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Anchorage School District to review attendance boundaries for three JBER schools

Parents and community welcome to  attend task force meetings

A district task force will review new attendance boundary scenarios for Mount Spurr, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor elementary schools. The task force has been created to review how balanced  enrollment at select Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson schools will be affected  by new housing construction in the Moose Crossing community. The task force  will meet at 5:30 p.m. in each affected school’s library on the following  dates.

  Thursday,  Jan. 19 at Ursa Major Elementary School, 454 Dyea Ave., JBER

  Thursday,  Jan. 26 at Mount Spurr Elementary School, 8414 McGuire Ave., JBER

  Thursday,  Feb. 2 at Ursa Minor Elementary School, 336 Hoonah Ave., JBER

The task force is comprised of district representatives, affected school principals, Demographics and  Elementary Education departments. The group will discuss educational programs,  current boundaries, walking and busing routes, area population patterns, actual  enrollment, and enrollment and housing projections.

In addition to the task force  meetings, public comment will also be accepted by the Elementary Education  department at 742-4242.

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