KPBSD District Stories

Parents and Guardians: Prepare for a positive COVID-19 case in a school

Posted by on September 9, 2020 at 3:33 pm

link: COVID-19 in KPBSD Web Hub Dear KPBSD Parents and Guardians, This letter will help your family prepare should our school district or your school have a COVID-19 event occur. An event could be a positive COVID-19 case, outbreak (two or more positive cases in a school) or exposure to COVID-19 in a school. The […]

KPBSD Update: Schools open in Central Peninsula | Labor Day Holiday

Posted by on September 2, 2020 at 3:00 pm

September 2, 2020 Dear KPBSD staff and families, “Thank you to everyone who is doing your part to keep schools open by practicing physical distancing, wearing a facemask when needed, and for frequent hand washing. You are making a difference. Let us not let our collective guard down! Have a safe holiday weekend!” – Superintendent […]

Weekly update: Symptom Free School Protocols, risk levels, meals, photos

Posted by on August 26, 2020 at 5:17 pm

KPBSD Weekly Update: August 26, 2020 “During this first week of school, I have heard countless positive stories from our staff about how excited they are to have students back and begin a new school year. I am closely watching each day as DHSS releases COVID-19 case counts, and am pleased with how the Central […]

Five days of K-12 SEL class content for KPBSD teachers is live!

Posted by on August 21, 2020 at 10:06 am

Awesome SEL ready-to-go resource for our K-12 teachers! New in Canvas Commons, every grade level in KPBSD has five days of ready-to-go Social and Emotional Learning classes to incorporate into the first week of school, with options for onsite or 100% Remote Learners. Hopefully across the KPBSD, many teachers will join the SEL Activity August […]

Get It and Go Meals for students with 100% Remote Learning

Posted by on August 20, 2020 at 3:27 pm

Get It & Go Meals for KPBSD Students Begin Monday, August 24, 2020 Students who receive their education via 100% Remote Learning, OR if schools shift to 100% Remote Learning during COVID19 High Risk, can order Get It & Go Meals Sign-up online by Friday at noon each week Action: complete the simple online sign-up […]

New: COVID19 Risk Levels in KPBSD dashboard

Posted by on August 20, 2020 at 11:09 am

When the onset of COVID-19 happened, the need to make rational and informed operational decisions became primary for the health and safety of our students, staff, and communities. KPBSD incorporated science-based guidance to assist in our decision-making processes. Find COVID19 Risk Level information for KPBSD schools in two places: Webpage: KPBSD and COVID19 Risk Level descriptions, and […]

Central Peninsula schools rise to High Risk

Posted by on August 18, 2020 at 5:39 pm

News Release: 17 KPBSD schools in Central Peninsula will open with 100% remote learning on August 24, 2020 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Soldotna, August 18, 2020—COVID19 community transmission risk level jumped to High Risk (Red) on August 18, 2020, for the geographical region KPBSD defines as “Central Peninsula” when the State of Alaska positive […]

Weekly update: school start and end times, student forms, face coverings, and COVID19 risk

Posted by on August 14, 2020 at 6:41 pm

Dear KPBSD staff and families, It is getting closer to the start of school! Monday, August 24, 2020, is the first day of school for most KPBSD schools with the exception that Kachemak Selo, Razdolna, and Voznesenka schools begin Tuesday, August 18, 2020; and Nanwalek, Nikolaevsk and Port Graham schools begin Friday, August 21, 2020. […]

info: Cloth Face Coverings in the KPBSD

Posted by on August 14, 2020 at 5:33 pm

Cloth face coverings will be required in KPBSD schools in all COVID19 risk levels (low, medium, high) for all staff, and students in third grade and older, whenever a 6’ physical distancing is not possible. If a cloth or clear face covering is medically inappropriate or cannot be worn, a face shield that extends at […]

Change to KPBSD School Start or End Times

Posted by on August 14, 2020 at 2:58 pm

News Release: Change to KPBSD School Start or End Times School start or end times have changed for several Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools when the school year begins August 24, 2020.* These past two weeks, KPBSD staff totally focused on planning for the new school year with the Smart Start plan, and changes […]