School announcements

School announcements

General:

The 2019 graduation ceremony for Alaska Bible Institute students will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 at Glacierview Baptist Church, 906 East End Road. Please call 235-8648 with any questions.

Homer-Kachemak Bay Rotary Club Scholarship applications are due on Wednesday, May 1. These scholarships are for either academic institutions or vocational programs. You may access homerrotary.org/SitePage/homer-high-school-scholarship to download an application and instructions. Please submit all completed forms and applications to:

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club

Attn: Scholarship Committee

P. O. Box 377

Homer, AK 99603

Homer High School

Today — Spring sports team photos: Track and field at 3:15 p.m., baseball at 4 p.m., girls soccer at 4:30 p.m. and boys soccer at 5 p.m.

Saturday — Prom in the Mariner Theatre at 8 p.m. Trot to the Top Mariner Girls Soccer fundraiser at 9 a.m. at Homer Middle School. Races start at 10 a.m. The $20 entry fee includes food. Contact Mike Tozzo at mtozzo@kpbsd.org for more information.

Monday, April 8 — Green Dot Bystander training all day in the Green Room. Contact: Jessi Felice at jfelice@kpbsd.org

Tuesday, April 9 — Girls soccer vs Soldotna on the Homer turf field. JV team plays at 4 p.m., varsity team plays at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10 — Viewing of Arctic Daughter: A Lifetime of Wilderness. $10 entry fee supports the school’s culture club activities.

Thursday, April 11 — Pebble Mine public meeting held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 4:30 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gymnasium. The school requests people do not come early during school hours.

Homer Flex School

April 1-5 and 8-12 — Artist in the School Jeff Szarzi

Friday, April 5 — End of rotation

Monday, April 8 — Start of new rotation

Thursday, April 18 — Tiglax field trip

Friday, April 19 — No school

Homer Middle School

Today — 8th grade PEAKS ELA. Superintendent interviews at 10 a.m. in the Professional Development Room. Honor Roll assembly.

Wednesday, April 10 — Top Dog Competition

Wednesday, April 17 — Homer Middle School hosts Mock Interviews from 8:30-11 a.m. at the school. The school is seeking employers from the community to volunteer to conduct mock interviews with eighth grade students. Contact Jennifer Booz at 907-235-5700 or jbooz@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

Fireweed Academy

Big Fireweed

Wednesdays — Chess Club with West Homer Elementary

Wednesdays — Youth Court with West Homer Elementary

Thursdays — Math club from 2:45-3:45 p.m.

West Homer Elementary

April 1-5 — The Scholastic Book Fair runs all week and will be open during the school day. Family and Friends Night at the Book Fair will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2. There will be refreshments, door prizes, arts and crafts, and lots and lots of fun.

After School Activities:

Chess Club is Wednesdays from 2:45-3:30 p.m. in the library

Paul Banks Elementary

April is swim month — please see the schedule sent home for which week your child has lessons

The next round of PTA After School Programs will continue through the week of May 17:

Monday and Wednesday: Preludes Violin program

Monday and Wednesday: Brandi’s Sports Hour

Tuesday: Chess

Tuesday and Thursday: Baseball

Wednesday: Zumba

Thursday: Lego Creators

Friday April 5 — First Friday Art Extravaganza: come and view Paul Banks student artwork and create your own piece of artwork to take home 5-7 p.m. This is open to the community.

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Friday, April 12 — The Community Council will meet at the school at 1 p.m. All parents are welcome to attend. McNeil is also hosting a mathematics competition for students in grades 4-6 that day. Students from the lower peninsula are invited to put teams together. Each team with have one member competing in: chess, magic squares, and multi-step story problems. For questions, email byoung@kpbsd.k12.us

Wednesday, April 17 — Science Fair. Display boards available for purchase for $6. Contact Brandon Young at byoung@kpbsd.k12.ak.us with questions.

Thursday, April 18 — Kindergarten/new student registration opens. Immunization records and birth certificate required at registration. Register from 8:20 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

April 23 — Site Council meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the library. The agenda is to review pupil activity funds and go over McNeil site news.

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