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  • IDEA Statewide In-Service Office Open 1:00-4:30pm

    IDEA Statewide In-Service Office Open 1:00-4:30pm

    All day
    11/01/2018

    Dear IDEA Families,

    Re: IDEA Statewide In-Service – Monday, October 29th – Friday, November 2nd To read full details, please click here and log on to the IDEA Family website. 

    Some days during the week, we will utilize all rooms in the office for meetings and therefore the IDEA Resource Room and meeting rooms will be unavailable for foot traffic.

    Schedule for Office Closure:

    • Monday, October 29th – Office Closed All Day
    • Tuesday, October 30th – Office Closed 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
    • Wednesday, October 31st – Office Closed 12:30 to 4:30 PM
    • Thursday, November 1st – Office Closed 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Friday, November 2nd –  Office Closed 12: 30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Office Open and Available for Foot Traffic:

    • Tuesday, October 30thOFFICE OPEN – 1:00 to 4:30 PM
    • Wednesday, October 31st – OFFICE OPEN – 8:00 to 12:00 PM
    • Thursday, November 1st – OFFICE OPEN – 1:00 to 4:30 PM
    • Friday, November 2nd – OFFICE OPEN – 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

     

     

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  • IDEA Statewide In-Service Office Open 8:00-12:30pm

    IDEA Statewide In-Service Office Open 8:00-12:30pm

    All day
    11/02/2018

    Dear IDEA Families,

    Re: IDEA Statewide In-Service – Monday, October 29th – Friday, November 2nd To read full details, please click here and log on to the IDEA Family website. 

    Some days during the week, we will utilize all rooms in the office for meetings and therefore the IDEA Resource Room and meeting rooms will be unavailable for foot traffic.

    Schedule for Office Closure:

    • Monday, October 29th – Office Closed All Day
    • Tuesday, October 30th – Office Closed 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
    • Wednesday, October 31st – Office Closed 12:30 to 4:30 PM
    • Thursday, November 1st – Office Closed 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Friday, November 2nd –  Office Closed 12: 30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Office Open and Available for Foot Traffic:

    • Tuesday, October 30thOFFICE OPEN – 1:00 to 4:30 PM
    • Wednesday, October 31st – OFFICE OPEN – 8:00 to 12:00 PM
    • Thursday, November 1st – OFFICE OPEN – 1:00 to 4:30 PM
    • Friday, November 2nd – OFFICE OPEN – 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

     

     

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  • Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    2:15 PM-4:00 PM
    11/06/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    The 2018-1 Chapter meetings will be from 2:15PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays at IDEA . We welcome students in Grade 6-12. Gr.7 thru 12 may hold offices.

    During the month of December IDEA is renovating the office and looks forward to serving your needs! For the month of December, the IDEA Midnight Sun Gr. 6-12 group will hold their FFA Meetings @ BP Energy Center  2:15 – 4:00PM

    Please feel free to join us!  To get a few more details and contact information, please click here.  Also, please, watch for announcements about our Informational meetings.

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  • Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/07/2018

    Middle and High School Math Club – IDEA Office
    Wednesdays  – 11:00 AM to Noon 

    Meets (tentatively) every Wednesday.  We plan to post here if there are cancellations.

    For more details, please click here to log on to the family side of the  IDEA website.

    No drop offs, thank you. Parents will learn and help with this group!

  • Gr. 7 & 8 BOB study group and practice questions

    Gr. 7 & 8 BOB study group and practice questions

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    11/07/2018

    Parent Led Groups, please be sure to click here and read details about reading assignments and sign up requirements if any.

    Middle School Book Club:

    • Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 – 1 to 2 p.m. at the IDEA office
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  • Chugiak / Eagle River 2nd Friday Ice Skating

    Chugiak / Eagle River 2nd Friday Ice Skating

    12:00 PM-1:30 PM
    11/09/2018

    13701 Harry McDonald Rd, Eagle River, AK 99577, USA

    13701 Harry McDonald Rd, Eagle River, AK 99577, USA

    Meet other families & visit with staff!  Join us for ice skating in Eagle River

    Date: Friday, November 9th, 2018
    Location: Harry J McDonald Memorial Center 
    13701 Harry McDonald Rd, Eagle River
    Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
    Cost:

    • *$4/person (if you bring your own skates)
    • $3 skate rental fee for a total of $$7.00

    The McDonald Center will bill IDEA. You can use allotment and seek reimbursement or bring cash. (Let us know when you arrive.)

    *Military pays $3.00 per person.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Gr. 6-12 Academic Decathlon & Pentathlon

    Gr. 6-12 Academic Decathlon & Pentathlon

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    11/09/2018

    Join the High School Academic Decathlon Study Group at the IDEA office from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

    Click here for all details. You do not have to meet with the study group in order to try out for the team.

