Timberwolf News

January 2021 edition

Talkeetna Elementary families,


I hope your winter break was an enjoyable and relaxing time. Talkeetna Elementary staff would like to wish you and your family a very Happy New Year! This is a great time to reflect and celebrate the successes that your child/ren is experiencing as well as talk with them about goals for the new year. The reflection process and realization of goals met lend to having a growth mindset and always improving.


Take advantage of the cold days to spend time playing games and reading with your children. These daily routines provide strong supports for their developmental and academic growth. Thank you for all you do. We love serving our community's families.



Becky Moren, Principal

Important Dates/Events

  • Q2 Report Cards go home - Thurs., Jan. 7, 2021
  • PTA Virtual Bingo Night - Thurs., Jan. 7 at 6:00 PM (check your email for Zoom link)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School - Monday, Jan. 18
  • TKE PTA meeting - Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6:15 PM (see your email/text for Zoom link)
  • MSBSD Professional Development Day - No School - Monday, Feb. 15
  • Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences - No School - Tuesday, Feb. 16

MSBSD Student Return from Travel Guidelines

What happens if my child is sick?

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Up-to-date Travel Information for AK

PE - Bring on the Snow!

Happy New Year! I hope that all of you are doing well and that you've had plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy winter now that it is fully here. It's incredibly refreshing to witness the joy that our students take in spending time outside and participating in winter activities.


In the month before winter break, students were able to hike, snowshoe, and travel by all kinds of sleds around the school grounds. We're looking forward to the beginning of the school's ski season which will start in February. Updates regarding ski season will be sent out to families in late January, and as always, I highly encourage you to come out and spend an afternoon skiing with your child and their classmates. -Mr. Sam

FUN TIMES IN 5TH GRADE

4th Grade is Back and Ready to Take 2021 On!

Happy 2021 Terrific Talkeetna Families!


I hope everyone enjoyed their winter break with your families. The kids are recharged and ready for a fun, energetic second half of the year. There ain't no stopping us!


Also, don't forget about our K-Bay and Denali Trip Raffle. We have about a month and half left to raise some funds for future trips. Contact me if you want to sell more tickets 907-232-7333. ~Mr. Jamie

Happy New Year from 3rd Grade!

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Rada Cutlery Fundraiser, K-Bay Field Trip

Click Rada Cutlery Store to access a variety of kitchen supplies and equipment for sale. Your purchases benefit our 4th & 5th grade Alaskan Coastal Studies Field Trip to Kachemak Bay in Homer in May.
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Weekend Meals - USFP

Upper Susitna Food Pantry is sponsoring a weekend meals program through the school year. Each Friday, participating children will bring home a bag with two breakfasts and two lunches. Meal items will vary from week to week and a child can withdraw from the program at any time.

This program will begin on August 28, 2020 and will run through the school year.

This program is not distributed on the Friday before Thanksgiving, Christmas or Spring Break.

Click the link to sign your child(ren) up.


The Upper Susitna Food Pantry is open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 12 - 4:00. If you need additional assistance, please call 733-3358.

Upper Susitna Food Pantry