Homer High School:
Local businesses, agencies, nonprofit groups and trade associations offered advice — and even some new jobs — at the annual Kachemak Bay Campus College, Career and Job Fair held at the college last Friday. About 400 students from 11 area schools as well as community members visited the annual event, said Kim Frost, KBC student and enrollment services coordinator.
Students across Alaska are sitting down for the Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools (PEAKS) test over the course of the next two weeks.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek got the go-ahead from the school board to formally request maximum funding from the borough for fiscal year 2019, but borough leadership warns that may be overly optimistic.
Homer Flex High School:
Joshua Diaz was thrown out of a window and excited about it.
Sophomore Audnia Carlson is the winner of the Flex Phoenix Award for March. This award is given monthly to the student who represents Homer Flex values of respect, ownership and productivity.
“Meet, Explore, Discover” is the theme of the community Homer College, Career and Job Fair being held at Kachemak Bay Campus’s Pioneer Hall on Pioneer Avenue, Friday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dissections, a rite of educational passage for students young and old, don’t really raise eyebrows among the learners at Fireweed Academy in Homer. In essence, Alaska curriculum is not for the faint of heart.
Art isn’t just for suffering artists anymore. A group of teenagers added “art show” to their resumes last week by having their work from a high school class featured in Grace Ridge Brewery’s First Friday art show.
The Mariners on the Move for Homer High School’s third quarter are in.
The staff at Flex nominates a student every month who best represents the Flex Philosophy of Ownership, Respect and Productivity.
There aren’t many things that could drive a person to leave the sun and warmth of Hawaii to sign up for a two week stay in Alaska in the dead of winter. Jocelyn Shiro found more than 260 good reasons in the students of West Homer Elementary School.
Homer High School:
Do you remember the last book you read? Do you remember every character and plot point? Are you prepared to answer any question about any detail of that book in under 30 seconds? That’s basically what students all over the district train to do during Battle of the Books, a national reading incentive program for grades three through 12.
This week Homer Flex awarded students Academic Achievement Awards for rotation three.