Point Higgins Elementary School

Point Higgins Elementary School

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  • Running Club

    Family Running Club

     Click Here to order your Running Club T-shirt 

    Ordering name: Point Higgins Running Club.

    Cost: $18.88.  

    The ordering window ends April 18.

    If you have questions email Sam.Hernandez@k21schools.org.

     


     

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  • BaBaseball mitt seball Equipment Needed

    Do you have baseball/softball equipment (especially mitts) you aren't using and would like to donate to our PE program?  Over the next month students will be practicing baseball/softball skills during PE. Thank you!

     


     

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  • Wahoo!  Point Higgins Elementary Archery Team placed 2nd in the State!  

    Archery

    The Middle school division (grades 6-8) placed 5th!

    Awards will be given out the end the April.  Date/Time to be determined.

    Point Higgins top three PH Archers were: 

    1-Alex Gilley

    2-Kegan Moore

    3-Kevon Reese

    Thirty six Point Higgins students participated in the Virtual Archery Tournament on March 1.

    A HUGE Thank you to Sam Hernandez and Brian Elliot for coaching our team!

     


     

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  • Point Higgins Library Book Fair

    Buy two get one free!

    May 2-8

    Online Book Fair is open 4/26 - 5/9

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    Click Here to visit the online Book Fair

     


     

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  •  Sea Week

    To see when and if your child will be going on a field trip for Sea Week view the Calendar of Events (below).

     


     

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    Yearbook
    It's time to order! 
     
    Yearbooks are available online only.
    The cost is $12.99
     
    Click link below and copy and paste this passcode: 1012923483253186 
     
      
    You can add photos and memories from your computer.
     
     
     

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School News

Ketchikan has seen an increased number of confirmed influenza cases the past few weeks.  
 
Thermometer
If your child isn't feeling well please keep him/her home.  
A fever means your child is contagious.
 
Ibuprofen/tylenol will bring a fever down but they are still contagious and should be fever free for 24 hours 
before returning to school.  
 
 

  
 
PEAKS (Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools)
 
Point Higgins students will be participating in Statewide testing during the month of April.
 
Please make sure your student gets to bed on time and eats a healthy breakfast.
 
Testing Schedule
 
4th grade science: April 3 
3rd-4th grade: April 4 - 7
5th grade: April 11 - 14 
6th grade: April 18 - 20
 

 
 
March Theme of the Month: INTEGRITY  
 
 Integrity is standing up for what you believe is right.  It is being honest and sincere with others and yourself.  Without integrity, no one would be able to trust each other to do what they say they are going to do.  Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching
 
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Congratulations to our March Students of the Month! 
 
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Alexandra Helberg, Cyrus Hoover, Ezra Roskam, Rylan Hanchey, Lilly Brakke, Jamee McKnight, Addisen Zink, Jesse Albecker, *Elli, Addison Cockrum, Axl Schomaker, Brayden Gentry, Kelsey O'Brien, Van McGarrigan, Alex Gilley, Diana Chau. 
 *No permission on file to post last name. 
 
 
APRIL Theme of the Month: COOPERATION
 
Cooperation is working together for the good of everyone.  It is a willingness to respect others and to follow rules which keep everyone safe and happy.  When we cooperate, we can do great things.
 
 
  

 
 Talent Show
  
One of the most fun and entertaining events of the year is the Point Higgins Talent Show that takes place on the last day of school.
 
Tryouts will be April 19, 20, & 21 during lunch/recess.
 
Forms will be sent home with students on Friday.  Click here to download. 
 
 

  
 
 Kanayama Students Perform for our School
 
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 Kindergarten ART - Celebrating Dr. Suess's Birthday
 
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FAQ

  • 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

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