School announcements

Homer High School

Friday, Feb. 22 — 2:30 p.m., DDF State Championships at East and UAA

Saturday, Feb. 23 — 8:30 a.m., DDF State Championships at East and UA

Sunday, Feb. 24 — 8 a.m. DDF State Championships at East and UAA

Sunday, Feb. 24, — 2-8 p.m., (4 v 4 ) Futsol Tourney and Auction Fundraiser for Soccer Teams. 2 – 5 Youth, 5 – 8 Adults

Homer Flex School

March 8 — No School – inservice. Staff will be participating in a Restorative Practices in-service.

March 11-15 — Spring Break

*Students in Employability Skills/Careers class will be participating in multiple field trips throughout the community in the following weeks. Please call the office with questions at 907-235-5558.

Homer Middle School

Friday, Feb. 22 — Engineer Day in 8th grade. Eighth grade volleyball, Kenai vs Homer at 3 p.m. in Kenai. Nordic Skiing Seward Invitational at 3 p.m. in Seward.

Saturday, Feb. 23 — Wrestling Borough Tournament at 11 a.m. in Seward.

Monday, Feb. 25-March 1 — Top Dog Week

Tuesday, Feb. 26 — State Battle of the Books competition. Volleyball first round of Borough Tournament.

Feb. 26-28 — Block Schedule

Wednesday, Feb. 27 — Girls Social Media Safety

Thursday, Feb. 28 — Boys Social Media Safety

Fireweed Academy

Both Schools

Open enrollment forms are due Feb. 28. Call 235-9728 for more info

Saturday, Feb. 23 — My Neighbor Tortoro at the Homer Theater. Open to the public. Costs $5

March 1 — Invention Convention at Big Fireweed. Details will be provided as the event gets closer.

March 8 — In-Service day, no school

March 11-15 — Spring break

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.

March 1 — Invention Convention at Big Fireweed

Little Fireweed

March 4-8 — Swim lessons at the Homer High Pool

West Homer Elementary

Friday, Feb. 22 — Talent Show/Spaghetti Feed Dinner from 6-8:30 p.m. Auction in the gym. Adults $10, kids 4 years old and above are $5, kids 3 and under are free. Artists in the Schools Celebration Exhibit, student artwork on display for the Talent Show/Spaghetti Dinner.

Monday, Feb 27 — PTO Meeting from 7-8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 5 — Spring Concert at 12:30 p.m. in the Homer High School Mariner Theater

After School Activities:

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

Cross-country skiing runs Feb. 11 – March 6, Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45-5 p.m.

Paul Banks Elementary

The next round of PTA After-school Programs have started and will run through the week of March 7.

Monday: Art; Monday/Wednesday: Brandi’s Sport Hour; Monday/Wednesday: Preludes Violin; Tuesday/Thursday: Basketball; Tuesday/Thursday: Outdoor Explorer (Coastal Studies); Thursday: Lego Creators

Thursday, Feb. 28 — Read-A-Thon minutes due by 3 p.m.

March 2 — Dr. Seuss Day

March 6 — Read-A-Thon pledge money due by 3 p.m.

March 7 — Read-A-Thon Closing Assembly

McNeil Canyon Elementary

Today — Spelling Bee for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students, at 1:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22 — Snow Fiesta will be held in the afternoon. Parents are welcome to join for these fun outdoor activities. The school will need hot chocolate servers.

March 22 — McNeil Canyon Talent Show

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.