District Highlights
Board of Education Monthly Meeting Monday, August 2, 2021
The following school board meetings and work sessions will be held in the Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers at 144 Binkley Street, Soldotna AK unless otherwise noted....
Board of Education Monthly Meeting Monday, August 2, 2021
The new school year begins Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Visit our New-to-district Student page to get started

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The new school year begins Tuesday, August 17, 2021
New admin and leadership team
KPBSD is grateful for all our school leaders who served, and retired or moved onto new adventures at the end of the school year in June.   Let us collectively welcome...
New admin and leadership team
Our KPBSD Nurse Yoly in Seward, Alaska, is featured in Alliance for a Healthier Generation, and shares additional life insights with KPBSD!
Did a specific person influence or inspire your career path? “My mother was and is my rock. She died in her early 40s with kidney and heart failure. I visited her...
Our KPBSD Nurse Yoly in Seward, Alaska, is featured in Alliance for a Healthier Generation, and shares additional life insights with KPBSD!
Celebrate Ms. Kim Leslie, 2021 Alaska Teacher of the Year Finalist!
“My advice to students, or to all humans really, is to be mindful of what truly makes you feel at your best or the most alive. What activities or type of work? Being surrounded by which people? Learning about what?...
Celebrate Ms. Kim Leslie, 2021 Alaska Teacher of the Year Finalist!
Thank you!
“On behalf of the entire KPBSD community I wish everyone who is leaving our district all the best We all appreciate our dedicated staff who will depart this year. The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District celebrates the commitment and...
Thank you!
Golden Apple Award, May 3, 2021, Mrs. Wendy Bryden
Seven years ago when her two sons were enrolled at Moose Pass School, Mrs. Wendy Bryden started a LEGO Robotics program. Despite the fact that her sons have grown and moved on to middle school and high school in Seward,...
Golden Apple Award, May 3, 2021, Mrs. Wendy Bryden
Spirit of Youth Winners
Five Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students are recognized during the 23rd Annual Spirit of Youth Awards Spirit of Youth highlights dedicated young people and unsung heroes from around Alaska. The awards recognize the hard work and efforts of...
Spirit of Youth Winners
Caring for the Kenai is 31, with 12 innovative projects!
Wednesday night, the tale of the birds and the bees took a unique twist when Emily Moss addressed a potential environmental issue of too many bald eagles at the Soldotna landfill with her...
Caring for the Kenai is 31, with 12 innovative projects!
Seward Middle School Teacher, Becki Dixon, Wins America's Most Prestigious History Award!
Story contributed by The Seward Middle School Tail Flipper journalism students, Maria Bunch 8th Grade , and Lola Swanson 7th Grade   Rebecca (Becki) Dixon of Seward Middle School...
Seward Middle School Teacher, Becki Dixon, Wins America's Most Prestigious History Award!
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District - Golden Apple Award - Ms. Deanne Pearson
Ms. Deanne Pearson began serving in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District in 1984. She taught in schools, raised her children through our schools, and instructed our graduates at Kenai Peninsula College. What might be most surprising–both if you know...
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District - Golden Apple Award - Ms. Deanne Pearson
KPBSD is Hiring
Teach in ALASKA? Discover the Kenai Peninsula 42 KPBSD schools, in 17 diverse communities KPBSD Employment webpage Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Special Education...
KPBSD is Hiring
Battle of the Books
“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” In 2020 2021, Battle of the Books (BOB) provided that place for roughly 250 KPBSD dedicated readers navigating life as students during a pandemic....
Battle of the Books
KPBSD COVID-19 HUB

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KPBSD COVID Mitigation Plan

COVID Mitigation Plan

KPBSD Virtual Job Chat via Facebook Live

Join KPBSD hosts to learn about several open positions, and ask your questions. The first Facebook Live Virtual Job Chat hosted by  @AlaskaTeacher with @KPBSDemploymentis Thursday, July 29, 2021, 3:00-4:30 AKDT. We’re hiring and have many openings.

Apply Now!

KPBSD seeks collaborative, dedicated, committed, educators, specialists, support staff, and substitutes who believe in student success for every learner. See all open positions and search by area, position, or school. To begin, apply online, and call 907.714.8888 if you have questions or need assistance.

New students!

Are you new to KPBSD? Start here to begin the enrollment process to register for school beginning August 17, 2021.

Do you need broadband assistance?

New! The federal Emergency Broadband Benefit program in Alaska is now available. Qualifying households can receive a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills. Learn more at Emergency Broadband Benefit Program webpage, or visit getemergencybroadband.org to locate participating providers and complete the application process. The program opens May 12, until funds are depleted, or the end of the COVID-19 health emergency.

KPBSD and COVID-19

The KPBSD COVID-19 hub is your spot to find links about KPBSD COVID-19 operations, and see the KPBSD COVID-19 Risk Level DATA DASHBOARD that updates automatically with new state data.

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.

Public involvement in school district negotiations

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD), the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA), and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA) are in the process of Interest-Based Bargaining (IBB).

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. Important links: KPBSD Emergency Guidelines for Parents and Guardians and  School delays and closures protocol.

KPBSD regularly practices safety drills in schools, and includes law enforcement in our ALICE trainings for school emergencies.

KPBSD Key Communicators

People who care about public education can 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.  

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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Superintendent's Corner
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Clayton Holland
Superintendent of Schools

I am honored to serve as the new Superintendent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. As a long-time community member, and as a parent whose children attended school here on the Kenai Peninsula, I know the high expectations we have for the district, the pride we have in our schools, the amazing staff we have, and the incredible community support for our schools.

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