Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

333 Schoenbar Road | (907) 225-2118

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  • Summer School

    Open to ALL Students

    Dear Parent/Guardian,

    We continue to be dedicated to your child’s academic and social emotional education. Your child is invited to attend summer school June 15th through July 23rd. With social distancing mandates still in place, we will be offering summer school instruction remotely through ZOOM sessions with a daily schedule of activities. This year’s summer school will be open to ALL students enrolled in KGBSD grades K-12 and can be registered by a parent/guardian.

    What would a schedule look like?

    This year’s summer school will run Monday-Thursday from 9:00-12:00pm with a 45 min break for lunch from 12:00-12:45pm. After lunch we will offer enrichment opportunities till 1:45pm. The focus of summer school will be math and literacy tasks daily with weekly science and art options. More details will follow.

     

    Will I get training as a parent or guardian?

    -  Parent Open House will take place the week of June 8th, with a couple of meeting options.

    -  Please bring your questions for our team!

     

    How will this work?

    -  We will continue using the ZOOM platform for direct-teaching sessions

    -  Your child(ren) will meet in small groups in ZOOM breakout rooms to work with their teachers on key concepts in Language Arts and Math

    -  Students will be given tasks to complete to bring to the zoom sessions

    -  We will offer brain breaks and physical activity breaks during or between ZOOM sessions

     

    Commitment to Attendance

    -  If your child has an extended, planned absence, please notify the Summer School program coordinator (see below)

    -  We understand your child(ren) may not be able to attend the entire 6 weeks. We will accommodate families who may be able to attend part of the summer school session.

     

    How do I enroll my child(ren)?

    -  Complete the information below and copy and paste into the body of your email by 25th May.

    -  Email Kinder-6th to nick.higson@k21schools.org

    -  Use the 7th-12th registration form by clicking here  

    For students, 7-12 course work will be delivered by  Alaska Digital Academy. This will be for both credit recovery and credit advancement. Classes will be delivered asynchronously.  Students will be able to work on classes at any time with some teacher check-ins.

    -  In the subject line of your email, include the words, “Summer School Referral”

     

    Summer School Referral Information

    1. Parent/Guardian Name(s):

    2. Student First and Last Name, Current Grade, Current School:

    3. A Good Contact Phone Number & Email:

     

    You will receive a confirmation email of your child(ren)’s enrollment and be contacted by phone as we get closer to the Summer School start date.

    Email  For Kinder - 6th grade questions, please contact Marian Gonzales - marian.gonzales@k21schools.org, or Nick Higson - nick.higson@k21schools.org.

    Email  For 7th-12th grade questions please contact Kurt Lindemann - kurt.lindemann@k21schools.org


     

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  • Phone Icon Text Alerts, Announcements, and Reminders

    Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District uses the SchoolMessenger notification system to provide timely communication to parents and staff members on matters such as attendance, lunch balances, transportation, school activities, and emergencies.  This system is designed to send phone calls, emails, and text messages; allowing you to select how you prefer to be contacted. 
    The district will only use the service to provide information that is timely and relevant. 
     
    To participate in the text messaging service, you must indicate your willingness to receive text messages to your phone. The process is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete. 
     
    Simply text any one of the following words to the number 68453: subscribe, option, yes 
     
    You’ll know you were successful if you receive the following reply message:
You are registered 4 SchoolMessenger notifications. Reply STOP to quit, HELP for help. 
     
    In addition to performing the opt-in process above, you’ll want to ensure that the district has your current wireless number(s) in our student information database. If you haven’t already provided that information to your school, do so. 

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General Information

Student Registration

  • Online Student Registration

     

    Welcome to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District. Enrolling your child in school is easy with our online registration portal.  To get started with enrolling your student(s) into school click on the New Student Registration icon below and choose "Create Account".

     

    1. Know what your school of choice is. Visit our School Choice page for more information.

    2. Register online. You will need:

    -Email account

    -Required Documents (Birth Certificate and Proof of Immunization) these can be uploaded or brought to your school.

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For Staff

  • Healthy Merits Logo

    We have exciting news. Beginning on April 1, you have a new wellness platform we think you are going to love. This new portal brings many new features and capabilities, such as an all new health assessment, online university courses, quicker data uploads, a mobile app, texting capabilities and hundreds of new challenges. We can’t wait to have you experience this!

    To get started, simply create an account at https://ketchikangateway.wellright.com. Enter your information as it is appears on your medical ID Card.

     Click Here Icon To learn more visit our district Employee Health Resouces Page.


     

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  • Teladoc

    Speak to a Doctor Anytime with Teladoc

    Teladoc is a national network of U.S. board-certified physicians and pediatricians that lets you resolve your routine medical issues, on-demand 24/7, via phone or online video consultations from wherever you happen to be. This is a FREE service for those with insurance through KGBSD.


     

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  • BridgeHealth

     

    Your KGBSD insurance includes the BridgeHealth Surgery Benefit

    The BridgeHealth Surgery Benefit, gives you access to:

    • Centers of Excellence for major planned surgeries and procedures.

    • Coverage for travel costs for you and a companion.

    • Provisions to eliminate your out-of-pocket costs.

    • A dedicated Care Coordinator who provides service and support.

     

    Having surgery?  How can you take advantage of BridgeHealth? 

    Simply call 1-800-680-1366 to speak with a Care Coordinator and explore what this benefit can do for you.

    To view BridgeHealth flyer, click here.

    www.BridgeHealthMedical.com

     


     

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