Arctic Light K-5

Do Good Work, Be a Friend, Every Day - January 30th, 2023

Upcoming Events:

  • Feb 3rd - Mid-Quarter

  • Feb 3rd - 100th Day Celebrations

  • Feb 4th - Science Fair 101 at the Noel Wien Library 10am-2pm (see below)

  • Feb 10th - PTA Valentine Gram orders due

  • Feb 13th - School Climate Surveys to Parents

  • Feb 20th - NO SCHOOL: Professional Development for Educators

  • Feb 21st-22nd - NO SCHOOL: Parent/ Teacher Conferences

  • Feb 28th- Science Fair Projects are Due, bring to your classroom

  • March 3rd - UAF Arctic Innovation Projects Due (see below)

  • March 13-17th - NO SCHOOL: Spring Break

  • March 21st - Artwork for Art Contest is Due

Principal's Corner - Welcome Mrs. Yazzie

Welcome Mrs. Yazzie, as our new Administrative Secretary. We are lucky to have such a quick learner join us in the middle of the school year. She came to us from Ft Hood and has brought with her a strong can do attitude as well as a great voice for our morning announcements. Thank you Mrs. Yazzie for joining our school family.

Wash your hands. Several bugs are going around and one caught me. Stay safe and if you get symptoms stay home and rest until you're doing better for 24hrs.

Rachel Blackwell has been selected as our principal of next year, 2023-2024. She is the current assistant principal at Tanana Middle School.

Our PTA has a Valentine Gram for the mid-February holiday. Order forms come from your teacher or can be found at the front office. Orders are due by Feb 10th.

There are several student contests going on: Arctic Light Science Fair, Arctic Innovations, Arctic Light Art Contest, and the Elizabeth Peratrovich Sticker Contest. See below for more information.

On February 13th, our School Climate Survey will be made available. This is an in-depth questionnaire about our school and school community. Please take the time to complete this survey.

This week we start awarding Terrific Kid certificates. These 1st-3rd grade classroom awards come from the partnership we have with Kiwanis and North Haven Communities.

Later this week, I'm heading to the National Title One Conference. This is good news as it points to the fact that we will be fully funded next year for Title One. Being fully funded will bring key staff members back to our team, something we've missed this year.

Here's to the days getting brighter.

Do Good Work, Be a Friend, Every Day.

Principal Keener

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PTA Corner

PTA Valentine Grams - order forms from classrooms or stop by the office; due Feb 10th.

Arctic Light PTA Store - This is where staff members and families can purchase their PTA Memberships:

Arctic Light PTA Facebook Book - We post updates on events and links for volunteer signups:

K12 Northstar Volunteer Packet - This is for parents who would like to volunteer at the school. Completed packets must be turned in to the front office or emailed to and more information at -

Here is the direct link for you to shop from for the Amazon Smiles fundraiser

Free Science Fair Display Boards and Help at Noel Wien Library

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Arctic Light Student Handbook 2022-2023

Save this link to search for useful school information.

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Takes a few minutes - can save you a bundle and support our school's academic programs

Laughter is Medicine

What do horses put on their sandwiches?


What do you call an omelet your mother makes for you?

A M...omelet!!!!!!

Where does a bull keep his business papers?

In his beef case

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Nutritional Services

Jan 30th-Feb 3rd - the Purple middle row Feb 6-10th - the Blue bottom row

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Parents Guide to the Curriculum

One of the best guides to our grade level teaching expectations.

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Alaska Report Card for Arctic Light K-8

This link goes to the State Report Card for Arctic Light

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