Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Today and Friday — Thanksgiving break, no school.

Monday, Dec. 2 — Basketball cheer tryouts at 4 p.m. Big Booster Club meeting at 6 p.m. in the staff lounge.

Tuesday, Dec. 3 — Basketball parent meeting at 6 p.m. in the library.

Wednesday, Dec. 4 — First day of practice for girls and boys basketball, and for cheerleading.

Friday, Dec. 6 — Nutcracker Fair set up in the gym and Commons.

Saturday, Dec. 7 — Nutcracker Fair in the gym and Commons at 8 a.m.

Homer Flex School

Today and Friday — No school, Thanksgiving Break

Monday, Dec. 2 — Start of Rotation 3

Dec. 23–Jan. 3, 2020 — Winter Break

Jan. 6 — No School, teacher in-service

Homer Middle School

Basketball ends on Dec. 14.

Today and Friday — No school. Thanksgiving Break.

Monday, Dec. 2 — Chess Club at 4 p.m. in the library

Friday, Dec. 6 — Basketball, Homer vs Kenai at Homer Middle School. Girls A team at 4 p.m. in the gym, girls B team at 5:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room. Boys A team at 5:30 p.m. in the gym, boys B team at 4 p.m. in the multipurpose room.

Fireweed Academy

Both schools

Today and Friday — Thanksgiving Break, no school

Monday, Dec. 2 — APC meeting at Little Fireweed

Dec. 20 — Craft day at Little Fireweed

Dec. 21 — Winter Break begins.

Jan. 6 — In-service day, no school.

Jan. 7 — First day of the third quarter

Big Fireweed

Dec. 5, 12 and 19 — After school Math Homework Club from 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 6 — Sixth grade Fundraiser Taco Lunch from 11:50 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Dec. 17 — Ice skating

Dec. 19 — Swimming at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center at Homer High School

Little Fireweed

Saturday, Nov. 30 — Fireweed Frescoes and Burnt Down House at K-Bay Caffé from 1-3 p.m.

Dec. 15 — Solstice Spiral in the Little Fireweed Yurt

Paul Banks Elementary

PTA After school Activities are ongoing and will run through Dec. 6:

Monday and Wednesday: Outdoor Explorers

Monday and Wednesday: Preludes violin for 2nd graders

Tuesday and Thursday: Lego Creators

Tuesday and Thursday: Floor Hockey

Thursdays: Japanese

Today and Friday — Thanksgiving Holiday – no school

Monday, Dec. 2 — Earthquake Drill at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 3 — Spotlight Assembly

West Homer Elementary

Today and Friday — Thanksgiving Break, no school

Monday, Dec. 2 — PTO meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the library

Wednesday, Dec. 4 — Last day of 3rd and 4th grade basketball

Thursday, Dec. 5 — Last day of 5th and 6th grade basketball

Dec. 17 — Winter Program at 1 p.m. at Homer High School

Dec. 23- Jan. 6 — Winter Break, no school

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Today and Friday — Thanksgiving Break, no school

Dec. 12 — Winter program “The Grumps of Ring-a-Ding Town Musical” at 6:30 p.m.

Cross-country skiing — After school cross-country skiing will be held on Mondays or Wednesdays after winter break.

The school needs parent helpers for the program. Contact Anne at alove@kpbsd.k12.us or call the school office.