7th grader, Kaj Taylor, Academy Charter took the first runner-up spot in the sudden death playoff. Teeland Middle School teacher, Kristi Shea, was the State Geography Bee Coordinator, and TMS teacher, Jim Warner, served as a Moderator. All the participants were cheered on by Anchorage Mayor, Dan Sullivan, who told them, "I salute your courage today." Greeting all the attendees, parents, and others in the audience, he said, "There is no better place to study geography than Alaska. We've got it all."
"This year's Unified Floor Hockey Competition a huge success!" reported Paraprofessional Heather Simmons. Meeting at Palmer High School, the competition ends in a tie between PHS and WHS with the Warriors winning. "An extra special thanks to Mr. Omer and Mr. Reid for setting up the score board for us," said Ms. Simmons. More photos...
BPA teacher/advisor, Amy Riddle, excited explained, "Kharissa Chasse, Mikayla Provo, and Sierra Woodall ran a virtual computer repair shop during a virtual repeatable three-month on-line timeframe. This Alaska team placed first in this national competition." Read more...
At Goose Bay Elementary School, 18 community volunteers spent their day with students in grades K-2, helping students learn about their communities, about needs and wants, and much more...
"Today, the command and the colors of the Battalion will be passed from C/LTC Kali McCafferty to C/LTC Connor Crist." Incoming Exec. Officer, Rex Miller, and Sergeant Major, John Brahaney. Read more...
The 2015 Student Summer Worker application period is available on Applitrack. Four work crews will be hired during the interview process. The crews will consist of: Building Maintenance and Repairs, Curb Appeal (landscaping), Lawns, and Curb Appeal (parking lot improvements). Further information will be available soon. Please contact the CTE Department at 746-9274 with any questions. Click for links...
Mat-Su schools celebrate Spring Break next week, kicking off this Friday with no school for students (work day for teachers). If your child attends a non-traditional school, you will follow your school's calendar.
MSBSD schools will be conducting P/T Conferences on Mon. and Tues., Feb. 16 and 17. No school for students. If your child attends a non-traditional Mat-Su school, you will follow your school's calendar.
At 5:30 p.m., January 21, MSBSD Admin. Building in Palmer: See the proposed boundary maps, meet the demographer and ask questions, talk with the new principal for Redington, and hear the demographer's presentation to the School Board during the regular meeting.
MSBSD Enanuaq Preschool Program is academic center-based for three and four-year-old Alaska Native and Native American children to prepare them for kindergarten readiness. There are sessions at Wasilla High and Burchell High. The high school program is designed to support supplemental educational learning opportunities through the federally funded Alaska Native Education Program. The grant expires in FY15.
Thursday and Friday, October 30 and 31, are Parent/Teacher Conference Days in the MSBSD. Please check with your school for schedules. If your child attends a non-traditional Mat-Su school, follow your school's calendar. For traditional schools, no school for students on these two days.
MSBSD Office of Instruction hosts a School Advisory Committee Meeting for the new Joe Redington, Sr. Jr/Sr High School. Thursday, October 23 at 6 p.m., Mat-Su Central School (600 E. Railroad Ave., Wasilla). School opens next fall for grades 6-10; expanding in future. View full story.
Last year the state legislature passed HB278, which repealed the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam for Alaska students, but now requires that all 11th grade students take a College or Career Readiness Assessment (CCRA) specifically the ACT, SAT, or WorkKeys. Read More....
Adam Mokelke, principal of Burchell High School is one of six exceptional school leaders, according to an announcement by the National Association of Secondary Schools Principals. Mokelke will be honored during a September meeting in Washington. Read more....and good luck, Mr. Mokelke!
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Dr. Paramo attends ANSEP Middle School Academy with Mat-Su students Heidi, Julie and Taylor!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM School Board Special Recognitions
6:00 PM School Board Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM AMCS OPEN HOUSE @ CAREER TECH HIGH SCHOOL
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM AMCS OPEN HOUSE @ COLONY HIGH SCHOOL
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM IT - Monthly Scheduled Maintenance Outage
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM HHS PROM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Elementary Science Olympiad @ CTHS