District Highlights: 2017-18

  • Budget Challenges In KPBSD: Learn. Get Facts. Act.
    Posted On: Thursday, February 01, 2018 5:02 AM
    Do you understand how the KPBSD school district budget will affect what KPBSD can offer in schools to educate our youth? If you wonder about what you can do, or what might change in the 2018-2019 school year, you’re invited to join a KPBSD February Facebook Live Q & A, and a budget forum in your community.
  • Representing Alaska in the National Microsoft Office Specialist Championships
    Posted On: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:23 AM
    Most of us on the Kenai Peninsula will never make it to the Olympics. But for our KPBSD students that are enrolled in a Distance Computer Applications course, there’s another kind of world championship up for grabs.
  • Facebook Live Q&A with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek
    Posted On: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:39 AM
    You’re invited to a KPBSD Facebook Live Q & A with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek
  • BP Teachers of Excellence
    Posted On: Monday, January 15, 2018 6:12 AM
    Do you know an outstanding teacher or educational ally who deserves to be recognized? Please make time to nominate the person who you want to be recognized as a BP Teacher of Excellence!
  • Empowering all learners, starting with newborns!
    Posted On: Monday, January 15, 2018 5:48 AM
    Parents and guardians have a free opportunity for a screening to learn a child’s early development, motor skills, speech, early learning concepts, vision, and hearing for children ranging from newborn to age five (not yet in kindergarten) are offered this month. Children will be seen by appointment only, and appointments are free.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Posted On: Monday, January 15, 2018 5:40 AM
    Monday, January 15, 2018, is the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday - no school for students or staff.*
  • Learn more about the KPBSD five year strategic plan
    Posted On: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 11:24 AM
    Story: Learn more about the KPBSD five year strategic plan
  • KPBSD Winter Vacation
    Posted On: Thursday, December 21, 2017 9:33 AM
    "Happy Holidays!  It has been another excellent semester in our school district. As we enter into the New Year, I am excited about our staff’s commitment to learning and look forward to all of the wonderful possibilities of 2018. Have a safe, relaxing break and I will see you when we start the second half of the school year in January!” - Sean Dusek, superintendent
  • KPBSD Winter Concerts and Music Programs
    Posted On: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 12:12 PM
    Please treat yourself and attend a music concert or school play!
  • KPBSD School Weather Related Delays and Closures
    Posted On: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 11:04 AM
    Announcing a school closure or two-hour delay start in a timely manner for our students, families, and staff is important to KPBSD administration.
  • Upstream Academy
    Posted On: Sunday, November 19, 2017 7:04 PM
    KPBSD’s second Upstream Academy in October expanded to include students from both Title VI and Migrant Education--this brought a new dynamic and an element of cultural diversity and sharing to the academy!
  • Curious Teens Prep for College and Careers #ready
    Posted On: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:37 PM
    Hundreds of teens–nearly 500–positively shaped their futures during the eighth annual Kenai Peninsula College Faire.
  • Mind A-Mazes Competition: 51 KPBSD Teams
    Posted On: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 6:24 AM
    The annual KPBSD Mind A-Mazes challenge is oriented around an engineering problem and construction of a device which typically attempts to perform multiple tasks with consistency and accuracy, but the benefits of the challenge extend well beyond just engineering design.
  • Borough Mayor Mike Navarre Awarded Golden Apple
    Posted On: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:18 AM
    Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre provides tireless support of public education in our borough and in the state.
  • Get the process rolling October 17th
    Posted On: Sunday, October 08, 2017 5:32 AM
    Does a rigorous education and the future success for every young person on the Kenai matter to you? If so, mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 17, 2017, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.*
  • Suicide Awareness
    Posted On: Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:31 PM
    “While suicide is sometimes a difficult topic to discuss, it is also paramount that we as a community address it head on. Programs such as Sources of Strength are critical components of our commitment and dedication to support our students through the myriad of issues they may experience throughout their lives.” –Sean Dusek, superintendent
  • KPBSD Classes of 2010 to 2017 Survey: How Did KPBSD Do?
    Posted On: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 9:05 AM
    To improve schools, KPBSD seeks responses from graduates in the Classes of 2010 through 2017. A brief survey is open through September. Please assist the KPBSD to reach 4,978 graduates!
  • Personalized Learning
    Posted On: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:30 AM
    Personalized Learning in KPBSD empowers every student to reach their lifelong learning potential. Where do you want your learning to take you and how can KPBSD help you get there?
  • New School Year and Bus Times
    Posted On: Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:25 PM
    The first day of school is Tuesday, August 22, 2017*, and Apple Bus Company is in final preparations for the new school year.
  • Early Release Days in the 2017-2018 School Year
    Posted On: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 8:46 AM
    Six times throughout the school year, KPBSD school days will end ninety minutes early for students, in order for teachers and instructional support staff to collaborate.
  • KPBSD Key Communicators
    Posted On: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 5:09 AM
    KPBSD is forming a network of people who are interested in our schools in order to cultivate positive relationships with the school district and our diverse communities. Key Communicators will help people in their local communities know more about KPBSD, while also assisting our school district learn and understand more about what people think, feel, and know. The concept is to promote a continuing exchange between Key Communicators and the school district.

Highlights by Year: