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Sources of Strength Family Toolkit

Published on September 20, 2021 By Pegge Erkeneff

Dear KPBSD Families, Students, and Staff, Take a deep breath. It is very important to keep doing this. Several times a day, a pause to inhale and exhale for even a minute. Leaning into autumn and winter, eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic, resiliency is becoming more of a challenge for many people. Parents, caregivers, […]

McNeil Canyon Elementary shifts to 100% Remote Learning

Published on October 11, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

McNeil Canyon Elementary School will shift to 100% Remote Learning on Monday, October 12, 2020 for contact tracing after a positive COVID-19 case October 11, 2020 Dear McNeil Canyon School Staff and Families, Sunday morning, October 11, 2020, the school district learned that a positive COVID-19 case is connected to someone at McNeil Canyon Elementary […]

KPBSD Eastern Peninsula Schools shift to 100% Remote Learning

Published on October 8, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Moose Pass School, and three schools in Seward, Alaska shift to 100% Remote Learning beginning Friday, October 9, 2020 Read October 7, 2020 communication: KPBSD Eastern Peninsula schools may shift to 100% Remote Learning October 8, 2020 Dear KPBSD Staff and Families at Moose Pass and Seward area schools, Late in the day on Thursday, […]

KPBSD Eastern Peninsula schools may shift to 100% Remote Learning

Published on October 7, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

October 7, 2020 Dear KPBSD Eastern Peninsula Families and Staff: We know you are concerned and watching the COVID-19 risk levels closely. The school district and KPBSD Medical Advisory Team joins your concern and on Wednesday carefully analyzed a spectrum of information and data.* Advance Notice: if positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the […]

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

Published on September 9, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

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 […]

New: COVID19 Risk Levels in KPBSD dashboard

Published on August 20, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

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 […]

Two-Hour Delay Start on 12-10-19

Published on December 9, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, all 42 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools will begin with a two-hour delay start due to a combination of road conditions, weather conditions, power outages, flooding, and safety concerns. Buses will run two-hours later than normal in the morning. Pre-K classes in the morning and afternoon session are cancelled […]

KPBSD leadership recognized by State of Alaska Educational Leaders!

Published on November 5, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal Dan Beck is State of Alaska 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year! KPBSD is proud to celebrate Homer Middle School Principal Kari Dendurent who is Region III Principal of the Year, and Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal Dan Beck who is recognized as both the Region III Assistant […]

KPBSD and #SwanLakeFire information – August 20, 2019

Published on August 20, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

8/20/19: 6:00 PM Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools and the Swan Lake Fire On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Cooper Landing School will start the day with a two-hour delay start. The final determination about a full day closure will be made no later than 9:00 AM. A two-hour delay start allows the KPBSD to […]

Caring for the Kenai 2019 Competition raises the bar

Published on April 23, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

“What can I do, invent or create to better care for the environment of the Kenai Peninsula or improve the area’s preparedness for a natural disaster?” In the 29th year of the competition, on April 18, 2019, Homer High student Austin Cline took first place honors and a $1,600 cash award in the annual Caring […]