Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Today — Homecoming Pep Rally at 3 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gym

Friday — Homecoming Parade, bonfire and games at 7:30 p.m. in the Lower Parking Area. Volleyball v. Grace Christian in the Alice Witte Gym: 4 p.m. (C Team), 5 p.m. (JV), and 6:30 p.m. (varsity)

Saturday — Football v. Nikiski on the turf field: noon (JV) and 3 p.m. (varsity). Volleyball v. ACS in the Alice Witte Gym: 10 a.m. (C Team), 11 a.m. (JV) and 12:30 p.m. (varsity)

Tuesday, Oct. 1 — Powder Puff Finals 3-3:45 p.m. on the turf field.

Drama, Debate and Forensics practice every Monday and Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m. in B-106.

Homer Flex School

Friday, Oct. 4 — End of first rotation

Wednesday, Oct. 16 — Early release

Friday, Oct. 18 — Inservice day

Homer Middle School

Cross-country running and soccer began Aug. 21.

Today — 8th grade salmon project class visit. Pep rally from 12:45-1 p.m.

Friday — Seward Invitation in Seward.

Saturday — Soccer finals, borough tournament at 10 a.m. in Nikiski.

Monday, Sept. 30 — Reschedule Life Touch picture day

Tuesday, Oct. 1 — 8th grade salmon project class visit

Thursday, Oct. 3 — 8th grade salmon project class visit

Fireweed Academy

Both schools

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.

Nov. 1 — Student-Led Conferences, No School

Nov. 4 — Student-Led Conferences, No School

Nov. 14 — Veteran’s Day, No School

Nov. 28 and 29 — Thanksgiving Break, No School

Paul Banks Elementary

PTA after school programs will continue through 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

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Today — Annual Beach Coast Walk Clean-Up

Friday — Family game night from 7-8:30 p.m. Bring snacks and board games to share.

Saturday, Oct. 5 — Garage Sale at the school. Contact the school to reserve a table. $15 for half table and $25 for full table