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Peterson Elementary School
Kalispell, Montana
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News & Announcements

We need your help: Commencing Operation Underwear:

In the Flathead Valley an estimated 450 students are categorized as homeless. Let's open our hearts to these kids and let them know they are not alone.... KPS knows all too well how this community wraps its arms around those people who are hurting and in need.

The KPS HEART Locker acts as a “store” to our kids including our very deserving homeless student population with donated clothing, hygiene products, bedding, and school supplies.

Rarely if ever do underwear and socks get donated so we head up an annual campaign every year called: Operation Underwear!!!

Please read more to see how you can help.

Your “Don’t Forget to Mark the Calendar” Dates

  • EARLY OUT Dec. 6th @ 1:25

  • Trimester 1 Report Cards EMAILED Dec. 6th by 4:00 pm

  • Mackenzie River Pizza Night (South End) Wed. Dec. 11th

  • NO SCHOOL Dec. 23-Jan. 3 (School resumes Jan. 6th)


Meal Balance Questions

If you have a question about your child’s meal balance or want to question a charge please email Shari Culbert at


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School Information

Breakfast Information

Breakfast 7:45 – 8:20 every day.

Enter through lunchroom doors to the south of the main office.

District Policy Regarding Temperature and Inside Recess

If the "feels like" temperature is 0 degrees F or above it is School District # 5 policy that recess will be outside. We use www.weather.com’s “Feels Like” temperature to make our determinations. In the morning that decision will be made at 8:00 am as that is when we have outside supervision. Those who come for breakfast at 7:45 am will be kept inside until 8:00 am if there is a temperature concern.

Peterson Gear through Universal Athletics 

If you’re looking to support Peterson school and look good doing it, Universal Athletics has Peterson clothes for sale. If you’re interested here is the link!   Website: https://petersonspirit.itemorder.com/


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