•  MSBSD OFFERS ONLINE TEST PREP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

    MSBSD OFFERS ONLINE TEST PREP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

    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....

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  • MSBSD HOLDS QPR YOUTH RETREAT

    Fostering awareness for students and staff about the importance of supporting each other, QPR focuses on that support. Held each year during September in observance of Suicide Prevention Month, QPR stands for Question.Persuade.Refer. Read more...

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  • SEPTEMBER'S SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH ACTIVITIES

    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...

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  • BURCHELL GRADUATE AWARDED COMMISSIONER'S SCHOLARSHIP

    BURCHELL GRADUATE AWARDED COMMISSIONER'S SCHOLARSHIP

    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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  • ALASKA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES UPDATE

    ALASKA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES UPDATE

    From the Mat-Su Borough Public Affairs: In time for the new school year, a temporary traffic signal was installed on Seldon Road at the entrance for three schools, Teeland Middle School, Mat-Su Career & Technical High School, and the newly-built Fronteras Spanish Immersion Charter School. View more...

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  • 2016-2017 REGISTRATION ONLINE OPENS

    2016-2017 REGISTRATION ONLINE OPENS

    Whether you are a parent of a returning student or are new to our District, in one easy access, you may register all students in a family. step-by-step iEnroll instructions are available. View fully story...

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        Welcome

         


                                                                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

        Date: September 28, 2016

         Academy Charter School IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION

         U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Academy Charter School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Academy Charter School is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor. 

         Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.  

         Barbara Gerard and Veronica Berg will represent Academy Charter School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

         For more information about Academy Charter School, please contact the school office at 907-746-2358. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/

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         Please refer to Academy Charter Academic calendar FY 16 (click to open calendar in a new window) for all school information regarding in-service days, PD days, school events, early release days and much more.
        The Lab calendars are located under the school calendar button.  
        All other calendars may not accurately reflect Academy's school year.
         
        Visit our new Facebook page
        Please feel free to share link to this page on your own Timeline. This page will be a great resource for Academy families, community supporters and Academy alumni. 
                                                                              

         What is a Charter School? -The School Board has renewed our Charter until 2025-

      • Charter schools have been described as the research and development arm of public education'. 

         How to volunteer at Academy Charter School?

        Is my child eligible to enroll? Yes! We are a public school.

        Barbara Gerard, Principal

        : Barbara.Gerard@matsuk12.us

      • Academy Announcements

        • We have two new fundraising opportunities here at Academy.
          Pass it on!
          1. Fred Myer Community Rewards
          It is the latest addition to the Fred Meyer Rewards Program where you can earn donations for your favorite nonprofit just by shopping with your Rewards Card. Fred Meyer will donate $2.5 million to nonprofits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington in 2014 through this new program. Here's how it works:
          • Link your Rewards Card to your favorite nonprofit at www.fredmeyer.com/community. look us up by typing Academy Advisory Board!
          • Whenever you use your Rewards card when shopping at Freddy's, you’ll be helping the nonprofit linked to your Rewards Card to earn a donation from Fred Meyer.
          • At the end of each quarter, Fred Meyer will make a donation to participating nonprofits based on the accumulated spending of the Rewards customers linked to each nonprofit.
          • Fred Meyer will donate $625,000 each quarter via Community Rewards!
          • YES! Rewards Customers still get the Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates.

          2. Carrs Safeway eScript
          What is the eScrip program?
          Introduced by Electronic Scrip Inc. (ESI), the eScrip program is a fundraising program that allows participating merchants to contribute a percentage of your grocery loyalty cards, credit card, and debit/ATM card purchases to the school or organization of your choice.
          Click here
          to sign up for the program and for more information. Your group is enrolled and active:
          Academy Charter School
          eScrip Group ID – 6466699
          escrip

          1. Click. Pick. Give. Program

          Academy Charter School is registered in the PFD Program. Click on the link on the left for more information.

          “When you make a donation from your PFD through Pick. Click. Give., you can make an impact by sharing just a little with a cause you care about.”

          2. amazon.com Associates Program.

          By clicking on the amazon.com link on the left and then purchasing items at amazon.com, Academy Charter will get money donated to our school!

          “Academy Charter School is a participant in the Amazon ServicesLLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com."

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        District News


        • arrow MSBSD START TIMES - 2016-2017
          School start/end times will remain the same for the 2016-2017 school year.
          Elementary schools time is 9:15 to 3:45.
          Middle/secondary schools time is 7:45 to 2:15.
          There are exceptions for northern schools:
          Willow start time is 8:20. Dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 1:40 on W.
          Talkeetna begins at 8:30. Dismissal at 3:05 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 2:05 on W.
          Trapper Creek begins at 8:30. Dismissal at 3:00.
          Su Valley Jr/Sr High School begins at 8:30. Dismissal is at 2:54.
          If your child attends a charter school, confirm the time with your school.
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        • arrow SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
          Click here for 2016-2017 School Supply Lists
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        • arrow 2016-2017 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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        • arrow ALASKA MIDDLE COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS
          Interested in applying to Alaska Middle College? Download an Application Flowchart to see how.  You may also visit their website for more information.
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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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        ACS Community Use Calendar

        Use this Calendar to request facility use at Academy Charter School.
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