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Kalispell Public Schools
Kalispell, Montana

District News

2018 Annual Performance Report…Accountable to Our Community!

Click the link on the district homepage, under Distrcit Spotlight and it will take you to our 2018 Annual Performance Report which serves as an accountability summary to you, our patrons, taxpayers and community members.  It is intended to give our community a brief glimpse at our schools and departments as well as show our student achievement data through a variety of measures.  If you read one thing this year about our schools this would be it!

Substitute Job Fair

 

Kalispell Public Schools is sponsoring a Substitute Job Fair.  Related image

 

When:              Wednesday, October 24th from 3:00pm-6:30pm

Where:            Linderman Education Center Gym, 124 3rd Ave E, Kalispell MT

 

We are hiring for all sub positions.  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  No previous experience required.

  • Teacher
  • Para
  • Food Service
  • Custodian

 

For additional information, please contact Kalispell Public Schools Human Resource Department at 406-751-3444. 

 

NO SCHOOL OCTOBER 18th and 19th

There is no school on Thursday and Friday, October 18th and 19th, 2018 due to MEA days.  School will resume at normal times on Monday, October 22nd.

Kalispell Public Schools Seeking To Fill District 5 Trustee Position
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR GRADES 1-6 and 9 FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR IS WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2018

Grades 1-6 and 9 will start school on Wednesday August 29th.  7-8 and 10-12 Graders will start on Thursday August 30th.  Kindergarteners begin after Labor Day and your school will be sending notification to you.

Russell Elementary MBI Platinum Award 2018

russell mbi awardThe Montana Behavioral Initiative recognized Russell Elementary for the effort taken to successfully implement and maintain MBI. The Platinum award reflects the highest level of MBI pracitices as Russell continues to build the capacity to consistently and effectively offer positive behavior and academic interventions and supports at each of the tiers.

2018-19 Kindergarten Start & Schedule

Kindergarten Students Start of School Information  (Click on View More for Details)

Seeking Trustee to Fill Open High School Trustee Position

Due to a recent vacancy on the District 5 Board of Trustees, the school district is taking applications to fill this high school trustee position. 

Student Built Home Open House

The students of Kalispell Student Built Homes would like to invite you to our open house.

  • Open House - Monday May 14th at 115 Corporate Court.  8am-7pm

The students have put a ton of hard work into this home and would like to give you a tour.

 

Notice of Election May 8, 2018 Elementary General Fund Levy Election
Board votes down proposal of Verizon Cell Tower

Kalispell Public Schools Board of Trustees voted to not move forward with the proposed Verizon Cell Tower at FHS.  THEREFOR THE COMMENT PERIOD HAS ENDED. 

 

 

Elementary School Levy Request Information
Kalispell listed as #5 city in Montana best schools and top AA district on Niche 2018 Best Schools listing

2018 Best School Districts in Montana

The 2018 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.

LINK to Article - LINK to Niche Site

New elementary school rezoning option F

Kalispell School District would like to have your input on a proposed new elementary school rezoning option.

CLICK on this link Option F Suvey to go to a survey with the new Option F rezoning information and a request for any comments you have.

School Board Meeting - Curriculum & Instruction

The School Board Curriculum and Instruction Committe will meet on Aril 4th - 3:30 at the Asst. supperintendents district admin office. 

Click on this LINK for a PDF of the meeting agenda

Free Preschool Program for the 2018-19 school year.

Kalispell Public Schools will offer a limited Free Preschool Program for the 2018-19 school year. To be hosted at Russell and Peterson Elementary Schools.

CLICK HERE for application information and forms.

Notice of Intent to Decrease Nonvoted Levies

As an essential part of its budgeting process, the Kalispell School Board of Trustees is authorized by law to impose levies to support its budget.  Recent passage of Senate Bill 307 (SB 307) requires the District to provide notice of its intent to decrease non-voted levies for the next school fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, using certified taxable valuations from the current school year.

Click on LINK to see PDF document details

New Elementary Boundaries beginning in 2018-19 School Year

The KPS School Board has approved the new Elementary Boundaries below, beginning with the 2018-19 school year. 

In the coming months the Board will be reviewing and taking action on the process for students to be grandfathered in to their current school and the possibility of accepting Out of District students at the elementary level.  Please stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

For Questions please contact Beth Kornick at the Superinendent's Office at 406-751-3434

Consideration for Being Grandfathered into Current Elementary School

If your child's Elementary School Boundaries are changing in the 2018-19 school year you have the option to request to be Grandfathered into your current school. 

Please fill out this form and submit to Beth Kornick at the Superintendent's Office by fax 406-751-3416, email kornickb@sd5.k12.mt.us, or by mail to 233 1st E. Kalispell, MT  59901. Please submit by February 23, 2018.

Decisions regarding these requests will be made sometime in the Spring of 2018 and you will be notified as to the status of your request at that time.  If you have any questions you may contact Beth Kornick at 406-751-3430.