Summer Programs 2019

  • There are a number district-wide summer programs in the Mat-Su serving several different needs; high school credit recovery, high school accelerated learning, pre K-12 special education extended school year, individual school programs and summer camps for coding and TAG. Each program has different dates, times, and purposes. Please scroll to the bottom of the page to see all offerings.

Accelerated Learning

  • 2019 High School Accelerated Learning

    Purpose: For high school students who want to accelerate

    Dates: June 3rd to July 24th

    Model: Off site, at home, online learning.  Communication with an online teacher. Also available, on site teachers for IEA/Migrant eligible students June 3rd to June 28th.

    Online Learning Platforms: Apex Learning and eDynamic Learning

    Enrollment:  TBA

     

    Schools & Times for Proctored Testing

    June 3rd through June 28th only

    Colony HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session), or 12:00 - 3:30 (afternoon session)

    Wasilla HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session), or 12:00 - 3:30 (afternoon session)

    Houston HS: 8:00 - 11:30  (morning session only)

    Redington HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session only)

    July 1st through July 24th (except July 4th)

    Mat-Su Middle College portable: Mon., Tue., Wed. only 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Directions: This testing site is on the Mat-Su College Campus off Trunk Road.

    Address: 645 S. Musgrove Road, Palmer, AK 99645.

    Campus Map: https://goo.gl/VuFZxw follow the red arrows to the Middle College portable

     

    Requirements: Courses must be completed by July 24th to earn summer credit for sports eligibility.

    Guidance: Students who select this option need to be self-motivated and highly dedicated to meeting assignment dates in order to be successful. This option condenses an 18 week course into 10 weeks without the support of a Cyber Center Mentor.

     

    Contact: Darjon.Gimm@matsuk12.us

    907-746-8494

    907-715-9250 summer contact number (texting is preferred)

Alaska Business Week Summer Camps

  • Purpose: APU - Live in the dorms and experience university life on the Anchorage campus. This weeklong camp awards one college credit.

    Purpose: Mat-Su - Daytime program at Wasilla High School. Students receive one college credit.

     

    Enrollment: form and flyer TBA

    Enrollment Deadline: TBA

     

    Contact: Larilinn.Hill@matsuk12.us

    907-746-9274

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IEA/MIGRANT SUMMER PROGRAMS

  • Purpose: Students eligible for Title IC-Migrant and Title VI Indian Education are invited to participate in our 2019 Summer Introduction to Career Pathways Program.

    Dates: TBA

    Model: Supervised hands-on instruction and workshops

    Enrollment: By invitation

     

    Schools & Times

    Mat-Su Career & Technical High School - Intro to Health Occupations, 8:00 - 11:30 AM

    Wasilla High School - Intro to Construction Trades, 8:00 - 11:30 AM

     

    Migrant Contact: Vicki.Hewitt@matsuk12.us     (907) 761-4065

    IEA Contact: Barbara.Bodnar@matsuk12.us     (907) 761-4037

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Burchell High School

  • Burchell High School - Three Pathways

    1. Advance Path - is open for all students: Apex courses only. It is an all day session.
    2. Adventure Program - is limited, but open to all students: Outdoor Rec (PE credit .5) and Freedom Writers (English Elective credit .5), program includes an end of session camping trip.
    3. Summit - is open to current Summit Learning students

     

    Purpose: Credit Recovery, Accelerated Learning, and Adventure

    Dates: May 21st - June 8th (closed on May 28th for Memorial Day)

    Model: Supervised online learning and outdoor recreation options

    Online Learning Platform: Summit Learning, Apex Learning (Advance Path)

    Enrollment: closed

    Meals: lunch will be provided

    Transportation: limited busing options available

     

    School & Times

    Burchell HS: 8:00 AM -  2:00 PM

    Monday - Friday

     

    Contact: 907-864-2632

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Extended School Year (ESY)

  • 2019 Special Education Extended School Year

    Purpose: For those who qualify under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Dates: June 17th to July 10th 2019

    *There will be no break for the 4th of July week, sessions will run 4 consecutive weeks.

    Classes held three days a week, only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

     

    Schools & Times

    AM and PM sessions

    Sites TBD

     

    Summary: Special Education Extended School Year (ESY) is for students with Individual Education Plans (IEP) and is a federally mandated option for students who meet eligibility for these services. ESY services are available to any student with an IEP,  who qualifies, from Preschool through the age of 22. Eligibility is determined annually through the IEP process. The focus of ESY is to maintain progress on identified IEP goals. ESY services are provided in the area of academics and related services. 

     

    Contact: Dale.Sweetser@matsuk12.us

    907-746-9221

Credit Recovery

  • 2019 High School Credit Recovery

    Purpose: For high school students behind in credits

    Dates: June 3rd - June 28th, 2019

    Model: Supervised on campus by Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, and IEA/Migrant teachers

    Online Learning Platform: Apex Learning

    Enrollment Procedure: To Be Announced

    Please talk your counselor first so that you know exactly which course to select.

     

    Schools & Times

    Colony HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session), or 12:00 - 3:30 (afternoon session)

    Wasilla HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session), or 12:00 - 3:30 (afternoon session)

    Houston HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session only)

    Redington HS: 8:00 - 11:30 (morning session only)

     

    Contact: contact your high school counselor first.

    After summer school starts, contact Darjon.Gimm@matsuk12.us

    907-746-8494 office

    907-715-9250 summer contact number (texting is preferred) 

Girls Who Code

  • 2019 Girls Who Code Summer Camp

    Purpose: To introduce girls (6th-10th grade) to the world of coding/computer programming so that they choose to take coding classes during the regular school year and possibly pursue careers in the computer science field.

    Dates: TBA

    Model: Supervised on campus with hands-on workshops and guest speakers in the Information Technology and Computer Science fields.

    Online Learning Platform: Code HQ

    Enrollment: closed

     

    School & Time

    MSBSD Administration Building

    501 N. Gulkana, Palmer, AK 99645

    8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Daily

     

    Contact: Jeffrey.Blackburn@matsuk12.us

    907-761-4049

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Talented & Gifted

  • 2019 TAG Summer Camp

    Purpose: Students identified as Talented and Gifted in MSBSD have been invited to participate in our 2019 TAG Summer Camp.

    Dates:     TBA

    Model: Supervised on campus 

    Online Learning Platform: N/A

    Enrollment: by invitation

     

    Schools & Times

    Wasilla Middle School - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Grades 5-7)

    Finger Lake Elementary - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Grades 2-4)

     

    Flyer: TBA 

    Contact: Marianne.Southwick@matsuk12.us

    907-746-9212

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Summer School Announcements

  • Dates for MSBSD Summer School programs.

    Credit Recovery, June 3rd - June 28th, 2019

    Accelerated Learning, June 3rd - July 24th, 2019

    Extended School Year (ESY), June 17th - July 10th, 2019

    Burchell High School, May 28th - June 7th, 2019

    TAG Summer Camp Middle Grades, TBA

    Girls Who Code, TBA

    TAG Summer Camp Elementary Grades, TBA

    CTE - Pending

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