The following former Homer students have made the honor roll at Oregon State University with a 3.5 GPA or better: Landon W. Bunting, sophomore, pre-chemical engineering; Sarah M. Fellows, junior, design and innovation management; and Isaiah S. Gorman, freshman, business administration.
Local school announcements
Homer High School
Friday — No school (end of third quarter and teacher in-service)
Monday through Friday, March 9-13 — Spring Break, no school.
Tuesday, March 17 — Boys Soccer Parent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the staff lounge. Hockey Banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the Commons.
Wednesday, March 18 — Early Release and third quarter grade check goes into effect. Track Parent Meeting at 6 p.m. in the library.
Homer Flex School
Friday — No School. Inservice: Restorative Practices, review interventions, PEAKs preparation, and staff work time.
March 9-13 — Spring Break, no school.
Wednesday, March 18 — Early Release
April 3 — End of Rotation 4 and 10th Annual Flex First Friday.
April 10 — No school
April 15 — Early release: Alaska Alternative Schools Coalition Grant Staff Focus Group
Homer Middle School
Today— 7th grade CPR awareness during Science class
Friday — End of quarter in-service/work no school
March 9-13 — Spring Break
Wednesday, March 18 — Homer High School registration in 8th grade ELA. Early release at 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 19 — 7th grade science class goes to Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center
Today — Artist in School Gallery Night at K-Bay Caffe
Friday — Inservice, no school
March 6-15 — Spring Break
April 6-10 — PEAKS testing week for grades 3-6. Testing is from 8:30-11:20 a.m. Please avoid morning medical appointments and trips.
West Homer Elementary
Every Tuesday and Thursday: Girls on the run after school
Every Monday and Wednesday: after school wrestling (last day April 1)
Friday — End of quarter in-service day. No school for students.
March 9-13 —Spring Break
Wednesday, March 18 — No chess club. Early Release day 1:15 p.m.
Friday, March 20 — PTO Bingo night
March 27 — Friday Wiffle ball/baseball after school starts (every Friday through May 1)
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 and Thursday: Sports Hour
Today — 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
Today — Talent show tryouts at 12:10 p.m.
Friday — No school, inservice day.
March 6-13 — Spring Break
March 20 — Talent show at 6:30 p.m. at the school. Report cards going home.
March 27 — Spring pictures. Volunteer needed from 8:15-10:30 a.m.