Opening in the fall of 2014 are two new permanent facilities for two schools: Mat-Su Day School and Valley Pathways, both special mission schools in the Mat-Su Borough School District. Shown here is Valley Pathways principal, Jim Wanser, with MSB Project Manager, Robert Scott. MSB and MSBSD School Board/Administration toured both sites.
No school for students at most MSBSD schools on Monday and Tuesday. Parents, please check with your school for times for P/T Conferences. Students at Big Lake, Houston Middle, and Houston High will attend school Tuesday as a make-up day.
Inclement weather required a school closure on January 23, 2014 at Big Lake Elem, Houston Middle, and Houston High schools. This was the second school closure and exceeds the one snow day built into the calendar. February 18th is a school day for students at these three schools. Please read more by clicking "view full story"...
Get a first look at the FY15 Preliminary Budget and School Board Legislative Priorities. Also, come and join the budget conversation at one of our Budget Open Houses. Download a flyer and more information....
For MSBSD students in grades 5-12 and staff, we will participate in the survey sponsored by the Alaska Association of School Boards. You may read more in Mr. Gene Stone's letter, download a brochure, and more. MSBSD Superintedent, Dr. Deena Paramo, says, "In Mat-Su, we put the data to good use. Through the survey data, we learn more about our schools to help inform our decisions."
For excellence in budget presentation, the Association of School Business Officials Internaional recognizes the MSBSD. Earning this award, the District submitted its 2013-2014 budget for a rigorous review based on stringent criteria. Read more....
Hosted by the Mat-Su Borough, the community had an opportunity to hear first-hand about the newest high school, slated to open in the fall of 2015. Attending the meeting was Caleb, a student at Iditarod Elementary, who made his own drawing of the new school. He hopes to enroll when the new school opens.
October 24-25 are Parent/Teacher Conference Days in Mat-Su. Please check with your child's school for specific times and schedules. Don't miss it! No school for students on Thursday and Friday, October 24-25.
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Houston, Alaska 99694
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Houston, Alaska 99694
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February 28, 2014
Mr. Hall's and Mrs. Richter's Algebra studentsare reminded to take the exponent quiz re-take today during lunch in Mrs.Richetr's room. This is a one time opportunity.
Friday the 28th – Today - there will be a girlssoccer meeting during lunch in classroom 104.
Prom tickets are on sale now. Tickets are $35.00 each and you may purchasethose online or at the front office. Ifyou need to invite a guest please pick up a guest request form in the frontoffice. Ticket sales will run throughApril 8th so get them early.
District wide CTE applications are now available on thedistrict website. If you are a Junior or Senior and interested in a halfday CTE course now is the time to sign up. All applications must be printed andturned into your counselor, ASAP- these courses are first come first serve.Please note that there are new transportation options next year. See counselorsfor details!
Yearboook applications for next years yearbook team areavailable outside Mr Waggoners classroom. If you would like to be on the yearbook staff you need to get anapplication and get it filled out!
SOFTBALL- there is conditioning after school starting this week in the weight room at 2:30. You musthave a current physical and paperwork turned in to Ms. Humphrey’s toparticipate!
Please wish Ms. Zivotec a happy birthday!