The Healthy Futures Spring Challenge has begun! Healthy Futures is a statewide program in which your children can earn prizes just by keeping track of their physical activities on a month-long Activity Log. The challenge lasts for three months, February, March & April, with three different prizes that your child can earn. All students who complete qualifying Activity Logs for ALL THREE MONTHS will be entered in a Grand Prize Drawing worth $300! Ms. Blake will be sending home more information, and your child’s first Activity Log, the last week in January. Good luck and have fun playing with your kids!
Do you travel wiht your children more than 20 miles from your home to commercial or subsistence fish and stay away from home for a minimum of 7 nights during the year? If you answered yes to either of the questions, your children age birth to 20 may qualify for free opportunities offered by the Migrant Education program. Call 746-9239 for more information
Each year, you need to re-apply for free and reduced lunch. Click the full story link on the image for the application. Even if your student doesn't regularly eat the hot lunch, please consider applying if you qualify. We receive federal funds based on the number of students enrolled in this program. We use these funds for book give-aways, family nights, and more!
As a requirement of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, states and school districts must issue annual report cards to parents. The purpose of the report card is to provide parents with information about the district and their child’s school in terms of teacher qualifications, academic achievement, and school/district accountability. To access the report card, view the full story
Would you like part-time work with days and hours that you choose? The Mat Su Borough School District is looking for quality subs to fill-in when teachers and staff are sick or need to take personal days. If this is something that sounds like it might be for you, more information can be found at www.matsuk12.us. Click on the Departments tab, then Human Resources. There is a Substitute link on the left side of the page. (Pssst, Nutrition Services is looking for subs as well!
The 2015 Student Summer Worker application period is available on Applitrack. Four work crews will be hired during the interview process. The crews will consist of: Building Maintenance and Repairs, Curb Appeal (landscaping), Lawns, and Curb Appeal (parking lot improvements). Further information will be available soon. Please contact the CTE Department at 746-9274 with any questions. Click for links...
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!