Drama, Debate and Forensics results
The Homer High School Drama, Debate and Forensics (DDF) season kicked off this past weekend with a tournament at South Anchorage High School. Students performed in a wide variety of events, including debate, public speaking and drama.
Results for Homer students are as follows:
2nd place in Humorous Interpretation – Thea Person (DMV Tyrant)
3rd place in Dramatic Interpretation – Thea Person (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten)
1st place in Duet Acting – Asa Panarelli and Larry Dunn (History – and a Dash of Hollywood)
1st place in Reader’s Theater – Indigo Sonneborn, Anthony Melkomukov, Asa Panarelli, Larry Dunn, (Self-Defense Against Fruit)
2nd place in Reader’s Theater – Alex Franklin, Thea Person, Ben Rainwater, Judah Rainwater (Drag Cop in the Case of the Missing Jelly Filled or “Donut Make You Wonder”)
1st place in Pantomime – Ben and Judah Rainwater (The Chair)
2nd place in Pantomime – Alex Franklin (The Insanity Book)
1st place in Lincoln Douglas Debate – Larry Dunn
1st place in Extemporaneous Commentary – Emma Flodin
3rd place in Extemporaneous Commentary – Anthony Melkomukov
3rd place in Original Oration – Emma Flodin
Homer High School
Friday — Football Cheer Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. in the Commons
Sunday — 4 v. 4 Soccer Fundraiser for boys’ and girls’ programs at 1 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gym
Tuesday, Oct. 29 — Volleyball v. Kenai Central High School: C Team at 4 p.m. JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m. all in the Alice Witte Gym
Wednesday, Oct. 30 — Parent Teacher Conferences from 5-8 p.m. in teachers’ classrooms. Haunted Hall from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Homer High School Commons
Homer Flex School
Friday, Nov. 1 — No School. Parent Teacher Conferences – Please call the office to schedule your appointment.
Monday, Nov. 4 — No School. Parent Teacher Conferences – Please call the office to schedule your appointment.
Monday, Nov. 11 — No School
Homer Middle School
Last day of intramurals is on Friday, Oct. 25. Competitive play begins on Monday, Oct 28. Basketball ends on Dec. 17.
Monday, Oct. 28 — Chess Club at 4 p.m. in the library
Tuesday, Oct. 29 — Picture retakes
Thursday, Oct 31 — Homer vs Cook Inlet Academy at CIA. Girls at 4 p.m., boys at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 12 — District-wide budget development presentation at 6 p.m. at Homer Middle School.
Friday, Nov. 1 — Student-Led Conferences, No School
Monday, Nov. 4 — Student-Led Conferences, No School
Nov. 11 — Veterans Day, no school
Nov. 15 — Annual Fireweed Academy Fundraiser for Student Activities at 5 p.m. at Big Fireweed/West Homer Elementary
Nov. 28 and 29 — Thanksgiving Break, no school
Every Thursday — Jon’s Math Club from 2:45-3:45 p.m.
Friday — Kay Sturm guest speaker at Big Fireweed Tribal Council
Nov. 25 — Gryphon Chip launch at Little Fireweed
Oct. 28-Nov. 4 — Scholastic Book Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 29 — Awards Assembly at 1 p.m.
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
West Homer Elementary
Friday – PTO Halloween Bingo night from 6-8 p.m. in the gym
Thursday, Oct. 31 – Halloween Parade
McNeil Canyon Elementary
Today — Spotlight Lunch day. Students and their parents are invited to join Mr. Swanson for lunch. Parents can meet students by the dragon at 11:45 a.m.
Friday — Help needed for set up for the Fall Carnival starting at 2 p.m. Cotton Candy making will also start at 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 — Fall Carnival from 4-7 p.m. at the school.
Oct. 28 – Nov. 4 — Book Fair. Books will be available for purchase Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:50 a.m. t- 12:50 p.m. Books can also be purchased between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday and Monday during parent-teacher conferences.
Friday, Nov. 1 — Parent-teacher conferences
Monday, Nov. 4 — Parent-teacher conferences