• Pick Up-Drop Off

    This year at Iditarod we have a new traffic flow, please click to see the map of the grounds showing you where to go for dropping off and picking up your student. The Drop off lane is designed to keep traffic moving, if you need to come into the school please park in the designated parking lot. Thank you!!

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  • School Supplies!

    See our most up to date school supply list under "view story". 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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  • Open House Night!

    Iditarod Elementary Welcomes You Back to School!! Our school will be hosting an open house on September 8th stay tuned for more details to come.

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        Iditarod Elementary
        Building promise and potential in the heart of our 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!
        Staff Photo 2015/16
        Scott A. Nelson - Principal
        Phone #: 907-352-9100
        Email: scott.nelson@matsuk12.us
        Need our front office staff?
        Ms. Nollner, Secretary 1 - 352-9100
        Mrs. Smith, Administrative Secretary - 352-9101 
        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. 
        website tracker
        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

        • 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 3:00 on M, Tu, Th, Fri & 1:40 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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        IDE Community Use Calendar

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