KPBSD District Stories

KPBSD outdoor activity and travel restrictions removed!

Posted by on September 3, 2019 at 4:24 pm

Good news! All restrictions for outdoor activities due to air quality, and activity related travel between Sterling and Cooper Landing on Sterling Highway are removed effective September 3, 2019. Cooper Landing School will reopen September 4, 2019, on a normal schedule! Thank you to everyone for your patience throughout the past 14 days while these […]

Superintendent O’Brien Letter to KPBSD Parents and Guardians about Potential Strike

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 2:17 pm

August 30, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District: It is with a heavy heart that I must compose this letter to you today. Union leadership continues to threaten this community with a strike that they state could occur “as early as September 16.” I believe that the serious action […]

What will happen if there is a strike in the KPBSD?

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 1:48 pm

  What will happen if there is a strike in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District?   If the unions decide to call a strike, they are required to provide the Superintendent of Schools with 72-hour notice prior to a work stoppage. The Superintendent of Schools will immediately notify all staff, parents, community partners, contractors, […]

School in Cooper Landing is cancelled until 9.3.19 at the earliest

Posted by on August 28, 2019 at 7:29 pm

K-12 school in Cooper Landing is CANCELLED until Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at the earliest This closure is caused by a wildfire in the area and evacuation level at #2 “SET” SET means that you must be ready and prepared to leave at any time. Learn about 1-2-3 Ready-Set-Go at www.kpbOEM.com www.KPBSD.org Tweet This Post

Collective Bargaining 8-27-19 between KPBSD and KPEA-KPESA

Posted by on August 27, 2019 at 3:30 pm

Bargaining on August 27, 2019 will be streamed via Facebook Live on the @KPBSD page. It’s also open to the public to attend beginning at 4:30 PM in the Soldotna High School library. During collective bargaining on August 24, 2019, KPEA and KPESA requested information about the health care cost estimate for 2020-2021 (FY21). This […]

8.26.19 – KPBSD school closure, activity travel, air quality update

Posted by on August 26, 2019 at 9:41 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District wildfires and air quality alert: outdoor activity, sports, travel cancellations & restrictions, school closure “KPBSD places the safety and wellbeing of our students, staff, and parents before any other consideration. Since the resurgence of the Swan Lake Fire after the wind event on Saturday, August 17, 2019, and two new […]

KPBSD 8.26.19 outdoor activity and student travel update

Posted by on August 25, 2019 at 10:27 pm

KPBSD anticipates all 42 schools will open on a normal schedule on on Monday, August 26, 2019. Air quality is a top concern for schools and the health of our students, staff, and athletes. Your KPBSD school district is working closely with the Borough Office of Emergency Management, the Great Basin National Type 1 Incident Management […]

Cooper Landing School will OPEN at 11:00 a.m. on 8/22/19

Posted by on August 22, 2019 at 8:36 am

8/22/19, 8:30 AM:  Cooper Landing School will OPEN at 11:00 AM with a two-hour delay start on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The school day will end at the normal time, 3:15 PM. Absences will be excused if parents choose to keep children at home due to air quality, road closures, or wildfire activity in their area. […]

Cooper Landing School will OPEN 8.21.19 at 11:00 AM

Posted by on August 21, 2019 at 9:11 am

8/21/19, 9:00 AM:  Cooper Landing School will OPEN at 11:00 AM with a two-hour delay start on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The school day will end at the normal time, 3:15 PM. Absences will be excused if parents choose to keep children at home due to air quality, road closures, or wildfire activity in their […]

8.21.19 Sterling Elementary Bus Route 110 change

Posted by on August 21, 2019 at 7:11 am

Information for Sterling Elementary School Route 110 bus route:   6:45 AM: The Sterling Highway is currently closed, August 21, 2019, from Mileposts MP 53 to MP 75 until further notice. Your child will receive an excused absence if the Sterling Highway closure affects the ability of your child to attend school today.   On […]