BHS had 17 graduates in Q3! Wow! Congratulations to all our students who worked hard and achieved this milestone!
Abigail Lampley, a recent Burchell high school graduate overcame many battles in order to graduate high school. Read about her awe inspiring journey here!
Stop by our local Kaladi Brothers cafe and admire the art pieces created by Mrs. Dishneau's talented art students!
Mr. Andrew from Americorp & Ms. Lisa's leadership students organized a delicious potluck lunch for our local first responders in rememberance of those that served our country during 9/11. We would like to thank all that joined us and those that couldn't for their service to our community!
"The Alaska Principals Foundation is proud to announce that Caleb Beauvais has received the 2016 Commissioner’s Scholarship. Mr. Beauvais is a 2016 graduate of Burchell High School in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. The Commissioner’s Scholarship recognizes academic excellence in graduating high school seniors and will provide Mr. Beauvais with $10,000 toward his education at the Matanuska-Susitna College in Palmer. Then-Interim Commissioner Dr. Susan McCauley of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development selected Mr. Beauvais out of 25 graduating Alaskan high school seniors who were all 2016 BP Alaska Principal Scholarship recipients. Dr. McCauley said, 'I am proud to select Caleb Beauvais as the 2016 BP Principal’s Scholarship recipient. Caleb’s tenacity and self-reflection will serve him well as he undertakes college studies. I am confident that Caleb will make Burchell High School and the state of Alaska proud!'"
The 5th grade class from Cottonwood Creek Elementary put together 100 paper flowers to show their support for our students. This was a difficult week for our school after the loss of one of our own. It was just what the students needed to lighten their hearts!
Breanna Brevak, Michaella Schneller, & Zoe Sarabia spent the last week working hard to make and deliver coffee to students and staff at BHS each morning. They saved all of their tips and donated them to BHS daycare worker Darlene Sperry to help buy healthy breakfasts and lunches for children of BHS teen mothers. The three girls saved over $40 in tips to donate & have plans to continue donating where there is a need. Click to read more!
Burchell is currently accepting applications for new students for the 2016-2017 school year. Click the student application link below and apply today.
"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.