Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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    PRESCHOOL 2017-18

    We will start accepting Preschool Screening Applications beginning Wednesday, February 1, for the 2017-18 school year.  

    Your application must include a copy of your child's immunization record and birth certificate to be complete.  

    Packets are available at the school office or you can download here: Preschool Screening Application

    Space is limited so applications will be date stamped as they get turned in.  Screening will take place in the spring (date to be determined). 







    PLEASE NOTE - There have been a few changes in bus route numbers and their scheduled stop times.  

    You will find the updated schedule under the FAQ tab below.

    3/4 Grade Teams
    1st Place - The Book Squad: Brooklyn Bauer, Addison Cockrum, Sage Hodne
    2nd Place - Bad Bubble Gum Books:  Carol Frey, Ella Shull, Bailey Albrant
    3rd Place - The Book Worms:  *Ellie, Sarah Weyhiller, Tony Shirey
    5/6 Grade Teams
    1st Place - Title Waves:  Kelsey O'Brien, Bria Van Sloun,  *Brooklyn
    2nd Place - Page Turners:  Tristin Dalin, Vanessa Wood, Aiden Copeland
    3rd Place - Tropical Readers:  Tressa Greaves, *Penny, Dominica Troina 
     *Last names have been omitted due to no parent permission on file.


    Mat Rats

    Beginning soon!

    Jan 24 - Mar 24

    Tuesday - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Friday - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Click Here to Register through Parks and Recreation


     Homework Club

    Who: 1st - 6th grade students

    When:  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

    Time: 3:30pm - 4:10pm

    Date:  Dec. 5, 2016 through May 10, 2017

    Why:  For students to have a place to work on academics with support

    Click Here to download a permission form

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School News

JANUARY Theme of the Month:  FORGIVENESS
Forgiveness is to stop feeling anger toward someone who has done something wrong.  It takes a strong person to say sorry.  It takes a stronger person to forgive.

Congratulations to December's Students of the Month!

Dec SOM  
 Zachary, Madelynn, Rainbow, Ava, Zoe, Nicole, Alex, Michael, Roman, Alexis, Kaitlyn, Kiera, Keegan, Colin, Aaron

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend Muffins with Mom!
We had a great turn out!  Kids (and adults) enjoyed muffins, juice and/or coffee while doing a literacy project together.

*Grades 2nd - 5th
*Wednesday,  Jan. 18th - Wednesday,  March 8th
*3:30 - 4:30pm
We have 32 excited girls learning the fun game of volleyball!
(A huge Thank You to Mr. Hernandez for spearheading so many fun after-school activities for PH students!)


The Ketchikan Community Partnership on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) presents:

"Breaking the Cycle"

A Training, Conference, and Community Dialogue

Sunday, Feb. 19 - Tuesday, Feb 21

Free and open to the public

Click Here for More Information



  • How do I contact the Bus Company?

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    First Student Bus: 907-205-5221.

    (This is a new number, no long distance fees apply.)

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  • What bus will my child ride?

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    Pt. Higgins Bus Routes

    (If your child has a change in his/his normal bus schedule, please write a note or call the office before 2:30pm to ensure the note is delivered on time.)


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  • School Start/End Times

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    8:45am - 3:15pm
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  • Breakfast

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    8:30am - 8:45am


    Breakfast Prices:

    Full price student - $1.00

    Reduced price student - .30¢

    Full price adult - $2.00


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  • Lunch/Recess (NEW times)

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    Grades Preschool-K
    Recess: 11:00 - 11:20
    Lunch: 11:25 - 11:45
    Grades 1-3
    Recess: 11:25 - 11:45
    Lunch: 11:50 - 12:10
    Grades 4-6
    Recess: 11:50 - 12:10
    Lunch: 12:15 - 12:35
    Lunch Prices:
    Full price student - $3.25
    Reduced price student - .40¢
    Full price adult - $4.75
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Swim Lesson Schedule

  • Swim lessons are part of the district educational program.  You may sign and return an OPT OUT form if you DO NOT want your child to participate.


    April 17-28

    9:30 - 10:15am, Allen

    10:15 - 11:00am, Carlson


    May 2-12

    9:30 - 10:15am, Elliot

    10:15 - 11:00am, Glover 

    11:00 - 11:45am, White


    May 15 - 26

    9:30 - 10:15am, Frey/Wood

    10:15 - 11:00am, McLaren

    11:00 - 11:45am, Smith