Kids Cleanup 1,318 pounds

Posted by on June 6, 2022 at 4:37 pm

450 Kids Cleanup the Kenai River! The Kids Kenai River Spring Cleanup was another huge success! Nearing the end of the school year, on a sunny day, followed by yet another chilly day with snow, approximately 450 students removed 1,318 pounds of trash from the banks of the Kenai River. In 2022, seven locations were […]

KPBSD is hiring Director of Communications

Posted by on May 24, 2022 at 7:49 pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is hiring a Director of Communications and Community Relations. The position begins July 1, 2022, is fulltime, located at the district office in Soldotna, Alaska, on the Kenai Peninsula. Read the Director of Communications and Community Relations position description Apply today, position closing soon. “A key member of the […]

Heather Baker is a finalist to be 2023 Alaska Teacher of the Year

Posted by on May 20, 2022 at 2:54 pm

The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development announced four teachers as finalists for the 2023 Teacher of the Year, including our very own Heather Baker who teaches a multiage 4th and 5th grade class at K-Beach Elementary School! “It is truly an honor and a humbling experience to be a finalist for Alaska Teacher […]

Retirements: thank you for 10+ years with KPBSD

Posted by on May 19, 2022 at 2:04 pm

“As graduation ceremonies take place across the school district, I’m reflecting about how a graduation is not just a celebration for students and their families, but also a celebration of the tremendous amount of work that our staff contribute as district employees. Our students first come to us with various life situations and backgrounds, and […]

Celebrate KMS Principal Vaughn Dosko

Posted by on April 19, 2022 at 2:24 pm

Principal Vaughn Dosko, Kenai Middle School, is awarded the 2022 Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP) Region 3 Principal of the Year for 2022! “The positive culture and traditions at Kenai Middle School are a direct result of the good work of Mr. Vaughn Dosko,” said Superintendent Clayton Holland. “Mr. Dosko has strived to […]

Tustumena Elementary Principal Interviews

Posted by on April 18, 2022 at 1:29 pm

Three principal candidate interviews for the new Tustumena Elementary principal will be on Zoom, Tuesday, April 19, 2022, beginning at 4:00 PM. Doors for the public to the zoom room are open for ten minutes at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 PM, then close during the interview so there is no disruption to candidate. Everyone who participates […]

Port Graham School Principal Interviews

Posted by on April 13, 2022 at 10:22 am

Principal candidate interview for the new Port Graham School principal will be on Zoom, Monday, April 18, 2022, beginning at 4:30 PM. Everyone who participates will receive a survey link to provide audience input. Interviews at 4:30 PM Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 853 8879 4279 Passcode: 159213 Three principal candidate interviews for the new Port Graham School principal […]

COVID-19 Mitigation Plan Updates

Posted by on February 28, 2022 at 2:25 pm

Updates to the KPBSD mitigation plan will be effective Friday, March 4, 2022 Contact Tracing KPBSD will no longer do in-school contact tracing. Schools will support staff and students with testing options, and educational materials about what to do if someone becomes a close contact or tests positive for COVID-19. Face coverings Face coverings are […]

Two-Hour Delay Start

Posted by on February 22, 2022 at 6:30 am

►ALERT: TWO-HOUR Delay StartNikiski Middle-High School, Nikiski Northstar Elementary, Moose Pass and Seward schools will open with a TWO-HOUR DELAY START* on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, in response to weather and road conditions. If weather and road conditions warrant a full closure for any schools, that announcement will be made about 7:00 AM. If you […]

Two-Hour Delay Start and Closures for many KPBSD Schools on 2/16/22

Posted by on February 16, 2022 at 5:39 am

UPDATE 7:15 AM ►Update: SCHOOL CLOSURE ALERT*It is a snow and ice day for KPBSD schools in the Central Peninsula and Homer area. These schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, in response to weather and road conditions. ►A TWO-HOUR Delay Start remains in effect for Cooper Landing and Hope schools ►Normal Schedule: […]