School announcements


There will be a community meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 15 in the Homer High School Commons to discuss possible consolidation of Homer High School and Homer Middle School. No decisions have been made. The school district is seeking input from local families.

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 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 — 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.

Saturday, April 13 — Cheer Awards banquet at 6 p.m.

Monday, April 15 — Grade check

Homer Flex School

Thursday, April 18 — Tiglax field trip

Friday, April 19 — No school

May 3 — Flex First Friday

Homer Middle School

Today — Track and Field invite at 1 p.m. at Homer High School

Tuesday, April 16 — KPBSD Mass Choir at Homer High School, and Mass Choir Concert at 6 p.m. in the same place.

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

Thursday, April 18 — Track and Field invite at 3 p.m. at Skyview Middle School

Friday, April 19 — No school

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

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

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

Wednesday, April 17 — Science Fair. Display boards available for purchase for $6. Contact Brandon Young at 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.