Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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Home of The Killer Whales!


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    On your smart phone click the maroon tab at the bottom to view School News and Events so you don't miss important info!


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  • Mixed Bag Fundraiser ENDS


    October 13

    Please return the order form (money included) and make sure your child's name and teacher is listed.  Keep the carbon copy so you can deliver your orders.  Please make sure the total is accurate.

    Orders will be mailed to Mixed Bag Designs next week.  They will combine online orders associated with your child with any forms turned in.

    We will announce the top selling classroom, top seller per grade level, and top seller over-all when orders arrive.

    Thank you for helping raise money for our school!


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    Friday, October 20

    6:00pm - PH MSR - Doors open at 5:40pm

    Bring your pillow or blanket to sit on the floor, watch a movie and enjoy popcorn!

    Transylvania 2

    Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

    Free fun for the whole family!



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  • PT Conference

    Wed. Oct. 25 & Thurs. Oct. 26

    4pm - 8pm

    Your child's teacher will be sending you information regarding your conference time.  There is no school for students on Friday, Oct. 27.



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  • Yearbook
    It's easy - copy the passcode 1012923483253186, then click the link below and paste.
    You can add photos and memories from your computer. The cost is $12.99.
    *10% off if purchased before October 31!

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  • Archery Class

    For grades 2 & 3

    Thursday, Oct. 5 - Nov. 9

    3:30-4:30pm - PH Gym 

     A permission slip must be signed and parents must arrange pick up.  

    Email Samuel.Hernandez@k21schools.org for more information.


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Principal's Corner

School News & Events

    September's Theme of the month: EXCELLENCE
    Congratulations to the following students who displayed Excellence during the month of September!
    Cade, Parker, Emmalyn, Karsen, Lucas, Hunter, Rainbow, Evelyn, Owen, Dylan, Zander,Elaina, Eve, Addison, Ellie, Alex, Gabrielle, Vanessa
    October's Theme: BEING RESPECTFUL
    Respect is an attitude of caring about other people and treating them with dignity.  Respect is valuing ourselves and others.  We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. 
    Mr. Kelly and Mr. Sines perform with Student Council during our Assembly!
    Assember 17 Assembly.9.17

    Please help us raise funds for a great cause!
    Funds raised by Mixedbag Designs will allow us will bring Artist in Resident Dave Rubin to our school from November 6-20.  Students will create a piece of art to take pride in and enjoy long after the Residency.
    This fundraiser is brought back by popular demand. Parents have loved the quality bags, wrapping paper. accessories, kitchen and home items!
    It's win - win.  You order great products and Point Higgins School meets their goal.  Every order counts! You can email this link to your friends and family out of town but let them know to put your child's name and school ID so your child receives the credit.  They just need to Click Here to Shop Online!  Items ship directly to them (shipping charges will apply).  All other orders will come directly to the school (free shipping).
    *The highest seller per grade wins an inflatable lounger.
    *The highest selling classroom wins a movie and popcorn party.  
    *The Top over-all seller wins $50 cash and a $50 iTunes gift card.
    Happy Shopping!

    Trick or Trunk Trick or Trunk
         Come join the fun at Point Higgins Elementary School!
    Oct. 31 - 5pm-7pm
    North Tongass Fire Dept. will also be here handing out treats and hot cocoa!
    Volunteers needed!  Please call Kelly at 821-8710 if your interested in handing out candy from your trunk. 

    Mr. Kelly (our counselor), teaches a lesson on Respect

    Special Guest
    American Legion Sons of American Legion
    First and second graders learn about the American Flag and the history of the Pledge of Allegiance from Sons of the American Legion.

    A & P receipts and Box Tops for Education
    Save your A & P receipts, Box Tops for Education, and send them to school!  Money received from Box Tops goes directly into our Student Activities fund for Field Trips, Kids Night Out, Field Day, Movie Night, and more.  Our School receives 1% back in store credit from A & P. 
    Drop boxes are located in the office.  Thank you!

    Thank you for ordering Spirit Wear! The ordering window has closed.
     Orders should arrive on October 13th and will be delivered to your child unless you tell us otherwise.
    Spirit Wear
     Hoodie is $26.69, T-Shirt is $13.22
    Every Friday is Spirit Day!


  • 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