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Alert: Soldotna area road closure and delays

Posted by on February 24, 2021 at 2:25 pm

ALERT: Soldotna Area Update 4:10 PM: Sterling Highway is now open. Buses are beginning afternoon bus route runs, and schools will have estimated times for students who are still onsite and need transportation. Afternoon travel and bus transportation in Soldotna area will experience a delay today, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, due to an accident and […]

PreK-12 grades can attend school onsite, every day

Posted by on January 28, 2021 at 1:55 pm

News Release All KPBSD 7-12 grade students can attend school onsite five days a week beginning Monday, February 1, 2021 Soldotna, January 28, 2021—All 42 KPBSD schools will be open every day to the onsite at-school learning option for all grades, including 7-12 grade students, beginning Monday, February 1, 2021. The 100% Remote Learning choice […]

Clayton Holland selected to serve KPBSD as next Superintendent

Posted by on January 27, 2021 at 3:20 pm

News Release Mr. Clayton Holland is selected to serve Kenai Peninsula Borough School District as next Superintendent of Schools, beginning July 1, 2021, when Superintendent O’Brien retires. Soldotna, January 27, 2021—At a special board of education meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school board voted, with unanimous consent, to offer a contract for the […]

Board of Education to interview three finalists for next KPBSD Superintendent

Posted by on January 22, 2021 at 3:11 pm

News ReleaseThe KPBSD Board of Education invites three finalists to interview for next Superintendent of Schools Soldotna, January 22, 2021—Three candidates will interview to become the next KPBSD Superintendent of Schools, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. The KPBSD Board of Education invites everyone to watch the interviews live, or view the video later in the […]

Onsite Learning Option for Grades 7-12

Posted by on January 22, 2021 at 12:27 pm

All Seward area 7-12 grade students can return to onsite-at-school learning on January 25, 2021 Soldotna, January 22, 2021—Good news: the community spread of COVID-19 is continuing to flatten on the Kenai Peninsula, and as more students return to onsite at school learning, if everyone follows the school mitigation plans, schools will stay open for […]

Grade 7-12 Onsite Learning Update

Posted by on January 15, 2021 at 3:40 pm

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, […]

Two-Hour Delay Start for Southern Kenai Peninsula

Posted by on January 6, 2021 at 6:26 pm

►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 […]

Option for more students to attend school onsite in January 2021

Posted by on December 9, 2020 at 1:17 pm

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 […]

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

Posted by on November 24, 2020 at 4:58 pm

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% […]

Survey: Public input in the Superintendent of Schools schools process

Posted by on November 20, 2020 at 10:29 am

News ReleaseCommunity Survey: Be involved in the KPBSD Superintendent of Schools Search The KPBSD Board of Education seeks public input into its process to select the next superintendent of schools. The school board has sole responsibility for the selection of candidates, final interviews, and selection of the superintendent, and McPherson & Jacobson LLC search firm […]