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KPBSD observes international FASD Awareness Day

Posted by on September 8, 2017 at 10:14 am

News Release Soldotna, September 8, 2017— Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) do affect KPBSD students, and September 9, 2017, marks international FASD awareness day. The KPBSD, together with our board of education, community agencies, and families recognize the challenges of FASD. We are working with and supporting our students and families, providing FASD education, awareness, […]

News Release: State, district, and school PEAKS results now online

Posted by on September 1, 2017 at 5:14 pm

State, district, and school PEAKS results now online Soldotna, September 1, 2017— The first year results of PEAKS, the online assessment for students in grades three through ten in English language arts and mathematics are now available online. KPBSD students continue to outperform state median scale scores in both English language arts and math.  “PEAKS […]

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 […]