Cooper Landing, Hope, and Moose Pass Schools
January 25, 2021
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District News: Interviews For New Superintendent
Board of Education invites three finalists to interview for next Superintendent of Schools
Soldotna, January 22, 2021—Three candidates will interview for the opportunity to become the next KPBSD Superintendent of Schools, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. The KPBSD Board of Education invites everyone to watch the interviews live, or view the video later in the day.
Plus, everyone is invited to a Virtual Meet and Greet with each finalist on Monday, January 25, 2021, and then to provide input to the school board no later than Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Meet and Greet, Monday, January 25, 2021
Everyone is invited to watch a 30-minute virtual meet and greet with each candidate via the KPBSD livestream, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The video recording for each candidate will be available on the KPBSD website after 2:00 p.m., for everyone who is not able to watch the livestream.
Provide your thoughts to the Board of Education
Everyone is invited to offer feedback to the school board via a short online input survey, specific for each candidate, after watching the candidate virtual meet and greet livestream or viewing the video recording on Monday. Survey links will become live on the Superintendent Search webpage when each meet and greet begins. All surveys will close at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
Candidate Interviews, Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Interviews will begin at 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2021, via the KPBSD zoom platform, and be livestreamed. The public is invited to watch the livestream, or view the board meeting portion of interviews that will be posted on the KPBSD website later in the day. Each candidate will be allotted the same length of time, and asked identical questions.
· 10:15 a.m. Ms. Janelle Vanasse | Application and resume packet
· 11:30 a.m. Dr. Jason R. Johnson | Application and resume packet
· 1:00 p.m. Mr. Clayton Holland | Application and resume packet
Board of Education Executive Session follows conclusion of interviews
Board of Education Special Meeting reconvenes (this portion will be webstreamed)
The successful candidate will begin serving as Superintendent of School on July 1, 2021.
· KPBSD Board of Education Livestream channel: https://go.kpbsd.org/BOElivestream
· KPBSD Superintendent Search webpage with video and survey linksdetailed information about the superintendent search including the position description, qualities, and time
COOPER LANDING SCHOOL
There will be a PAC meeting on Thursday, January 28 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom. We will send out the agenda later this week. Please send any items you would like addressed to email@example.com. Thank you!
It's that time of year again! The KPBSD district-wide competition schedule is as follows:
Thursday, February 4 at 9:00 am - High School
Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00 am - Middle School
Wednesday, February 10 at 9:30 am - Grades 5/6
Thursday, February 11 at 9:30 am - Grades 3/4
All teams will participate in 4 rounds. The 4 teams with the highest scores will move on to the final round which will be held at 1:00 pm each day.
Cooper Landing School has a 3/4, 5/6 and high school team this year. Thanks to Ms. Krissy for her dedication and perseverance in making the teams the best they can be!
State finals are the week of February 22.
Please visit our website at https://kpbsd.org/schools/cooper-landing/. There is a lot of useful information including links to the Cooper Landing Gem, minutes of PAC meetings, etc.
January 29 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
February 5 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
February 12 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
February 17 - Early Release, School ends 90 minutes early (2pm)
February 18 - Parent Teacher Conference day, NO SCHOOL
February 19 - Parent Teacher Conference day, NO SCHOOL
February 19 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
February 26 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
March 5 - Inservice Day, NO SCHOOL
March 8 - Spring Break, NO SCHOOL
March 9 - Spring Break, NO SCHOOL
March 10 - Spring Break, NO SCHOOL
March 11 - Spring Break, NO SCHOOL
March 12 - Spring Break, NO SCHOOL
March 12 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
March 19 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
March 26 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
April 2 - Good Friday, NO SCHOOL
April 2 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
April 9 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
April 16 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
April 21 - Early Release, school ends 90 minutes early (2pm)
April 23 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
April 30 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
May 7 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
May 14 - Noon Deadline for school lunch order
May 19 - Last day of school!
A friendly reminder that all students out sick, regardless of whether they have been sent home from school, or you have opted to keep them home must follow district protocol for COVID19 quarantining. This means they must quarantine for 10 days AND not return until they have been symptom free for 24 hours OR they may get tested and return to school after a negative test result AND remaining symptom free for 24 hours. Students must be medication free to be considered symptom free.
More information is available on the district website: https://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/students_parents.aspx?id=41540 and from our school nurse: firstname.lastname@example.org
School Lunch Order Form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ot7EdCqbD0Oa80hzQ1qrlyxwHXtEP9JNvt4nmYctNbhUNzdRS1hOQkNXV0ZWOTkxQTJSMkZEVEdWRC4u - please choose the 100% remote option to receive lunches all 5 days.
Moose Pass School January and February Dates to Know
January 25: Virtual Meet and Greet for New Superintendent Candidates
January 26: Interviews for New Superintendent Candidates
See District News, Above, for More Information
February 9: Middle School Battle of the Books
February 10: 5th/6th Battle of the Books
February 11: 3rd/4th Battle of the Books
February 15: Site Based Council Meeting 3:45 PM
February 17: Early Release Day Students are Released at 1:15 PM
February 18: No School/Student Led Conferences
February 19: No School/Student Led Conferences