October Newsletter

K-Beach Elementary

A Message from Mrs. Van Slyke

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We have had a wonderful start to our school year and student behavior has been excellent! This does not happen by accident. Thank you for your positive influence in developing the character of your child.

As a school, we focus on acknowledging and reinforcing positive behavior. Compliments have a direct impact on the success students and classes have in reaching their behavior goals.

Thank you for your continued support!

PBIS Update from Mrs. Kvamme

Our Caribou Herd has been working hard to meet school expectations! Each time a child or a class is noticed for doing the right thing, they are recognized by earning a pom pom. Each class collects their pom poms and brings them down to put them in our school jar. Our Caribou Herd has been doing such a good job that we already filled our school jar with hundreds of pom poms! We celebrated by rewarding each class with an extra recess. Students enjoyed the extra play time. Many classes played on parts of the playground that they don't normally visit. Way to go, Caribou!

September Positive Office Referrals

Gannon Hatten

Holland Nyboer

Max Cudd

Bella Eskelin

Opal Keen

Brody McGiff

Jackie Breedlove

Bailey Poindexter

Mackalynn Benson

Wylder Hunt

Cason Hartman

Sawyer Leake

Keileigh Gregory

Saylor Huntsman-Norman

September Photos

Caribou Migration Fundraiser

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Our Caribou Migration will be held on October 8th.

To give your child the best educational experience possible, we are excited to raise funds for help in purchasing Chromebooks and software to meet our 1 to 1 goal of providing this support to each of our students. To do this, we are having our Great Caribou Migration Fun Run! Family and friends anywhere in the world can support our school by giving donations to our students.

You may donate funds through snap-raise.com or send a check made out to K-Beach Elementary.

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KPBSD Wants to Know About Your Internet Connectivity!

KPBSD would like to know whether or not your family has access to the internet at home so that we can best plan for educating your child. Please log into your PowerSchool account and fill out the Home Net/Device Access form: http://forms.kpbsd.org Thank you!
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Thank you so much to the Soldotna Elks Lodge for their generous donation to K-Beach! This will help our students in need of school supplies.
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Our last day of school leading up to Halloween is Wednesday, October 27th. Your child's classroom teacher will communicate with you regarding Halloween plans for your child. It will be up to the classroom teacher as to whether or not costumes will be allowed or if there will be a class celebration. Please remember that costumes should be school appropriate and play weapons are not allowed. If your child's class is having a celebration and you are sending in food, please be sure that treats are store-bought. Please contact your child's teacher if you have any questions.

Upcoming Dates

  • October 15th - No School
  • October 21st - Picture Retakes
  • October 28th - Parent Teacher Conferences
  • October 29th - Parent Teacher Conferences
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Budget Meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District requests input from staff, parents, and community members at the districtwide KPBSD budget development meetings, scheduled at the following times:

  • Central Peninsula Community – Thursday, October 7th @ 6:00 pm Soldotna High Library
  • Homer Community – Tuesday, October 19, 2021 @ 6:00pm Homer High Library
  • Seward Community – Wednesday, October 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm Seward Library

Additional information and the number to call in with questions will be posted on the Finance Page of the KPBSD website. As new budget information becomes available, it will also be posted on the Finance page. If you have questions, please call Natalie Bates at 714-8888.

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