Recent News Articles for Old Harbor School
For the first time ever, the Kodiak Island Borough School District is participating in the Healthy Futures Challenge. Congratulations to Main, East, North Star and Old Harbor who have taken on the challenge to "Play Every Day!". Students who are physically active for at least 30 minutes 3 times a week will receive individual incentives. The program goes on until April with three different chances to win.
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education is seeking citizens interested in serving on the KIBSD Board of Education through October, 2013. Letters of interest must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 and interviews will take place Friday, October 26, 2012. Appointment of the vacancy will take place at the November 19, 2012, Regular School Board Meeting. Citizens interested in serving on the Board should submit a letter of interest to:
The Alaska State Board of Education & Early Development’s work session and business meeting scheduled for Friday, September 14, beginning at 8:30 am, has been moved to the Kodiak Island Borough School District’s Conference Room. For more information call the Superintendent's Office at 481-6200.
There will be no school for students on Monday, September 17 so that staff can participate in professional development workshops.
The Alaska State Board of Education & Early Development will hold a retreat and regularly scheduled meeting September 12-14 in Kodiak. For more information call 907 465-2802.
The board packet is at http://education.alaska.gov/State_Board/pdf/12sept_packet.pdf
In observance of Labor Day there will be no school and offices will be closed on Monday, September 3!
The first day of school for grades 7 through 12 is Thursday, August 23! For more information call your child's school.
Family Conferences are being held Thursday, August 23, 2012 for grades first through sixth. Contact your child's school for more information.
KIBSD New Teacher Orientation is August 16-17, 2012 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm in the Kodiak High School Commons. Welcome new teachers!
The Learning Center will be closed July 2 through July 31, 2012. It will reopen on August 1.
KIBSD Board of Education was recently selected by the Alaska Arts Education Consortium to be the recipient of the "Champion of Arts" Award for their commitment to the arts and music education.
Port Lions School junior Raissa Boskofsky won state titles at the State Track and Field Championships recently held in Fairbanks. Congratulations!
AASB Consortium for Digital Learning(CDL), GCI and Alaska Communications sponsored the contest that turns Lesson Plans into Digital Books. East Elementary teacher John Malloy's entry of "Salmon Pacific Species Student and Teacher Guides" won Grand Prize of 10 iPad 2's and a Bretford syncing tray for his classroom. His unit will be posted as a course on our AASB CDL iTunes U site in the near future.
Take a moment today to extend your thanks and appreciation to your child's school nurse for National School Nurse Day. National School Nurse Day was established in 1972 to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting. National School Nurse Day (that would be today) falls on Wednesday during National Nurses Week, ending on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of nursing. For more information visit the NASN website at www.nasn.org.
Take a moment and extend your appreciation to those that work to provide quality instruction and support to the students of Kodiak Island! Thank you for working together and building Kodiak's future one child at a time!
The Board of Education and the Borough Assembly will be having a joint work session on May 1, 2012 at 6:30 pm in the Kodiak High School Commons to discuss the FY 13 Budget.