School briefs

Homer High School:

Saturday, May 5 — SAT testing

Sunday, May 6 — Homer High School coaches meeting from 5-7 p.m. at Best Western.

Homer Flex High School:

May 3-4 — Seward Field Trip

Homer Middle School:

Track has started and goes until May 12.

Friday, May 4 — Track Kenai Invitational at Kenai at 3 p.m.


May 15-23 — The school has had the privilege of working with Graham Dane through the Artists in Schools program with Bunnell Street Arts Center. His residency with the school was funded by a grant from the Alaska Sea Grant program. The resulting artwork of K-12 students will be on display at the Bunnell Street Gallery May 15-31.

Fireweed Academy:

Little Fireweed

Thursday, May 10 — Book Mobile Visit- End of Book Drive

Friday, May 18 — Second Grade Promotion and Closing Ceremony

Big Fireweed

Week of May 7 — HoWL Led 6th Grade Trip, and 3rd-5th Grade Trip

May 21 — Sixth Grade Promotion at Islands and Oceans Visitor Center

Both schools

Monday, May 7 — Academic Policy Committee meeting 4 p.m. room 104 at Big Fireweed

Wednesday, May 16 — Tide pooling adventure with Big Fireweed

Wednesday, May 23 — Last Day of School. All School Picnic and Play Day at Ageya

West Homer Elementary:

May 1-May 17 — After School baseball begins, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45-4:15 p.m. in the WHE Gym, with a $25 fee.

May 15 – PTO Meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the WHE library

May 21 – 6th grade graduation at 2 p.m. in the WHE gym

Paul Banks Elementary:

Outdoor Explorers: Tuesday/Thursday, through May 3

Soccer: Tuesday/Thursday, through May 3

Lego Creators: Wednesday, through May 23

Art/Painting: Monday, through May 21

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Monday, May 7 — All library books are due back.

May 10 — Spring musical at 6:30 p.m.

May 11 — Hawaii Day

May 18 — Beach Day. Parents are welcome to join on this all-day field trip.