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News Release: KPBSD receives 72-hour work stoppage notice

Posted by on September 13, 2019 at 10:25 pm

KPEA and KPESA announce, “Kenai Educators Will Strike on Tuesday, September 17” Soldotna, September 13, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) received notification tonight that, “the Kenai Peninsula Education Association and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association intend to commence a work stoppage on September 17, 2019 at 6:30 a.m.” A work stoppage will trigger […]

Collective Bargaining Update: September 13, 2019

Posted by on September 13, 2019 at 4:12 pm

News Release:  Collective Bargaining Update: September 13, 2019  Soldotna, September 13, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) has requested additional information related to the September 12, 2019, offer from the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA). The Associations’ included new retroactivity language in their health care proposal, and […]

9/12/19 Collective Bargaining: KPBSD offer to KPEA and KPESA

Posted by on September 12, 2019 at 10:11 pm

News Release September 12, 2019 Collective Bargaining Update: KPBSD offer to KPEA and KPESA Soldotna, September 12, 2019—This evening at bargaining, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) presented a new offer to the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) that offers fair salary increases and provides our employees […]

FASD Awareness Day 9/9 at 9:09 AM

Posted by on September 9, 2019 at 8:36 am

Sept. 9, 2019 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day. FASD awareness day started on 9/9/99 to remind everyone that a woman can remain alcohol fee for all nine months of pregnancy. At 9:09 AM, on 9/9, is the time and date FASD is recognized throughout the world. The time is today for everyone  […]

KPBSD Package Proposal to KPEA and KPESA to settle FY19-FY20-FY21 bargaining

Posted by on August 24, 2019 at 9:07 am

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) package proposal to the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) to settle FY19-FY20-FY21 bargaining, provided during negotiations on Saturday, August 24, 2019.   PDF: 8.24.19 KPBSD Package Proposal to KPEA and KPESA to settle FY19-FY20-FY21 bargaining   This KPBSD Collective Bargaining webpage contains links to all past […]

KPBSD and Swan Lake Fire information, 8/21/19

Posted by on August 21, 2019 at 9:37 pm

8/21/19, 9:00 PM Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Absences will be excused if parents choose to keep children at home due to air quality, road closures, or wildfire activity in their area. On Thursday, August 22, 2019, Cooper Landing School will start the day with a two-hour delay start. The final determination about a full […]

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Sports and Travel CANCELLATIONS

Posted by on August 21, 2019 at 7:57 pm

August 21, 2019 News Release Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Sports and Travel CANCELLATIONS All OUTDOOR athletics at or hosted by Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools are cancelled until further notice. All activity related travel between Sterling and Cooper Landing on Sterling Highway is cancelled until further notice. Due to the unpredictable nature of multiple […]

KPBSD and Swan Lake Fire Update: August 18, 2019, 7:45 PM

Posted by on August 18, 2019 at 7:46 pm

August 18, 2019, 7:45 PM Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools and Swan Lake Fire Cooper Landing School: KPBSD will make a determination on Monday afternoon based on fire activity and recommendations from OEM if Cooper Landing School will open on Tuesday or postpone the first day of school. This decision and announcement will be […]

News Release: August 15, 2019, Collective Bargaining Update

Posted by on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Soldotna, August 15, 2019—The school district met with the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) for several hours on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, for collective bargaining. A tentative agreement was not reached. On August 13, 2019, the District proposed increasing its portion of the cap contribution to the employee […]

What will happen if there is a strike in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District?

Posted by on August 7, 2019 at 5:06 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District News Release What will happen if there is a strike in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District? Soldotna, August 7, 2019—The school district is hopeful that a tentative agreement will be reached when collective bargaining resumes with the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) […]