PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF ALASKA'S SCHOOLS (PEAKS)
Assessments for homeschool students in Grades 3 through 10.
BEST Homeschool MAKE UP TESTING DAYS SCHEDULE:
Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 12:00 4:00 PM
Please arrive at the BEST office at 11:45 AM!
More information available at www.k12northstar.org/Page/6352
Welcome NEW HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS!
Please explore this page!
ENROLLMENT FOR 2019-2020 School Year begins in April.
New families are invited to attend the
SPRING OPEN HOUSE
May 1, 2019 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Homeschool Orientations are
held each Wednesday at noon, beginning May 1.
After the Orientation an appointment to create
the Individual Learning Plan will be scheduled
for your students to enroll in Fairbanks BEST Homeschool.
*Alaska state law requires current immunization
records to enroll in school.*
*Please schedule student immunization appointments over the summer!*
(*Notarized Religious Exemption Forms must be updated each year to enroll*)
Check Out this Website for free student help: tutor.com/Alaska. Student assistance from noon to 2:00 AM after students set up an account.
Graduating High School Seniors:
Senior Coursework Completion Date is MAY 3!
BEST Homeschool Commencement Ceremony is
*Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 PM! *
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal,
Cap and Gown Pickup and Lunch at 12:30 PM Wednesday
Ceremony and Reception will be held at West Valley High School Performing Arts Center
Please send in any photos from your school years
for a slide show presentation at commencement!
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:
Here is a link to some Financial Aid and Scholarship sites. There are many scholarships available across the country.
Check out this site: https://www.k12northstar.org/Page/6580
Fairbanks Emblem Club scholarship applications are due by March 1, 2019!
Another great page is the Student Opportunities page.
(This page lists things like summer jobs, summer camps, and internships.)
Also: there is great information about scholarships at http://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships
For Military connected students, see this website: https://www.k12northstar.org/Page/6435
Welding, Electrical or Construction Trades Apprenticeship applications are available now! Apply early. Space is limited.
Please call if you need more information. 452-2000 x11201 or 452-2000 x11538.
The three choices of apprenticeship application packets are available at:
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance ActIf your family lives in any of the following situations:
Contact - Leona McDaniels (907) 452-2000 ext. 11431 or Sarah Emmal 1-877-854-5437.
- In a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground
- On the street
- In an abandoned building, trailer, or other inadequate accommodations, or
- Doubled up with friends or relatives because you cannot find or afford housing
Enroll your child in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year! Kindergarten roundup is April 29-30, 2019, visit your neighborhood elementary school during that time for help with registration and for a free kindergarten readiness calendar. Visit www.k12northstar.org/kindergarten for more info about enrollment.
Thank you for being a positive presence in your schools and a leader in your community. Thank you for your very thoughtful, intentional, sometimes challenging, and always rewarding work with students, staff and parents. Thank you for being champions of equity and successful learning for ALL students.