KPBSD District Stories

New! Text Messaging Service Opt-In

Posted by on May 15, 2018 at 3:14 pm

New! Text Messaging Service for parents & guardians A positive Opt-In is necessary to participate in this free service Soldotna, Alaska—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District can now utilize the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to a parent, guardian, or student mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and […]

Communications: SMS Text Messaging FAQs

Posted by on May 15, 2018 at 11:05 am

KPBSD Parents and Guardians, you can take advantage of our Text Messaging Service Our schools and district utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.* You can participate in this free service just by sending a text message of […]

Facebook Live Q and A with Superintendent Dusek

Posted by on May 4, 2018 at 5:14 pm

You’re invited to a Facebook LIVE Q & A with the KPBSD Instructional Team Tuesday, May 8, 2018 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.  How-to watch: It’s simple. Go to the KPBSD Facebook page on 5/8/18, 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 […]

Supreme Court LIVE Fosters Understanding of the Justice System

Posted by on April 5, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Supreme Court LIVE Event Fosters Understanding of the Justice System Three hundred and seventy-five students from six KPBSD high schools attended Alaska Supreme Court LIVE at Kenai Central High School on March 29, 2018. The court heard oral argument in State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party, which involves a dispute related to the way […]

Supreme Court LIVE in Kenai: State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party

Posted by on March 27, 2018 at 5:36 pm

News Release Supreme Court LIVE is coming to Kenai on March 29, 2018 State of Alaska v. Alaska Democratic Party Three hundred and seventy-five students from six KPBSD high schools will attend, the public is invited, and the case will be streamed live at 360 North at https://www.360north.org/alaska-supreme-court Courtesy Press Release forward: Press Release Alaska […]

Battle of the Books #BOB2018

Posted by on March 26, 2018 at 5:01 pm

KPBSD Battle of the Books Students of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District have been participating in Battle of the Books (BOB) for 33 years. The original idea for BOB came from a radio program sponsored by the Chicago Public Library in the 1940s. A school librarian from Illinois, Joanne Kelly, took the idea and […]

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) […]