School briefs

Chapman School:

Friday, Oct. 20 — No School Inservice; End of first quarter

Oct. 23-27 — Scholastic Book Fair

Wednesday, Oct. 25 — Early Release 1 p.m.

Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26 and 27 — No School Parent Teacher Conferences

Friday, Oct. 27 — Halloween Carnival 6-8 p.m.

Big and Little Fireweed:

Thursday, Oct 19. — End of Quarter

Friday, Oct. 20 — No School: Teacher in-service day.

Wednesday, Oct. 25. — Early Release Day

Thursday and Friday Oct. 26-27 — Student Led Parent Teacher conferences

Homer High School:

Thursday, Oct. 19 — KPBSD Honor Choir at Homer High School

Friday, Oct. 20 — End of the First Quarter: No School; Wrestling Duals at Homer High School vs SoHi and Kodiak at 3:30 p.m.; Junior Varsity and Varsity Volleyball at the Dimond/Service Tourney at 5 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 21 — Junior Varsity and Varsity Volleyball at Dimond/Service Tourney; Round Robin Rumble in the Homer High School gym at 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 24 — Blood Drive.

Homer Flex:

Thursday, Oct. 19 — Improv class

Friday, Oct. 20 — Inservice – No school. Staff will be working on student interventions, and professional development on personalized learning

Wednesday, Oct. 25 — Early Release

Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 25-27 — Student-led Parent/Teacher Conferences. Please call the office for an appointment. 907-235-5558

Oct. 26-27 — No school

Monday, Oct. 30 — Picture Retakes at 8 a.m.

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

The annual McNeil Canyon Elementary Fall Carnival will be held on from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. This is a fun-filled evening for the whole family and community.

Order forms for school shirts are due by Oct. 20.

Picture retakes will be on Thursday, Oct. 19. Please return the entire picture packet if you would like to have your child’s photo retaken.

If your child was absent on Picture Day, or you didn’t get a chance to order photos, new order forms will be sent home before retake day.

First Quarter will be ending on Friday, Oct. 20. This is an in-service day for staff so there will be no school for students that day.

The KPBSD School Board has approved an early release (1.5 hours) for all schools six days per school year. The next one will occur on Wednesday, Oct. 25. McNeil Students will be released at 1:20 p.m. and buses will leave at 1:30 p.m. Your child will arrive home 1.5 hours earlier than usual.

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 26 and 27 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you are unable to attend at the scheduled time, please contact the school office to reschedule as soon as possible or no later than Oct. 23.

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, McNeil Canyon will once again participate in the National Mix It Up At Lunch Day.

The Artists in the Schools program will be happening Oct. 30 through Nov. 10.

The artist this year is Sarah Campen. Friday, Nov. 3 from 7-8 p.m., Sarah Campen will lead a Community Movement Activity/Dance here at McNeil. Then on Friday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m., students will present an informance of what they have learned during this two week residency.

Paul Banks Elementary:

Thursday, Oct.19 — Picture Retakes

Friday, Oct. 20 — Inservice/Workday

West Homer Elementary:

Friday, Oct. 20 – No school, end of first quarter, inservice day

Wednesday, Oct. 25 — Early Release Day at 1:05 p.m.

Thursday and Friday Oct. 26-27 – No school, Parent/Teacher Conferences

Monday, Oct. 30 – Site Council Meeting at 6 p.m. in the library

Tuesday, Oct. 31 – Halloween Parade at 9 a.m. in the WHE gym