March & April Activities

Raven Correspondence School, Anchorage Office

In order to participate, RSVP through this flier or e-mail Valerie: vthurston@yksd.com. Please note that your RSVP is not confirmed until Valerie e-mails you a confirmation. The auto-response from the flier is not your confirmation.


Parents must attend all field trips unless otherwise stated in an individual activity.

~ MARCH ~

The Green Connection

Friday, March 20th, 10am

804 E 15th Ave

Anchorage, AK

Who: Grades K-8

Cost: $5 per student - If this class aligns to your student's ILP, you may use allotment funds. Please let Valerie know if you'd like to do so.

Payment Deadline: Monday, March 16 at Anchorage Raven



Agricultural Awareness

Come learn where a lot of our food comes from! We will plant up some veggie seeds which can be transplanted into your summer gardens.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

The Green Connection

Friday, March 20th, 1pm

804 E 15th Ave

Anchorage, AK

Who: Grades K-8

Cost: $5 per student - If this class aligns to your student's ILP, you may use allotment funds. Please let Valerie know if you'd like to do so.

Payment Deadline: Monday, March 16 at Anchorage Raven



Agricultural Awareness

Come learn where a lot of our food comes from! We will plant up some veggie seeds which can be transplanted into your summer gardens.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Cookie Baking 101

Wednesday, March 25th, 1pm

341 W Tudor Rd

Anchorage, AK

Students will learn all the basics they need to succeed in the Cookie Challenge on March 27!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Idita-Read Finisher's Brunch

Thursday, March 26th, 10:30am

Location TBA

Students who completed the Idita-Read, come celebrate your amazing accomplishment with us!

The Cookie Challenge

Friday, March 27th, 1pm

341 W Tudor Rd

Anchorage, AK

Join us for the 1st Annual Cookie Challenge!


Who: Grades K-12

Entry Fee: $5 per student


Category 1 - Original Recipe:

Students must create this completely original recipe, and provide a written copy to the judges.

Category 2 - Modified Recipe:

Students modify a published recipe in some way, and provide both the published recipe and written explanation as to how it was modified.


Judging Categories:

1. Flavor

2. Appearance

3. Presentation of 4 uncut cookies (see below)

4. Crowd Favorite


Each student will need to bring 2 dozen cookies. 20 of those cookies will need to be pre-cut into bite-size pieces. 4 of those cookies will be judged based on uniformity of appearance.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

~ APRIL ~

Dance Class

Friday, April 3rd, 1-3pm

550 E 33rd Ave

Anchorage, AK

Get dancing with Melissa Jabaay and Valerie Thurston! Get your groove on with Melissa for some upbeat jazz dance and learn how to tap dance with Valerie!


Who: Ages 5-14

Cost: Free - limited space available.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Family Share Night

Saturday, April 18th, 4-5:30pm

550 E 33rd Ave

Anchorage, AK

Who: All Raven students!

What: Share your talent with us (3-minute limit)

Participation Deadline: Friday, April 3

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

"The Gruffalo's Child"

Thursday, April 23rd, 10am

621 W 6th Ave

Anchorage, AK

"Rediscover the snake, the owl and the fox from The Gruffalo, each with their own tale about the fearsome mouse. Tall Stories brings to life Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's second award winning book, The Gruffalo's Child in this stage adaptation with infectious songs, memorable costumes and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the moral of brains over brawn in a performance perfect for the whole family."


Who: Grades PK-5, and parents and siblings

Cost: $8 per seat

Payment Deadline: Friday, March 27 at Anchorage Raven

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Gruffalo Child