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  • AMP testing is suspended for the remainder of the week. The testing provider reported a major system outage on Tuesday and the technology issues continued today. We will keep you posted in regards to the new testing schedule when we have more information. Thank you for patience and flexibility.

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  • Check out our new school newsletter for up-to-date information. 
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  • Schoolwide Expectations

    Dear Parent and Families, 
    This year we would like to clearly communicate our schoolwide expectations to students, parents and families. Please let us know if you have any concerns regarding our safety expectations. Thanks! 
    Our plan is based on a positive behavior intervention and support model. The plan is to clearly communicate our expectations with all stakeholders, model, teach and reteach our expectations, and praise and reward when students are following the expectations. Thanks again you for your support! Attached you will find our expectations.
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  • Parent Input Survey to Library Services 

    Dear Parents, Friends and Families,
     Ms. Holman would like your feedback regarding Ticasuk's library services. If you wouldn't mind taking a few minutes to fill out a short survey regarding our library services we would greatly appreciate it. Please click the link below to get started. Thanks! Shawna Henderson, Principal
    Parent Library Input Survey
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  • Get School Updates on Facebook!

    Would you like to get more frequent updates on Ticasuk Brown Elementary events and activities? Then look for our PTA Facebook page! Just search for “Ticasuk PTA” on Facebook and you’ll find it. Be sure to “like” our page on Facebook, too, so you can keep getting all of our school updates in your newsfeed automatically. 
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School News

District News

  • Summer School

    The school district will be holding summer school at Effie Kokrine Charter School. There are several options for students to register for classes: Online enrichment; online diagnostic; and teacher-led, credit-recovery classes for English and math courses. All classes are $185 each and are non refundable. Classes begin June 1. All online classes must be finished by July 16. Teacher-led, credit-recovery classes finish June 28. See your school counselor for more information and a registration form.

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  • School district launching texting capability

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is adding text alerts to its available communication channels with parents and guardians. The same communication management system that sends out the district’s automated phone calls and emails has a texting function that will be activated April 18.

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  • April 2016 ESP - Laura Bush

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is pleased to recognize Laura Bush, Response to Intervention (RTI) tutor at Denali Elementary, as the April 2016 Extra Special Support Staff Person.

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  • District and Principals’ Association reach successful labor agreement

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District and the Fairbanks Principals’ Association have negotiated a successful tentative labor agreement. The contract was ratified by the FPA membership at a March 30 meeting and will go before the Board of Education for consideration April 19.

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    AMP testing cancelled for this school year

    Due to repeated technical disruptions to computer-based testing and concerns about test validity, the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development has cancelled the Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) for this school year.

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In the News

  • Fairbanks school board member announces resignation plans

    Fairbanks school board member Lisa Gentry announced Tuesday evening that she plans to resign her seat. Gentry, who is vice president of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Board of Education, said she is resigning because her family is in the process of moving to Vancouver, Washington. She said the move was career related.

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  • Eielson sixth-grader wins Interior Spelling Bee

    A Crawford Elementary School student's reading habit helped her outlast the competition at Saturday's Interior Alaska Spelling Bee. Sixth-grader Kaitlyn O'Bryan won first place and a trip to Washington, D.C., after successfully spelling the word "centaur."

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  • School district seeks comment from parents and community

    Strong partnerships between families and schools contribute to student success. The Board of Education Parent Engagement Committee is encouraging parents to share their opinions about the quality of their family-school partnerships. A survey is available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParentEngagement2016. Each school also has printed copies available.

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