• Knik Spirit Gear

    Order forms were sent home last week. They are availbale in the office. Orders will be taken through October 28th. Click Full Story to see Order Form.Get your Knik Spirit Gear!

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    Did you know that the most needed but least donated item for homeless shelters is SOCKS?? We are having a sock drive at our school from October 3rd -31st. Bring in a new pair of socks any color to fit any human from toddler to adult sizes. Winter in Alaska is cold, warm socks are apppreciated.

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  • Student Led Parent Teacher Conferences

    No school for students October 27th and 28th, please bring your parent to school for conferences. We will have student-led conferences, open house style on Thursday, October 27th from 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM and by appointment on Friday, October 28, from 8:45 AM -12:30 PM.

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  • It's basketball season again.

    Girls and boys basketball season is about to begin. Practice starts the week of October 3rd, permission slips and information sheets are available at the office.

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  • Early Morning Movers Club

    Mrs. Livingston leads Early Morning Movers Club at Knik Elementary. A great way to start your day. Promoting health through movement, while having fun. Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. Starts October 6th.

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  • Free & Reduced Lunch

    Have you applied? If you think you might qualify, apply online for free and reduced lunch. You will find links on the district site. matsuk12.us ~ click on the quick links box under the parent links.

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        Today's Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

        Welcome !
        Home of the Knik Kings
        Exciting Music Opportunity for 5th Graders
        We will be offering an acoustic guitar class
        beginning November 2nd. One time a week
        during recess, your child will have the
        opportunity to further their musical skills
        and explore their interest in a stringed
        instrument. This class happens every
        Wednesday. For those borrowing a school
        guitar, the number is limited. The first 13
        students who need to borrow a guitar
        who bring in their permission slip will
        be able to join class.
        There will be NO number limit for those
        who provide their own guitar.
        Permission slips are available at the office.
        *ANSEP ~ Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri. 8:00-9:00 a.m. 
         *Open Library in the Morning ~ Mon, Wed. 8:30 -9:05 a.m.
        *Family Library Night ~ Tues. 5:00-7:00 p.m.
        *5th Grade Band ~ Tues, Thurs. 12:00-12:30 p.m. (Recess) 
        *3rd Grade Tech Club ~ Wed. 3:45-5:00 p.m. 
        *Battle of the Books ~ Thurs. 8:00-9:00 a.m.
        *4th & 5th Grade Girls Basketball ~ Mon, Wed. 8:00 - 8:55 a.m. ~ Starts 10/5
        *4th & 5th Grade Boys Basketball ~  Tues, Thurs. 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. ~ Starts 10/6
        *Early Morning Movers ~Tues, Thurs. 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. ~ Starts 10/6
        *5th Grade Homework Club ~ See Teacher for Permission Slip ~
        Starts 10/18 ~  Tues, Thurs 3:45- 5:15 p.m.
        Knik Elementary School
        6350 Hollywood Rd.
        Wasilla, Alaska 99623
        Principal ~ Traci Pedersen
        Administrative Secretary ~ Libbie Davidson
        Secretary 1/ Registrar ~ Jeneen Ewing
        Record Specialist/Registrar ~ Kathy Gagnon 
        Office Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
        Office Phone (907) 352-0300 
        Fax (907) 352-0380

        Knik Foyer- Photo by Ken Graham Photography



        Our Knik Elementary School Motto: "Today, I will be respectful, responsible, and ready to learn."

        "I will do nothing less than my best!"  


        School Hours: 9:15am - 3:45pm
         Students should not be dropped off before 9:00 am
        Students should be picked up by 4:00 pm
        Buses Depart at 4:00 pm
        Please call in end of day changes by 3:00 pm
        Please remember there is "NO PARKING" in the fire lane in front of the building,
        as indicated by the red curb and no parking signs , it is a drop off zone only.
        If you are waiting in the parking lot please turn off your vehicle,
        excessive exhaust is unhealthy, we have young lungs at work.

        This year Knik is joining Goose Bay in a combined PTO.
        Are you interested in helping make this a success?  
        Please Join Us!
        Click here to connect to Goose Bay/Knik PTO page.
        Lunch and Recess Schedule
        3rd Grade Recess 11:30 - 12:00 Lunch 12:03 - 12:28
        4th Grade Recess 10:57 - 11:27 Lunch 11:30 - 11:55
        5th Grade Recess 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch 12:30 - 12:55
        Parents are always welcome to drop in to have lunch
        with their student, or come by and walk or
        run mileage club with their student at recess.





        For more information on our school,  copy and paste the address below to visit
        State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development website

        Knik Elementary Report Cards


        Knik Elementary Parents,

        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 regards to teacher qualifications, academic achievement, and school/district accountability.



          You can view the 2013-2014 schools report card by visiting your school’s webpage at   




        YOU'RE INVITED...
        to participate on our school improvement team.  Our team meets regularly throughout the year to create and review our Title I plan and our School Improvement Plan.  We would love to have more parents involved with this team. 

        Knik Announcements

        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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          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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          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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          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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        KNE Community Use Calendar

        Use this Calendar to request facility use at Knik Elementary School.