School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer High School

Thursday — Schedule-1, 3, 5, 6

Friday — Schedule-2, 4, 6, FOL (on your own study time)

Saturday — Region III Swim Championships in Homer. No spectators, but the event will be streamed on the Homer High School Youtube channel.

Monday, Nov. 16 — Schedule-1, 3, 5, FOL (on your own study time)

Tuesday, Nov. 17 — Schedule-1, 2, 4, 6

Wednesday, Nov. 18 — Schedule-2, 3, 4, 5

Thursday, Nov. 19 — Schedule-1, 3, 5, 6

Friday, Nov. 20 — Schedule-2, 4, 6, FOL (on your own study time)

Monday, Nov. 23 — Schedule-1, 2, 4, 6

Tuesday, Nov. 24 — Schedule-2, 3, 4, 5

Wednesday, Nov. 25 — Schedule-1, 3, 5, 6

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 — Thanksgiving Break

Fireweed Academy

Both Big and Little Fireweed

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14 — Fireweed Academy’s Strategic Plan Development meetings via Zoom

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 — Thanksgiving Break, no school

Dec. 18 — No School. End of second quarter and in-service/work day

Dec. 19-Jan. 3 — Winter Break

Jan. 4 — First Day of the third quarter

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Thursday — Site Council meeting at 3:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 20 — Rescheduled October Spotlight Lunch at 11:45 a.m. for spotlight students and their parents

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 —Thanksgiving Break, no school

Kindergarteners at school — It’s the time of year when the playground gets frosty. Please make sure your kindergartener comes prepared for winter weather with a warm jacket, gloves, hat, snow pants and boots.

Cross-Country Skiing — Anne Love will be the coach for after school cross-country skiing this year and needs a helper. The school hopes to start the program on Mondays or Wednesdays after winter break. Please contact Anne at or call the school office.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Open registration for the Spring semester begins Monday, Nov. 23. Look for the Spring class schedule in your mailbox and around town.

Attention future college students (and their parents): Are you undecided about whether college is right for you or overwhelmed by all the choices? Do you have trouble finding the information you are looking for on websites? Do you have questions about the different kinds of financial aid available? Would you like to learn how to create an academic resume? KPC will be hosting the following free virtual “College 101” classes in November that will address these questions and more. These are free.

Admissions Timelines and Financial Aid will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. Learn about admissions timelines for both high school seniors and adult students returning to school. The class will guide this discussion but plan to cover the various options for college admissions. Also included in the discussion: placement testing, financial aid, registration, and other deadlines. Includes a comparison of the similarities and differences between high school and college. To register visit or call 235-1651.

Tips and Tricks for Succeeding in College will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Whether this is a first attempt at college or a return to college after a break in education, this class will discuss tips and tricks to help make your first semester a successful one. Everything from attending orientation, to finding and utilizing valuable campus resources, and connecting with your advisor. To register visit or call 235-1651.