Schools

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Today: School board work session, 2-5 p.m., Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers, Soldotna.
Sept. 17: Early release.
Chapman School
Sept. 15: Soccer vs. Nikiski at Chapman, 3:15 p.m.
Sept. 16: Soccer at Homer, 3:45 p.m.
Sept. 18: Soccer at Skyview, 4 p.m.
Sept. 24-25: Oceanography field ltrip, grades 5-8.
Homer High School
Today: Volleyball C, JV and varsity teams at Grace Christian School.
Sept. 12-13: Swim and dive at Kodiak.
Sept. 12: XC at Seward.

High school catches up on GPAs

Putting a final stamp on the 2013-2014 school year, Homer High School has released the following information from the final quarter:

• 55 students achieved Mariner Gold status by earning a 4.0 grade-point-average;

• 89 students achieved Mariner Blue status by earning a GPA between 3.5 and 4.0;

• 13 students earned Honorable Mention by improving their GPAs by at least .5;

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Sept. 8: School board meeting, Homer High School

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board will hold committee meetings and its next regular meeting at Homer High School on Sept. 8. The afternoon committee meetings will be held in the school’s library and conference room. The board’s regular meeting will be held in the Mariner Theatre.

12:15 p.m. Legislative committee

12:15 p.m. Policy review committee

District relies on ‘ALICE’ to increase student safety schools safe with ‘ALICE’

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is changing the way schools respond to armed intruders through training in ALICE, Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, the school district announced in a press release issued Monday.

Training and collaboration between law enforcement and school principals is being held this week in Kenai.

SCHOOL EVENTS

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Today: Board candidate orientation, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Soldotna.

Sept. 1: School holiday.

Sept. 8: School board meeting, Homer High School, 7 p.m.

Sept. 17: Early release.

Chapman School

Sept. 8: School pictures.

New school moves to top of district’s priority list

Constructing a new school for Kachemak Selo has found its way to the top of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s six-year-plan for fiscal years 2015-2021. 

“Placing a new school at the top of the priority list positions the project, makes it eligible, to gain maximum points from the state’s review process,” Pegge Erkeneff, the district’s communications specialist, said of giving the project the No. 1 position.

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Aug. 28: Board candidate orientation, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Soldotna.

Sept. 1: School holiday.

Sept. 8: School board meeting, Homer High School, 7 p.m.

 

Chapman School

Sept. 8: School pictures.

Let the school year begin

Kindergarteners filled four classrooms at Paul Banks Elementary School for Tuesday’s beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. 

“Very exciting stuff,” said Principal Eric Pederson.

“Awesome,” was Chapman Principal Eric Woodhead’s description of the first day at the Anchor Point school. “Great” was McNeil Canyon Elementary School Principal Pete Swanson’s one-word description.

School Contacts/Registration

Chapman School

Grades Prek-8

P.O. Box 1109,  Anchor Point, AK 99556

Phone: 235-8671  Fax: 235-5460

Principal: Conrad Woodhead

Secretary: Debbie Poindexter

Class start, stop times:
8:40 a.m., 3:10 p.m.

Registration:
9 a.m.-2 p.m.,
Aug, 4-8

First day of school: Aug. 19 

 

Back to school

‘Meet your teacher’ at West Homer

West Homer Elementary School will have ‘Meet Your Teacher’ orientation from 2-3 p.m. Friday. Class lists will be posted shortly before 2 p.m. in the windows to the left of the school entrance.

 

School supply donations being accepted

Delta Kappa Gamma is accepting donations to help provide school supplies for students in grades K-12. Items most needed include:

Childhood Immunizations

Homer Medical Center

4136 Bartlett St.; 235-8586 
Call for appointment between
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday.

 

Homer Public Health

195 E. Bunnell Ave.; 235-8857 

Call for appointment. 

The state of Alaska has waived vaccine administration fees for back-to-school immunizations during the month of August for clients meeting
eligibility requirements.

 

Supplies list

Chapman School 

Note: For many reasons (safety, space, etc.), teachers prefer that students do not have backpacks with wheels. 

Prekindergarten

KPBSD 2014–2015 Calendar

Districtwide 

Aug. 19: School opens

Sept. 1: Legal holiday

Sept. 17: 1.5 hour early release

Oct. 17: Inservice, end of quarter

Oct. 29: 1.5 hour early release

Oct. 30-31: Parent-teacher conferences

Nov. 26: 1.5 hour early release

Nov. 27-28: Holiday

Dec. 19: Inservice, end of quarter

Turf at last

With the 2014-2015 school year only weeks away, work is quickly wrapping on up on the turf installation at Homer High School.

Graduations

Connections
May 22 — Soldotna High School
Jessie Alward
Kiana Anderson
Adriane Appelhanz
Anthony Appelhanz
Thomas Blaine
Molly Bowen
Abigail Brant
Cassandra Burkhardt
Weston Classen
David Coe
Brittany Craig
Nikole Eustice
Brennan Evarts
Leia Fuson
Chaela Hilts
Alex Jantzi
Jessica Jones
Alex Knudtson
Marina Kuznetsov
Victoria-Marie McCormick
Maxim Martushev
Emmet Meyer
James Nagle
Mark Nagle
Levi Newell
Cedar O‘Daugherty
Erick Paulsrud

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