closure. Kindly read KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians. KPBSD regularly practices safety drills in schools, and includes law enforcement in […]

Everyone can learn, starting with newborns!

Posted by on January 12, 2018 at 3:28 pm

News Release Developmental Screenings for newborns to age five in Seward and Soldotna areas Empowering all learners, starting with newborns! Soldotna, January 12, 2018—Free opportunity for a screening to learn a child’s early development, motor skills, speech, early learning concepts, vision, and hearing for children ranging from newborn to age five (not yet in kindergarten) […]

Facebook Live Q and A with Superintendent Dusek

Posted by on January 9, 2018 at 12:46 pm

You’re invited to a Facebook LIVE Q & A with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek Tuesday, January 23, 2018 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. How-to watch: It’s simple. Go to the KPBSD Facebook page on 1/23/18, at 7:00 PM, via your device or computer, and connect! You’ll see that KPBSD is live – click to view. How-to ask questions or […]

How RESPONSIVE fits into the KPBSD educational strategy

Posted by on January 8, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Four key areas define the KPBSD five year strategic plan. In this two minute video, Superintendent Sean Dusek explains how Responsive is a core element: Learn more about the KPBSD 2017 – 2022 Strategic Plan Video text Hello! This is Sean Dusek and today we are going to examine what Responsiveness means in KPBSD. As you know, we […]

Celebrate Audra Faris, NNS music teacher

Posted by on January 2, 2018 at 12:48 pm

School Band and Orchestra SBO 20th Annual “50 Directors Who Make a Difference” in 2017!    Audra Faris, Nikiski North Star Elementary music teacher, represents Alaska! “I feel quite honored and totally undeserving of this award. Somewhere, some kind soul nominated me for this modern band award. I am thankful that someone noticed I was […]

How-to measure KPBSD student success #KPI

Posted by on December 15, 2017 at 2:41 pm

KPBSD measures student and organizational success with multiple Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Superintendent Sean Dusek explains in short two minute video: Learn more about the KPBSD 2017 – 2022 Strategic Plan, and KPBSD KPIs Video text: Hello! Sean Dusek here with you again today to continue our discussion on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District […]

KPBSD Winter Music Lineup

Posted by on December 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm

 Celebrate what’s right in the world, and treat yourself – attend a music concert or school play! Programs are at school location unless otherwise noted. Also, some schools have more than one program, and so the location may vary by date. Aurora Borealis Charter School – November 30, 7:00 p.m., Winter Program, Soldotna High School […]

Upstream Academy: STEM, speed, drones, connect, learn!

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 5:11 pm

KPBSD’s second Upstream Academy in October expanded to include students from both Title VI and Migrant Education–this brought a new dynamic and an element of cultural diversity and sharing to the academy! Students from Kachemak-Selo joined other migrant students from Homer, Soldotna, and Sterling and were able to share their lifestyle and culture with our Title […]