The Mat-Su district updated its wellness policy at the June 7, 2017 school board meeting. District wellness team member Jana DePriest was enthusiastic about the new policy. “We want our students to be healthy and have every advantage to achieve their potential,” DePriest said. “This policy update is in line with efforts we’ve been working on in the district for years.
The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is proud to award MSBSD, with the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA). To receive the award, the MSBSD budget underwent a rigorous review by professional auditors and met or exceeded the program’s stringent criteria. Congratulations Assistant Superintendent Luke Fulp and the Business Services team!
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Students in Mrs. Hales’ class at Larson Elementary hosted a transportation parade on 9/12 for the school after completing the unit "On the Go". Many community volunteers brought vehicles to see and explore; a firetruck, trooper car, motor home, ambulance, dragster, grater, dump truck, tractor, fishing boat, mini monster truck, jeep, four wheeler and motorcycle all converged in the school parking lot for a sunny morning of fun. Thanks to all the community members for their support!
Mat-Su Borough School District is a district that celebrates choice. An option for current high school students is to look at iTech Online learning. This opportunity extends from core classes to elective courses. If you want to learn more, contact your School Counselor.
Spring Break for Mat-Su students and schools is March 13-17. If your child attends a non-traditional MSBSD school, please follow your school's calendar. Friday, March 10, is a work day for teachers (no school for students). This quarter ends March 9.
The School Board encourages excellence as a goal in achievement and accomplishment, and publicly recognizes students, staff, schools, and administrative departments for unique or exemplary work and activities in academic, extracurricular events, and community service projects. Pictured: Chenelle Zoerb, Knik Elem, Mat-Su Teacher of the Year. Learn more about the December Special Recognitions...
Thursday is a PD for staff; Friday is Parent/Teacher Conference Day. Some schools will hold P/T Conferences on both days. Check with your school for best day and times.
Su Valley Jr/Sr High School is one of MSBSD schools participating in activities during September to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Dave Booth is SVHS Principal. A community event, the Su Valley High School Color Run was in partnership with Sunshine Community Health Center and other Alaska agencies. Photo/story credits: KTNA's Katie Writer. Read more...
Dear Mat-Su families, students, employees and community stakeholders:
We know great schools cannot happen without the partnerships of our families and communities. We hope you and your children feel welcome and celebrated when you walk through our doors. It is going to be another great year in the Mat-Su Borough School District!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Palmer High Jazz Concert
6:00 PM School Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Palmer High School Large Ensembles Concert
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM IT - Monthly Scheduled Maintenance Outage
6:00 PM School Board Meeting