2017 DIstrict Headlines

  • WASILLA HIGH AIR FORCE JROTC OBSTACLE COURSE LEADING THE WAY

    "If it is not raining, we are not training," explained SMSgt James S. Walker as his Cadets demonstrated their mettle following the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Carol Boatman, WHS Principal, said, "This project began first and foremost because of the concerted support of our State Legislature who awarded the funds to activate the Air Force Junior ROTC here in Mat-Su." Read more...

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  • IDITAROD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OPENS AT NEW FACILITY

    A favorite school for families in Wasilla, Iditarod has a new home. Scott Nelson is IDE Principal. View more (photo/video credits: Mat-Su Borough).

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  • DENA'INA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OPENS WITH CHEERS

    One of the last two schools funded by the 2011 bond package, Dena'ina Elementary opened its doors with 380 students (and growing), Andrea Everett, Principal. Photo/video credits: Mat-Su Borough. Read more...

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  • ALASKA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES UPDATE

    From the Mat-Su Borough Public Affairs: In time for the new school year, a temporary traffic signal was installed on Seldon Road at the entrance for three schools, Teeland Middle School, Mat-Su Career & Technical High School, and the newly-built Fronteras Spanish Immersion Charter School. View more...

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  • SCHOOL DISTRICT WINS THE CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

    In the 7th year of participating in the Certification of Excellence Award Program, MSBSD is recognized for "its commitment to fiscal integrity." Luke Fulp is Assistant Superintendent of Business & Operations. Read more...

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  • SUPERINTENDENT'S FIRST 100-DAYS AND BEYOND--NEW LEADERSHIP

    "As Superintendent," said Gene Stone, "I will continue to build the kinds of relationships that make for positive school climates, a productive District culture, and an environment in which learning occurs at all levels." Read more about other administration changes, including new principals.

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  • JOURNEY FROM SU VALLEY INTO ENGINEERING

    Paxson Matthews was Su Valley High School co-valedictorian with his sister, Teslin, in 2010. A senior engineering student at Gonzaga University, Paxson has spent the summer as an intern in a program at Colorado State University. His journey takes him from deafness to hearing through his tongue! Read more...

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  • ALASKA CROSS CULTURAL SISTER SCHOOL EXCHANGE

    Palmer HIgh School's Alexis Barfield was selected at one of six top ambassadors. "Congratulations...for being an open-minded, principled, knowledgeable, caring...during the Alaska Cross Cultural Sister School Exchange." Read more...

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  • AUGUST 15 IS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

    For grades 1-12, Mat-Su students begin this new school year. Kindergarten students first day is August 22. We are MSBSD!

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  • 2016-2017 REGISTRATION ONLINE OPEN

    Whether you are a parent of a returning student or are new to our District, in one easy access, you may register all students in a family. Step-by-step iEnroll instructions are available. For more help, you may call the MSBSD Call Center at 761-HELP (4357). View full story...

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  • MSBSD PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH SURVEY

    Eligibility, selection priority, and a registration survey for eligible parents is available. View full story for more information, including links to the enrollment survey and more. Please do not enroll preschool children through the iParent iEnroll process. If your child is selected, a Federal Programs preschool teacher will contact parents directly to initiate the preschool enrollment process.

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  • MSBSD SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY

    Partnering with United Way, stuff backpacks on August 11 at the Downtown Palmer Pavilion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. GIVEAWAY scheduled for August 12 beginning at 9 a.m. while supplies last.

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  • FRONTERAS SPANISH IMMERSION CHARTER SCHOOL CUTS RIBBON

    "These are exciting times when we see what we can all do, we all pitch in together and have a vision," Gene Stone told reporter, Caitlin Skvorc. Photo credits:Mat-Su Borough

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  • MSBSD IN NATURE!

    MSBSD Employee, Jason Stanton, and his son, Jared, discovered a real life instance of our MSBSD logo in nature! Check out more...

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  • SUMMER ARCHAEOLOGY--DIGGING IN THE DIRT

    19 students from five MSBSD schools participated in this year's Archaeology Field School at the Deadman Lake dig site. Paul Morley, Burchell High School teacher, helped found the Field School in 2005. (Photo credits: P. Morley) Read more...

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        Welcome

        Superintendent:

        Gene Stone
        501 N. Gulkana
        Palmer, AK 99645 
        Phone: 907.746.9255
        Fax: 907.761.4076
         Mail
         

        A Personal Message from Mr. Stone…

        My goals as the MSBSD Superintendent are to meet the School Board objectives for moving student achievement and learning forward for every student in the District. Dedicated and hard-working employees are in our schools, administrative departments, and each day, come to work focused on helping prepare all MSBSD students for success—in school and after graduation.

        I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve the MSBSD. As Superintendent, I will work to serve our students, parents, employees, and the community stakeholders—all who have deep and long ties to the District.

        To read Mr. Stone's entire message Visit the Superintendent Bio.

         

        Sincerely,

        Signature  

        Gene Stone

        MSBSD Superintendent

        District News


        • arrow MSBSD START TIMES - 2016-2017
          School start/end times will remain the same for the 2016-2017 school year.
          Elementary schools time is 9:15 to 3:45.
          Middle/secondary schools time is 7:45 to 2:15.
          There are exceptions for northern schools:
          Willow start time is 8:20. Dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 1:40 on W.
          Talkeetna begins at 8:30. Dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 1:40 on W.
          Trapper Creek begins at 8:30. Dismissal at 3:00.
          Su Valley Jr/Sr High School begins at 8:30. Dismissal is at 2:54.
          If your child attends a charter school, confirm the time with your school.
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        • arrow SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
          Click here for 2016-2017 School Supply Lists
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        • arrow 2016-2017 SCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION
          For information on School Registration visit MSBSD iEnroll
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        • arrow MSBSD GOES MOBILE!
          Click here for more information on the MSBSD mobile app, how to get started, and downloading the app. You may also download and read a mobile Fact Sheet or print it for easy reference.  Go mobile with the MSBSD! at www.matsuk12.us/mobile.
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        • arrow ALASKA MIDDLE COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS
          Interested in applying to Alaska Middle College? Download an Application Flowchart to see how.  You may also visit their website for more information.
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        • arrow ONLINE ABSENCE REPORTING AVAILABLE ON iParent
          Parents—Online Absence Reporting. Parents now have a method to report online student absences. A written note or telephone call is still acceptable, but online reporting is easy through iParent.
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