Arctic Light K-8

September 16th, 2019

Upcoming Events

  • Sept 18th - Community Engagement Session: Tanana Middle School, 6-8pm
  • Sept 25th - Picture Day
  • Sept. 26th - Pastries and Parents 8:15-9:30am
  • Sept 26th - Running Club Meet at Chena Lakes Rec Area 5:30pm

  • Sept 27th - District Professional Development (No School for Students)

  • Oct 5th - PTA Fall Festival

Principal Keener's Message...

PEAKs Scores

Last week our PEAKs Scores were announced. These 3rd - 7th grade scores from last spring, reflect student proficiency on the Alaska Standards. The analysis shows our Arctic Light students soared ahead and are some of the smartest students in our Borough. Advances in both Math and ELA were the largest for any school. Simply put, our students and staff are Rock Stars!

The goal of public education is to build a successful citizenry. This simple statement is viewed in multiple ways. We have a wide range of local people who have tweaked the Common Core filling our district curriculum with broad ideals. As educators we constantly strive and in many ways are pulled in far too many directions.

Our K-8 school started last year. The new schedule, the new Encores, the new educational programming were taken from nation-wide best educational practices. The teachers did above and beyond to teach according to these expectations and learning goals. The end product can be seen in these state scores.

Arctic Foxes are at the top. Our students soared to the front pack of 19 public elementary schools. We are aware there is always much to do. If you have ideas please share.

Congratulations to our students,

Mr. Keener

Front Office Reminders

- You have 2 days to call in and excuse absences for your students to the front office.

- Please do not stop in the road to pick your student up. Please pick them up in the school loops at dismissal.

- Please make sure you bring in your ID when picking up your child or signing a student out.

- If you have someone other than yourself or primary guardian picking up your student please make sure they are updated in your emergency contacts here at the school.

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Free and Reduced Lunch

Parents and guardians, remember to complete your free and reduced lunch applications.

Nutrition Services has made it easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced meals. We encourage you to apply online anytime using an Internet enabled computer or with the Smartphone app. You can complete and submit an application in minutes! Just follow the link below.

If you need assistance or have any questions please feel free to contact the front office or Nutrition services at

(907) 451-1004 x16600

School Cafe How To: Click Here

Learn how to complete your free and reduced lunch application through nutrition services!

STEMtastics Club Instructor

Be an instructor for our after school STEMtastic's Club.

Band and Ochestra Fee Schedule

Is your student in band or orchestra? Follow the button below to see the newly assed course fee. The fee can be given to your students teacher or can be paid at the front office.