The NED show is coming to Iditarod! This is a character education program that centers around three important mesages that have life long relevance: Never Give Up, Encourage Others, Do Your Best! These messages will be heard through storytelling, magic and humor, along with yo yo tricks. Look for a flyer coming home for your chance to purchase a yo yo from the NED group!
Parents, if you have a child with a disability and need help with getting the IEP's, neuro-psychics, test results, etc organized, and help you decide what you need to keep and how to best organize it, now you can! Join Amber Parker, LINKS' Parent Advocate on May 6th from 6-7:30 p.m. in our library to help you and she'll provide a free binder to get started. Register at www.linksprc.org or RSVP to 373-3632 today!
Our 5th grade classes will be walking to Wasilla Middle School on April 27th from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. to take a tour and get acquainted with their new school next fall! It's an exciting time for these young pre-teens as they prepare to leave elementary school behind. Parents are also invited to attend WMS on April 30th at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria for a tour and orientation. Come join the fun and get excited about Wasilla Middle School!
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.
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!
Attendance Matters! - Did you know that regular attendance in elementary school sets up a good pattern for your child's entire school career? Show him/her that school comes first by trying to keep days off for illnesses and family emergencies. Also, schedule routine doctor and dentist appointments for afterschool or over school breaks.