Homer area school announcements

Former graduates

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

Fireweed Academy

Both Schools

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: Art

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.