School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District

Oct. 23: KPBSD College Fair and Financial Aid Night. Talk to representatives from more than 50 colleges; learn about financial aid, scholarships and more; Soldotna Sports Center. College fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; financial aid information, 6:30-7:30 p.m. For additional information, see school counselors.

Nov. 12: School board meeting, 7-9 p.m., Soldotna.

Chapman School

Oct. 19: Inservice; no classes.

Oct. 27: Halloween carnival, 4-7 p.m.

Oct. 29-Nov. 2: Scholastic Book Fair.

Nov. 1-2: Parent-teacher conferences; no classes.


Ongoing: Registration, call 226-1880.

Fireweed Academy (all grades)

Oct. 19: No school, teacher inservice.

Oct. 24: Polar bear assembly at Big Fireweed gym, 8:45-1 a.m.

Nov. 1-2: Student-led conferences.

Fireweed Academy (K-2)

Today: Community harvest celebration, morning harvest activities followed by a community potluck lunch, 12:30 p.m..

Oct. 19: Teacher in-service; no school.

Homer Flex School

Ongoing: Registration, 1-3 p.m.

Today: Garden party, finish high tunnels and garden boxes, 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 23 and Oct. 30: First aid training, 9:30 a.m.

Oct. 24: Youth Court,  3:30 p.m.

Homer Middle School

Oct. 23: Fall concert, 7 p.m.

Nov. 1-2: Parent-teacher conferences.

Kachemak Selo School

Oct. 19: Inservice, end of quarter.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Volunteer opportunities: Help with fall carnival; spelling bee coordinator to help kids practice at lunch once a week.

Today: Learning lab.

Today: Students in grades K-6 may stay after school to help make artistic covers for notebooks to be sold as a fundraiser for the art program. Meet in the art room. Limited to first 15 students to turn in permission slips. Parents are invited to help, too. Students may ride the activity bus home or will need to be picked up by 4 p.m..  Contact Debbie if you have questions. 

Oct. 19: End of the first quarter; inservice day; no school.

Oct. 20: Borough meeting, school gym, 10 a.m.

Oct. 23: Learning lab.

Oct. 25: Learning lab.

Oct. 25: Spotlight lunch honoring Efrosinia Kuzmin, Cassidy Carroll, Seamus Hatton, Kiprian Reutov, Luke Nelson, Elsa Milne, Kiril Kalugin, Kenyon Jones, Karma Wilcox, Lauren Allen, Sean Pilant, Alayna Walker, Hartley Miller, Jackson Campbell, Tyshawn Carson, McKenzy Johnson,

Ella Blanton-Yourkowski, Domna Basargin and Jessie Skalinsky; parnets are invited to join their child and the principal, 11:25 a.m..

Oct. 27: Fall carnival, 4-7 p.m.  This is a fundraiser for the community council. 

Oct. 29-30: Artist in the schools with Tammy Vollum Matturro.

Oct. 30: Learning lab.

Oct. 31: Dress rehearsal, Mariner Theatre.

Nov. 1-2: Parent-teacher conferences.

Nov. 4: “The Orchestra Sings,” Mariner Theatre.

Ninilchik School

Oct. 19: End of quarter; no school.

Oct. 26: School picture retakes.

Nov. 1-2: Parent-teacher conferences.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Volunteer opportunity: The lunchroom is in need of more volunteers to help serve lunch during both lunch periods. Call Frankie for more information, 226-1801.

Today: Deadline to submit applications for special needs preschool peer model program. The program provides opportunities for children with special needs to interact with same-aged children in a small group, preschool setting focusing on learning preschool skills, social/play skills and communication with the guidance of a certified teacher. Applications available at main office.

Oct. 19: end of first quarter; inservice/work day; no school.

Oct. 31: Halloween parade. 12:30 p.m.

Nov. 1-2: Book fair.

Nov. 1-2: Parent-teacher conferences.

Nov. 1-2: Annual book fair sponsored by the PTA.

Nov. 6: Picture retakes.

Nov. 9: Paul Banks Elementary shirt day.

Nov. 13: PTA meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m..

Nov. 21: Wear your harvest clothes.

Razdolna School

Oct. 19: Inservice, end of quarter.

Voznesenka School

Oct. 19: Inservice, end of quarter.

West Homer Elementary School

Today: Potato party celebrating the first fall harvest of student-grown produce, 2-3 p.m.

Today: Sixth-grade band, 2:40-3:10 p.m.

Oct. 19: End of quarter, inservice, no school.

Oct. 22: Fifth-grade band, 12:10 p.m.

Oct. 23: Sixth-grade band, 12:20 p.m.

Oct. 24: Fifth-grade band, 11:20 a.m.

Oct. 25: Sixth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Oct. 29-Nov. 2: Book fair.

Oct. 29: Sixth-grade band, 12:10 p.m.

Oct. 29: Site council, 3:30 p.m.

Oct. 30: Sixth-grade band, 12:20 p.m.

Oct. 30: Family and friends book fair, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Oct. 31: Fifth-grade band, 11:20.

Oct. 31: Halloween parade, students dress in Halloween costumes after lunch, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Nov. 1-2: No school; parent-teacher conferences.

Nov. 1: Sixth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.