• October 11 Newsletter

     
    To stay up-to-date on all of our latest activities, view the BEST calendar at k12northstar.org/BEST. Please remember to RSVP for any activity at (907)452-2000 x 11201. RSVPs via Facebook are not documented.


    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT AT BEST (2ND-5TH GRADE)
    Hands-on Business & Economics Learning
    BEST is excited to offer the Junior Achievement program this October! Participants will build
    an understanding of business and economics in our community through hands-on learning experiences. Join our special community presenter for this program at the BEST Lab,
    October 17th, & 24th from 2-3 p.m. (2nd-5th graders only please). Please RSVP at 452-2000 x 11201.

    Learn more about the program at https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-alaska


    FIELD TRIP
    Thursday October 18th, 10:10am-11:10am at the Salisbury Theatre on the UAF Campus
    Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, FLOT, will be performing a special, hour long presentation of “1776”. This field trip is for students grades 6-12 only, and their parents. Sorry, no younger siblings allowed, as we have a very limited number of seats.  Please call 452-2000 x 11201 to reserve your spot.


    KIDS YOGA
    Thursday October 18th, 1:00-2:30pm
    Join Ms. Barker, one of our BEST homeschool parents, as she leads yoga for kids! Students in grades K-6 are invited to this free class on the 3rd Thursday of each month, right here in the BEST lab. Space is limited to 15 students, so please call to reserve your spot. (Parents and siblings are welcome to join also)


    FUN FRIDAY ART
    Friday October 19th, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    Join us in the BEST lab for Fun Friday Art!
    This week we will be doing a Halloween themed activity.

    PICTURE DAY!
    Thursday October 25th 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Smile! It’s school picture day here at BEST.
    Professional photographer Portraits Photography will have a photography studio set up in the BEST lab.  Parents will have the opportunity to order portrait packages.


    Parents, have you updated your students’ FERPA information? You can do this by going in to PowerSchool Parent Portal. Check “YES” to allow school portraits. School portraits may be used for yearbooks and as the students’ PowerSchool profile picture.

    PROCTORED TESTING TIMES
    Testing time, for any computer or written tests that need to be proctored, is Monday-Friday from 12:00-4:00pm. All tests must be completed by 4pm. If needing to arrange another time, please call to set up an appointment.


    BEST HAS A TUTOR
    Mallory Haddad is the academic tutor for BEST students. She is available on a walk-in basis at the BEST Lab, Monday-Friday from 12:30-3:30 p.m. If you need to schedule a 1on1 session, or have any questions, please call 452-2000 x 11201, to see her availability. You may also email her directly at Mallory.haddad@k12northstar.org to set up tutoring appointments or any questions you may have.


    LEGO ROBOTICS CLUB
    Thursdays 3:00pm
    Wanted: Middle school age students! We would love to have a few more middle schoolers join our Lego Robotics team. Lego Robotics club meets in the BEST lab every Thursday at 3pm.

    PICTURES NEEDED
    Do you have pictures of your “BEST-ies” in action? Out on a field trip? Exploring in the BEST lab? Doing schoolwork? Projects or creations they have made? We would love more pictures of our BEST students for our Bulletin Board. If you have any you’d like to share with us, please do!
    Fairbanks BEST K-12 Homeschool
    520 5th Avenue
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 452-2000 x11201
    k12northstar.org/BEST
    facebook.com/fairbanksBEST