KPBSD District Stories

KPBSD Inspiration, Homer High School Salmon Sisters

Posted by on December 19, 2018 at 1:46 pm

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration Homer High School | Claire (Laukitis) Neaton (2008) and Emma Teal Laukitis (2009) #SalmonSisters   “Growing up in a small town in Alaska, it is sometimes difficult to know how different life can be outside the state. We both ended up going to college on the East Coast because people in our […]

KPBSD Inspiration, Kristin (Beck) Bates, Seward High School #ClassOf2004

Posted by on December 12, 2018 at 6:07 pm

“A combination of opportunities I had while attending Seward schools sent me into a salmon spiral,” said Kristin Beck Bates, a Seward High graduate who attended Nikiski Elementary, K-Beach Elementary, Seward Elementary, Seward Middle School, and graduated in 2004. KPBSD Inspiration, Kristin (Beck) Bates, Seward High School #ClassOf2004 Kristin, now the hatchery manager at Trail […]

Forty-three free public school choices in KPBSD

Posted by on December 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm

KPBSD: One district, 43 diverse schools Parents and schools share equally valuable roles in education. Parents and guardians are more than volunteers; they are part of a school’s learning community. Students and parents both have enormous influence in the quality of a child’s education. Research shows that parents and teachers build partnerships that help children […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Jeffrey Dolifka, Class Of 2006

Posted by on December 5, 2018 at 6:03 pm

“Take risks and don’t be afraid of failure,” says attorney Jeffrey Dolifka, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Class of 2006, Skyview High School. “I wish I had figured that out a lot earlier in my life.” He’s been in the courtroom since he was five, when he’d accompany his father, and sit beneath a table, […]

Two-Hour Delay start: Monday, December 3, 2018

Posted by on December 2, 2018 at 6:15 pm

►ALERT UPDATE 7:00 AM: All KPBSD schools will open with a TWO HOUR DELAY START* on MONDAY, December 3, 2018, due to weather conditions throughout the Peninsula. Parents and guardians, if you decide, based on conditions near you to keep your child at home, kindly call your school to let them know. Absences will be […]

►INFORMATION #6 #AlaskaEarthquake

Posted by on November 30, 2018 at 5:01 pm

►INFORMATION #6: Friday, 11/30/18, 4:50 PM Thank you to everyone who worked closely in and with KPBSD schools today after the earthquake this morning, the Tsunami warning, evacuations, aftershocks, and damage assessments. You make a difference!   KPBSD anticipates Kenai Peninsula schools will open on a normal schedule Monday, December 3, 2018. If anything changes […]

Sources of Strength #SuicidePrevention

Posted by on November 29, 2018 at 5:20 pm

Nine KPBSD schools—Homer Flex School, Kenai Alternative School, Kenai Central High School, River City Academy, Seward High School, Seward Middle School, Skyview Middle School, Soldotna High School, Soldotna Prep School—are developing peer leaders through Sources of Strength (SOS) thanks to funding from the Alaska Community Foundation, GCI suicide prevention grant, and Alaska Children’s’ Trust! This […]

KPBSD Winter Music Program Lineup

Posted by on November 27, 2018 at 1:29 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. Some schools have more than one program, and so the location may vary by date. Aurora Borealis Charter School – December 4, 6:00 p.m., Christmas Concert, KCHS Auditorium Chapman School – […]

Celebrate Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the PAEMST!

Posted by on October 30, 2018 at 7:35 pm

Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching  “Our children, to a greater and greater degree, will inherit a world full of STEM, which is all the more reason to set our students up for success by providing quality experiences in the STEM field, whether it be […]

Resources for Budget Development Forum at 22 school sites

Posted by on October 30, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Budget Development with every KPBSD site council Building a school budget is foundational to schools, so bring your questions and concerns about funding, expenditures, and priorities. Everyone is invited to participate. October 30, 2018. Twenty-two school locations. One hour, 6:00 – 6:30 PM Resources: Watch Superintendent Sean Dusek and Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones budget presentation 6:00 – 6:30 […]