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...
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.
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.
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.
Wanting to prep for the PSAT, SAT, or ACT? The MSBSD now offers a highly effective, free, online test tutorial program for all high school students to help in preparing for the college entrance exams. View full story for links....
Su Valley Jr/Sr High School is one of MSBSD schools participating in activities during September to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Dave Booth is SVHS Principal. A community event, the Su Valley High School Color Run was in partnership with Sunshine Community Health Center and other Alaska agencies. Photo/story credits: KTNA's Katie Writer. Read more...
2016 Burchell High graduate, Caleb Beauvais, was awarded the $10,000 BP Alaska DEED Commissioner's Scholarship in conjunction with the Alaska Principal Foundation. Attending Mat-Su College, Caleb was selected for his "tenacity and self-reflection." Jason Marvel is BHS Principal. Read more...
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When I was 2 years old, my sister was half my age. Now I am 100 years old, how old is my sister?
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4:00 PM - 5:15 PM Science Olympiad
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Strings
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chess Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Family Game Night
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12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Woodwind Sectional
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Brass Sectional