MSBSD | Earthquake Update

On Friday, November 30th, the Mat-Su community experienced a strong earthquake. Several of our buildings suffered damage. This website will be used to keep our community and staff informed. We are so thankful for our amazing students, staff, and community through this process.

If you have questions please email

Updated December 14, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

Earthquake FAQv4.pdf
Earthquake Summary Report.pdf
December 4 Earthquake Gallery

Superintendent's Earthquake Update

December 3, 2018

Opening Schedule

Please use the below spreadsheet to stay up-to-date on projected school openings

School Opening Schedule for Earthquake

Resources for Parents

Talking with your Student: NASP - Helping Children After a Natural Disaster

Earthquake Preparedness: The Great Alaska ShakeOut and Federal Emergency Management Agency

Drinking Water: Several school facilities will be on a Boil Water Notice until testing can be completed. Safe drinking water will be available at all schools, however we recommend that all students come to school with a filled water bottle if they can. Information about water testing and standards can be accessed on the State of Alaska Division of Water.