Houghtaling Elementary School

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



  • The cards are being sold NOW and are $20.00 each. The discount card can be used everyday for a year if you choose! Simply present the card to any of the 18 local participating businesses and receive their discount.

    Students have until December 10th to sell cards to have a chance at many amazing wonderful prizes. Prizes for top student seller, top classroom seller! Students can earn prizes for selling even just one card!

    Call the office if you wnat to use a credit card for purchasing, and we can process the order and send the cards home with your student of choice.


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  • Houghtaling T-Shirt/Sweatshirt Orders DUE!

    Orders are due November 18th for all t-shirt/sweatshirt orders. Click  here for the shirt order form and send it in with your payment.

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  • KGBSD Start Strong Mitigation Plan 

    Click on the above link, scroll down to "Link To Appendices" and there you will find the detailed document.  Risk level determination plans, level increases and closures, travel guidelines, and educational options.


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  • Opt-In for School Alerts

    All Email and Text messages from Houghtaling go out through SchoolMessenger.

    TEXT messages - Opt In by texting YES to 67587
    EMAIL messages -  Confirm the office has your most current email address

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  • Houghtaling Community Discount Cards

    We are selling Houghtaling Community Discount Cards!

    They are a bargain at $20.00 each

    They can be used all year long, as many times as you wish, at all the 18 local businesses that are participating. Your child will be bringing home order forms and an example picture of the cards.

    This is our boggest fundraiser of the year for Houghtaling! Please help support local businesses all year long as well as your school!

    Students can sell cards and accept cash or check from clients. If you would like to use a credit card, please contact the office directly at 225-4128.

    The kids have until December 10th to sell as many cards as they can for chances at many awesome and amazing prizes! Prizes for top student seller, top classroom seller, as well as prizes if they sell just one card!

    Remember the cards are reuseable all year long! You can shop at each individual particiipating business everyday for a year and get the wonderful discount that is on the card!!

    Thank you to all the local businesses who are participating this year!!


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  • Free Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Clinic

    When:  Sat. November 13th and Sat. December 4th

    Location:  Houghtaling Elementary School Building

    Time: 10am - 4pm

    Vaccines: Pfizer COVID vaccine, for ages 12 and up (doses 1-3 and boosters)

    Pediatric COVID vaccine, for ages 5-11

    Flu Vaccine, for ages 6 months and up

    Call Ketchikan Public Health Center 1-833-482-9546

    or go to www.covidvax.alaska.gov

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  • COVID-19 Health Screening Protocol

    Screener form for when to stay home, go home, or re-entry back to school.

    Please read and become familiar with this document!

    If your child is exhibiting ANY illness symptom listed on the screener form  they will need to follow the KGBSD health protocol policy.


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  • KGBSD Travel Policy

    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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    Please assist your student's school district by filling out the linked 2021 Home Connectivity Survey

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  • No Parking at Revilla

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  • Daily Schedule

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    Phone: (907) 225-4128

    Fax: (907) 225-7925


    Office Hours 



    Preschool Times

    Location: Annex @ Kayhi

    AM Session - 8:45a-11:15a   M-TH

    PM Session - 12:30p-3:00p M-TH

    No Preschool on Fridays


    K-6th Students Arrival

    No sooner than 8:40am at 

    Teacher Assigned Designated Door

    *Students do not enter at front door*



    SOUTH DOOR - K.Varela, Filyaw, Manabat, Arteaga, Sampson

    CLIFFORD - Blake, Kegl, K.Smith, Hamilton

    STAGE/GYM - Ranniger, C.Smith, Jacobson, Doyle

    A-FRAME - Drake, Agoney, Mike

    NORTH - Carson, Tucker, Merle

    LIBRARY - ILC, LO, Ortiz, Shimek


    K-6th Grade School Times

    9:00am - 3:00pm

    M-TH only

    8:40a - Student enter at assigned doors/breakfast in rooms

    9:00a - School Begins

    2:50p - Walkers Dismissed

    2:55p - Pickups Dismissed

    3:00p - Bus Riders Dismissed


    9:00am - 2:00pm

    Fri only

    8:40a - Student enter at assigned doors/breakfast in rooms

    9:00a - School Begins

    1:50p - Walkers Dismissed

    1:55p - Pickups Dismissed

    2:00p - Bus Riders Dismissed


    Breakfast Program 

    8:40am - 8:55am

    in the classroom

    *Breakfast Needs to be ordered

    the day before - students order with teacher*


    Lunch/Recess Block


    Check with your child’s teacher 

    for their specific time block

    Office calls in lunch orders

    each morning by 9:30am **

    If your child wants a school

    lunch and you will be late, please

    call the office by 9:00am


    Contact Teacher via Email:



    Houghtaling PTA Email:



    First Student Bus Co:



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  • Lost & Found

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    Lost & Found is located in the wooden box by the office. Please check regularly for your missing treasures! Periodically, as the bin gets overloaded, we will take items to Goodwill. So please do not delay in checking for missing items.
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