School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

School District Risk Levels

The southern, central and eastern regions of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District all remain in the high-risk zone in terms of community spread of COVID-19.

Regions of the peninsula are put into low, moderate, substantial or high-risk categories based on the number of new cases of COVID-19 identified over a seven-day period. This model is based on rates of cases per 100,000 of population.

All students are currently able to attend onsite education five days a week in district schools. Any closures will be on a school, classroom or cohort level.

As of Tuesday, the southern peninsula (from Ninilchik south) remains in the high-risk category with 22 new cases in the last seven days.

The central peninsula, including Kenai, Nikiski, Soldotna, Sterling and Kasilof, is at high risk with 98 new cases over the last seven days.

The eastern peninsula is at high risk with six new cases identified over the last week.

Schools operating with universal indoor masking for staff and students include Fireweed Academy, Port Graham School, River City Academy, Susan B. English School and Tebughna School.

In the past seven days, there were no positive COVID-19 cases reported in Homer-area schools.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s COVID-19 dashboard reports a seven-day summary of two staff positives, 14 staff close contacts, 18 student positives and 61 student close contacts.

Homer Flex School

Nov. 25-26: No school

Nov. 29: Start of rotation three

Decc. 13: High school Winter Concert

Homer High School

Nov. 25-26: No school

Fireweed Academy

Nov. 25-26: No school

Dec. 3: Fireweed Frescoes Cohort Mini-Concerts for Parents

Dec. 6: Academic Policy Committee meeting

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Nov. 25-26: No school

Dec. 8: 4th-6th grade Winter Program

Dec. 9: K-3rd grade Winter Program