Two community service advisory competitions are happening during parent conferences this week. Bring in school supplies and change for the penny drive in order to donate to One World School in Uganda and the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. See you soon!
Please join admissions representatives from
- Northwestern University
- Princeton University
- University of California at Berkeley
- Vanderbilt University
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 7:00 – 8:30pm
Anchorage Museum 625 C St. Anchorage, AK 99501
Celebrate the JFK Centennial by entering the 2017 Profile in Courage Contest. For this year only: the first-place prize will be doubled from $10,000 to $20,000 and cash prizes will be awarded to the top 25 students. Learn more about the special contest topic which pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of JFK’s birth.
The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; US students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program; and US citizens attending schools overseas.
JFK Centennial Awards: First-place winner receives $20,000. Second-place winner receives$1,000. Five finalists receive $500 each. Eighteen essayists receive awards of $100.
If you have any prescription medications that have expired in your cabinets, please take advantage of this weekend event to safely dispose of them. It is not recommended to flush or throw away any prescription drugs down the drain or trash.
Saturday, October 22nd is this fall’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event starts at 10:00 A.M. and ends at 2:00 P.M.
Locations in the Municipality of Anchorage and the central Mat-Su Valley include the following Fred Meyer stores:
Anchorage (two locations): 2300 Abbott Road and 7701 DeBarr Road.
Eagle River: 13401 Old Glenn Highway.
Palmer: 650 South Cobb Street.
Wasilla: 1501 East Parks Highway.
For further information on this event, prescription medication disposal information and to check if more locations are added, visit the DEA Office of Diversion Control’s website at: https://www.deadiversion.
Annette Johansen, M.Ed., BSN, RN, NCSN
Steller Secondary School Nurse
Fall Conferences will take place on Wednesday, October 26th and Thursday, October 27th. These are student-led conferences that include the student, parents, and advisor. Students will have the opportunity to discuss how their
classes are going, to identify areas of challenge and success, and to identify goals for the rest of the school year.
Conferences will be scheduled in 30-minute increments.
Conferences can be scheduled on the district’s online scheduler by following the steps below:
1.Go to http://www.asdk12.org/
This can also be reached by going to the district web page, clicking on Parent conferences on the left, and then on the Middle School conference scheduler.
2.Choose Steller as the school
3. Choose 7th grade! In order to work the system, all conferences are scheduled as 7th graders.
4. For Team Name, choose your student’s primary advisor (Conferences will be with the advisor, if you want
to meet with classroom teachers, you will need to schedule a meeting outside of the conference dates.)
5. Choose the date you wish to come in.
6. Choose your time and continue through the process. You can sign up to receive a reminder email. If you need to cancel your appointment time, please email your advisor.