    The Middle School Pentathlon is just starting to form as of 9/24/18. Contact the IDEA office for more information.

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  • Gr. 3 & 4 BOB study group and practice questions

    Gr. 3 & 4 BOB study group and practice questions

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    11/12/2018

    Parent Led Groups, please be sure to click here and read details about reading assignments and sign up requirements if any.

    3rd & 4th Grade Book Club:

    • Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 – 1 to 2 p.m. at the IDEA office
  • Chatty Hands Club – Fall Semester – 3rd Monday Meetings (except Nov)

    Chatty Hands Club – Fall Semester – 3rd Monday Meetings (except Nov)

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    11/12/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    November’s meeting will be on the 2nd Monday of the month (November 12th).

    Plan to join the Chatty Hands Club – Meets Every 3rd Monday of the Month (except Nov) , Sept. 17th-Dec. 17th from 1:30-2:30pm Click on this link to get all the details and to sign up.

     

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  • Region A PAC Meeting

    Region A PAC Meeting

    11:30 AM-1:15 PM
    11/13/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Region A Parent Meeting –PAC – Note New Time
     (Parent Advisory Committee)

    Your Region A PAC meets on the second Tuesday of every month. 

    11:30am to 12:00pm – Chat N Chew Social Time!

     12:00 to 1:15pm/ – PAC Meeting 

    More details available closer to the meeting via email and facebook.

     

  • Gr. 5 & 6 BOB study group and practice questions

    Gr. 5 & 6 BOB study group and practice questions

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    11/13/2018

    Parent Led Groups, please be sure to click here and read details about reading assignments and sign up requirements if any.

    5th & 6th Grade Book Club:

    • Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 – 2 to 3 p.m. at the IDEA office
  • Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    2:15 PM-4:00 PM
    11/13/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    The 2018-1 Chapter meetings will be from 2:15PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays at IDEA . We welcome students in Grade 6-12. Gr.7 thru 12 may hold offices.

    During the month of December IDEA is renovating the office and looks forward to serving your needs! For the month of December, the IDEA Midnight Sun Gr. 6-12 group will hold their FFA Meetings @ BP Energy Center  2:15 – 4:00PM

    Please feel free to join us!  To get a few more details and contact information, please click here.  Also, please, watch for announcements about our Informational meetings.

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  • Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/14/2018

    Middle and High School Math Club – IDEA Office
    Wednesdays  – 11:00 AM to Noon 

    Meets (tentatively) every Wednesday.  We plan to post here if there are cancellations.

    For more details, please click here to log on to the family side of the  IDEA website.

    No drop offs, thank you. Parents will learn and help with this group!

  • K-12 Geography Club

    K-12 Geography Club

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    11/14/2018

    Geography  Club is a PAC endorsed Club

    The Geography Club is open for K through 12th grade and meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the IDEA Anchorage office from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.  Many of the activities will focus on grade 4 through 8, as that is the age range eligible for the Geography Bee, which is in January.  To find out more details, plan to attend a Geography Club meeting  and, please, check back for more details. 
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  • Office Closes at 11:30 Today

    Office Closes at 11:30 Today

    11:30 AM-4:30 PM
    11/15/2018

    Please forgive the inconvenience.

    Today, IDEA has a high school event (Get Real: Financial Reality) in OLOG’s Lunney Center on Wisconsin. .  Our staff will help to run this event and will leave for preparation at 11:30 AM.

    Unfortunately, five of  this region’s staff are unable to be at the office today; therefore, all remaining staff will need to be used for today’s event.

    We’ll close the office at 11:30 today.   Thank you for your understanding.

  • High School Deadline – Alaska Close Up Applications

    High School Deadline – Alaska Close Up Applications

    11:59 AM-12:00 PM
    11/15/2018

    Attention High School Families – Sign up by November 15th!
    Alaska Close Up
    February 10-15, 2019

    Alaska Close Up in Juneau is a wonderful opportunity for your high school student/s! Close Up students will travel to Juneau to observe in person all three branches of the state government and see how they work together to govern the people of Alaska.   For more details and a copy of the IDEA application, please click here.

  • High School – Get Real Financial Reality Workshop

    High School – Get Real Financial Reality Workshop

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    11/15/2018

    Back by popular demand – Get Real Financial Reality Workshop for High School students!  Click here to get more details and to sign up. 

    To read about last year’s Financial Reality Workshop, please click here and log on to the family side of the IDEA website.

     

     

     

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  • Gr. 6-12 Academic Decathlon & Pentathlon

    Gr. 6-12 Academic Decathlon & Pentathlon

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    11/16/2018

    Join the High School Academic Decathlon Study Group at the IDEA office from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

    Click here for all details. You do not have to meet with the study group in order to try out for the team.

    The Middle School Pentathlon is just starting to form as of 9/24/18. Contact the IDEA office for more information.

