• School Supplies!

    See our most up to date school supply list under "site shortcuts" below. And don't forget when you're shopping to purchase that warm winter gear that is needed for outdoor recess. We go outside everyday unless temperatures are -10 or below.

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    Our summer break officially begins on May 20th! If you're looking for things to do check out the summer flyers link on the left hand side of our webpage. There's lots to do in the community. We hope you stay safe, get out and play, and return to Iditarod in the fall ready to learn!

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    Due to system maintenance, through July 15, you may experience delays in online registration. Online registration for all Mat-Su students, returning or new to our District, including kindergarten students,begins online June 1. Registration for all fall athletics opens July 15. Payment of all course and activity fees will also begin July 15.

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    Students, enjoy your summer! Continuing is summer school and camps and workshops, as well as the School Board and Administration beginning planning for next year. Registration opens June 1.

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    View Full Story for links to the graduation dates/times and livestreaming for graduation ceremonies for Mat-Su Borough schools. Congratulations Graduates of the Class of 2015!

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    For parents, the District invites you to share your experience with the Standards-Aligned Report Cards. A survey is available through May 15th...click more of the story for the survey link.

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    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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    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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        Registration begins on June 1st for the 2015-16 fall school year.  Go to www.matsuk12.us
        Iditarod Front Office staff return on Aug. 3rd for help registering

        Our mission at Iditarod Elementary is to prepare our students for success by creating a safe, responsible, and respectful learning community.
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        Click on our links above to access our newsletter, the Iditarod Elementary PTA Facebook page (don't forget to LIKE US) or the iParent link for faster access to registration and more!
        Iditarod Staff
        Scott A. Nelson - Principal
        Phone #: 907-352-9100
        Email: scott.nelson@matsuk12.us
        Need our front office staff?
        Mrs. Helms, Secretary 1 - 352-9100
        Mrs. Hardy, Administrative Secretary - 352-9132 
        Iditarod Fax Number - 907-352-9180 
        Iditarod Elementary is a Title 1 School.  To read our "Parent Involvement Policy" and to view our "Report Card to the Public" just click on the link below.  We have some exciting family activities and nights planned so be sure to check our website often for upcoming events! 
        Site Shortcuts to the left has an awesome link for finding community events geared for all ages and families. There is SO much to do in the Valley! Check out "Community & Summer Flyers" for updated flyers every week.
        View your child's "Specials" schedule for PE, Music or Library by clicking on the link below.  You can also follow their recess and lunch times by viewing the right hand side of the schedule. 





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        School Starts - 9:15 AM
        School Ends - 3:45 PM

        Iditarod Announcements

        • Back to School
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        • 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. 

          9:20 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. "Tardy"
          12:46 p.m. or later - student will be marked 1/2 day absent
          Students leaving before 12:15 p.m. in the day are marked 1/2 day absent
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        • School Spirit
               Show your "Husky" Pride by wearing our school logo wear on Fridays!  It's a great way to show our school school spirit and let's everyone know how proud you are to attend Iditarod Elementary! 
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        • TARGET REDcardHelp us earn money at Iditarod Elementary just by using your Target REDcard!  Every time you shop at Target, 1% of your sales will be donated back to our school.  And the best part is, it doesn't cost you anymore money to participate!  Please designate our school because it all adds up!  Thank you!
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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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          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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          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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          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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