School briefs

Homer High School:

Saturday, Jan. 13 — Wrestling awards banquet at 4 p.m. at Best Western.

Monday, Jan. 15 — No school.

Homer Middle School:

Tuesday and Thursday there is math tutoring with Mr. Seaton at 8 a.m. in room 204.

Monday through Friday tutoring takes place from 8-8:55 a.m. in the Library

Volleyball Intramurals through Jan. 26. Competitive play starts Jan 29 through March 3.

Wrestling ends Feb. 24.

Nordic Skiing ends March 3.

Thursday, Jan. 11 — AK to DC/2018 at 6 p.m. Also, 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Assembly at 11:45 a.m.

Fireweed Academy:

Both Schools:

Monday, Jan. 15 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No school

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Friday, Jan 12 —Students in fourth through sixth grade are invited to participate in both the Spelling Bee and the Geography Bee. The Geography Bee will be held on Friday, Jan. 12. Go to for information to help you study. The Spelling Bee will be held on Friday, Feb. 16. You can go to students for study tips or for free online access to 2017 Spell It!

Nominations for exceptional teachers are now open. Nominate your favorite teacher at by Feb. 1.