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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) […]

August Board of Education Public Involvement Opportunities

Posted by on July 31, 2019 at 3:33 pm

10:30 a.m. Special Meeting: Executive Session-Negotiations The public is welcome observe and learn during committee meetings and work sessions, but all public testimony is reserved for the 6:00 PM Board of Education meeting. Committee Meetings-Redoubt Conference Room 12:30 p.m. Information Committee 1:30 p.m. Charter School Committee 2:30 p.m. Board Policy Committee   Worksessions-Assembly Chambers 3:30 […]

National School Lunch Program in KPBSD Schools

Posted by on July 30, 2019 at 3:05 pm

Soldotna, July 30, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) participates in the National School Lunch Program. Applications for free and reduced meals are currently being accepted. Meals will be available to all children at these schools: Chapman School; Fireweed Academy; Homer High School; Homer Middle School; Kalifornsky Beach Elementary; Kaleidoscope School of Arts and […]

Collective Bargaining Update: May 16, 2019

Posted by on May 16, 2019 at 11:05 am

News Release Collective Bargaining Update: May 16, 2019 Soldotna, May 16, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) met with the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) for collective bargaining on May 16, 2019. The District did not accept the KPEA and KPESA May 13, 2019, last best offer, […]

Collective Bargaining Update: May 13, 2019

Posted by on May 13, 2019 at 6:31 pm

News Release Collective Bargaining Update: May 13, 2019 Soldotna, May 13, 2019—Proposals were exchanged between The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD), and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) during collective bargaining on May 13, 2019. The Associations rejected the District proposals. KPEA and KPESA offered a proposal […]

Collective Bargaining: May 8, 2019 KPBSD proposals to KPESA and KPEA

Posted by on May 8, 2019 at 3:04 pm

News Release Soldotna, May 8, 2019—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) proposals to Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) and Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) KPBSD proposal to KPESA* Attached is the District proposal to KPESA that accepts the recommendations in the Arbitrator’s report. The proposal was rejected by KPESA at bargaining on May […]

News Release: Arbitrator’s Advisory Report

Posted by on May 2, 2019 at 12:14 pm

Soldotna, May 2, 2019—the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) received the Advisory Arbitration Report. The two days of Advisory Arbitration took place February 26-27, 2019, with the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA) and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA). District administration and school board members are reviewing and analyzing Arbitrator Dorothy Fallon’s Report. […]