Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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  • Preschool Screening


    April 3rd, 4th, and 5th

    We will begin accepting Preschool Screening Applications between February 1st - March 15th.  

    Your application must include a copy of your child's immunization record and birth certificate to be complete.  

    Preschool Acceptance and placement will be a needs based team decision.

    Click Here

    ...to download Preschool Screening Requirements & Information. 

    Click Here

    ...to download the Preschool Screening application. 

     Application forms are also available at the school office.  



    Spring 2019 KGBSD Child Find

    The Ketchikan Gateway School District is currently conducting a community-wide Child Find for children ages 3-21 who may be eligible for free special education services. 

    Click Here to view more information on Special Education



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  • Running Club PHE Running Club Starts April 2nd

    For students 2nd - 6th grade

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm 

    Permission slips are available in the office or see Mr. Hernandez.

     Parent Volunteers are needed! Contact sam.hernandez@k21schools.org



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School News & Events

  • Yearbook
    Deadline: April 10th 
    Passcode: 1012923483253186
    Regular Price is $12.99 (credit and debit cards accepted)
    Customize two free pages!  Add photos from your computer, facebook, instagram, google drive, and more. 

    Is your child turning FIVE years old on or before September 1st, 2019?
    Beginning March 1st our office will be accepting Kindergarten enrollment for the 2019-20 school year!  Enroll early so you get the school of your choice!
    Enrollment packets are available in our office and on our website (be on the lookout for online registration coming soon).  Please include a copy of your child's birth certificate and immunization record.  (Most likely your child will need shots before school starts so check with your health care provider.)
    *If your child currently attends Point Higgins preschool and will be in Kindergarten in the fall you are good to go.  Please let us know if your child will NOT be attending Kindergarten at Point Higgins.  

    Congratulations to February Students of the Month!  
    February's Theme: Personal Responsibilty
    *Personal Responsibility means that others can depend on you and you are willing to be accountable for your actions.  
    Feb. SOM
    Mason, Cyrus, Madelynn, Lina, Rainbow, Collin, Mitchell, Sarah, Eve, Novalee, Ellianne, Addison, Zachary, Ahna

     Third Graders Receive Dictionaries
    Third Grade Dictionaries
    A Huge Thank You to First City Rotary for presenting each student in third grade with a dictionary!   They taught students the value of a dictionary and how to use it. 

    Thank you for coming to Donuts with Dad
    Donuts Donuts   
    We had a fabulous turnout!

    Power School  
    If you need Instructions on setting up your Parent Portal please call the PHE office.  Having a parent account 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!  


  • 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, Frey

    11:00 - 11:45am, Carlson


    May 13 - 24

    9:30 - 10:15am, Glover

    10:15 - 11:00am, McLaren

    11:00 - 11:45am, Smith