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Grade 7-12 Onsite Learning Update

January 15, 2021

How soon will 7-12 grade students return to onsite at-school learning every day? Good news: the community spread of COVID-19 is continuing to flatten on the Kenai Peninsula, so it appears schools may soon open onsite every day for Grades 7-12. Thank you to everyone for your patience—if you have questions or issues to solve, […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 14, 2021

School Holiday KPBSD schools* are closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday *variance: Kachemak-Selo, Nanwalek, Nikolaevsk, Port Graham, Razdolna, and Voznesenka schools will be open on a normal schedule School calendars Tweet This Post

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Two-Hour Delay Start for Moose Pass and Seward schools

January 13, 2021

►ALERT: KPBSD schools in the Eastern Kenai Peninsula* will open with a TWO HOUR DELAY START on THURSDAY, January 14, 2021, 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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Two-Hour Delay Start for Southern Kenai Peninsula

January 6, 2021

►ALERT: KPBSD schools in the Southern Peninsula* will open with a TWO HOUR DELAY START on THURSDAY, January 7, 2021, due to weather and road conditions. 100% Remote Learning is also on a two-hour delay start–some staff are teaching from the school and need to safely drive to their worksites. If weather and road conditions […]

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Onsite-At-School Option expands on January 11

January 5, 2021

On January 11, 2021, KPBSD expands the onsite-at-school learning option during High COVID-19 Risk Soldotna, January 5, 2021—KPBSD Pre-K through 6th grades can attend school onsite, every school day beginning Monday, January 11, 2021, during High COVID-19 Risk. Grades 7-12 will attend onsite two days a week, with a split A/B schedule—schools will be in […]

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COVID-19 and Travel Info for KPBSD staff and students

January 4, 2021

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Staff and Students who travel outside of Alaska Do you have questions about when you may return to KPBSD work or onsite-at-school learning after travel out of state? This may help: Based on the State of Alaska Health Order No. 6 effective December 16, 2020: KPBSD employees and students must […]

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KPBSD End of 2020 Update

December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020 Dear KPBSD staff and families, “With the dawning of a new year, growing daylight, and a vaccine to help control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are planning for a return to more normalcy for our schools in 2021. We are excited for the return of our students to in person […]

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Farewell to Hot-Rod Todd Brewer

December 9, 2020

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that Seward learned of “Hot Rod” Todd Brewer’s death on December 3, 2020.  He never regained consciousness after being intubated for complications from COVID-19.  He brought infinite joy with his cheesy jokes about rival schools (he especially loved giving Nikiski grief) and professionally printed photos of Seward Seahawks […]

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Option for more students to attend school onsite in January 2021

December 9, 2020

News Release Board of Education approves bringing more students back to onsite learning in high COVID-19 Risk Soldotna, December 9, 2020—The option to attend school onsite, at-school during high COVID-19 risk levels for students in Pre-K through 6th grade, and middle and high school ages is expanding in 2021, after the Board of Education approved […]

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High COVID-19 cases cause 34 KPBSD schools to continue 100% remote learning for most students

November 24, 2020

News Release, Soldotna, November 24, 2020 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District COVID-19 update due to continued COVID-19 community contagion throughout the Kenai Peninsula: A SmartStart plan update so more students could attend school onsite during High Risk operations will be presented to the KPBSD Board of Education on December 7, 2020 KPBSD Grades 1-12: 100% […]

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