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COVID19 Risk Level in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Current Risk Levels effective July 19, 2020, until further notice Central Peninsula HIGH Eastern Peninsula HIGH Southern Peninsula LOW When the onset of COVID 19 happened, the...
COVID19 Risk Level in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
KPBSD Sports and Activities

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KPBSD Sports and Activities
Chris Brown, AASSP Region III 2020 Principal of the Year, personifies flexibility
Rising like a Phoenix, Chris Brown consistently greets his own inquisitive single digit age children with delight. At Homer Flex High School, his smile and twinkling eyes offer a welcoming presence to each teen who walks...
Chris Brown, AASSP Region III 2020 Principal of the Year, personifies flexibility
Margaret Griffin - Golden Apple Award
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Ms. Margaret Griffin, Soldotna High School Golden Apple Award | June 1, 2020...
Margaret Griffin - Golden Apple Award
Sharon Hale - Golden Apple Award
Golden Apple Award | June 1, 2020 Mrs. Sharon Hale, Redoubt Elementary School Kenai Peninsula Borough School District...
Sharon Hale - Golden Apple Award
Red A Martin - Golden Apple Award
Golden Apple Award | June 1, 2020 Ms. Red Asselin Martin, Paul Banks Elementary volunteer “As...
Red A Martin - Golden Apple Award
Paul Banks Elementary Principal Eric Pederson, named Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Principal for 2020
Superintendent John O’Brien said, “I am so proud that one of our principals received this prestigious national honor when the Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals selected Eric Pederson as the Alaska National Distinguished Principal for 2020  Congratulations to Eric...
Paul Banks Elementary Principal Eric Pederson, named Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Principal for 2020
Visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) KPBSD Webpage

Visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) KPBSD Webpage!

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Visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) KPBSD Webpage
PL Champs in KPBSD
Who are KPBSD Personalized Learning (PL) Champs? “PL Team members represent schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, and are passionate about personalizing learning for kids,” said Amanda Adams, Personalized Learning and Student Success Specialist. “Our mission is to continually expand our understanding of personalized learning, deepen our practices, and share this journey with our schools. We achieve this through participating in our PL Champ Community of Practice with the shared experiences of ongoing interaction through regular workshops, social media forums, and active participation in KPBSD’s culture of innovation. We are determined to have continuous growth and innovation in our teaching practices.”​...
PL Champs in KPBSD
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KPBSD and COVID-19

A planning team is preparing for the August SMart Start of 42 KPBSD schools. Learn about the KPBSD 2020 Smart Start plans; Summer Sports and Activities guidelines; COVID-19 and the KPBSD; the Spring  Remote Learning Resources for Parents webpage and staff Shifting to Remote Learning PD resources, and find KPBSD updates on the communications blog.

Online Registration for KPBSD Schools

Are you new to KPBSD? Our diverse school district includes 42 schools ranging from neighborhood schools, village schools, a K-12 school, performance-based school, charter schools, and a homeschool. Learn more, and begin your registration online today!

Apply Now!

Are you ready for an adventure in the KPBSD? We have positions beginning in August for teachers, nurses, counselors, special education, and support staff. See all open positions and search by area, position, or school.
Substitute! Would you like to work in a school, with timing that fits your schedule? KPBSD is hiring substitute teachers and support staff. To begin, apply online, and call 907.714.8888 with your questions or assistance with your application process.

Looking for Internet Access?

KPBSD maintains a list of Internet Access Resources with details from local providers committed to supporting students and educators looking for connectivity.

The Alaska State Legislature

Visit the KPBSD and the Legislature webpage, and follow the Alaska State Legislature to track bills, locate and contact your legislators, and access committee information.

Personalized Learning

Where do you want your learning to take you and how can KPBSD help you get there? Explore personalized learning, the #PLinKPBSD Resource Bank for educators, and ask a question to help build our FAQs.

KPBSD Strategic Plan

KPBSD will inspire all learners to pursue their dreams in a rigorous, relevant, and responsive environment. Discover what guides the 2017 – 2022 KPBSD strategic plan and review KPBSD KPIs through the public dashboard.

School Safety

Parents and guardians, school safety is a top priority in the KPBSD. It is 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 our ALICE trainings for school emergencies. School delays and closures protocol.

KPBSD Key Communicators

Are helping people in their local communities learn more about KPBSD, while assisting the school district to learn what people in our schools and community think, feel, and know. Discover more about the Key Communicators program.  

Volunteer in a KPBSD School

KPBSD appreciates our volunteers who make a difference every day in our schools! New and returning volunteers: begin your confidential, online application here: Volunteer in a KPBSD school.  

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The mission of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is to empower all learners to positively shape their futures.


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John O’Brien
Superintendent of Schools

Supporting our students, families, and staff this year during these uncertain times will be our #1 priority. I have every confidence that the KPBSD team we have in place for this coming school year is up for this monumental task. In the meantime, please be safe, be well, and be kind to one another. Read More

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