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  • IPK Logo Dear Parents and Guardians:

     Welcome back to school!  The first day for grades K-5 is August 16. PreK 3 and PreK will start on August 20. August 16 and 17 will be a time to bring your child in to get to know their teacher and their classroom. This is an important time for little ones, so that on the 1st day of school they know where they are going and who will greet them when they arrive! Children who attend the Get to Know You appointments are much more likely to have a good 1st day of school, and a good start to pre-school. Your child’s teacher will be sending out appointment notices August 13. Please be sure to call the school if you want to talk to your child’s teacher about setting up that appointment.

    We are very excited that Mrs. Grund will be joining Dr. Jones and Ms. Goldy as our 2nd Assistant Principal! She knows our school well and will provide much added support to the administration of our school. New teachers to Ipalook for the 2018-19 school year are: Brett Stevens, 5th grade; Jamie Phan, 3rd grade; Maria “Con” Baile, 1st grade; Laura “Misty” Brown, Kindergarten; Twila Chayalkun; Barbara Van Flein and Dena Blake, Special Education; and Charles Carlson, Counselor. We have one ECE positions to fill. New positions for returning teachers are Katrina Matumeak, 4th Grade; and Rachel Panamarioff, 2nd Grade.

    We will be looking forward to seeing all of you on the 1st day of school! Please come in to say hi to us and meet your children’s new teachers!

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    If you have questions about Ipalook Elementary School, please don't hesitate to contact the Ipalook Administration at (907) 852-4711.  

    You are also welcome to email:

    Principal David Jones (
    Assistant Principal Cris Goldy ( or
    Assistant Principal Monica Grund (

    Ipalook School Schedule 2018-2019
    Start and End Times  ~ (Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.)
    Grades 1-5  8:15 AM -  3:30 PM
    Kindergarten  8:15 AM -  2:30 PM
    K4  8:15 AM - 11:30 AM
    K3 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Wednesday Early Release
    Grades 1-5  8:15 AM -  1:50 PM
    Kindergarten  8:15 AM - 12:50 PM
    K4  8:15 AM - 11:30 AM
    K3 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

    (updated 7/26/18) 

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