• MSBSD LAUNCHES NEW, FRESH MOBILE APP FOR ANDROID AND IPHONE

    MSBSD App makes information accessible via mobile devices for students, parents, staff, and community members--an updated, fresh new app for the District.

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  • MSBSD 2015-2016 REGISTRATION OPEN

    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.

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  • SUMMER BREAK

    Students, enjoy your summer! Continuing is summer school and camps and workshops, as well as the School Board and Administration beginning planning for next year. Registration opens June 1.

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  • MSBSD 2015 GRADUATIONS

    View Full Story for links to the graduation dates/times and livestreaming for graduation ceremonies for Mat-Su Borough schools. Congratulations Graduates of the Class of 2015!

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  • ELEMENTARY REPORT CARD SURVEY

    For parents, the District invites you to share your experience with the Standards-Aligned Report Cards. A survey is available through May 15th...click more of the story for the survey link.

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  • ALASKA MEASURES OF PROGRESS (AMP)

    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.

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  • MSBSD SUMMER STUDENT WORKER APPLICATIONS OPEN

    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...

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        Welcome

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        Mr. David Russell 
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         WELCOME TO THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR
         
         
         
         
         
         
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        Don't forget to apply or re-apply for Free and Reduced school lunch for the 2015 - 2016 School Year. You can apply by clicking the link below.
        https://lunch.matsuk12.us/Register.aspx
         
         
         
         
         Office hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

        * School times are 9:15 AM to 3:45 PM

        * Drop off times should NOT be before 9:00 AM
         
        * Students should be picked up by 3:55 PM
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
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        Shaw Announcements

        • TEACHER PD DAY

          Ever wonder just what your Teachers do when you get the day off and they have to "work"?

           
           
           
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          Permission slips will go home in your student's Thursday Mail Bag, August 20th. 
          This activity does fill up fast, so please turn in the permission slip to the front office as soon as possible.
           

          WHAT:             3rd- 5th grade Cross Country

           

           

          WHEN:             8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.; Monday, Tuesday, and Friday Mornings; 8/24, 8/25, 8/31, 9/1, 9/8, 9/11, 9/14, 9/15, 9/18, 9/21, 9/22. The district meet is scheduled for 9/23 and the Larson mini meet will be announced at a later date

           

          WHERE:           Shaw Elementary Gym

           

          TEACHERS IN CHARGE:  Coach Warner and Coach Mackey

           

          COST:              $10.00 (meet fees and end of season celebration)

           

          MEALS:            Not needed

           

          TRANSPORTATION:    Transportation to school for practices will be provided by the parents.

                                

                                              

           

          IMPORTANT:  Students in school-sponsored activities represent Shaw Elementary School.  All students are expected to show pride in our school through positive behavior and appropriate dress.  All Shaw Elementary rules and School District policies apply.

           
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        • FAMILY DANCE NIGHT

          Friday, October 9th

           6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

          Bring your family and friends enjoy a good old-fashioned

          HOEDOWN and BARN DANCE!

          Concessions will be available so come hungry!J

          Suggested $10 donation per family at the door. Proceeds will go to the Music and P.E. programs.

           

                 Check the music website for updates!

           

          Children must be accompanied by parents.

          No drop-offs please
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        • math man Shaw Math Masters
          Once again, we are launching our math facts incentive program. Each grade level will have a math fact to master. Math Masters will be announced monthly on the morning show, in the newsletter, and earn a Sundog Dog Tag. Multiplication is one of the most important and challenging benchmarks. Students at this level will have the opportunity to earn a Sundog T-Shirt. Don’t worry, 4th and 5th grade students – you will have an opportunity to earn one this year, too! 
           
                     Math Grade Level Benchmarks

                   K = Write numbers 0 – 20 (Earn Dog tag)

                   1st = Rocket Math Addition A-Z (Earn Dog tag)

                   2nd = Rocket Math Subtraction A-Z (Earn Dog tag)

                   3rd = Rocket Math Multiplication A-Z (Earn Dog tag + T-Shirt)

                   4th = Rocket Math Division A-Z (Earn Dog tag + T-Shirt)

                   5th = Mad Minute Fractions (Earn Dog tag + T-Shirt)
           
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        District News

        • Arrow MSBSD START TIMES - 2015-2016
          School start and end times will remain the same for the 2015-2016 school year. Elementary schools time is 9:15 to 3:45, and middle/secondary schools time is 7:45 to 2:15. There are exceptions for northern schools: Willow start time is 8:20 and dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri, and dismissal at 1:40 on Wed. Talkeetna begins at 8:30 with dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri, and dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:40. Trapper Creek begins at 8:30 and dismissal at 3:00. Su Valley Jr/Sr High School begins at 8:30 and dismissal is at 2:54. Also, if your child attends one of our six charter schools, confirm the time with your school.
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        • Arrow SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
          Click here for 2015-2016 School Supply Lists
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        • Arrow 2015-2016 SCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION
          For information on School Registration visit MSBSD iEnroll
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        • Arrow MSBSD GOES MOBILE!
          Click here for more information on the MSBSD mobile app, how to get started, and downloading the app. You may also download and read a mobile Fact Sheet or print it for easy reference.  Go mobile with the MSBSD! at www.matsuk12.us/mobile.
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        • Focusing on academic success, career readiness, higher education, and industry/technical training, Career and Technical Education is highly valued and counted upon to meet District student needs. Read more, including the Proclamation from Governor Walker.
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        • Arrow HELP MSBSD "STUFF THE BUS"
          School is two weeks away and many students in the Mat-Su Valley do not have the resources they need for their first day of school. That’s exactly what Stuff the Bus is aiming to help with. July 31 is a Day of Action! Partnering with United Way of Mat-Su, the MSBSD will be filling backpacks in the old Carrs parking lot in Palmer, providing school supplies for Valley kids. The following items are needed for donations; backpacks, spiral notebooks, pencils,and pens. Families needing school supplies for their students can call746-9239 for more information.
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        • Arrow MSBSD EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS ON TECHNOLOGY!
          All MSBSD Employees can take advantage of the Dell MPP program, Apple Employee Purchase Program and Microsoft Home Use Program.  Click here to find out more! 
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        • Arrow ONLINE ABSENCE REPORTING AVAILABLE ON iParent
          Parents—Online Absence Reporting. Parents now have a method to report online student absences. A written note or telephone call is still acceptable, but online reporting is easy through iParent.
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