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Coffee & Conversation in Homer

February 20, 2020

You have questions & thoughts about K-12 education on the Kenai, so Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent John O’Brien and communications director Pegge Erkeneff invite you to join us on Friday, February 21, 2020, for an informal, responsive conversation! Who? parents, site councils, KPBSD key communicators, business and community partners, you! No RSVP necessary, […]

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Two Hour Delay start in Eastern Peninsula

February 20, 2020

►ALERT: KPBSD schools in the Eastern Kenai Peninsula* will open with a TWO HOUR DELAY START on THURSDAY, February 20, 2020, due to weather and road conditions. If weather and road conditions warrant a full closure for any schools, that announcement will be made about 7:00 AM. If you don’t hear anything, the two-hour delay […]

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KPBSD February Community Budget Forums

February 17, 2020

Public involvement in the school district budget counts. District administration will meet with site councils and everyone interested in K-12 education to present the nearly $145 million preliminary budget for the school year beginning in August. February Community Budget Forums begin at 6:00 PM Site-Councils, together with everyone who is interested—parents, staff, students, business partners, […]

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1-30-20: Two-hour delay start for Southern and Eastern Peninsula KPBSD schools

January 29, 2020

►UPDATE, 5:15 AM: Eastern Peninsula Schools (Hope School to Seward area) will also open with a TWO-HOUR DELAY START on Thursday, January 30, 2020. ►ALERT: KPBSD schools in the Southern Peninsula* will open with a TWO HOUR DELAY START on THURSDAY, January 30, 2020, due to weather and road conditions. If weather and road conditions […]

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2020 Communications

January 22, 2020

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FY21 Education Funding and Budget Timeline

January 10, 2020

This budget timeline calendar combines important dates for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education, the Borough Assembly, and State of Alaska legislature and Office of the Governor. It will be updated when additional dates are available. Current version: 1.10.20 PDF version: Education Funding Calendar for FY21 (2020-2021) school year Tweet This Post

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Free Developmental Screenings in Soldotna and Seward

January 10, 2020

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Child Find Program together with The Frontier Community Services Infant Learning Program (central Kenai Peninsula) and SeaView Community Services (Seward) are offering FREE developmental screenings for Newborn infants to age five (not yet in kindergarten). Vision and hearing screenings will also be available. Central Peninsula | Wednesday, January 22, […]

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Tustumena Elementary is Recognized as a 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School

January 8, 2020

Join the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District to celebrate Tustumena Elementary educators, students, and families! One hundred schools nationwide earned recognition as a National ESEA Distinguished School in 2019, and Tustumena Elementary School is recognized in the category of exceptional student performance for two or more consecutive years! In the small coastal area of Kasilof, […]

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KPBSD inspiration: Anna Devolld

December 18, 2019

“When you are 14, it can sometimes be difficult and overwhelming to start a project like this, but I have the support of many individuals, organizations, and agencies who encourage me to pursue my passion for pollinators.” –Anna Devolld

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Holiday cheer for KPBSD students in transition

December 13, 2019

The outpouring of holiday support for our students experiencing homelessness is incredible! “Many of these projects have been taking place for multiple years, and we are so grateful for the relationships we’ve created and the effort and energy that goes into them each year. We thank these groups and all the individuals who contributed for […]

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