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Graduate Survey: How Did KPBSD Do?

Posted by on August 28, 2017 at 4:10 pm

News Release KPBSD Classes of 2010 to 2017, How Did KPBSD Do? To improve schools, KPBSD seeks graduate input from the Classes of 2010 through 2017. A brief survey is open through September. Please assist the KPBSD to reach 4,978 graduates. The alumni survey will help KPBSD understand how well students were prepared to meet goals for […]

news release: New KPBSD bus routes, times, and practice run

Posted by on August 16, 2017 at 3:25 pm

News Release KPBSD welcomes Apple Bus Company The first day of school is Tuesday, August 22, 2017*, and Apple Bus Company is in final preparations for the new school year. Find new bus route and pickup and drop-off times Apple Bus Company routes and times are now online and searchable via the Kenai Peninsula Bus […]

How to register for KPBSD Pre-Kindergarten Title I classes

Posted by on August 8, 2017 at 10:58 am

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release How to register for KPBSD Pre-Kindergarten Title I classes Soldotna, August 8, 2017—Free pre-kindergarten classes at local schools for children who will be four years old by September 1, 2017, are open. To qualify, parents and guardians must contact their local area school, schedule […]

News Release: State funding set for public education

Posted by on June 23, 2017 at 10:27 am

State funding set for public education Soldotna, June 23, 2017—The Alaska State Legislature adopted a budget which includes Status Quo K-12 education Base Student Allocation (BSA) funding for the 2017-2018 school year. Superintendent Sean Dusek said: “Now that the legislature has come to a budget agreement for K-12 funding, we are able to move forward […]

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. […]