School briefs

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:25am
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Homer High School:

Friday, Dec. 1 — Girls basketball practice from 6:30 – 8:30 a.m. in the Homer High School gym, and boys basketball practice at the same time in the Middle School gym. Cheer Camp will take place in the Mat room at 4 p.m, and set up for the Nutcracker Fair begins at the same time.

Saturday, Dec. 2 — 7:30 a.m. SAT Test, and boys basketball practice in the Middle School gym from 2-4 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 4 — There will be a Booster Club meeting in the Staff Lounge at 6 p.m.

Homer Flex:

Friday, Dec. 1 — End of second rotation

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

Friday Dec. 1 — Boys and girls basketball, Homer vs. Nikiski, at 4 p.m. at home

Paul Banks Elementary:

Everyday After school activities continue.

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Thursday, Dec. 7 — The Winter Program, North Pole Musical, will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at McNeil.

After School Cross Country Skiing: Joanna Greene will be the coach and she is looking for a helper who is experienced with sizing to help size kids next month in preparation for beginning the ski program. The school is hoping to start the skiing program on Mondays after Winter Break. Parent helpers are needed every Monday once the ski program starts. Please contact Joanna at jgreene@kpbsd.org or call the school office.

West Homer Elementary:

Tuesday, Dec. 12 —Christmas Concert at 12:30 p.m. at the Mariner Theater.

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