• Goose Bay Kindergarten Information Night for Incoming Students

    May 7 6:00-7pm Come meet our Kindergarten teachers, look at the classrooms and learn about some of the routines and expectations

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  • Healthy Futures

    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!

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  • Knik 3rd Grade Orientation

    ~Tuesday, April 23th 5:30-6:30~ Current 2nd grade students and their parents are invited to visit Knik Elementary. Students can meet 3rd grade teachers and visit the classrooms, ask questions and learn about their future school!

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  • Migrant Education

    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

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  • Re-Apply for Free and Reduced Lunch!

    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!

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  • School Report Card

    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

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  • Substitutes Needed

    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!

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  • Teacher of the Week

    KTVA 11 News is now featuring a Teacher of the week. Upon selection, the teacher will be honored with a certificate and a spot on Monday morning and evening news. To submit a teacher for nomination, go to the KTVA facebook page or http://ulink.tv/2041

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  • What Are Y-Ties?

    Mrs. Blake will be selling Y-Ties in the gym. These are spiral shoelaces for your students' gym shoes so they never have to worry about their shoes coming untied. They can just slip their tennis shoes on and off. See Mrs.Blake for more info

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  • ALASKA MEASURES OF PROGRESS (AMP)

    AMP is aligned to the State of Alaska English language arts and math standards which were adopted in 2012. Click full story to read a letter to Parents from DEED Commissioner, Mike Hanley, as well as download an Assessment Calendar and other information.

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  • MSBSD SUMMER STUDENT WORKER APPLICATIONS OPEN

    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...

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  • SPRING BREAK: MARCH 9-13. NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS FRI., MARCH 6

    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.

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  • 2016 BUDGET SURVEY NOW FEBRUARY 28

    The District sincerely appreciates your input in the budget process as we continue the focus on increasing student learning and achievement. Click full story for survey link and link to a NEW budget video from a student's perspective.

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  • PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES SET FOR FEB. 16 AND 17. NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

    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.

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  • REDINGTON AND DENA'INA PROPOSED BOUNDARIES OPEN HOUSE

    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.

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  • 2015-2016 CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE

    The MSBSD School Board has approved the 2015-2016 School Year Calendar. Community input included an online survey with over 3500 responses and public comment.

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  • MSBSD ENANUAQ PROGRAMS HOSTS FAMILY NIGHTS

    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.

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  • NOVEMBER IS ALASKA NATIVE HERITAGE MONTH

    "...American Indians and Alaska Natives helped build the very fabric of America. Today, their spirit and many contributions continue to enrich our communities and strengthen our country." President Barack Obama.

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  • MSBSD NEW CALENDAR SURVEY NOW THROUGH NOV. 10

    Did you vote in the first fall calendar survey? Even if you did vote, you have one more opportunity to voice your opinion. The three-year calendar approval survey is open October 31 through November 10.

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  • PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES--OCTOBER 30 AND 31

    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.

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  • COME JOIN THE PUBLIC CONVERSATION...

    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.

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  • MSBSD CALENDAR SURVEY

    Your opinion matters! Take the MSBSD calendar survey to share your preferences. View full story for survey. Survey open now through October 10.

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  • MSBSD COLLEGE OR CAREER READINESS ASSESSMENT (CCRA)

    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....

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  • BURCHELL HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL NAMED A FINALIST FOR NATIONAL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

    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!

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         Home of the Goose Bay Wolves!
        From the Library…
        The last day for student check out will be April 30th. The last Family Library will also be April 30th. Please settle bills for lost library books so replacement books can be ordered for next year. 
         
        School Cash Online: 
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        For a school cash online help document click here
         
         Don't forget!
        1. Keep your child at school so they can learn everything they need  9:05am-3:45pm
        2. Park in the parking lot instead of the fire lane
        3. Call the office before 3pm with any changes to end of day transportation
        Goose Bay Mission:
        In partnership with families and community, we will provide all students with the foundation for becoming successful life-long learners and productive citizens in an ever-changing world.
         
         love At Goose Bay Elementary our staff has studied the Love and Logic® approach. The Love and Logic® Institute is dedicated to making parenting and teaching fun and rewarding, instead of stressful and chaotic. It provides practical tools and techniques that help adults achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children.
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        In accordance with Federal Title 1 requirements, check out our district's "Right to Know" policy 
         

        Goose Bay Announcements

        • pta PTA meetings will take place on the first Monday of every month. Meet after school. Childcare provided!
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        •  Please contact the Goose Bay front office staff for more information and instructions for setting up an iParent account. You may use the link to the iParent website on this page (left- "site shortcuts") and the access code obtained from the front office to registar from your home.
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        District News

        • Focusing on academic success, career readiness, higher education, and industry/technical training, Career and Technical Education is highly valued and counted upon to meet District student needs. Read more, including the Proclamation from Governor Walker.
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        • Arrow 2014-2015 SCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION
          For information on School Registration visit MSBSD iEnroll
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        • Arrow MSBSD START TIMES - 2014-2015
          School start and end times will remain the same for the 2014-2015 school year. Elementary schools time is 9:15 to 3:45, and middle/secondary schools time is 7:45 to 2:15. There are exceptions for northern schools: Willow start time is 8:20 and dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri, and dismissal at 1:40 on Wed. Talkeetna begins at 8:30 with dismissal at 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri, and dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:40. Trapper Creek begins at 8:30 and dismissal at 3:00. Su Valley Jr/Sr High School begins at 8:30 and dismissal is at 2:54. Also, if your child attends one of our six charter schools, confirm the time with your school.
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          Click here for 2014-2015 School Supply Lists
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        • Arrow HELP MSBSD "STUFF THE BUS"
          School is two weeks away and many students in the Mat-Su Valley do not have the resources they need for their first day of school. That’s exactly what Stuff the Bus is aiming to help with. July 31 is a Day of Action! Partnering with United Way of Mat-Su, the MSBSD will be filling backpacks in the old Carrs parking lot in Palmer, providing school supplies for Valley kids. The following items are needed for donations; backpacks, spiral notebooks, pencils,and pens. Families needing school supplies for their students can call746-9239 for more information.
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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 MSBSD EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS ON TECHNOLOGY!
          All MSBSD Employees can take advantage of the Dell MPP program, Apple Employee Purchase Program and Microsoft Home Use Program.  Click here to find out more! 
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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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