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Students in grades 3-12 and staff will participate in this survey that measures school climate and student connectedness. Read more from Assistant Superintendent of Instruction, Gene Stone.
At 5:30 p.m., January 21, MSBSD Admin. Building in Palmer: See the proposed boundary maps, meet the demographer and ask questions, talk with the new principal for Redington, and hear the demographer's presentation to the School Board during the regular meeting.
MSBSD Enanuaq Preschool Program is academic center-based for three and four-year-old Alaska Native and Native American children to prepare them for kindergarten readiness. There are sessions at Wasilla High and Burchell High. The high school program is designed to support supplemental educational learning opportunities through the federally funded Alaska Native Education Program. The grant expires in FY15.
Thursday and Friday, October 30 and 31, are Parent/Teacher Conference Days in the MSBSD. Please check with your school for schedules. If your child attends a non-traditional Mat-Su school, follow your school's calendar. For traditional schools, no school for students on these two days.
MSBSD Office of Instruction hosts a School Advisory Committee Meeting for the new Joe Redington, Sr. Jr/Sr High School. Thursday, October 23 at 6 p.m., Mat-Su Central School (600 E. Railroad Ave., Wasilla). School opens next fall for grades 6-10; expanding in future. View full story.
Last year the state legislature passed HB278, which repealed the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam for Alaska students, but now requires that all 11th grade students take a College or Career Readiness Assessment (CCRA) specifically the ACT, SAT, or WorkKeys. Read More....
Adam Mokelke, principal of Burchell High School is one of six exceptional school leaders, according to an announcement by the National Association of Secondary Schools Principals. Mokelke will be honored during a September meeting in Washington. Read more....and good luck, Mr. Mokelke!
Congratulations to all of our graduating Seniors and 8th Graders. Read on to see a full schedule of our graduations and promotions, including links to those that will be live streamed. Also, find more information about purchasing a DVD of those ceremonies held at the Menard Sports Center.
Thank you, Mat-Su teachers! We honor all our teachers this week and especially our BP Teachers of Excellence: Mary Schaff (Swanson), Charlotte Ray (Sherrod), Teacher of the Year Fred McKenney (Colony High), Beckie Miller (Shaw), and Mike Shea (Teeland). Congratulating these BP TOE were Stan Bennion, BP Vice President of HR Alaska, and Superintendent, Dr. Deena M. Paramo. Read more...
12501 W. Hawk Lane
Houston, Alaska 99694
P.O. Box 940315
Houston, Alaska 99694
Bill Johnson- Principal
Dave Porter- Activities Director
Justin Ainsworth- Assistant Principal
Kris Wagoner- Webmaster
Houston High School
(January 26, 2015)
The BP teachers of excellence nominations are now open and students can nominate their favorite teacher to win big! Links located above and below!
Next week, Feb2-6th is our annual WACKO week! The wacko days are as follows:
-Monday is Pretty in Pink, Bold in Blue.
-Tuesday is Jock/Nerd Day. Dress as a Jock or Nerd
-Wednesday is Open Season. Dress as a hunter, safari or your favorite game animal (NO WEAPONS)
-Thursday is Surf and Sail. Dress as anything to do with boats and the sea: pirates, sailor, or scuba gear will do. (NOTHING REVEALING, Boys can wear swim trunks)
-Friday is class color day. Freshmen-blue, Sophomores-orange, Juniors-purple, Seniors- green
-There will be an assembly schedule Friday, where all the classes (and Staff!) will compete in our traditional Wacko events, with some added bonuses! Classes be prepared to bring you’re a-game on, because next week is an all-out competition!
Saturday, Feb. 7 there will be a “Night in Paris” Dance. Better get to ask your date out! Admissions are $7.00, and the dance is 7-10pm.
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM BASKETBALL vs ACS
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM BASKETBALL vs Seward
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM HOCKEY @ Brett vs Wasilla
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM HOCKEY vs Tri-Valley
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM BASKETBALL vs Homer
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM HOCKEY vs Tri-Valley
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Bold in Blue/Pretty in Pink Day
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Wacko Week
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Jock & Nerd