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!
Congratulations to all of our graduating Seniors and 8th Graders. Read on to see a full schedule of our graduations and promotions, including links to those that will be live streamed. Also, find more information about purchasing a DVD of those ceremonies held at the Menard Sports Center.
Thank you, Mat-Su teachers! We honor all our teachers this week and especially our BP Teachers of Excellence: Mary Schaff (Swanson), Charlotte Ray (Sherrod), Teacher of the Year Fred McKenney (Colony High), Beckie Miller (Shaw), and Mike Shea (Teeland). Congratulating these BP TOE were Stan Bennion, BP Vice President of HR Alaska, and Superintendent, Dr. Deena M. Paramo. Read more...
Let's say "thank you" to the trained professionals to whom we entrust the safety and well-being of our most important resource, our children. "School bus safety is a lifetime reward." Our contractors: First Student, Bunker & Bunker, and Glacier View
AMCS will be hosting a series of open houses whereby interested students and families will learn more about this unique opportunity for junior and senior students of the Mat-Su Borough School District. Photo: Charlotte Forrest, a current student. Read more...
It is time! Standards Based Assessments and High School Graduation Qualifying Exams beginning Tuesday, April 1. Every child in third through tenth grades in our District as well as the State of Alaska will be assessed through the state tests. Testing will conclude on Thursday for all but 4th, 8th, and 10th grade students. Children in these grades will test on science on Friday. Students will demonstrate their knowledge in reading, language arts, and math. Read for tips....
Opening in the fall of 2014 are two new permanent facilities for two schools: Mat-Su Day School and Valley Pathways, both special mission schools in the Mat-Su Borough School District. Shown here is Valley Pathways principal, Jim Wanser, with MSB Project Manager, Robert Scott. MSB and MSBSD School Board/Administration toured both sites.
No school for students at most MSBSD schools on Monday and Tuesday. Parents, please check with your school for times for P/T Conferences. Students at Big Lake, Houston Middle, and Houston High will attend school Tuesday as a make-up day.
Inclement weather required a school closure on January 23, 2014 at Big Lake Elem, Houston Middle, and Houston High schools. This was the second school closure and exceeds the one snow day built into the calendar. February 18th is a school day for students at these three schools. Please read more by clicking "view full story"...
Get a first look at the FY15 Preliminary Budget and School Board Legislative Priorities. Also, come and join the budget conversation at one of our Budget Open Houses. Download a flyer and more information....
12501 W. Hawk Lane
Houston, Alaska 99694
P.O. Box 940315
Houston, Alaska 99694
Bill Johnson- Principal
Dave Porter- Activities Director
Justin Ainsworth- Assistant Principal
Kris Wagoner- Webmaster
August 26, 2014
JUNIORS- whether you think you are college bound or not… The PSAT (also known as the SAT practice exam) should be on you radar! Sign up for the October 15th test ASAP – tests are limited and the cost is $15. You can pay via school cash online! This is an important step in planning for your futures!
Ladies- for those of you who feel like they missed out last season, are new to HHS, and returning players- there will be a SOFTBALL MEETING on Thursday during lunch. Stay tuned for more info!
Yearbooks, yearbooks, yearbooks, are on sale now!!!
(Emphasize this point)- If you want to get the best deal of the year for the yearbook, BUY the yearbook in the next 2 weeks. Not only will buying early save you money, but you will also get FREE personalization, access to our exclusive online yearbook content, and a FREE copy of the Spring Supplement. Act fast because this deal ends September 1st. See Mrs. Humphreys in the main office for instructions on how to get your Yearbook reserved today!!!
Picture day is August 27th – This Wednesday – if you did not get a picture day order form please come to the front office and pick one up!
If you are driving to school you need to come to the front office and get a parking permit if you have not done so already. They are free – Mrs. Humphreys just needs your form! Thank you!
Good news. Tutoring will start today!. It will occur from 2:30 - 4:30 in the Library. Students will have access to library resources; as well as, having a place to work quietly and get extra support as needed.
Staff and Students – Our weekly dress days are as follows;
Monday – Hawaii Shirt Day
Wednesday – Professional dress day
Friday – Hawks Spirit Gear Day