Recent News Articles for Kodiak Island Borough School District

Open Enrollment for the KIBSD Correspondence/Homeschool Program

Mon, April 21, 2014 at 7:29PM

The KIBSD Correspondence/Homeschool Program is currently accepting enrollments for the 2014-15 school year.  For more information please call 481-6111 or email Lisa Cavan (Elementary/Middle School) or Jennifer Fogle (High School) for more information.

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KIBSD Education : Open Forum on April 22nd at 6:00pm

Mon, April 21, 2014 at 2:50PM

Superintendent McDonald is hosting an open forum to provide opportunity for KIBSD families and community members to ask questions, give feedback and address any concerns regarding education in our District.

Questions can be privately written and placed in the provided basket at the door or asked publicly from the seating area.

Location: Auditorium Choral Pod

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NO SCHOOL - District-wide Inservice on Monday, April 14,2014

Thu, April 10, 2014 at 7:49PM

There is NO SCHOOL for Kodiak Island Borough School District students on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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BOE Work Session on Monday, April 14, 2014

Wed, April 9, 2014 at 7:47PM

There will be a Board of Education Work Session on Monday, April 14, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Special Meeting in the Central Services Conference Room. The meetings will be available via VTC at Rural Sites.
 
Items on the Special Meeting Agenda include:
1.     Executive Session – Superintendent’s Evaluation

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KMS Student Wins Alaska State Geography Bee

Mon, April 7, 2014 at 3:05PM

Seventh grade student Gray Harver successfully answered the most questions at this year's Alaska Geography Bee earning him the state title.  This win secured him a spot in next month's National Competition held in Washington D.C.

We are proud of his accomplishments and wish him luck in D.C.!

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Please share your thoughts on the FY15 Budget

Thu, April 3, 2014 at 1:06AM

FY15 budget development meetings began in January, and have presented specific budget elements and updates, with opportunities for community comments, at Budget Committee meetings and each Work Session and Regular Meeting during the ensuing months.  If you have not already done so,  please take a moment to share your comments on the FY15 budget through a survey available on our website.  http://www.kibsd.org/subsite/dist/page/kibsd-fy15-budget-process-11576

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Kodiak Island listed among top 3 healthiest Alaskan communities!

Wed, April 2, 2014 at 2:23PM

The Department of Health and Social Services has declared Kodiak Island among the top three healthiest Alaskan communities!

For more information, and to see how Alaskan communities were ranked, please click the link below:

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The District is seeking input regarding the 2014/2015 school year calendars.

Tue, April 1, 2014 at 5:52PM

The District is seeking input regarding the proposed calendar for Rural Schools for the 2014-2015 school year.

Additionally, The District is considering a change to the 2014/2015 school calendars. This would NOT change the start date or the end date of the school year. It would, however, change the inservice/professional development days that occur during the school year.
 

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SBA and HSGQE testing begins tomorrow April 1st.

Mon, March 31, 2014 at 5:22PM

Important reminder for students in grades 3-12: SBA and HSGQE testing begins tomorrow. Please make sure your child has a good night’s sleep, has eaten breakfast, and arrives to school on time ready for the test.

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Team Hollywood Basketball Community Exhibition Game

Fri, March 28, 2014 at 1:52AM

Team Hollywood Celebrity Basketball travels the country bringing a love for the game and delivering a positive message for today’s youth.  The community is invited to attend their free exhibition game on Saturday, March 29th at 4:00 pm in the Kodiak High School Gym.

The team will play mini games against KHS girls' and boys' teams, KIBSD staff, and members of the community.  This event will be televised and streamed live courtesy of GCI.   


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Board of Education Regular Meeting on Monday, March 31,2014

Wed, March 26, 2014 at 7:22PM

There will be a Board of Education Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2014 in the Borough Assembly Chambers. This meeting will also be available via video teleconferencing. The meeting agenda is available at http://www.boarddocs.com/ak/kodiak/Board.nsf/Public.
 

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KHS Lady Bears Win The State Championship!

Mon, March 24, 2014 at 1:11PM

Congratulations to our Lady Bears on winning the State Championship! The girls finished their incredible season undefeated with a 27-0 record.

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KHS Boys and Girls Basketball State Championship Games

Tue, March 18, 2014 at 4:36PM

Catch all the action as KHS boys and girls basketball teams compete in the State Championship games at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.

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Nominate a Teacher or Support Staff member for the 2014 Spirit of KIBSD Award!

Fri, March 14, 2014 at 4:18PM

In February, the KIBSD Board of Education announced the Spirit of KIBSD 2014 Employee Recognition Program.  This program will promote a greater appreciation of the District’s employees and publicly honor specific employees for outstanding teaching or service that directly or indirectly contributes to students as well as the communities of Kodiak Island.

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Region Champions!

Mon, March 10, 2014 at 1:41PM

Congratulations to Kodiak High School's boys and girls basketball teams on their victory at the Northern Lights Conference. Next up is the ASAA March Madness State Championship in Anchorage, March 15th - 22nd.

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Board of Education Work Session on Monday, March 10, 2014

Thu, March 6, 2014 at 9:52PM

There will be a Board of Education Work Session on Monday, March 10, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Services Conference Room. This meeting will be available via VTC at Rural Sites. The meeting agenda may be found at http://www.boarddocs.com/ak/kodiak/Board.nsf/Public.

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Parenting with Love & Logic Workshop

Thu, March 6, 2014 at 9:03PM

Parenting with Love & Logic 6 week workshop with Julie Hill.  For parents of children in grades K-8. 

Tuesdays March 25th ‐ April 29th, 5:30‐8:00 p.m. at East Elementary.
Cost is $10 per adult for the whole 6 weeks.

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KHS students place in the top five at 14th Annual iDidaMovie Contest.

Wed, March 5, 2014 at 2:36PM

Kodiak High School students place in the top five at the 14th Annual iDidaMovie Contest sponsored by Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE).  

Several students from Melissa Gandel’s Film and Literature classes created and entered documentaries in the contest. Three of the documentaries placed in the top five out of 25 films entered in the high school category:

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Kodiak High School’s Ocean Science Bowl Team has returned home victorious!

Tue, March 4, 2014 at 5:28PM

The Ellusive Jellyfish team (Hannah Christian, Joong Hyun Lee, Annie Looman and Lars Bodnar) competed over a period of 3 days this past weekend in Seward, against 18 teams representing 15 high schools from around the State of Alaska. They received 1st place in the Research Project Category (combination of research paper and public presentation) as well as 6th place in the Quiz Bowl category of the competition.

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Board of Education FY15 Budget Committee Meeting Tonight

Mon, March 3, 2014 at 2:01PM

The Board of Education will hold a FY15 Budget Committee Meeting on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., in the Central Services Conference Room. The meeting will be available via VTC at all Rural Sites. A presentation devoted to specific elements of the FY15 preliminary budget, with opportunities for community comments, will take place at Budget Committee Meetings and each Work Session and Regular Meeting from January through April 2014.

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Kodiak Island Borough School District
722 Mill Bay Road Kodiak, AK 99615 | Phone: 907.481.6200 | Fax: 907.481.6218