Anne Wien Announcements

School Newsletter for Week of February 22, 2021

Dear Anne Wien Elementary Families,

We hope you're all staying warm in these freezing temperatures! We have lots of information for you in this week's school newsletter and are looking forward to School Picture Day next Thursday, March 4, which will be right in the middle of "Read Across America" Week! It will be a perfect way to wrap up 3rd Quarter with dress up days scheduled for each day next week. Read more below!


Michael Angaiak

Principal, Anne Wien Elementary

Watch this week's Monday Message:

AWE Monday Message - February 22, 2021

School Pictures Next Week! - Thursday, March 4, 2021

You can order your pictures online at the links below. We also want Remote Learning students to come in for pictures! Just bring your students to the school from 1:30-2:30 PM to the Commons.
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Good luck to Isabella, Julianna, and Alissa as the represent Anne Wien at this Friday's District Spelling Bee! Thanks, as always, to Mrs. Bravo for sponsoring our school Spelling Bee!

Science Fair Deadline EXTENDED!

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Anne Wien’s 2021 Science Fair

River Otter Scientists now have until this Friday, Febuary 26, to turn in their Science Fair entry forms and can turn in projects this coming Monday, March 1, for judging!

Remember, the Science Fair is going VIRTUAL this year! No more cutting, gluing, running out of ink with your printer, or worrying about tri-fold boards! (Although you CAN still enter a traditional Science Fair board.) Just focus on the Scientific Method with your River Otter Scientist this year!

Entry Forms: Due Friday, February 26th

Slide Presentations and Display Boards: Due Monday, March 1st

Judging: March 1st-2nd

Google Site Public Viewing: March 3rd-5th

District Virtual Science Fair: March 22-April 2

Contact the Science Fair Coordinator, Mrs. Reece, with any questions at

Alaska Native & American Indian Families:

Thank you for completing a 506 Form for our District by next Monday, March 1. This is how we receive funding for our Alaska Native Education Program to offer tutoring and other support to our students. Contact the numbers below or Anne Wien's own Alaska Native Education Tutor Mrs. Walker for more information. Thank you!
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Thank you for celebrating Black History Month here in our Anne Wien community!

UAF Department of Music: Lift Every Voice and Sing
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We wish a very happy birthday to the following Anne Wien students and staff this week:

Anastasia - Kindergarten

Jameson - 5th Grade

Anthony - 5th Grade

Juliane - 5th Grade

Shane - 5th Grade

Madisyn - 6th Grade

Kharissa - 6th Grade


Mrs. Guilford - Music Teacher

Mrs. Kakaruk - Alaska Room

Coming NEXT Week!

Read Across America Week: March 1-5, 2021
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Safety Lessons coming After Spring Break

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Remember, 3rd Quarter ends next Friday, March 5, 2021

Enjoy your Spring Break from March 6-14!

4th Quarter will begin on Monday, March 15.

Thank you, Mrs. Wells!

We are so grateful to Mrs. Moosook Wells, a former Anne Wien parent, for being our school's crossing guard on Danby Road for the past 8 years! She is now moving into a new position, so please join us in thanking Mrs. Wells!
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Register to Ride the Bus

Any students wishing to ride the bus MUST first be registered with our Transportation Department and the First Student bus company. Register your child by clicking on the link below:

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