Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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  • Lunch

    Free and Reduced Lunch Applications will be sent home with students on the first day of school.  If your child/ren qualified last year, they will have a 30 day grace period. A new application must be completed each year.  

    Apply electronically for faster approval:  Free & Reduced Lunch Application 2018-19



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  • 2018-19 Certified Classroom Teachers
    Preschool-Alisa Thompson
    Preschool-Robin Strunk
    K-Patricia Burnett
    K-Karlyn Thomas
    1st-Michelle Pendergrass
    1st-Dawn Shlaudeman
    2nd-Carrie Meyer
    2nd-Katie Sivertsen
    3rd-Jennifer Elliot
    3rd-Geoff Glover
    4th-Deb Carlson
    4th-Gillian Edwards
    5th-Wendy McLaren
    5th-Eugenia Smith
    6th-Marisa Frey
    6th-Kendra Standley

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  • K-6 New Student Registration 
    Preschool kids
     You can download registration forms from our website under "Online Forms".   Please include a copy of your child's birth certificate and immunization record. (Most likely your child entering kindergarten will need shots before school starts so check with your health care provider.) 
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  • Moving

    Are you Moving?

    Transferring to another school?

    If your child will not be attending Point Higgins for 2018-19 please contact our office asap.



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School News & Events

  • bus welcome
    Our office is open for enrollment from 9am - 3:00pm
    First Day of School for grades 1st -6th is Thursday, August 23rd
    First Day of Preschool is Monday, August 27th
    Preschool hours are 8:45am - 12:45pm (one session this year)
    Kindergarten will have a "Rolling Start"
    Kindergarten students whose last name begins with A-M their first day of school is Thursday, August 23rd. (This group will not attend school on Friday, August 24th.)  Kindergarten students whose last name begins with N-Z, their first day of school is Friday, August 24th. 
    ALL Kindergarten students will begin attending everyday on Monday, August 27th.  Please plan on attending the first 30 minutes of school with your child (if possible) to go over important information. 

    Open House  
    Wednesday, August 29, 6 - 7 pm
    You are invited to an informal Open House to meet your child's teacher and check out the classroom! 
    Drop-In Immunization Clinic
    Does your child need shots?  The Ketchikan Public Health Center will host a Drop-In Immunization Clinic from 6-7pm in the Point Higgins First Aid Room.  Please bring a copy of your child's current shot record. If you can't attend this night you are free to stop by the Public Health Center, 3054 Fifth Avenue. 

    Our fundraiser kicks off on Friday, August 31st and ends September 14th.  Be on the lookout for a packet that contains great items to share with friends, family, and co-workers.  All money raised goes towards our Artist in Resident Program and student activities. 
    There are some great prizes and incentives for our kids!
    Thanks for supporting our school!

    One of Many Favorite Field Trips for 6th Graders

    Thank you Mrs. Frey and Southeast Exposure for making memories for our sixth graders' elementary school experience!  
    Cruise  Tour
    Sixth graders were tourists for the afternoon!  They enjoyed a tour of the cruise ship (Niew Amsterdam) and were treated to lunch and dessert, as well as riding a tour bus to and from school. 

    Students Participate in Twin Day
    Twin Day Twin Day
    First grade Twins (or sextuplets and triplets) in Mrs. Pendergrass's class
    Twins Twins
    Fourth grade twins in Miss Smith's class

    If you have not set up a Parent Portal account in Power School, you will receive a letter with instructions and a temporary password the first week of school. This allows you to see your child's assignments, grades, attendance, and lunch balance.  If you set up a parent account last year, you are good to go!
    Power School


  • How can I evaluate a School District Employee?

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    You will find evaluation forms for teachers, principals, and classified staff members at kgbsd.org, Human Resources. Or Click Here.

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  • How do I contact the Bus Company?

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    First Student Bus: 907-225-3806

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  • What bus will my child ride?

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    Pt. Higgins Bus Routes

    (If your child has a change in his/his normal bus schedule, please write a note or call the office before 2:30pm to ensure the note is delivered on time.)


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  • Breakfast/Lunch Prices

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    Breakfast available from 8:30am - 8:45am.


    Breakfast Prices:

    Full price student - $1.00

    Reduced price student - .30¢

    Full price adult - $2.00

    Lunch Prices:
    Full price student - $3.35
    Reduced price student - .40¢
    Full price adult - $5.00
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  • Lunch/Recess Schedule

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    Grades Preschool-K
    Recess: 11:00 - 11:20
    Lunch: 11:25 - 11:45
    Grades 1-3
    Recess: 11:25 - 11:45
    Lunch: 11:50 - 12:10
    Grades 4-6
    Recess: 11:50 - 12:10
    Lunch: 12:15 - 12:35
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  • School Start/End Times

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    8:45am - 3:15pm
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Swim Lesson Schedule

  • Swim lessons are part of the district educational program. I f you DO NOT want your child to participate please write a letter to Mr. McLaren.

    Tentative Schedule

    Feb. 19 - March 1

    9:30 - 10:15am, Edwards


    April 15-26

    9:30 - 10:15am, Meyer

    10:15 - 11:00am, Sivertsen

    11:00 - 11:45am, Elliot


    April 29 - May 10

    9:30 - 10:15am, Standley

    10:15 - 11:00am, Glover

    11:00 - 11:45am, Carlson


    May 13 - 24

    9:30 - 10:15am, Frey

    10:15 - 11:00am, McLaren

    11:00 - 11:45am, Smith