Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Today — Volleyball teams host Palmer High School for endowment game. C Team at 4 p.m., JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m.

Friday — Varsity football team hosts Valdez High School at 6 p.m. on the turf field.

Saturday — Mariner Triathlon, hosted for the community at Homer High School starting at 8 a.m.

Homer Flex School

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Early Release

Friday, Sept. 20 — Picture Day

Wednesday, Oct. 18 — Early Release

Friday, Oct. 4 — End of first rotation

Homer Middle School

Cross-country running and soccer began Aug. 21.

Friday — Cross-country running Nikiski Invitational at 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 — AK to DC meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the library. Also, Life Touch picture day.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Early release dismissal at 2:15 p.m.

Fireweed Academy

Both schools

Today — Harvest Festival/Open House at Big Fireweed from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Early release at 1:50 p.m. for Little Fireweed and at 2:15 p.m. for Big Fireweed.

Oct. 16 — Early release at 1:50 p.m. for Little Fireweed and at 2:15 p.m. for Big Fireweed.

Oct. 18 — In-Service, no school. End of first quarter.

Big Fireweed

Today — Harvest Festival /Open House from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Friday — start of Dan Haberfield acting workshops

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Picture Day

Little Fireweed

Today — final day of Roger Lusby’s song writing workshops. Also, Burning Basket fieldtrip

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Picture Day. also, Cardboard Violin Making Night for new families to Little Fireweed

Thursday, Sept. 19 — Little Fireweed Open House

Paul Banks Elementary

PTA after school programs will continue thru Oct. 17:

Monday and Wednesday: Outdoor Explorers (Coastal Studies)

Monday and Wednesday: Preludes Violin for second graders

Tuesday and Thursday: Brandi’s Sport Hour

Wednesday: Zumba

Thursday: Chess

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Early release at 12:50 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 19 — Fall pictures – open to siblings and others from the community from 11:00-12:00

Tuesday, Sept. 24 — Wild Shores School Assembly

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Tuesday, Sept. 17 — After School Learning Lab begins today and continues every Tuesday and Thursday.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Picture Day. Two parent volunteers are needed to help the photographer that day. Also, early release at 1:20 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 19 — Talk and Look Like a Pirate Day

Thursday, Sept. 26 — Annual Beach Coast Walk Clean-Up