Meadow Lakes has begun its participation in Healthy Futures Challenge. This program is a fun way to encourage and reward students physical activity. With parent's assistance, students record their physical activity on the Healthy Furtures Activity Log for a consecutive 4 week period. The goal is a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity three times a week. The challenge will run from September through the end of November.
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Last year the state legislature passed HB278, which repealed the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam for Alaska students, but now requires that all 11th grade students take a College or Career Readiness Assessment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
"You can teach a student a lesson a day; but if you teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives." ~ Clay P. Bedford
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MLE Title I Preschool Science Family Night
4:00 PM MLE Jump Rope for Heart
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM MLE K-2nd Gr DAYTIME Spring Concert
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM MLE K-2nd Gr NIGHT TIME Spring Concert
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MLE 3rd-5th Gr Spring Concert
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MLE Title I Preschool Family Night
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM MLE 3rd-5th Gr DAYTIME Band/Choir Concert
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM MLE Intermediate Night Time Band/Choir Concert
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 6th Gr Orientation at HMS for MLE 5th Grade Students
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 6th Gr Orientation at WMS for MLE 5th Grade Students