Point Higgins Elementary School

Educating and empowering students to be leaders, critical thinkers, and problem solvers.

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  • Virtual Winter Concert

    Please click here to read a letter from our Music Teacher regarding our Virtual Winter Concert. 

    This letter includes the dates that each class will be recording if your child would like to dress up.


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  • Holiday Food Drive


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  • Battle of the Books!

    The Point Higgins Battle of the Books will be taking place in January.  Students in 3rd-6th grade can participate if interested.  For any parents wanting more information, please email Ms. Powers at lara.powers@k21schools.org.


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  • Buy Your Yearbook!

    Click here to order your 2021-2022 Yearbook!

    Enter our school's passcode: 1012923483253186
    (Please note that Yearbook purchases are online only.)
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    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!  
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  • Returning from Travel


    KGBSD Start Strong Plan: Travel

    Vaccinated Individuals:

    • Do NOT need to quarantine;
    • Do NOT need to test as long as they remain asymptomatic.

    Unvaccinated Individuals:

    • Test for COVID upon returning to Ketchikan;
    • Return to school after receiving a negative test result;
    • Taking a second COVID test 5-7 days after travel is strongly recommended.

    Individuals Who Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 within the Last 90 Days:

    The positive test result exempts them from testing or quarantine related to travel or being a close contact.


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  • Student Illness Policy

    Return to School Plan

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  • School Start/End Times

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    8:45am - 3:15pm (Monday-Thursday)
    8:45am - 2:15pm (Fridays)
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  • Lunch/Recess Schedule

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    Lunch Schedule:
    Preschool-Kindergarten - 10:45-11:15
    1st-3rd - 11:35-12:05
    4th-6th - 12:10-12:40
    Recess Schedule:
    Kindergarten - 11:15-11:45
    1st-3rd - 12:10-12:40
    4th-6th - 12:45-1:15
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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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  • How can I evaluate a School District Employee?

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    You will find evaluation forms for teachers, principals, and classified staff members here.


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Swim Lesson Schedule

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

    November 8th - 19th

    Meyer - 9:30-10:15

    Monta - 10:15-11:00

    Sivertsen - 11:00-11:45

    November 29th - December 10th

    Elliot - 9:30-10:15

    Glover - 10:15-11:00

    Boyd - 11:00-11:45

    January 3rd - 14th

    Hewitt - 9:30-10:15

    McLaren - 10:15-11:00

    Smith - 11:00-11:45

    January 18th - 28th

    Frey - 9:30-10:15

    Standley 10:15-11:00