• Spring Pictures 2015

    March 5th is our last picture day of the school year! We'll be taking spring pictures all day in our gym. Please look for picture forms to be coming home in the next week. Thank you to our wonderful PTA for organizing this event.

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  • SPRING BREAK 2015!

    Have a WONDERFUL Spring Break... Monday, March 9th through Friday, March 13th are spring break dates for Iditarod Elementary. View the whole story for lots of camps and other activities for children during this time. Be safe! School resumes on March 16th.

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        DR. SEUSS WEEK BEGINS FEB. 25TH - MAR. 2ND!  View our flyer and all the great activites we have planned to celebrate "Read Across America"
        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. Baxter, Registrar/Rec. Specialist - 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 acitivities and nights planned so be sure to check our website often for upcoming events!
        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. 
        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 "District Flyers" for updated flyers every week.





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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 logowear 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!  Everytime 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 Listsl
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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! Parnering with United Way of Mat-Su, the MSBSD will be filling backpacks in the old Carr's 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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