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KPBSD changes lockdown policy

...reviewed past school shootings, there is more than one response to a lockdown, said KPBSD Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones."New guidelines recognize that one response to a lockdown doesn't fit all situations," Jones said. "As a situation...
Schoolhouse rent

...Fireweed Academy in Homer is in two locations, one of which is in West Homer Elementary School.Assistance Superintendant Dave Jones said he'd like to see rent based on classroom space because if the district charges based on shared spaces like libraries...
Waiting game

...state money to the district is $6.27 million."Normally I would say, 'Party on,'" Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said about the increase in funding. But other numbers need to be factored into the equation.While the increase of...
Numbers game

...2014-15 school year preliminary budget on Wednesday at the Soldotna High School library.Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones broke down the district's general fund budget and reasons for the more than $4.5 million shortfall. Superintendent...
Better access a reasonable request

...on the budget for any substantial changes to be incorporated.According to KBBI's report, Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones noted the district's day-long meeting in Soldotna last November during which the public was invited to provide input...
School board approves budget, leans heavily on savings

...forward in Juneau will reduce the amount of fund balance usage we have significantly," said Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones. "But, we're still looking at, next year, having concerns and problems with a deficit budget." Board members...
Shrinking the funding gap

...In November I didn't anticipate receiving as much as we did in the end from the state," Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said. Jones is working to recalculate state revenues with the new BSA levels. He said while the state makes calculations...
School board budget to be approved, far from complete

...Previously, both Erkeneff and assistant superintendent Dave Jones had referred to those cuts as permanent. It is addition $30 million in one-time funding, which Dave Jones, assistant superintendent, said he hoped was in addition...
School board approves new buses

...five new buses. The buses will be used for student activity transportation, not home-to-school transportation. Dave Jones, assistant superintendent, said some current activity buses have become aged, so new buses are needed.According...
School district ponders budget shortfall

...million budget deficit for the fiscal year 2015. District Superintendent Steve Atwater and Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones gave board members a broad overview of the district's FY15 budget and gave several options for potential cuts in expenditures...


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