School briefs

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 11:50am
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Homer High School:

Thursday, Dec. 7 — Winter Activities Pep Assembly at 3 p.m. in the gym

Friday, Dec. 8 — The Drama, Debate and Forensics team will participate in the West meet, the cross-country ski team will compete at noon in the Lynx Loppett in Anchorage, and the wrestling team will compete in Seward at 2 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9 — The Drama, Debate and Forensics team continues at the West meet. There will be an ACT test at 7:30 a.m. The girls and boys basketball teams will participate in the Meet the Mariners Fundraiser at 6 p.m.

Homer Flex:

Thursday, Dec. 14 — Green Dot training

Friday, Dec. 22 — No school. Staff inservice: Student interventions, Professional Learning Community on “Blended Learning in Action” and Restorative Justice

Saturday, Dec. 23 – Jan. 7 — Winter Break, no school

Homer Middle School:

Tuesday and Thursday there is math tutoring with Mr. Seaton at 8 a.m. in room 204.

Monday through Friday tutoring takes place from 8-8:55 a.m. in the Library

Fireweed Academy:

Big Fireweed:

Thursday, Dec. 14 — Sheryl Sotelo-STEMS

Monday, Dec. 18 — Skating Fieldtrip

Tuesday, Dec. 19 — Gift Exchange – look for more information shortly

Thursday Dec. 21 — Swimming Field Trip

Little Fireweed (k-2):

Tuesday, Dec 12 — STEM Project w/Sheryl Sotelo

Both Schools: Friday, Dec. 22 — End of Quarter/In-service – No school

Dec 22-Jan. 5 — Winter Break – No school

Monday, Jan. 8 — First day back to school

Monday, Jan. 15 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No school

Wednesday, Feb. 7 — Early Release Day- Prompt pick up at 12:50 p.m.

Thursday and Friday, Feb 8-9 — Student Led Parent-Teacher Conferences – No school

McNeil Canyon Elementary:

Thursday, Dec. 7 — The Winter Program, North Pole Musical, will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at McNeil.

After School Cross Country Skiing: Joanna Greene will be the coach and she is looking for a helper who is experienced with sizing to help size kids next month in preparation for beginning the ski program. The school is hoping to start the skiing program on Mondays after Winter Break. Parent helpers are needed every Monday once the ski program starts. Please contact Joanna at jgreene@kpbsd.org or call the school office.

West Homer Elementary:

Thursday, Dec. 7: Coffee with KPBSD Superintendent Sean Dusek at K-Bay Coffee from 9-10 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 11: PTO Little Shoppers Shop

Tuesday, Dec. 12 —Christmas Concert at 12:30 p.m. at the Mariner Theater.

Tuesday, Dec. 19: PTO meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the West Homer Elementary Library

Thursday, Dec. 21: Orca Olympics from 12:45–2:30 p.m. on the West Homer Elementary playground

Friday, Dec. 22: In Service – No School

Friday, Dec. 22 – Jan. 7 — Winter Break

Monday, Jan. 8 — School resumes

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