•  Palmer High School                                          International Baccalaureate School

               School Counseling Department                                                                 Phone: 907.746.8427


    Dear New Families,

    We know you have choices in selecting the best education for your family, so thank you for choosing Palmer High School!  Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year, a year that promises to be filled with great expectations; a year when we will reach milestones and enjoy bouts of success! We hope you enjoyed your summer and are ready and excited to be back at school. Below are important dates and information.

    2023-2024 Online Registration: Select the appropriate account links on ParentVue to register. https://www.matsuk12.us/registration

    New Student Registration: Complete the online registration process and upload all necessary information. Upon completion, you will come in person to meet with our registrar, school nurse and your students’ school counselor.  At the initial meeting, you will work together with your school counselor to register for the appropriate classes, discuss graduation requirements, and ask/discuss any questions or concerns you may have. https://www.matsuk12.us/registration

    Please bring the following information with you: 

    • An official copy of your transcript (if you have attended another high school)
    • State/Standardized Test Results (if available)
    • Immunization Record
    • IEP/504 documentation (if applicable)


    School Supplies:

    • Each class will share a supply list if supplies are needed. Chromebooks will be checked out to each student.


    Fall Sports Start Dates:  

    • July 26th: Football, Football Cheer, Cross-Country, Tennis
    • August 2nd: Volleyball and Swim & Dive


    Back to School Open House:

    • Monday, April 14th, 6:00-7:30 pm.
    • Meet your teachers, explore the school, locate your locker and eat a grilled hot dog!


    Again, welcome to the Palmer High School Community!  We are here to support you through your transition and your remaining years in high school.  Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns. 


    The PHS School Counseling Department

    Diane Lemon, Counselor (A-G)              Diane.Lemon@matsuk12.us                    907.746.8432                

    Kelsey Kraemer, Counselor (H-N)          Kelsey.Kraemer@matsuk12.us                907.746.8431                

    Benjamin Tichenor, Counselor (O-Z)      Benjamin.Tichenor@matsuk12.us            907.746.8419                

    Carmen Pell, Nurse                                Carmen.Pell@matsuk12.us                      907.746.8438                

    Molly Johnson, Registrar                        Molly.Johnson@matsuk12.us                   907.746.8429             

    Shannon Uschmann, Secretary              Shannon.Uschmann@matsuk12.us         907.746.8427


Last Modified on February 28, 2024