KPBSD District Stories

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 […]

State of Alaska Report Cards to the Public

Posted by on February 3, 2022 at 2:40 pm

On February 2, 2022, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District sent this communication to families via School Messenger, our internal communication system. School districts in Alaska have 30 days from when the annual Report Cards to the Public are available on the DEED website, to inform their families. KPBSD received the information on January 31, […]

KPBSD Summer STEAM Camps 2022

Posted by on February 2, 2022 at 2:17 pm

FREE Summer STEAM Camps for any current KPBSD 6th, 7th, or 8th grade students Computer Science E-Game CampMay 30–June 3 or June 13-17 Drone CampJune 6–10 or June 20-24 Sign up for one camp, or both! Summer Camp is for any KPBSD student, and hosted at Skyview Middle School in Soldotna, Alaska Sign up by […]

KPBSD is hiring school leaders

Posted by on January 25, 2022 at 3:39 pm

Work, lead, and live in Alaska’s Playground! Newly announced leadership positions for the 2022-2023 school year are open for applicants beginning January 21, 2022, until filled: Principal Openings for 2022-2023 school year Chapman School (Anchor Point) Connections Homeschool Program (districtwide) Kenai Alternative High School (Kenai) Paul Banks Elementary (Homer) River City Academy (Soldotna) Skyview Middle […]

Two Hour Delay Start: Tues. 1-25-22

Posted by on January 24, 2022 at 5:22 pm

►TWO-HOUR Delay Start ALERT for MOST* Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, in response to weather and road conditions *Exceptions: Nanwalek, Port Graham, Seldovia, and Tyonek schools will open on a normal schedule. Buses will run two-hours later than normal in the morning. It’s possible some side roads or driveways […]

COVID Mitigation Plan updates

Posted by on January 17, 2022 at 3:38 pm

Updates to the KPBSD mitigation plan effective January 18, 2022* UPDATE to “Positive COVID-19 Monitor, Mask and Return” ProtocolSymptomatic Staff and students who test positive for COVID-19, and whose symptoms are resolved for 24 hours without taking medication may now return to work or school on Day 6, and wear a well-fitted mask through Day […]

New: Monitor, Mask and Return Protocol

Posted by on January 11, 2022 at 4:18 pm

Effective Wednesday, January 12, 2022 NEW! Staff and students who test positive for COVID-19 and have not experienced any symptoms of illness may choose an option to end isolation and return to work or school on Day 6. Staff and students must follow the KPBSD Monitor, Mask and Return Protocols to return to school or […]