KPBSD District Stories

a poem, “The Black Sea and the Little Boy”

Posted by on April 22, 2022 at 11:46 am

Meet Damian, a young poet and 6th grade student enrolled in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Remote Learning Program. “The Black Sea and the Little Boy” poem is original work from a narrative poetry lesson utilizing personification. He selected the photo images from Book Creator. “The Black Sea and the Little Boy” One Day […]

Coffee and Kindergarten Art!

Posted by on April 20, 2022 at 4:01 pm

During the month of April over 100 pieces of art made by AnnMarie Rudstrom’s Kindergarten students from Soldotna Elementary are on display at Kaladi Brother’s Coffee on Kobuk Ave. in Soldotna, Alaska. Throughout the school year, Mrs. Rudstrom selected art projects that allowed students to explore various mediums to gain an understanding of the many […]

Fireweed Academy Community Meeting

Posted by on April 8, 2022 at 1:39 pm

Shaping the future for Fireweed Academy The purpose of the community meeting and survey is to learn about the attributes that students, parents, staff, and community members seek in the next Fireweed Academy school principal. A Community Input meeting for Fireweed Academy will be April 14, 2022, 6:00 PM, at Little Fireweed, or on Zoom.Meeting […]

Celebrate School Paraprofessionals!

Posted by on April 6, 2022 at 4:30 pm

“Please join me to celebrate our wonderful paraprofessional staff today. Paraprofessionals assist teachers and other school personnel in the delivery of high quality education and support services for students. Our paraprofessionals provide the glue that holds our schools together by providing instruction and care for our most at-risk students. On a daily basis, they provide […]

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 […]