School briefs

West Homer Elementary:

Thursday, Sept. 7 – Band Meeting, WHE Music Room, 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 – School Board Meeting at Homer High School, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 — Early Release, dismissal at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 – First PTO Meeting, WHE Library, 3 p.m.

Lifetouch School Picture Day is Friday, Sept. 22. Retake day is Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Homer Middle School:

Friday, Sept. 8 — Cross country running Kenai Invitational at 3 p.m. in Kenai. Boys and girls soccer Homer vs Kenai in Homer. Co-Ed “B” team at 3 p.m., A Team girls at 4:30 p.m, and B Team Boys at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 — Alaska/DC Parent Meeting at 5:30pm at the library

Homer Flex:

Monday, Sept. 11 – 15: Suicide Prevention Week Wednesday, Sept. 13: Early Release Thursday, Sept. 14: 2 p.m. Improv class with Martty Zellar

Paul Banks Elementary:

Thursday, Sept. 7 — Todd Field Trip to replant trees on trail. Friday, Sept. 8 — Olson Field Trip, Beluga Wetland. Monday, Sept. 11 — Patriot Day (wear your Red, White and Blue) School Board Meeting. Tuesday, Sept. 12 — Stop and Think Assembly. Wednesday, Sept. 13 — Early Release. Students done at 12:50 p.m.

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Thursday, Sept. 7 — Open House Harvest Fair. Parents will be able to enjoy looking at the Fair during Open House which begins at 6:30 pm. The Kenai Peninsula School Board will meet this month in Homer at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11 at Homer High School. Everyone is welcome to attend. Second year band will be starting on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Please remember to bring instruments. Wednesday, Sept. 13 — Early release. McNeil students will be released at 1:20 pm and buses will leave at 1:30 pm. Your child will arrive home 1.5 hrs. earlier than usual.