Friday, March 24 Doors open 5:00pm—Movie starts 5:45pm. Free admission, bring your own blankets. We will be raffling off a movie basket including the featured movie. .25 per ticket or $1.00 for 5 tickets. Snacks will be available for purchase before and during intermissions of the movie. If you would like to order pizza for your family see the office for an order form.
The PTA Square 1 Art fundraiser is underway. Each student will create art that can be turned into jewelry, stationary, coffee mugs, and other keepsakes. For more information and inspiration, please check out the samples posted on the bulletin board in the foyer and visit www.square1art.com
"January 26 is the day when 'Rural to the Core', part of the School Board 5-Year Technology Roadmap, puts devices into the hands of each student at Su Valley Jr/Sr HIgh School," said Superintendent Gene Stone. Slated for a 2:20 p.m. school assembly. Read more....
Spring Break for Mat-Su students and schools is March 13-17. If your child attends a non-traditional MSBSD school, please follow your school's calendar. Friday, March 10, is a work day for teachers (no school for students). This quarter ends March 9.
January 24 at the Menard Sports Complex, the 2017 Mat-Su Valley Homeless Connect. If you have questions, you may call the District coordinator at 746-9228, or generally, call 745-5827. Download a flyer...
The School Board encourages excellence as a goal in achievement and accomplishment, and publicly recognizes students, staff, schools, and administrative departments for unique or exemplary work and activities in academic, extracurricular events, and community service projects. Pictured: Chenelle Zoerb, Knik Elem, Mat-Su Teacher of the Year. Learn more about the December Special Recognitions...
All other MSBSD schools are open on time. We appreciate your cooperation and remind all to drive with caution when road conditions are not favorable.
Jeff Nelles, Assistant Principal at Wasilla High School, has been named the Alaska Assistant Principal of the Year. Congratulations, Mr. Nelles. Pictured with Nelles is Superintendent, Gene Stone, and other MSBSD Administrators.
Thursday is a PD for staff; Friday is Parent/Teacher Conference Day. Some schools will hold P/T Conferences on both days. Check with your school for best day and times.
School Safety is a number one priority for the MSBSD. The School Board has goals that direct the work of the District. "It is our task," said Superintendent Gene Stone, "to provide a safe and healthy environment for all students and employees." Thank you to Sherrod Elementary 4th grade teacher, Ms. Tara Johnson and her students for the photo message, "Be Safe." Read more...
Each year, October is recognized as National Principal Month. We celebrate our administrators in our 47 schools.
Welcome to Swanson Elementary
Home of the Squirrels
Kindergarten through Second Grade
School Hours 9:15 AM – 3:45 PM
Office Hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
507 N Gulkana Street
Palmer, Alaska 99645
(907) 861-5300 Telephone
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Mary Kate Johnston, Principal
Jodi Rogness, Administrative Secretary
Molly Johnson, Secretary/Registrar
Cheryl Nichols, Records Specialist
SWANSON ACTIVITIES, INCENTIVES AND FUNDRAISERS!
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 1st Grade BOB - "Jessica Finch in Pig Trouble"
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Mrs. Bell & Mrs. Tardiff's classes on Arctic Survival Field Trip
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Mrs. Derouen's class on Arctic Survival Field Trip
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Mrs. Robinson & Mrs. Souhrada's classes on Arctic Survival Field Trip
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 2nd Grade BOB - "The Great Serum Run"