School announcements

Homer Flex School

May 3 — Flex First Friday

Our Employability Skills class will be taking various field trips throughout the rotation during class. Please call the office with questions at 235-5558.

Homer Middle School

Today — 8th grade step up day at Homer High School

Friday — Track and Field Nikiski invite at 3 p.m. in Nikiski

Monday, April 29-May 2 — School-wide MAP math testing

Tuesday, April 30 — KPBSD Middle School Mass Band at Kenai Central High School, hosted by Kenai Middle, all day. Mass Band concert is at 6 p.m. at KCHS

Wednesday, May 1 — Early release at 2:15 p.m.

Fireweed Academy

Big Fireweed

Wednesdays, Boys and girls Volleyball and Chess Club

Thursdays, Girls on the Run and Math Club

May 6-10 — 6th grade trip to Loonsong Lodge

May 8-10 — 3rd-5th grade to Camp K on Kenai Lake

May 17 — 6th grade promotion at Islands and Oceans

Little Fireweed

Friday — Little Fireweed Frescoes concert at Islands and Oceans from 11 a.m. to noon

May 14 Field trip to Homer Harbor

May 15 Field trip to Stream Hill Park

May 20 Second grade promotion at Little Fireweed

Both Schools

Wednesday, May 1 — Both schools: Early release day. Students will be dismissed at 12:50 p.m. (LFW) and 1:15 p.m. (BFW)

Saturday, May 4 — May Day Celebration at Little Fireweed for all Fireweed families from noon to 3 p.m. — open to the public

Tuesday, May 21 — Low tide field trip to the Homer Spit

Wednesday, May 22 — All school End of the Year Celebration at Ageya

West Homer Elementary

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 — order forms for Summer Review Books are due. $20 each. Orders can be turned in to the office.

Saturday, April 27 — Safe Kids Fair and Bike Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Homer High School. There will be no Summer Activities Fair at Paul Banks this year so this will be your opportunity to also sign your kids up for upcoming summer activities.

Thursday, May 9 — Spring Concert at 6:30 p.m. Your child will need to arrive in their classrooms at 6:15 p.m. the night of the concert.