School briefs

Homer High School:

Monday, April 23 — Grade check

Homer Flex High School:

Friday, April 20 — No school

Homer Middle School:

Track has started and goes until May 12.

Thursday, April 19 — Track meet: Skyview invitational at 3 p.m. at Soldotna High School

Fireweed Academy:

Both Schools

Friday, April 20 — No school

Little Fireweed

April 24-26 — Ecology week with Homer High School peer mentors

May 18 — Save the date: Closing Celebration and second grade Promotion Ceremony

West Homer Elementary:

April 16-20 — Volunteer Appreciation Week

Friday, April 20 – No school

April 26 – Spring Concert at 12:30 p.m. in the Homer High School Mariner Theater

April 27 – Fifth grade Rocket Launch Day

May 2 – Early release as 1:10 p.m.

Paul Banks Elementary:

Baseball: Monday/Wednesday, through May 2

Sign Language: Monday/Wednesday, through May 2

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:

Thursday, April 19 — Kindergarten registration will be held from 8:20 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

April 25 — Science Fair. Display boards are available for purchase for $4.

April 26 — Spotlight lunch

April 27 — Community Council meeting at 1 p.m. All parents are welcome to attend. This is also the deadline to order Summer Review Books. There are Math Skills Sharpeners, Language Arts Review, a Keyboarding course and other review books available.


The University of Alaska system is offering an academic scholarship of $1,500 per semester for four years, which will be awarded to one applicant who is enrolled as an undergraduate student and who plans to pursue a four-year degree in education.

The scholarship is open to any incoming undergraduate student who plans to study teaching at one of UA’s three campuses.

The application period is now open and the deadline is May 1.