KPBSD District Stories

New principal candidate interviews are set

Posted by on March 31, 2022 at 5:11 pm

Hiring a School Principal – Public Involvement Opportunities Everyone is invited to watch the principal candidate interviews live via Zoom, and then provide written feedback through a new survey link provided during the live interview. Thank you for your participation in the selection and hiring of KPBSD principals. Check back to this page for updates, […]

Education Bills: Focus on Five

Posted by on March 22, 2022 at 3:50 pm

resources and tips: The Legislature and KPBSD webpage Flyer: KPBSD and BSA Bills HB 272 (Increase the BSA) and HB 273 (Inflation proof the BSA) KPBSD legislative informational packet, February 2022 Board of Education meetings with legislators in Juneau Thank you for sharing your positive stories and outcomes in KPBSD schools, while talking about the […]

KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians

Posted by on March 22, 2022 at 9:23 am

Parents and guardians, school safety is a top priority in the KPBSD. It’s important for you to know what to do before, during, and after a school emergency, weather related delay start, or school closure. Kindly read KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians. KPBSD regularly practices safety drills in schools, and includes law enforcement in […]

info: Nikiski North Star Elementary Stay Put

Posted by on March 17, 2022 at 12:38 pm

2:30 PM UPDATE:On March 17, 2022, at 9:38 am, the Alaska State Troopers were notified that a threatening phone call had been received by staff at Nikiski North Star Elementary School. The Alaska State Trooper and Alaska Wildlife Troopers immediately responded to the school to establish and maintain security, and school officials placed the school […]

Wednesday Early Release Days

Posted by on March 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is adding three Friday Early Release days to the 2021-2022 school calendar. The dates are March 18, 25, and April 1, 2022. On Early Release for student days, school ends 90 minutes earlier than usual, and buses run 90 minutes earlier than normal. The previously scheduled Early Release days […]

Spring Break in the KPBSD

Posted by on March 2, 2022 at 1:44 pm

Spring Break is March 7-11, 2022* *variance: Kachemak-Selo, Nanwalek, Nikolaevsk, Razdolna, and Voznesenka schools are in session and have a different spring break “March is a time of hope and optimism on the Kenai with increasing daylight and warming weather. I wish all of our staff, students, and families a wonderful Spring Break and hope […]

It’s happening! www…

Posted by on February 18, 2022 at 3:19 pm

The new KPBSD website will begin to permanently roll out Friday evening and continue throughout the weekend! If all goes as planned, the curtain will close on the current website that we’ve had for 12+ years, potentially by Monday morning before school begins. Together let us celebrate the KPBSD Information Services Department team (many who […]

Early Release Survey open until 2-22-22

Posted by on February 17, 2022 at 3:53 pm

Dear KPBSD Parents, Guardians, and Staff, What do you think? Please complete this brief, online Early Release survey open through noon on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. For nine years, we have designated six school days a year as a minimum day—with a 90-minute early release for students, while staff works a maximum day. To address […]

Celebrate a leader in school meals!

Posted by on February 8, 2022 at 10:42 am

Celebrate Diane Buchanan, the 2022 Alaska School Nutrition Association Administrator of the Year The statewide award recognizes her commitment and dedication to school nutrition! Fun fact: every day KPBSD Student Nutrition serves a daily average of 1,200 breakfasts and 3,200 lunches! For thirty years, Diane Buchanan has worked in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, […]

Celebrate School Counselors

Posted by on February 7, 2022 at 3:56 pm

KPBSD School Counselors, you are appreciated! “Please join me to celebrate our school counselors during National School Counselor Appreciation week! Now, more than ever, we recognize and appreciate the great work our school counselors provide to our students and to our entire district. On a daily basis they connect with students, and are actively engaged […]