Houghtaling Elementary School

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



    5th Grade Runners - Tuesdays

    October 5, 12, 19, 26

    4th Grade Runners - Thursdays

    October 7, 14, 21, 28

    Both mornings are 8:00am-8:40am in the Houghtaling Gym

    Permission must be obtained in writing before starting.

    Contact Becca.Doyle@k21schools.org for information

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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 Red Ribbon Week

    This year's National Red Ribbon Week theme is DRUG FREE, LOOKS LIKE ME! Our dress up week themes will be:

    October 25th -29th

    Monday - Pajama Day - Wear your pajamas (keep in mind the weather outside)

    Tuesday - Sports Day - Wear your favorite sports jersey or your Houghtaling Spirit gear

    Wednesday - Mix & Match - Dress up in your most mismatched outfit with crazy hair and socks

    Thursday - Boots Day - Wear your favorite pair of rain boots

    Friday - Costume Day - Wear Halloween costumes at school

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  • COVID-19 Health Protocol

    Please read and become familiar with this document! 

    If your child is exhibiting illness symptoms listed on the screener form, please keep them home and seek advice from your healthcare provider or a COVID test.

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


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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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  • FYI

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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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