• 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 To Machetanz!

        HOME OF THE MUSK OX

        "We care about others, our actions and our learning so that we can make a positive difference today
         and everyday"- Musk Ox Motto
           
         

        Office Staff

        Jen Dowd -Principal
        Email: Jennifer.Dowd@matsuk12.us 

        Will Pace, Administrative Secretary
         
        Terry Murray, Secretary I/Registrar
          
                                                     picture day  

        Fred & Sara Machetanz Elementary 
        Picture Day: Monday, October 3 
        Picture Day ID: AK216023Q0

         
         
        Want to have lunch with your student or walk the mileage track during recess? Here's our lunch and recess schedule:

        Recess Lunch 
        Kindergarten & 1st Grade11:15-11:4511:45-12:15 
        2nd Grade & 3rd Grade 11:45-12:15
        12:15 -12:45 
        4th Grade & 5th Grade 12:15-12:45 12:45- 1:15 
         
        Rain, snow, wind or shine, we go outside. Please send your students with appropriate gear for the weather.
         
        Parent Drop off time is
        9:00 am
         
        No earlier, please
        Parent Pick up time is 3:50 pm 
         Any pick-up changes need to be made to the office by 3:00 pm 
         
        Machetanz Elementary has a Facebook page.  News and updates will be posted on Facebook.  Check it out and like our page!
         
        Drivers who do not live within the school neighborhood are encouraged to use Nelson Road when possible to alleviate excessive traffic.
        We would also like to remind all drivers to please adhere to the posted speed limits.
         Neighborhood Speed 25 mph; School Zone 20 mph; School Parking Lot 5 mph
        We would kindly request anyone traveling through the neighborhood to please be courteous of home owners.
        Thank you for your cooperation.
          
                                                                                                                                                                                  
         
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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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