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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. […]

News release: School board approves interim Superintendent of Schools

Posted by on April 18, 2019 at 11:24 pm

Board of Education approves Mr. John O’Brien to become interim KPBSD Superintendent of Schools Soldotna, April 18, 2019—At a special board of education meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school board voted 8-0 to amend and approve John O’Brien’s FY20 contract to officially place Mr. John O’Brien as the KPBSB Interim Superintendent on July […]

KPBSD 2019 Graduate Inspiration Profiles

Posted by on April 10, 2019 at 6:34 pm

“The mission of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is to empower all learners to positively shape their futures.” Kenai Peninsula Borough School District graduates are creative problem-solvers, neighbors, business owners, teachers, parents, volunteers, innovators, doctors, and more. Your school district is a positive investment and validates its vision to, “inspire all learners to pursue […]

Seward area schools: community meeting and survey

Posted by on April 10, 2019 at 1:32 am

Seward High School Principal, Trevan Walker, Seward Middle School Principal, Jenny Martin, William H. Seward Elementary School Principal, Alan Haskins, district administration, and the school board request your thoughts and input about potentially consolidating Seward Middle School (6-8) into Seward High School (9-12), and William H. Seward Elementary (6th). No decisions have been made, and […]

Homer High and Homer Middle schools: community meeting and survey

Posted by on April 10, 2019 at 1:20 am

Homer High School Principal Doug Waclawski, Homer Middle School Principal Kari Dendurent, district administration, and the school board request your thoughts and input about potentially consolidating Homer Middle School and Homer High School. No decisions have been made, and your thoughts are valuable. Exploring the difficult concept of school consolidations or closures is a challenging […]