February 9, 2018

Working together with families in a partnership of teachers, staff and community members to provide an individualized learning environment that fosters high achievement in core and elective areas; preparing students for life-long success.

APC Board Meeting

When: Monday, February 12th - 6:30pm

Where: 401 E. Fireweed Lane, Board Room

2-1-2018 Poetry Jam Participants

Dallin Anderson, Eleanor Anderson, Ethan Anderson, Noah Asay, Peter Campbell, Greta Deberry, Lincoln Deberry, Sarah Jackson, Noora Janjua, Rinaldo Janjua, Ada McWhite, Rolllie McWhite, Matalyn Perdew, Samuel Raiche, Renee Wilcox
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Celebrating Black History Month Resources

Download link below

5th-6th Grade battle of the books Participants 2018

Lucy Allen, Travis Gleed, Elias Watson, Levi Watson and their Teacher/Coach Heather Deberry.
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FBI Offers Teen Academy

The Alaska FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association and the FBI-Alaska Division will host the 2018 FBI Teen Academy. This is an academic program for high school students ages 15-18. The academy will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. on February 21-22 and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 23. Space is limited to 30 students and acceptance is not guaranteed. Applications are currently accepted. Please share with interested students.

Leadership Training for Teens

The Alaska Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute is an innovative service and leadership training for young people in grades 8-12 preparing them for higher education, careers, employment, community involvement and life. This dynamic community leadership training is offered to interested youth from across Alaska and includes five days of skill development and instruction in self and community assessment, diversity, goal setting, team building, project planning and decision-making, plus hands on field exercises, a community service project and a graduation ceremony.

Up to 50 students can participate in this opportunity, which occurs over sprint break. The application deadline is Feb. 28. Please share with interested students.

Speed Mentoring Opportunity for Juniors and Seniors

The Alaska World Affairs Council and the Anchorage School District have teamed up to offer a jump start to high school juniors and seniors though speed mentoring with successful industry executives on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in atrium of the ASD Education Center.

The day will begin with an informational presentation by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education guiding students through tools for identifying careers that connect with their interests and ways to fund their postsecondary learning. Following the presentation, students will rotate through 10-minute mentoring sessions with twenty-four mentors from a wide spectrum of industries with international scope. The day concludes with a free-form networking session for students and mentors to connect as well as for students to talk with various organizations with information and resources for follow-up.

Interested students should apply online. If you have questions, contact Chip Abolafia at 742-4839.

Essay and Video Contest for High School Students

The Federal Judges Association and the Federal Bar Association are sponsoring an essay and video contest for High School Students. The topic "What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?" celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the 14th Amendment. Entries are due by Feb. 28. Learn more.

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Participate in the Science Fair Download Registration Form Below

Free Construction Academies for High School Students March 12-16 (Spring Break)

The Alaska Works Partnership, Anchorage Construction Academy, and ASD are offering two exploration academies for students, one focuses on framing, sheetrock, and taping, and the other focuses on general construction exploration. These academies are offered during spring break. This free hands-on training is for high school students who are interested in construction-related trade careers. Interested students must apply online. More information is available online. Please share with interested students.

Seniors Invited to Apply for Internship with Senator

All Alaska high school students in their senior year may apply for the opportunity to spend four weeks in Senator Murkowski's Washington, D.C. office. The Senator will select a total of 20 students from all areas of Alaska to participate in two, month-long sessions. Housing and transportation will be coordinated by the Senator's office, but interns will be responsible for the cost. High School interns will be paid a small stipend.

Interested students may apply online, the deadline is Thursday, March 15. If you have questions, please contact 202-224-5301 or email Krystal_Edens@murkowski.senate.gov.

The 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition is here!

Challenge your students to “Solve Climate Change”
Registration ends March 16th!

Win up to $10,000!

Don't miss out on this great Kasitsna Bay Field Trip

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February 3, 1894

American artist and illustrator Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was born in New York City. Best known for depicting ordinary scenes from small town American life for the covers of Saturday Evening Post magazine.

February 6, 1911

Ronald Reagan, (1911-2004) the 40th U.S. President, was born in Tampico, Illinois. Reagan spent 30 years as an entertainer in radio, film, and television before becoming governor of California in 1966. Elected to the White House in 1980, he survived an assassination attempt and became the most popular president since Franklin Roosevelt.

February 8, 1910

The Boy Scouts of America was founded by William Boyce in Washington, D.C., modeled after the British Boy Scouts.
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Music has the power to enrich lives. Children benefit from observing, listening to, and participating in musical activities.

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Monday February 12th 6:30 pm - APC Board Meeting at 401 E. Fireweed Ln. Board Room

Monday February 19th - Office Closed, President's Day Observance

Friday, February 23rd - Office Closed for Teacher In-Service

Thursday March 1st 2:30-4:00 pm - Science Fair Open House at Crosspoint Community Church


Superintendent: Dr. Deena Bishop (742-4312)

Board President: Tam Agosti-Gisler‌‌ (742-1101 ext. 4)