Homer area school announcements


Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 7.

Nominations for exceptional teachers are now open. Nominate your favorite teacher at BPTeachers.com by Feb. 1, 2019.

Homer Middle School

Jan. 7 — Volleyball Intramurals begin, as well as wrestling and Nordic skiing

Paul Banks Elementary

Dec. 24 – Jan. 4 — Winter Break

McNeil Canyon Elementary

On Wednesday, Jan.9, After-School Skating (for Grades K-6) and Maker’s Club (for Grades 2-6) will begin. Permission slips for After-School Ice Skating are still available in the office. If your child is participating in an after-school activity, please contribute towards a group snack.

There will not be band practice on Tuesday, Jan. 8, or Wednesday, Jan. 9. Band will resume the following week.

Swift Blackstock, Maggie Guess, Wynne Reed, Daniel Yerly, Alexandra Casey, Jody Goodrich, Willem Hakala, Seamus Hatton, Conner Karaiskos-Hastings, Rebecca Trowbridge and Dillon Wichman will participate in the Geography Bee on Friday, Jan. 11.

The Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

Scholarship information:

The Homer-Kachemak Bay Rotary Club would like to remind students currently enrolled at the Kachemak Bay Campus that the Continuing College Scholarship applications are due on Monday, Jan. 7. They may access https://homerrotary.org/SitePage/continuing-college-scholarships to download an application and instructions.

For additional information, contact Kim Frost, KBC Student and Enrollment Coordinator. She will also have applications which may be submitted to her office by the Jan. 7 deadline. Her direct phone line is 235-1658 and her email is kafrost2@alaska.edu.