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...
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...
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.
Represented by Principal Barbara Gerard and Kindergarten teacher 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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What is a Charter School? -The School Board has renewed our Charter until 2025-
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."