Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Today — Cross-country skiing Parent Meeting at 5 p.m.

Friday — Swimming Awards Banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the Best Western Bidarka Glacier Room

Saturday — All Day: Homer Middle School is hosting KPBSD Basketball Championships at Homer High School.

Homer Flex School

Dec. 23–Jan. 3, 2020 — Winter Break

Jan. 6 — No School, teacher in-service

Homer Middle School

Basketball ends on Dec. 14.

Today — Combined music. Homer Middle School Winter Concert at 7 p.m. in the Mariner Theatre. Nordic Skiing interest meeting at 12:30 p.m.

Friday — Husky Pride Pep Rally at 12:45 p.m. Activity Night

Saturday — Basketball Finals of borough tournament at 10 a.m. at Homer Middle School.

Monday, Dec. 16 — Eighth grade MAP Math assessments. Chess Club at 4 pm. in the library

Tuesday, Dec. 17 — Eighth grade MAP ELA/Reading assessments

Dec. 23 –Jan. 3 — Vacation

Jan. 6 — No school. In-service and end of quarter

Jan. 7 — Intramural volleyball starts. Last day of intramurals is Jan. 24. Competitive play begins on Jan. 27. Wrestling and Nordic skiing also begin Jan. 7.

Fireweed Academy

Both schools

Friday, Dec. 20 — All school craft day at Little Fireweed

Saturday, Dec. 21 — Winter Break begins.

Jan. 6 — In-service day, no school.

Jan. 7 — First day of the third quarter

Big Fireweed

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

Friday, Dec. 13 — Sixth grade Fundraiser Taco Lunch from 11:50 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 17 — Ice skating at Kevin Bell Arena

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

Little Fireweed

Sunday, Dec. 15 — Solstice Spiral in the Little Fireweed Yurt

Paul Banks Elementary

Friday, Dec. 20 — Last day before Winter Break

West Homer Elementary

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

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

McNeil Canyon Elementary

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

Friday — Writer’s Workshop and Tea at 10:45 a.m. Student Council will make tea and deliver it to all of the workshop locations. Small groups of cross grade students will meet to share their writing with each other and enjoy a cup of tea.

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.