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        Houston Middle School August News
        Welcome back Houston Middle School Hawks!  We're looking forward to a great 2016-2017 school year.  Our goal is make sure every student is safe, successful, and prepared for high school.  If parents or guardians have any questions, please contact the school.  Houston Middle School has an open door policy and we welcome everyone.

        Please select the link below to access Houston Middle School's August Newsletter

        Student Planners Are Here! 

        Each student at Houston Middle School will receive a 2016 - 2017 student planner and handbook.  Please click on the link below for more information about HMS student planners.

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        Benjamin Howard - Principal

        Phone: 907-892-9502

        Shelley Ax - Office Administrator
        Phone: 907-892-9501

        Orin Wear - Assistant Principal
        Phone: 907-892-9503

        Tanya Larrabee - Safety Officer
        Phone: 907-892-9523

        Dana Overfelt - Counselor
        Phone: 907-892-9506

        Kathy Aldeman - Registrar
        Phone: 907-892-9505

        Physical Address
        12801 W. Hawk Lane
        Houston, AK 99694 
        Mailing Address
        PO Box 520920 
        Big Lake, AK 99652 

        HMS Announcements

        • Dear Parents,

          Online Registration is available through your i-Parent account for the 2017 school year starting on June 1st, 2016. If you experience any issues with online enrollment, please contact the help desk at 761-4042 for assistance over the summer.

          The HMS staff would like to encourage you to register your student as soon as possible and please register all of your students in the same family at the same time; preferably no later than a week before the first day of school. Make sure to complete steps 1-3. Once you have completed the online enrollment, you will receive an email that your enrollment has been accepted starting on July 25th.

          If your online enrollment has not been approved by the schools registrar, your student may be delayed in starting classes on the first day of school. Please contact the school to check on the status of your students’ enrollment. We will be available in the school office on Monday, August 1st through Friday, August 5th to assist you with registering your student or to answer any questions you may have.

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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 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 1:40 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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          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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          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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          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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