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How it works: weather related school delays or closures

Published on November 13, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

KPBSD School Weather Related Delays and Closures Announcing a school closure or two-hour delay start in a timely manner for our students, families, and staff is important to KPBSD administration. Timing of the decision is crucial so we can notify transportation before busses begin their routes, employees head to work, and students and families prepare […]

KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians

Published on February 21, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

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 […]

Pointer: don’t aim a laser at an aircraft

Published on January 9, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

January 6, 2017 – This post is on behalf of FAA Aviation Safety in Kenai, Alaska, in an educational outreach effort to students and the Kenai Peninsula communities. Homer and Kenai report aircraft are being targeted by lasers. When aimed at an aircraft from the ground, the powerful beam of light from a handheld laser […]

Caution: student safety traveling to and from school

Published on November 12, 2014 By Pegge Erkeneff

Soldotna, November 12, 2014—This morning, November 12, 2014, an elementary age student was taken to Central Peninsula Hospital with what appears to be a non-life-threatening injury, after being struck by a passenger vehicle near K-Beach Road in Soldotna, while walking to a bus stop. Student safety is always the district’s top priority. In response to […]

It’s time to ShakeOut and “Drop, Cover, and Hold On”

Published on September 17, 2014 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Shake out, don’t freak out earthquake drill is 10/16 at 10:16 a.m. Soldotna, September 17, 2014—Schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will participate in the Great Alaska ShakeOut “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” earthquake drill on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 10:16 […]

Message to KPBSD staff and families

Published on December 14, 2012 By Pegge Erkeneff

Soldotna, December 14, 2012—A tragic day in the United States is unfolding as the world learns of a school shooting and the death of children and educators at a Connecticut elementary school.  The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District offers care and condolences to everyone affected in this tragedy. Our hearts ache with colleagues and school […]

PSA: Safety Precaution Reminder

Published on October 14, 2011 By Pegge Erkeneff

October 14, 2011: PSA: Safety Precaution Reminder Parental supervision requested for children at bus stops, and while walking and biking to and from school. KPBSD reminds parents and guardians not to leave young children unattended at bus stops. Ideally, children should walk and bike to school in groups. Children are reminded to report any suspicious […]