District Highlights: 2018-19

    • Community Partnerships: A Habitat for Learning
      Posted On: Sunday, December 09, 2018 6:20 PM
      Tebughna School students bundled up to wade the frosty streams of Tyonek in exploration of baby salmon habitat.
    • KPBSD Inspiration: Jeffrey Dolifka, Class Of 2006
      Posted On: Sunday, December 09, 2018 4:30 PM
      “Take risks and don’t be afraid of failure,” says attorney Jeffrey Dolifka, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Class of 2006, Skyview High School. “I was always so afraid of failing and embarrassing myself that I missed a lot of opportunities. I wish I had figured that out a lot earlier in my life.”
    • Golden Apple Award: December 3, 2018
      Posted On: Tuesday, December 04, 2018 5:36 AM
      "...This man restored my faith in the education system. His selfless and over the top dedication, in a very tough job should be commended. I will forever be in his debt for what he did for my son.”
    • Sources of Strength
      Posted On: Friday, November 30, 2018 5:55 AM
      Nine KPBSD schools are developing peer leaders through Sources of Strength (SOS) thanks to funding from the Alaska Community Foundation, GCI suicide prevention grant, and Alaska Children's’ Trust!
    • Celebrate what is right in the world, and treat yourself—attend a school music concert or play!
      Posted On: Friday, November 30, 2018 5:48 AM
      Programs are at school location unless otherwise noted. Some schools have more than one program, and so the location may vary by date.
    • KPBSD Wednesday Inspiration: Megan Mazurek, Class Of 2005
      Posted On: Friday, November 30, 2018 5:44 AM
      “There’s something satisfying with meeting daily deadlines and starting fresh the next day,” says Ms. Megan Mazurek, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District graduate, Class of 2005, Nikiski Middle-High School, and KTVA 11 News Anchor in Anchorage, Alaska.
    • Natali Jones: 2018 School Counselor of the Year
      Posted On: Monday, November 26, 2018 6:10 AM
      The 2018 Alaska School Counselor of the Year is Ms. Natali Jones, itinerant counselor serving Chapman School Anchor Point Alaska, Homer Flex High School, Nanwalek School, Nikolaevsk School, Port Graham School, and Susan B. English School in Seldovia!
    • Happy Thanksgiving!
      Posted On: Monday, November 19, 2018 8:07 AM
      No school Thursday & Friday, November 22-23, 2018
    • KPBSD 2019 Open Enrollment
      Posted On: Monday, November 19, 2018 7:52 AM
      Changes to your Health Care plan can be made between November 15, 2018 and December 14, 2018. Election changes will be effective January 1, 2019.
    • Unlock Potential. Find Your Password!
      Posted On: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:57 AM
      It is School Psychology Awareness Week, and the goal is to illuminate how identifying strength and action passwords can direct students to take steps toward positive change.
    • Mind aMazes
      Posted On: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:51 AM
      Each year, the KPBSD gifted education KPBSD Quest program coordinates an annual engineering and problem solving challenge called Mind A-Mazes.
    • Jason Daniels, Alaska State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching
      Posted On: Monday, November 05, 2018 3:16 AM
      The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th grade mathematics or science (including computer science) teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Up to 108 teachers are recognized each year.
    • 2019 Alaska Education Support Professional of the Year
      Posted On: Friday, November 02, 2018 5:53 AM
      Celebrate Suzanne Goodwill, a Quality School Tutor at Skyview Middle School who was surprised at an assembly on where she learned she is the 2019 NEA-Alaska Education Support Professional of the Year!
    • KPBSD Key Communicators
      Posted On: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 4:57 AM
      October 25, 2018, nearly 50 parents, students, elected officials, district leadership team, regional principals, and community partners gathered for a Key Communicator Evening “Champions for Our Children.”
    • No school for students
      Posted On: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:55 AM
      No school for students Thursday and Friday, November 1 - 2, 2018
    • Twenty-two schools will host district development budget forum
      Posted On: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 4:26 AM
      Creating district and school budgets is a foundation for quality instruction and school culture. How will you like to be involved?
    • College fair for teens in Kenai, Alaska
      Posted On: Friday, October 12, 2018 5:03 AM
      Nearly 50 educational institutions will send representatives to meet with KPBSD high school students on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 10:00—1:00 in the Kenai Central High School gymnasium.
    • Homer Middle School nationally recognized!
      Posted On: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 6:07 AM
      Homer Middle School achieves 2018 National Blue Ribbon School recognition
    • Student Government Conference
      Posted On: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:26 PM
      KPBSD student council leaders convened in Kenai for a day of learning, sharing ideas, and connecting with each other.
    • Growing awareness: helping students who are homeless
      Posted On: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 5:04 AM
      Are you, or is someone you know sleeping in a motel, a camper, a tent, couch-surfing, shelter, or “doubling-up” living with friends or relatives until you can find or afford a place on your own?
    • Happy Constitution Day!
      Posted On: Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:07 AM
      On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the U.S. Constitution document they created.
    • SPECIAL OPEN ENROLLMENT: August 30 – September 12, 2018
      Posted On: Friday, August 31, 2018 4:54 AM
      The Healthcare Subcommittee determined annual employee contribution rates for the 2018-2019 school year on August 29, 2018.
    • Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition #1: Kachemak Selo K-12 School Bond
      Posted On: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:18 AM
      Community meeting with Superintendent of Schools Sean Dusek and Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce.
    • KPBSD 2017-2018 Annual Report
      Posted On: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:01 AM
      KPBSD will inspire all learners to pursue their dreams in a rigorous, relevant, and responsive environment.
    • Text Messaging Service for parents & guardians
      Posted On: Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:47 PM
      The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District can now utilize the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to a parent, guardian, or student mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.
    • Facebook Live Q&A
      Posted On: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:39 AM
      You’re invited to a KPBSD Facebook Live Q & A with the KPBSD Instructional Team!
    • Early Release Days in the 2018-2019 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.

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