Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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  • PEAK Testing

    Test Results

    PEAKS Scores (Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools" will be sent home with your child the first week of school.

    You'll find Point Higgins' overall score under "Our School" on the menu bar.



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Calendar of Events

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School News

     Our School Office is Open for Enrollment.  
    The first day of school is Wednesday, August 30th.  

    Labor Day
    School will not be in session on Monday, Sept. 4th.  It will resume as usual on Tuesday, Sept. 5th.
    Open House   
    You're invited to an informal open house to check out your child's classroom and meet the teacher. 
    Thursday, August 31st


     End of Year Fun!
    Tug of War between 5th graders and staff 
     Staff Tug 5th tug
     2nd graders show their strength
    Signing Yearbooks 
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    Immunizations must be up to date before students enter school.
    Immunization Drop-In Clinic
    Point Higgins School
    First Aid Room 
    August 24th and 25th
    10am - 4pm
     Thank you Ketchikan Public Health Center!

    2017-18 Teaching Assignments 
    Letters were sent home with students on April 28th regarding parent input for teacher placement for the upcoming school year.  The window to request a particular teacher ended May 12.   
    Preschool - Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Thompson
    K - Mrs. Thomas, Ms. Burnett
    1st - Mrs. Pendergrass, Mrs. Shlaudeman
    2nd - Mrs. Meyer, Mrs. Carlson
    3rd - Mrs. Elliot, Mr. Glover
    4th - Miss Smith, Mr. White
    5th - Mrs. McLaren, Mrs. Wood
    6th - Mrs. Frey
    PE - Mr. Hernandez
    Library - Ms. Powers
    Music - Mrs. Wilhelm
    Counselor - Mr. Kelly 
    Resource/Sped - Mrs. Foley, Mrs. Kelly


  • 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: 907-205-5221.

    (This is a new number, no long distance fees apply.)

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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

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    8:30am - 8:45am


    Breakfast Prices:

    Full price student - $1.00

    Reduced price student - .30¢

    Full price adult - $2.00


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  • Lunch/Recess (NEW times)

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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
    Lunch Prices:
    Full price student - $3.25
    Reduced price student - .40¢
    Full price adult - $4.75
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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.  You may sign and return an OPT OUT form if you DO NOT want your child to participate.


    April 17-28

    9:30 - 10:15am, Allen

    10:15 - 11:00am, Carlson


    May 2-12

    9:30 - 10:15am, Elliot

    10:15 - 11:00am, Glover 

    11:00 - 11:45am, White


    May 15 - 26

    9:30 - 10:15am, Frey/Wood

    10:15 - 11:00am, McLaren

    11:00 - 11:45am, Smith