Homer area school announcements

Homer High School

Today — Are you smarter than a high schooler? The National Honor Society will host its annual Trivia Night fundraiser in the Commons, starting at 6 p.m. It costs $5 per person or $15 for teams of four or less.

Friday — Basketball v. Nikiski: JV girls play at 3:30 p.m., JV boys at 5 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m. and varsity boys at 8 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gymnasium.

Monday, March 2 — Basketball v. Kenai: C Team at 4 p.m., C Team boys at 5:30 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gymnasium. Big Booster Club Meeting at 6 p.m. in the staff lounge.

Tuesday, March 3 — Site Council Meeting at 4 p.m. in the library. All are welcome.

Homer Flex School

March 6 — No School. Inservice: Alaska Alternative Schools Coalition Grant Staff Focus Group.

March 9-13 — Spring Break, no school.

March 18 — Early Release

April 3 — End of Rotation 4 and 10th Annual Flex First Friday.

Homer Middle School

Friday, Feb. 28 — Pep Rally at 12:45 p.m. and Activity Night at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 29 — Borough Tournament at noon at Homer Middle School.

Monday, March 2 — HMS Chess Club @ 4pm

Tuesday, March 3 — Music in Our Schools Month Band Concert

Thursday, March 5 — 7th grade CPR awareness during Science class

Friday, March 6 — End of quarter in-service/work no school

March 9-13 — Spring Break

Fireweed Academy

Both Schools

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

March 6 — Inservice, no school

Big Fireweed

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 — 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

The Wild West Read-A-Thon runs through 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 March 4. The club will be held from 3-4:30 p.m.

Today— Student Spotlight Lunch. February Spotlight Students and their parents are invited to join Mr. Swanson for lunch on Thursday, Feb. 27. Parents can meet their students by the dragon at 11:45 a.m. If parents plan on eating a hot lunch, please notify the school office ahead of time so the cook can prepare enough food. Also, please come prepared to pay for your hot lunch. (An adult lunch is $4.50 plus 60 cents for milk.)

Friday — Crazy Hat and Hair Day. Community Council meeting at 1 p.m. at the school. All parents are welcome to attend.