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  • Gr K-6 Recitation Station – (3rd Tuesday)

    Gr K-6 Recitation Station – (3rd Tuesday)

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    11/20/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Recitation Station Club – Gr. K-6

              3rd Tuesday of the Month – 1:00 to 2:00 PM

    Registration Required.  The Club is full for October. Click here and log onto the IDEA website to learn more and to sign up for a waitlist.

  • Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    2:15 PM-4:00 PM
    11/20/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    The 2018-1 Chapter meetings will be from 2:15PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays at IDEA . We welcome students in Grade 6-12. Gr.7 thru 12 may hold offices.

    During the month of December IDEA is renovating the office and looks forward to serving your needs! For the month of December, the IDEA Midnight Sun Gr. 6-12 group will hold their FFA Meetings @ BP Energy Center  2:15 – 4:00PM

    Please feel free to join us!  To get a few more details and contact information, please click here.  Also, please, watch for announcements about our Informational meetings.

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  • Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/21/2018

    Middle and High School Math Club – IDEA Office
    Wednesdays  – 11:00 AM to Noon 

    Meets (tentatively) every Wednesday.  We plan to post here if there are cancellations.

    For more details, please click here to log on to the family side of the  IDEA website.

    No drop offs, thank you. Parents will learn and help with this group!

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  • Thanksgiving Holiday – Office Closed

    Thanksgiving Holiday – Office Closed

    All day
    11/22/2018

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Thanksgiving Holiday – Office Closed

    Thanksgiving Holiday – Office Closed

    All day
    11/23/2018

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Gr. K-2 Battle of the Books Jr. Book Club

    Gr. K-2 Battle of the Books Jr. Book Club

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    11/26/2018

    Battle of the Books JR. Book Club – Gr. K-2
    Registration Required. Please click here to get all the details. 

    Upcoming Battle of the Books Jr. Book Club dates:

    • Monday, Sep 24, 2018 – 2pm
      Mad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster
      Dino Egg Scavenger Hunt w/Dino craft
    • Monday, Oct 22, 2018 – 2pm
      And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon
      Tea party-themed craft
    • Monday, Nov 26, 2018 – 2pm
      Frederick
      Mouse & sunset art project
    • Monday, Dec 17, 2018 – 3pm*
      Alaska Boots for Chelsea
      Create & decorate a paper boot
      (*Note: adjusted to 3rd Monday & 1-hr later start time due to holiday conflict)
    • Monday, Jan 28, 2019 – 2pm
      Fly Guy Presents Castles
      Build (and eat) a graham cracker castle
    • Monday, Feb 25, 2019 – 2pm
      Hey Bear Ho Bear
      Make a “bear bells” bracelet or clip-on

     

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  • All Ages – Scholastic Book Fair

    All Ages – Scholastic Book Fair

    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    11/27/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

     IDEA 2018 Scholastic Book Fair!

    Dates: Tues. Nov. 27 – Thurs. Nov. 29, 2018
    Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm daily
    Place: Anchorage IDEA office

    For all details and options for families, please click here and log on to the IDEA family website.

  • Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    Gr. 6-12 FFA Midnight Sun

    2:15 PM-4:00 PM
    11/27/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    The 2018-1 Chapter meetings will be from 2:15PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays at IDEA . We welcome students in Grade 6-12. Gr.7 thru 12 may hold offices.

    During the month of December IDEA is renovating the office and looks forward to serving your needs! For the month of December, the IDEA Midnight Sun Gr. 6-12 group will hold their FFA Meetings @ BP Energy Center  2:15 – 4:00PM

    Please feel free to join us!  To get a few more details and contact information, please click here.  Also, please, watch for announcements about our Informational meetings.

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  • All Ages – Scholastic Book Fair

    All Ages – Scholastic Book Fair

    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    11/28/2018

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

    Blackstone Building, 670 W Fireweed Ln, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

     IDEA 2018 Scholastic Book Fair!

    Dates: Tues. Nov. 27 – Thurs. Nov. 29, 2018
    Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm daily
    Place: Anchorage IDEA office

    For all details and options for families, please click here and log on to the IDEA family website.

  • Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    Gr. 6 – 12 Math Club

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/28/2018

    Middle and High School Math Club – IDEA Office
    Wednesdays  – 11:00 AM to Noon 

    Meets (tentatively) every Wednesday.  We plan to post here if there are cancellations.

    For more details, please click here to log on to the family side of the  IDEA website.

    No drop offs, thank you. Parents will learn and help with this group!

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  • Gr. 6-12 Academic Decathlon & Pentathlon

    Gr. 6-12 Academic Decathlon & Pentathlon

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    11/30/2018

    Join the High School Academic Decathlon Study Group at the IDEA office from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

    Click here for all details. You do not have to meet with the study group in order to try out for the team.

    The Middle School Pentathlon is just starting to form as of 9/24/18. Contact the IDEA office for more information.

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