Mat-Su schools celebrate Spring Break next week, kicking off this Friday with no school for students (work day for teachers). If your child attends a non-traditional school, you will follow your school's calendar.
MSBSD schools will be conducting P/T Conferences on Mon. and Tues., Feb. 16 and 17. No school for students. If your child attends a non-traditional Mat-Su school, you will follow your school's calendar.
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Last year the state legislature passed HB278, which repealed the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam for Alaska students, but now requires that all 11th grade students take a College or Career Readiness Assessment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!
Playground Safety Rules
PLAY FRIENDLY: Non-contact sports; Be careful around others; Use extra care when it’s icy; Don’t pull on other students clothing.
LISTEN FOR MONITOR’S WHISTLES: Three long whistles mean line up time; two short whistles means pay attention to monitor for instructions.
STAY INSIDE BOUNDARIES: Playground area, basketball area, and soccer field. Stay out of wooded areas and away from parking lots.
KEEP DANGEROUS OBJECTS ON THE GROUND: No playing with sticks, throwing rocks or snowballs, and playing on or with ice.
USE PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT PROPERLY: Don’t walk up slides, jump off sides, or flip over bars. No jumping off swings, side-swinging, or twisting chains. No jumping from dome or monkey bars, no standing on tops or hanging upside down without hands. No tying selves to bars.
WE GO OUT RAIN OR SHINE: Please make sure you bring water proof boots, rain coats , and hats during the rainy season and boots, snow pants, coats, hats, and gloves during winter. Remember to wear all your gear prior to going outside as students are not permitted to return to the building during recess time unless an emergency. Indoor recess will be available if temperatures drop 10 degrees below zero.
PLEASE, NO TOYS OR UMBRELLAS FROM HOME
PLAY SAFE AND HAVE FUN!