600 E. Railroad Ave. #6

Wasilla, AK 99654


Mon - Thur 8.00 - 4.00

Fri. 8.00 - 3:30

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MSC Workshops & Clubs

MSC hosts many different workshops and clubs.  These are non-graded educational and social gatherings designed to encourage enrichment and community for our students and families.  Please explore below for areas of interest.

Don’t forget to check out our other activities as well.


Elementary Workshops


Click On A Category To View Elementary Workshop Listings:



Maker Space, Activities designed to inspire young astronauts 

Rev Up Reading


Middle School Workshops

Click On A Category To View The Middle School Workshops:




Language Arts




Parent Workshops


Love & Logic Workshop: Free parenting workshop. Tuesdays, January 15th – February 19th

Parent Portal Trainings: Need help? We have you covered.

Parent Training On How to Set Parent Controls on Student Devices: Wednesdays, 1:00- 2:00 PM throughout the school year





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Chess Club

Chess Club

Chess Club (Beginner)

Dates: Fridays, Jan. 11th – March 29th
Time: 1:30- 2:30 PM
For Grades: 3rd – 5th (Younger students are welcome with parent supervision.  )
Location: Mat- Su Central School , Wasilla Campus, Project Room
Instructor: Mr. Alexei Basargin

The MSBSD Elementary Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, April 6th at 8:00 am at Colony Middle School. Parents of elementary chess tournament participants need to contact Mr. Basargin by January 30th.

Chess Club (Intermediate)

Dates: Fridays, Jan. 11th – March 29th
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 PM
For Grades: 6th – 12th
Location: Mat- Su Central School , Wasilla Campus, Project Room
Instructor: Mr. Alexei Basargin

The MSBSD Middle School Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 am at Colony Middle School. Parents of middle school chess tournament participants need to contact Mr. Basargin by January 30th.

The MSBSD High School Tournament will be on Friday, April 19th at 8:00 am at Mat-Su Career and Technical High School. High school students interested in the chess tournament need to contact Mr. Basargin by March 1st.

Questions? Contact Alexei at: alexei.basargin@matsuk12.us


Club 100




  • Our goal is to inspire daily vigorous activity, to build strength & endurance.
  • We challenge you to walk, bike, hike, ski, swim or skip to 100 miles by the end of this school year!
  • We will have prizes along the journey too!
  • Log your miles to a healthy lifestyle.
  • Receive a FREE pedometer while supplies last.
  • All ages are welcome to join! And parents too!


Sign-up Here and enter your name(s) & contact information then receive info about club activities and ways to earn bonus miles! Download your mile log here and get started. It’s as simple as that!

You can track your miles through one or any combination of activities ie: running, skiing, hiking etc. Turn in your mile log via email (mscactivities@gmail.com) or fax: 907-352-7480 or simply drop it off at the front office.

Each club member will receive a FREE pedometer with sign-up (while supplies last). Additionally, participants will be awarded prizes at the 50 and 100 mile marker.

MSCS Club 100 can be combined with the Healthy Futures Challenge.

Questions? Contact Gena Chastain at 352-7457

Geo Bee Club

MSCS Geo Bee Club!

Join our Geo Prep Team! Do you love to learn about new places? Do you have a great memory? Join us and practice your skills before the big competition!
  • Practice Dates: Thursdays, Nov. 8th, Nov. 29th, Dec. 13th, Jan. 10th Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM
  • Geography Bee Competition: Jan. 24th, 1:00 PM (Project Room)
  • Location: Mat-Su Central School, Wasilla Campus, 600 E. Railroad Ave. #6
  • Questions? Contact Mr. Basargin at 352-7468 or email alexei.basargin@matsuk12.us.

Qualifications: For students in grades 4- 8. Students must not have reached their 15th birthday on or before September 1, 2018.

Want to get a head start? Check out these cool study guides:
Visit the National Geographic’s website, www.nationalgeographic.org/bee/study, to take 10-question quizzes.  To receive 10 new questions on the quiz, refresh the website page.  There is a free “GeoBee Challenge” app for iOS and Android.

The winner of the MSCS Geo Bee will be eligible to compete in the State Competition! The winner will  complete a written test before Feb. 1st to qualify for the State Competition.

The Alaska State Geography Bee competition will be in Anchorage on March 29th.  The state champion will compete in Washington, D.C. on May 19-22, 2019 in the National Geography Bee.  The national champion will receive a $25,000 college scholarship, $1,000 in cash, a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society, and a trip to the Galápagos Islands.


Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts @ MSCS Wasilla Campus

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Join our troop of girls scouts at MSCS and build lasting friendships.

Room: South Roost
Days: Tuesdays
Times: 4:30 – 6:30

Questions? Contact Mrs.Teagon Potter at: teagonp@gmail.com

Girl Scouts @ MSCS Palmer Campus

You are invited to join our Girl Scouts Troop!

Dates: Thursdays
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM
Location: Palmer Campus (742 South Alaska St. Palmer AK)

Questions? Contact Deanna Singh at: 907-315-0045 or email northernlightsa973@gmail.com


Healthy Futures Elementary Challenge

Healthy Futures Elementary Challenge

How does the Challenge work? It’s simple! Students who are active for at least 60 minutes a day, 15 days a month, and record their activity on the Healthy Futures Activity Log are awarded fun incentives when their school representative submits the information to Healthy Futures via the online app.

Send in your activity logs by email: gena.chastain@matsuk12.us OR fax: 907-352-7480 OR drop them off at the front office at the Wasilla Campus. 

NEW FOR THE 2017-2018 CHALLENGE: Incentives will be a surprise!  The incentives will continue to be small prizes designed to encourage play and develop motor skills such as jump ropes, frisbees, bike lights, and yo-yos.

Click here for activity logs

Interact Club

Interact Club-

Mat- Su Community Based Interact Club for HS Students and 8th graders

Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young people. It gives high school students, an opportunity to participate in fun and meaningful service projects. Interact Club is self-supporting and self-governing, thus encouraging the development of leadership skills.

  • Dates: Tuesdays
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Off Campus
  • Questions? Contact Gena Chastain at 352-7457


MSC Battle of the Books

MSCS Battle of the Books

Description:  Battle of the Books is a reading program that motivates students in K -12th grades. Third -12th grade students read books from their grade level list, join school based groups, practice and compete at the district competition to demonstrate their abilities and to test their knowledge of the books.

Most B.O.B. meetings are held in the MSCS library classroom (Wasilla Campus) 


Spelling Bee Club

Spelling Bee Club

Check out the new study materials for the 2018-19 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Within the 2018-19 School Spelling Bee List, you will want your child to first learn the words at his/her grade level and then move up the grades.  Once these are mastered, you should move on to the Spell It packet. Additionally, if you wish to further enrich your child’s study experience, please consider the Great Words, Great Works book list that contains words from this year’s study bank.
  • Practice Dates: Thursdays, Nov. 15th, Dec. 6th, Dec. 20th, Jan. 17th Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM
  • Competition: Jan. 31st, 1:30 – 3:30 PM (Project Room)
  • Location: Mat-Su Central School, Wasilla Campus, 600 E. Railroad Ave. #6
  • Questions? Contact Tisha Jones at Tisha.jones@matsuk12.us 


Student Government

Student Government/ Leadership, MSCS 

Course Description:
This course is designed to provide students opportunities to learn ways in which they can become successful as leaders in their school and community. Students will learn various methods and techniques for planning, implementing, and evaluating projects related to Mat-Su Central School actives such as Fall Festival, Christmas Crafts, Ice-Cream Social, Prom, Friday Matinee Movies and more! Students will have the opportunity to earn .05 credit.

Dates: This class meets twice a month:
September 10th & 24th
October 8th & 22nd
November 5th & 19th
December 3rd & 17th
January 14th & 28th
February 11th & 25th
All Mondays in March/ April (Gearing up for Prom)

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:25 PM
Location: South Roost, Mat-Su Central School, Wasilla Campus
Course Cost: $20
Instructor Names: Mrs. Kate Johnson & Mrs. Kristilla Gardner
How to sign-up: see onsite offerings on the MSCS website

Questions? Contact Kate Johnson at: Kate.johnson@matsuk12.us or Kristila Gardner at kristila.gardner@matsuk12.us




Middle and high school students you’re invited to play ping pong, games, or cards etc.  It is a fun time to meet others and hang out.  Put away your electronics and have some good ol’ fashion fun with us at MSCS.

  • Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Time: 11:45 AM -12:15 PM
  • Location: Mat-Su Central School, Wasilla Campus, 600 E Railroad Ave. #6
  • Questions? Contact Stacey McIntosh at stacey.mcintosh@matsuk12.us