Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Tuesday, Jan. 7 — Students’ first day back.

Homer Flex School

Dec. 23–Jan. 3, 2020 — Winter Break

Jan. 6 — No School, teacher in-service. Staff will review student interventions, and update its AK CSI grant proposal.

Jan. 15 — Early release

Jan. 31 — End of Third Rotation

Homer Middle School

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

Jan. 6 — In-service day, no school.

Jan. 7 — First day of the third quarter

West Homer Elementary

Dec. 23-Jan. 5 — Winter Break, no school

Jan. 6 — In-service day, no school

Jan. 7 – School back in session from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Dec. 23-Jan. 7 — Winter Break, no school

Chess Club — After school chess club for grades 2-6 will be held on Wednesdays on Jan 8, 22 and 29, Feb. 5 and 26, and March 4. The club will be held from 3-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 7 — After school Forensics Club begins for grades 4-6. Permission slips available in the office.

Wednesday, Jan. 8 — After school Chess Club begins for grades 2-6. Permission slips are available in the office.

Jan. 13 — After school cross-country skiing begins (snow dependent). This is for grades K-6.

Jan. 15 — Early release day at 1:20 p.m. Buses will leave at 1:30 p.m.

Jan. 22 — After school ice skating begins (ice dependent). Permission slips are in the office.

Jan. 24 — Star Wars Day, sponsored by the Student Council.

Jan. 31 — Math and Science Night from 6:30-8 p.m. The school will have math and science stations/experiments to explore in the gym. This is a family event.