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News Release: KPBSD can hire 12 of 30+ frozen positions

Posted by on June 8, 2017 at 9:39 am

News Release KPBSD can hire 12 of 30+ frozen positions Soldotna, June 8, 2017—The Borough Assembly passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget on June 6, 2017, which included funding for the KPBSD school year which begins August 22, 2017. The State of Alaska has not yet determined funding for public education. Mayor Navarre increased the […]

News Release: State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD

Posted by on May 10, 2017 at 7:12 pm

News Release State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD Soldotna, May 10, 2017—The HB57 Operating Budget conference committee is appointed. If you value public education in the KPBSD, please contact committee members* and local legislators now to request status quo education funding. In preparation for potential reductions to education funding, KPBSD administration anticipates: The effect […]

News Release: Senate proposes 5% cut to KPBSD

Posted by on April 4, 2017 at 11:05 am

News Release Alaska Senate proposes 5% cut to education funding Soldotna, April 4, 2017—The Senate Finance Committee proposed a 5% cut to education funding, creating an additional deficit hit of $5.29 million to the KPBSD. Plus, the 5% links to a second cut of $1.21 million by reducing the maximum allowable contribution the Borough may […]

You’re invited: February KPBSD community budget forums

Posted by on February 9, 2017 at 1:35 pm

News Release Alaska fiscal challenge and impact to KPBSD budget Do you know which educational opportunities for your children and the youth in our communities might diminish because of a multi-million dollar budget deficit in the KPBSD?  Attend a budget development forum to learn about the proposed 2017-2018 KPBSD budget, the $3.45 million deficit with […]

Thoughts please: KPBSD #StrategicPlan survey is open

Posted by on November 7, 2016 at 12:17 pm

News Release KPBSD Five Year Strategic Plan Revision   Soldotna, November 7, 2016—Do you have an opinion about how to improve KPBSD schools?   Community members, families, students, and staff are invited to offer thoughts for the KPBSD 2017 – 2022 strategic plan revision through an online survey open through November 21, 2016. KPBSD is […]

KPBSD schools ShakeOut on October 20, at 10:20 am

Posted by on October 19, 2016 at 4:14 pm

News Release KPBSD schools ShakeOut on October 20, 2016 K-12 schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will participate in the Great Alaska ShakeOut “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” earthquake drill on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 10:20 a.m. KPBSD students and staff join more than 120,000 Alaskans who have already registered to participate. […]

Public invitation to KPBSD Key Communicator Hour

Posted by on October 17, 2016 at 5:13 pm

News Release Public invited to KPBSD Key Communicator events Soldotna, October 17, 2016—KPBSD is hosting three Key Communicator Connect & Collaborate Hours to converse about the KPBSD budget, five year strategic plan, and respond to questions and ideas about our diverse district. Key Communicators gather throughout the year; everyone interested in KPBSD schools is invited […]

news release: KPBSD needs public input for 2017-2018 school year budget

Posted by on October 17, 2016 at 12:05 pm

News Release Input needed to solve the state and KPBSD fiscal crisis Soldotna, October 14, 2016—Your KPBSD schools need you to participate in the FY18 budget development process, and assist with solutions to the fiscal crisis in the State of Alaska. Community budget meetings took place throughout the district at 30+ school sites on Thursday, October […]

News Release: Meeting dates | school start and end time options

Posted by on October 13, 2016 at 11:26 am

News Release Southern peninsula school start and end time options Soldotna, October 12, 2016—Changes to school start and end times will begin in August, 2017, and in order to inform and gather input, three southern peninsula community meetings will take place in November. The same content will be presented at each meeting. Parents, KPBSD staff, […]

Priorities: Which KPBSD school programs and services do you value?

Posted by on October 4, 2016 at 12:38 pm

News Release Community Budget development meetings – October 13, 2016 How to best prioritize programs and services in KPBSD? Soldotna, October 3, 2016—Does a quality education and the future success for every young person living on the Kenai Peninsula matter to you? If so, KPBSD needs you to participate in the budget development meetings taking […]