Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Today — Parent Teacher Conference Evening Event. Visit with teachers from 5-8 p.m. in the Commons. Chili Contest from 5-8 p.m. in the Commons (Please taste and then vote). Sessions on FAFSA and scholarships from 5-8 p.m. Session on the “Dangers of Digital Footprints” from 5-6 p.m. Session on “How to be an Askable Parent?” from 6-7 p.m. Choir and Band performances from 5:30-6 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m. respectively.

Friday — Boys basketball v. Kenai Central. C Team plays at 4 p.m., JV at 5:30 p.m., and varsity at 7 p.m., all in the Alice Witte Gym.

Monday, Feb. 17 — Parent Teacher Conferences, 8:30-11 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. in teachers’ classrooms.

Tuesday, Feb. 18 — KPBSD Budget Meeting at 6 p.m. in the Homer High School Library.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Early Release at 2:15 p.m. Girls basketball v. Kenai Central. C Team plays at 4 p.m., JV at 5:30 p.m., and varsity at 7 p.m., all in the Alice Witte Gym.

Homer Flex School

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

Feb. 19 — Early Release. PEAKS test administration training.

Homer Middle School

Today — Volleyball Skyview 7th grade vs Homer at 4 p.m. in Homer. Nordic Skiing Homer Invitational at 4 p.m.

Friday —Wrestling Nikiski Invitational at 10 a.m.

Feb 14 and 17 — No school. Parent/teacher conferences

Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Volleyball, Kenai 7th grade vs Homer at 3 p.m. in Kenai

Wednesday, Feb. 19 — Early release at 2:15 p.m.

Fireweed Academy

Both Schools

Feb. 14 and 17 — No school, student-led conferences. Call 235-9728 to schedule.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 — Early Release LFW @ 12:50 BFW @ 1:15

Friday, Feb. 21 — Coffee & Conversations with Superintendent John O’Brien at K-Bay Caffe @ 10:30 am

March 5 — Artist in School Gallery Night at K-Bay Caffe

March 6 — Inservice, no school

Big Fireweed

Thursdays — Afterschool Math Club with Jon Kulhanek

Feb. 26 — Structure Expo at BFW @ 1:20-2:30

Feb. 28 – March 4 — Artist in Schools with Gail Baker

Little Fireweed

Feb. 24-27 — Artist in Schools with Gail Baker

West Homer Elementary

After school Cross Country Ski from 2:45-5 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in February

Today — Battle of the Books for 3rd and 4th grades

Friday — Parent Teacher conferences. No school for students.

Monday, Feb. 17 — Parent Teacher conferences. No school for students.

Feb. 19 — Early Release day at 1:15 p.m.

Feb. 24 — PTO Spaghetti Feed and Student Talent Show at 6 p.m.

Feb. 27 — Last cross-country ski

Paul Banks Elementary

PTA After school Activities from 2:30-4 p.m. each day:

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

Monday and Wednesday: Preludes

Tuesday: Art

Tuesday and Thursday: Sports Hour

Feb. 14 and 17 — Parent Teacher Conferences. No School for students.

Feb. 14 and 17 — PTA Book Fair

Thursday, Feb. 20 — Bingo-for-books from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The Wild West Read-A-Thon runs from Feb. 3 – March 5. Students read to earn prizes and pledges. Pledge money raised goes to fund field trips, new technology and software, books for the library and supplies for the school.

McNeil Canyon Elementary

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

Spelling Bee Study Group — Fourth and sixth graders interested in participating in this year’s Spelling Bee on Thursday, Feb. 20 must attend the spelling bee study group that will happen once a week during lunch every Monday.

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