School Events

Chapman School

Feb. 4-5: Conferences, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., no school. 

Feb. 5: Wrestling at Homer, 10 a.m. 

Feb. 8: 7th/8th grade Battle of the Books.
Connections

Feb.  1-12: First session swimming lessons:  10 lessons, 1-2 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

Feb. 4: Pickle ball at Paul Banks Elementary gym, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Call 226-1880 to reserve a spot.

Feb. 5: Rock climbing at the Bay Club, 1:30 - 3 p.m. Call 226-1880 to reserve a spot.

Fireweed Academy (all grades)

Feb. 4-5: Student-led conferences, no school.

Homer High School

Feb. 4: Parent/teacher conferences.

Homer Middle School

Through Feb. 19: Pennies for Patients fundraiser.

Feb. 4: Parent/teacher conferences, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. No school for students.

Feb. 5: No school.

Feb. 5: Wrestling, Homer Invitational at Homer

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Feb 19: Spelling Bee, 12:30 p.m.

Feb. 19: Movie Night, 6:30 p.m.

Girls on the Run: Recruiting coaches for the spring 2016 season. For more information, or if you are interested in coaching, contact sixth grade teacher Joanna Greene, or Haven House at 235-7712 ext. 227.

Ninilchik School

Feb. 4: Parent/teacher conferences, no school for students.

Feb. 4: Ninilchik Basketball Invitational. Games begin at 10 a.m.

Feb. 5: Teacher in-service day, no school for students.

Feb. 5: Ninilchik Basketball Invitational. Games begin at 10 a.m.

Feb. 5: Ninilchik Basketball Invitational.Games begin at 9 a.m.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Feb. 4-5: Parent/teacher conferences, no school for students.

Feb. 4-5: Book fair during conferences.

West Homer Elementary School

Through Feb. 8: Parents, staff and community members who could not attend the Feb. 3 meeting to discuss characteristics desired for a new principal are invited to fill out an input form available in the office. Forms can be returned no later than Monday, Feb. 8 at 4:30 p.m. by fax, email or in-person.

Voznesenka School

Feb. 5: Wrestling at Homer Invitational Tournament at 10 a.m.

 

 

Dean’s List

For the fall semester at Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College/University of Alaska Anchorage:

With a 3.5-3.99 GPA: Jaclyn Hall, Shawn Jackinsky, Veronica Jones, Mirimia Kuzmin, Elizabeth Thatcher and Shyla Wesely.

On the UAA Chancellor’s List for a 4.0 GPA: Shannon Cefalu and Jessica Hahn.

 

Scholarships

Students from Anchor Point, Nikolaevsk and south across Kachemak Bay, East End Road, and Connections are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Check the deadlines for the following. Applications are available at your local high school counselor’s office and at the American Legion Mile 2.5 East Road, Homer.

 

National President’s Scholarship, $1,500 plus: Award is gifted to high school seniors who are daughters, sons, greats and step-great children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Return completed application to your nearest American Legion Post or American Legion Auxiliary. Deadline is March 1, 2016

 

National Non-Traditional Auxiliary Scholarship, $1,000: For continuing students who are members of the Legion, Auxiliary, or S.A.L. (Legion Family). Deadline March 1, 2016. Thinking about going back to college – this one is for you. Return your completed application to the nearest American Legion Post or American Legion Auxiliary.

 

Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship, $1,000: Must be a Junior Auxiliary Member for past three years and hold a membership card for the current (2016) year. A four-year award. Return your completed application to the nearest American Legion Post or American Legion Auxiliary. Deadline March 1, 2016.

 

Department of Alaska – Richard D. Johnson Memorial, $1,000: For any high school senior who may not be able to get a scholarship and are ready to make a commitment to post-secondary education. Deadline is March. 30, 2016.

 

Merrilyn Stock Memorial Scholarship, $500-$1,000: For continuing students (no matter what age) who are members of the Legion Family. Due last day of March 2016.

 

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16 Scholarships, $500 award: High School Seniors (student GPA 2 to 3.5), Deadline is April 10, 2016.

 

American Legion Auxiliary Robert Turkington Memorial Scholarship “Make Hay While The Sun Shines” 

(1) $750 Scholarship for a high school senior student (GPA no higher than 3.5). Contact Darlene 235-6789 or Post @ 235-8864 for more information and/or applications. Several of the State and National scholarships have a $500 (Homer winner) award.

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