School briefs

Homer High School:

Today – Baseball, Homer vs Colony, JV at 4 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.

Friday – Baseball, Homer vs Wasilla, JV at 4 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m. Also, Softball, Homer vs Houston, at Jack Gist Park, varsity at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Saturday – Softball, Homer vs Houston, at Jack Gist Park, JV at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Sunday, May 20 – Homer High School Baccalaureate, at 7 p.m. in the Mariner Theater.

Tuesday, May 22 – Graduation at 7 p.m. in the Alice Witte Gymnasium

May 21 to June 4 – Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center (Pool), Closed for Maintenance

May 24-26 – Baseball Regions at the Homer High School Field and Karen Hornaday Park

Homer Flex High School:

Tuesday, May 22 — Graduation commencement at 5 p.m. at the Islands and Oceans Visitor Center


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

Friday, May 18 — Second Grade Promotion and Closing Ceremony at 1 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22 — Step Up Day for second graders to visit Big Fireweed.

Big Fireweed

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

Both schools

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.

Monday, May 21 – 6th Grade Promotion from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the WHE Gym

Tuesday, May 22 – Field Day and sack lunches

Wednesday, May 23 – Last day of school, Orca Standing Ovation celebration, PTO lunch BBQ – no breakfast this morning

Paul Banks Elementary:

Lego Creators: Wednesday, through May 23

Art/Painting: Monday, through May 21

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Friday, May 18 — Beach Day. Parents are welcome to join on this all-day field trip. Students will leave school at 9:30 a.m. and be picked up at 2:15 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22 — 6th Grade Spotlight at 12:20 p.m., as well at 6th grade graduation and Step Up Day at 1:15 p.m. All students will help assemble the gym.

Wednesday, May 23 — Last day of school for students: Play Day

Library Books — All library books are overdue. Please return them or pay to replace them before school is out for the summer.

Bike Helmets — Safe Kids of Homer is giving you the opportunity to buy bike helmets at McNeil. Helmets will be sold after school from 3-3:30 p.m. every day. All Toddler, Child and Youth bike helmets are $12. Multi-sport helmets are available for $16.00. Please make checks payable to Homer Safe Kids—Haven House. There will be helmets available at the Bike Rodeo on Play Day, the last day of school.