We will be in suspense until April of 2016. Nominated by Academy Charter School parent, Calaway Thatcher, Principal Barbara Gerard is the founder of the District's oldest charter school. Read more....
Snowshoe Elementary and Cottonwood Creek Elementary are both in the midst of Read-A-Thons. Students have an opportunity to win prizes, raise money for their school, and read exciting new stories. See more photos
WHS Teen Leadership teacher, Allison Little, reports. "We have been very successful thanks to a very generous community and giving school district employees, we are over $2,500!" WHS Principal Amy Spargo with students/photos credits: WHS. Read more...
Brian Porcello's fourth grade class participated in the mosaic project through the Artist in Residency program, creating a new labyrinth mosaic around the school's flagpole. Photo credit: Caitlin Skvorc, Frontiersman. Read more...
The Tanaina students are half-way to voting age, but they can tell you who is running for Borough Mayor, the Assembly, and the School Board. Taking a break during PE, students came to greet Mr. Carney and offer him a baked sales good. The proceeds of today's bake sale go to the TNE music program. Music teacher, Woods Miller, is hoping to purchase a new clarinet for the band. Civil progress in action.
From Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, "Whereas, young people are Alaska's greatest resource and promise for a prosperous future; the education they receive in our school systems is an invaluable opportunity to instill in them values that will serve them and Alaska for the rest of their lives..." MSBSD honors our administrators, principals and assistant principals. Some of our principals cheering on their runners at cross-country. Read more...
WHS teen leadership teacher, Allison Little, shares the results--but, a little background first. Stephen Heywood, IT Support Specialist, is a staunch ManCity Britain supporter. He doesn't own anything red. Read more...
How long does it take to accumulate 5,000 recycled egg cartons for Mat-Su egg farmers? How many aluminum cans fit into a cubic foot brick when smashed? How can you tell the difference in an aluminum can and a steel can? How do you know if something is really made of cardboard? Snowshoe Elem 3rd grade students learned the answers to these and many more questions as they visited the VCRC and the Borough Central Landfill. Learn more...
Receiving the 2015 Blue Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education as an Exemplary High Performing School, CTHS's mission is "to help student figure out what they want to do after high school while they are still in high school." Mark Okeson is Principal and Jim Simmons, Assistant Principal. Read more...
Beginning the day in downtown Palmer and finishing with a walk around Reflection Lake, Machetanz Elementary second graders got a wide view today. Thank you to the Palmer Police Dept., Palmer businesses, and the Mat-Su Borough for opening your doors to these eager faces.
Speaking to the business community, Erin Riehle, RN, MSN, founder of ProjectSEARCH Cincinnati, shared, "Students in the ProjectSEARCH program have the same destination, they take a different journey." A five-year partnership with the MSBSD and other agencies, including Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, the program promotes opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Read more...
MSBSD App makes information accessible via mobile devices for students, parents, staff, and community members--an updated, fresh new app for the District.
Due to system maintenance, through July 15, you may experience delays in online registration. Online registration for all Mat-Su students, returning or new to our District, including kindergarten students,begins online June 1. Registration for all fall athletics opens July 15. Payment of all course and activity fees will also begin July 15.
AMP is aligned to the State of Alaska English language arts and math standards which were adopted in 2012. Click full story to read a letter to Parents from DEED Commissioner, Mike Hanley, as well as download an Assessment Calendar and other information.
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...
|Seconds with the Superintendent
"Showcasing Joe Redington, Sr. Jr/Sr High"
Showcasing Mat-Su’s newest school, Joe Redington, Sr. Jr/Sr High School, Tommy and Alena, a freshman and an eighth grader, guided the Alaska State Board of Corrections Parole Board on a tour of their school. With MSBSD Superintendent, Dr. Deena Paramo, and Principal, Tom Lytle, Assistant Principal, Claudia Blydenbaugh, and School Board Member, Ole Larson, the students shared, “I love my school.” Lonzo Henderson is Chair of the Parole Board and Jeffrey Edwards, Director. Ole Larson also serves on this Board with Sarah Possenti, Vice Chair.
Check out all Dr. Paramo's messages here.
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM School Board Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Big Lake Elementary Fall Festival
7:30 PM CMS presents "Sound of Music"
2:00 PM CMS presents "Sound of Music"
7:00 PM CMS presents "Sound of Music"
8:00 AM MSBSD ChildFind