Point Higgins Elementary School

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

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  • Red Ribbon Week

    *Your child's teacher will contact you about whether or not they should wear their costume to school or bring it with them to change in to later in the day.


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  • Home Connectivity Survey

    Take the 2021 Home Connectivity Survey!


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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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School News

  • Boon Supply Fundraiser

    It's that time of year!  Our annual Fundraiser starts on Friday, October 8th and goes through Friday, October 29th!  Letters and catalogs will be sent home with your students.  Everything will be done online this year; so, you won't have any order forms or checks to collect.

    To shop or to register your student as a seller, go to boonsupply.com/145899.  40% of all sales go directly to student and school activities!  

    Thank you for your help in supporting our students!


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  • Trunk or Treat

    If you are interested in providing a trunk or helping with games, please email Miss Monta at katrina.monta@k21schools.org

    Candy donations are also welcome!  Your child can bring them to the school office, or you can ring the doorbell and we'll come out to pick them up!


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  •  Student Illness Policy  Return to School Plan

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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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  • Allergy Awareness

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    If your child has a food allergy (especially to peanuts) please be sure your child's teacher as well as the school office is aware. 

    Please be mindful of allergies when sending snacks or treats to school with your child.  Thank you!

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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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  • How do I contact the Bus Company?

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    First Student Bus: 907-225-3806

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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 - 11:20-11:50
    1st-3rd - 12:10-12:40
    4th-6th - 12:45-1:15
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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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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