March 21st-April 1st at a Glance~

Wasilla Raven Homeschool

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Heads Up: Important Dates

Re-Enrollment Open Now!


March 31st:

*3rd Quarter Progress Reports & Work Samples Due

*Last day to submit purchase requisitions


April 30th:

*Reimbursement Deadline for January-April

*Internet Reimbursement Deadline for January-April

*Encumbered Funds Deadline (Lessons & Tutoring for May-June)


May 15th:

*Spring Course Completion for Graduation


May 30th:

*Memorial Day- Office Closed


May 31st:

*Wasilla Raven Homeschool Graduation

*4th Quarter Progress Report & Work Samples Due


June 10th:

*Internet Deadline for May & June


June 30th:

*End of the Academic Year

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Next Parent Advisory Committee Meeting (PAC)

When:

Monday, April 4th (Not on the usual Tuesday due to AMP Testing)

2:00-3:30 PM

Where:

Wasilla Office

*We will, among other things, have Lee Hecimovich here to talk about 4H.

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Workshop: Spring Testing: AMP Testlet Practice

Bring your student(s) to the office, with their laptop or full-size tablet if possible, and let them get some practice in for the mandatory spring testing.


When:

Tuesday, March 22nd

11:00 AM- 12:30 PM

Wasilla Office


OR


When:

Thursday, March 24th

11:00 AM- 12:30 PM

Wasilla Office


If you don't have a laptop or full-size tablet, we will have laptops here available to use.

RSVP with Monique at mratzlaff@yksd.com as soon as possible. Thank you!

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Project ARTiculate: Masks & Symmetry

When: Thursday, March 24th

1:30-3:30 PM

Cost: Free


RSVP with Monique at mratzlaff@yksd.com

RSVP for Science Workshops Today:

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Science Workshop: Rockets!

This will be a hands on workshop. Students will make a rocket, and after it has dried, launch it!

When: Monday, April 11th

10:00-12:00 PM (build the rocket at the Wasilla Raven Office)

2:00-3:00 PM (launch the rocket at ALCANTRA FIELDS, Wasilla)

Who: All Ages

Cost: $75 includes materials for rocket

RSV with Monique at mratzlaff@yksd.com by March 28th

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Science Workshop: Tie Dye!

When: Monday, April 18th

1:00-3:00 PM

Who: All Ages

$75 includes T-shirt to dye

RSVP with Monique at mratzlaff@yksd.com by March 28th. Please include size(s) of t-shirts needed. Thank you!

Just For Fun!

H2OASIS HOMESCHOOL DAYS!

March 21st-May 16th from 10 AM to 7 Pm

Did you know that H2Oasis hosts homeschool days throughout the year?!


Your kids can swim for a reduced rate from 10-7pm on March 21st and May 16th!

  • Age 3-Grade 6: $10/swimmer
  • Grade 7-Adult: $13/swimmer
  • Age 2 and Under: Free with paid adult


They offer a sweet meal deal too! For $3/person, you get:

  • Pizza
  • 1 Bag of Chips
  • Soda - 16oz


For details and questions, please contact H2Oasis: 907-522-4420.

Free Day!


Wells Fargo Free Day: Spring Break Celebration

When:

Sunday, March 20, 2016

1:00 pm


Where:

Anchorage Museum

625 C St

Anchorage, AK


Price: Free


1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20 3/20/2016 Hands-on activities for families with a variety of themes focused on the museum's temporary and permanent exhibitions. Free general admission all day thanks to Wells Fargo.


More Info

Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

Free Movie~

Just Eat It movie (2nd annual Food Security Awareness Week)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

7:00 pm


Where:

Anchorage Museum

625 C St

Anchorage, AK


Price: Free


Join us for our 2nd annual Food Security Awareness Week, aimed at educating Alaskans about important issues related to food security in our state. This year we are focusing on food waste elimination by showing the award winning documentary, Just Eat It. The movie chronicles the life of a couple that lives for six months eating just discarded food.

Boating Skills & Seamanship


Boating Skills & Seamanship

When:

Thursday, March 24, 2016

6:00 pm


Where:

Chugiak-Eagle River UAA Campus


10928 Eagle River Rd.

Eagle River, AK

Directions


Price: $0.00 to $60.00


"Boating Skills and Seamanship," a 13-lesson course for recreational boaters, begins Thursday, March 24, at the UAA Eagle River campus. The class is offered through the UAA Continuing Education Department by Flotilla 2-14, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Classes will run Thursdays in Room 228 from 6 to 9 p.m. through May 12. UAA will grant l.6 CEUs to educators who complete the course. Subjects covered in the course will include small boat handling, trailering, legal requirements, marine radio procedures, navigation rules, piloting, weather considerations and knots. Nautical course plotting instruments (parallel rules and dividers) are not included, but will be needed for an exercise during the course. Students can register online or by calling (907) 786-6790. The course number is CNCEA015.


Ticket/Registration Links

Boating Skills & Seamanship

Storytime Learning Lab~


When:

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

2:00 pm


Additional Dates:

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 2:00 pm


Where:

Wasilla Public Library

391 N. Main

Wasilla, AK


Who: Kids age 2-6


Explore the wonderful world of science every Wednesday afternoon at 2pm with stories, songs, and rhymes all designed to spark your child's imagination and prepare them for school, reading, and more! Best for kids ages 2 to 6.

Grow your pantry on a dime- Great meals for less!


When:

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Mat-Su Health Services

1363 W. Spruce Ave.

Wasilla, AK

Directions


Price: Free


Carly Pearl RD from WIC will help you find ways to plan meals and save money.

Bear Valley: Hiking Opportunity: Moderate Hikers


Alaska Outdoors weekly evening hike; Bear Valley


When:

Thursday, March 31, 2016

6:30 pm


Where:

Ray E Storck Park

7020 Clarks Rd

Anchorage, AK

Directions


Price: Free


The Alaska Outdoors host easy to moderate social hikes, every Monday and Thursday, all year, throughout Anchorage. Monday hikes are designed for hiking beginners and families with children, on established wide and mostly flat trail about 3.5-4.5 miles in 1.5 hours. Thursday hikes are designed for moderate hikers.

More Info

Alaska Dispatch News

Russian Jack Park: Hiking Opportunity: Beginners & Families


Alaska Outdoors weekly evening hike; Russian Jack Park


When:

Monday, April 04, 2016

6:30 pm


Where:

Russian Jack Park

1600 Lidia Selkregg Ln, Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

Directions


Price: Free


The Alaska Outdoors host easy to moderate social hikes, every Monday and Thursday, all year, throughout Anchorage. Monday hike is designed for hiking beginners and families with children, on established wide and mostly flat trail about 3.5-4.5 miles in 1.5 hours. Thursday hike is designed for moderate hikers.

More Info

Alaska Outdoors weekly evening hike; Russian Jack Park