Homer area school announcements

Homer area school announcements

Local graduates

Homer High School graduate Aziza Shemet Pitcher has been named to DePauw University’s Fall 2019 Dean’s List.

The Dean’s List recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Homer High School

Today — JV girls basketball vs Eagle River at 4:30 p.m. at the Grace Christian Cub Classic. Boys JV basketball vs the Grace C Team at 6 p.m. at the Grace Christian Cub Classic.

Friday — JV girls basketball vs Grace JV at 4:30 p.m., and boys JV basketball at 7:30 p.m. vs Grace JV at the Grace Christian Cub Classic. Student Council Lock in overnighting — TBA.

Saturday — Homer Hockey vs Kenai Central at 2 p.m. in Kenai. Boys JV basketball v Wasilla at 10 a.m., and girls JV basketball vs Wasilla at 11:30 a.m. at the Grace Christian Cub Classic. Boys JV basketball vs Eagle River at 2:30 p.m. at the Grace Christian Cub Classic.

Homer Flex School

Jan. 31 — End of Third Rotation

Feb. 14 and 17 — Student-Led Parent/Teacher Conferences – please call the office for details (235-5558)

Homer Middle School

Today — Geo Bee at noon in the library

Friday — 7th grade AKCIS

Saturday — Seward Invitational at 10 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 23 — Honor Roll assembly at 12:30 p.m.

Fireweed Academy

Big Fireweed

Friday — Theme Launch and Structures Art Mural at Little Fireweed

Both Schools

Friday — Link Up Concert Practice at both Big and Little Fireweed with Sue Biggs from Kenai Peninsula Orchestra

Feb. 1 — Link Up Concert at 3 p.m. at Homer High School

Feb. 14 and 17 — No school – student-led conferences

West Homer Elementary

Today — 9 a.m. Orca Standing Ovations. GeoBee after Orca Ovations at 9:30 a.m.

Jan. 20 and 22 — After school wrestling

Jan. 22 — After school chess

Paul Banks Elementary

PTA After school Activities start the week of Jan. 20 (from 2:30-4 p.m. each day):

Monday and Wednesday: Outdoor Explorers (with Center for Alaskans Coastal Studies)

Monday and Wednesday: Preludes

Tuesday: Art

Tuesday and Thursday: Sports Hour

McNeil Canyon Elementary

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

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