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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Last year the state legislature passed HB278, which repealed the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam for Alaska students, but now requires that all 11th grade students take a College or Career Readiness Assessment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!
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
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
Houston High School
(November 26, 2014)
Today is Professional dress day. If you are dressed professionally you will be released 10 minutes early from your 4th hour class to get your picture taken in the gym. If you dressed up, good job for lookin good!
It is getting chilly outside. Are you in need of a hat, scarf, gloves or coat? See Nurse Allen at lunchtime or after school if you could use any of these winter items.
Are you interested in science? The Brain Bee is part of an initiative to foster an interest in science, as well as to provide information to students about careers in the field of neurology. Cash prizes will be awarded to top place winners. See Mrs. Jabbour for details.
The Class of 2018 is selling the Northern Lights Coupon Books this year. If you are interested buying one please let a freshman know. They are selling them for $55.00.
After school tutoring will not open tonight (Wednesday, 11/26) due to it being the start of a weekend.
Football banquet December 3rd fro 6-8pm - this is a dessert potluck – bring your mamas or daddy’s best dessert!
Senior night for Wrestling is today. They are hosting the Valley duals here! The duals start at noon, but make sure you come out after school and support your senior wrestlers!!
There will be a girls’ soccer meeting in Ms. Day’s room today at lunch. 11:30 in Room 114.