News Release

Your voice is essential: state lawmakers want to know where you stand

Posted by on March 22, 2019 at 5:02 pm

News Release: Your Voice is Needed Community schools, sports and activities, and effective class sizes are critical to continue successful outcomes for K-12 schools on the Kenai Peninsula. In February, the Governor proposed a budget substitute for the 2019-2020 school year that will result in a cut of $22.4 million from KPBSD schools.  However, the […]

Contact your Kenai Peninsula State Legislators

Posted by on March 10, 2019 at 4:40 pm

Six state legislators represent Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools Senator Peter Micciche, Peter.Micciche@akleg.gov Senator Gary Stevens, Gary.Stevens@akleg.gov Representative Ben Carpenter, Ben.Carpenter@akleg.gov Representative Gary Knopp, Gary.Knopp@akleg.gov Representative Louise Stutes, Louise.Stutes@akleg.gov Representative Sarah Vance, Sarah.Vance@akleg.gov PDF Flyer to print: Kenai Peninsula legislators Links Informational flyer: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District $22.4 million in cuts to KPBSD options identified by administrators and school board Informational […]

KPBSD School alert: two-hour delay start on Monday, February 18, 2019

Posted by on February 17, 2019 at 5:43 pm

►ALERT: All KPBSD schools will open with a TWO HOUR DELAY START on MONDAY, February 18, 2019, due to weather conditions throughout the Peninsula. If weather and road conditions warrant a full closure for any schools that announcement will be made about 7:00 AM. All morning Pre-K class sessions are cancelled during a two-hour delay […]

Community Survey: Superintendent of Schools Search

Posted by on February 15, 2019 at 6:12 pm

News Release Public Involvement in Superintendent of Schools Selection Soldotna, February 15, 2019— The KPBSD Board of Education seeks public input into its process to select a superintendent of schools. The school board has sole responsibility for the selection of candidates, final interviews, and selection of the superintendent, but would like to consider the views […]

News Release: Attend a KPBSD Budget Forum

Posted by on February 14, 2019 at 4:02 pm

KPBSD responds to an unprecedented budget challenge. Attend a community forum to get facts. Soldotna, February 14, 2019—Do you understand how the KPBSD school district budget will affect what KPBSD can offer in schools to educate our youth? With drastic state budget cuts to education proposed by the Governor, attend a budget forum in your […]

School progress reports in new Alaska System for School Success

Posted by on October 23, 2018 at 9:44 am

October 23, 2018: The new System for School Success Reports accountability system for public schools in the State of Alaska released reports for the 2017-2018 school year. The rating system for schools is a federal requirement of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and the new accountability system replaces the Alaska State Performance Index (ASPI) star […]

Twenty-two schools to host district budget forum

Posted by on October 22, 2018 at 5:19 pm

Creating district and school budgets is a foundation for quality instruction and school culture. How will you be involved? Budget Development with every KPBSD site council 22 KPBSD school sites, Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 PM Soldotna, October 22, 2018—The process is rolling forward for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget planning, and decisions must be made with […]

Seward Area Schools Delay Start 10.17.18

Posted by on October 16, 2018 at 7:15 pm

►ALERT: TWO HOUR DELAY START* for these Seward area KPBSD schools on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018 due to weather conditions. Moose Pass School Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School If weather and road conditions warrant a full closure, an announcement will be made by 8:00 AM. *A two hour delay means that buses […]

College Fair for teens in Kenai, Alaska

Posted by on October 11, 2018 at 9:31 am

News Release 9th Annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair Nearly 50 educational institutions will send representatives to meet with KPBSD high school students on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 10:00—1:00 in the Kenai Central High School gymnasium. The ninth annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair is free, and no appointments are needed. Students and parents can learn […]

News Release: Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond

Posted by on September 10, 2018 at 3:38 pm

Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Bond* Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition No. 1 To be voted on by all KPB voters, October 2, 2018 Soldotna, September 10, 2018—The Kachemak Selo New K-12 School Construction project began July 9, 2011, when a petition was submitted to the school board by local residents requesting a public school facility. […]