Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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  • Donuts

    February 24, 8:05-8:45am

    Be on the lookout for a sign up sheet coming home with your student.

    You can also download: Donuts with Dad 


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  • FASD Training & Conference

    Breaking the Cycle

    February 19-21

    Click Here for more information

    Click Here for Conference Schedule


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  • Archery Virtual Archery Tournament

    March 1

    Team shirts are now available to order online from Custom Ink for $14.01. The group name is  "Point Higgins Archery Team".  


    Be on the lookout for a note from Mr. Hernandez with more information.  If you have questions, email Sam.Hernandez@k21schools.org.


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  • PT Conferences

    March 8 & 9


    Only parents who requested a conference in the fall are currently scheduled and have their same time slots. A reminder with your appointed time will be sent home the end of February. You are always welcome to contact your child's teacher via email or phone if you need to set up a different time.  

    *If you were unable to attend in the fall but would like to attend on March 8 or 9 please contact the school office.

    If you enrolled in Point Higgins after October 21, 2016 a conference survey will be sent home with your student Friday, Feb. 10.


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  • Spring Art Classes

    The Ketchikan Arts Council ART classes are now open for registration.

    Grades 1-6.  

    Act now - Class size is limited to 12 students per age group.

    Click Here for more information


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  • Movie Night

    March 24

    PH MSR - 6-8pm (A parent must accompany their student)

    "Secret Life of Pets"


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Calendar of Events

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School News

Kids Night Out
 160 students attended and a GREAT TIME was had by all!

Alaskan Author Visits Point Higgins on February 28th! 
Pasty Ann  
 Tricia Brown

FEBRUARY Theme of the Month:  SERVICE
Service is giving to others and wanting to make a difference in their lives.  It is looking for ways to be helpful instead of waiting to be asked.  When you work with a spirit of service, you give any job your best effort. 
Congratulations to our January Students of the Month!
Theme: Forgiveness 
CJ Stosich-Pfieger, Nolan Johnson, Mason Webster, Cambree Zartman, Cooper White, *Mia, Isaiah Miller, Zander Currall, Maddyson Smith, Samuel Moore, Robson Bates, *Carter, Dylan Dorn, Genevieve Shull, David Rasmussen, Colby Hanchey, Annabelle Moore, and Elaina Etten. 
*No permission on file to post last name.  

 Spelling Bee  
Congratulations to Point Higgins Spelling Bee Winner - Brayden Gentry!
Congratulations to Annie Paxton - 2nd place!
Congratulations to Brayden Gentry for placing 2nd in theThe District Spelling Bee on Feb. 9th!  
Spelling Bee Winners  

3rd - 4th Grade:  1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Teams
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5th - 6th Grade:  1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Teams 
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Preschool 2017-18

We are accepting preschool screening applications 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. 
 Screening will take place in the spring (date to be determined).  Space is limited.


  • How can I evaluate a School District Employee?

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    You will find evaluation forms for teachers, principals, and classified staff members at kgbsd.org, Human Resources. Or Click Here.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • School Start/End Times

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    8:45am - 3:15pm
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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