District Highlights
School Counselor Advocate of the Year
Superintendent John O’Brien was surprised after he delivered a presentation to school counselors in Anchorage when the Alaska School Counselor Association (AkSCA) recognized him as their Advocate of the Year! “The Advocate of the Year award recognizes a special individual or group for their assistance in furthering the mission of school counselors in Alaska,” wrote @MyAkSCA. “The Advocate of the Year may have developed or implemented a new program that affects the well-being of students and staff; they may have initiated improvement in counseling services; or they may have provided outstanding opportunities for the professional growth of counselors. Whether an administrator, community group, or other individual in or out of the school environment, the recipient of this award represents true advocacy for our profession.”...
School Counselor Advocate of the Year
School board vacancy accepting applications
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the District 6 (East Peninsula) school board vacancy. KPBSD schools in District 6 are in Cooper Landing, Hope, Moose Pass, and Seward. 

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    School board vacancy accepting applications
    KPBSD Inspiration, Dan Beck, Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal
    KPBSD Inspiration, Dan Beck, Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal, and State of Alaska 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year “It is great to be involved in a career that I love, and I wake up...
    KPBSD Inspiration, Dan Beck, Kenai Middle School Assistant Principal
    Mind aMazes!
    The 2019 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Mind aMazes was musical In a new location at Skyview Middle School, 47 teams representing 15 KPBSD schools on the Kenai Peninsula competed in the “Music Mechanisms” problem solving competition, and a...
    Mind aMazes!
    Rep. Paul Seaton Golden Apple Award
    Golden Apple nominator Sean Dusek said, “It is with great pleasure that I nominate Paul Seaton for a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award for his tireless support of public education in Alaska.”...
    Rep. Paul Seaton Golden Apple Award
    KPBSD FY19 Annual Report
    “We are pleased to present KPBSD’s 2018- 2019 Annual Report. This publication is an opportunity to step back and review last year’s accomplishments, highlights, and celebrate areas of excellence. In the coming year I look forward to helping our district successfully navigate a variety of challenges. Predictable and sustainable revenues are essential to ensure that KPBSD can continue to provide a high quality education for our students....
    KPBSD FY19 Annual Report
    Text Messaging Service for parents & guardians
    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....
    Text Messaging Service for parents & guardians
    Community Interest

    School Board Vacancy

    Do you live in District 6 serving Cooper Landing, Hope, Moose Pass, and Seward Schools? The Board of Education is accepting applications for the vacant District 6 seat until Friday, November 22, 2019, at 3:00. Learn more about the position, or download the application now.

    Personalized Learning

    Where do you want your learning to take you and how can KPBSD help you get there? Learn how KPBSD is engaging the interest, strengths, and needs of every student. 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.

    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.

    School District Budget and Finance

    The Finance documents and presentation webpage has answers to your budget questions. In Spring 2019 KPSBD met with communities about potential school consolidations; learn more about meetings, a direct study, and survey results.

    Apply Now!

    Review open positions, apply online and visit our employment web pages with helpful information.

    School Safety

    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 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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    Superintendent's Corner
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    John O’Brien
    Superintendent of Schools

    I look forward to helping our district successfully navigate through a variety of challenges. Read More.

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