This year's Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Youth was held at the Anchorage Museum on November 20th. Mr. Swalling's PJMS choir students performed there to help remember the thousands of homeless youth who have entered the doors of Covenant House Alaska. For more information, please visit http://ak.covenanthouse.org/Candlight-Vigil.
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Last year the state legislature passed HB278, which repealed the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam for Alaska students, but now requires that all 11th grade students take a College or Career Readiness Assessment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
Good morning, PJMS students and staff. Today is Friday, December 19, 2014 and it is a modified “C” day. Please, stand and face your flag for the Pledge of Allegiance.
CONGRATULATIONS TO Morgan Cotter-Eaton, you are our box top winner for the Month of December. Please come and claim your gift certificate to Coming Attractions Theatres!!
We’ve got the student-staff basketball game this afternoon… get ready for some crazy basketball action – Mr. Lytle is ready to get his game on!
There are no after school activities today because it is the Friday before break begins! We hope you all have a restful, fun, and healthy holiday season and we look forward to seeing you in the new year!
Grilled Chicken patty
Spicy Chicken patty
Large Chef Salad
Burrito or Taco
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Students Back- 2nd Semester Begins
2:20 PM - 3:30 PM Chess Club
2:20 PM - 3:30 PM Spirit Club
2:25 PM - 3:55 PM Battle of the Books-Library
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM Jazz Band - M/W/F
2:20 PM - 4:00 PM Lego/Robotics Club
11:20 AM - 12:25 PM Military Lunch Group Mtgs. -All Grades- Rm.#109
2:20 PM - 4:00 PM Weight Lifting