School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

April 1: School board meeting, Soldotna, 7 p.m.

Chapman School

April 2-4: SBA testing, grades 3-8.

Little Fireweed (grades K-2)

April 4: “Small Part of the World” musical extravaganza at Homer Theatre. Song and dance are combined, as well as several video projects focusing on the school’s “forces” theme. All are welcome; $5 donation suggested. For information, call 235-5792. 

Big Fireweed (grades 3-6)

April 2-4: Standards Based Assessment.

April 9: Stanards Based Assessment teacing: science, fourth-grade only.

Homer High School

April 4: Community input meeting regarding new school principal, 4 p.m.

Homer Middle School

April 2-4: SBA testing, grades 7 and 8.

April 9: SBA testing, grades 8.

Kachemak Selo School

Today: Collaboration day 8:30-11:45 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., school lets out 2 p.m. 

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Through March 29: Swim lessons, grades K-1.

Today: Spotlight lunch honoring Alexandra Casey, Raiden Skorski-O’Donnell, Natalya Gallentine, Audri Mahoney, Lucas Story, Bethany Engebretsen, Hannah Stonorov, Hayley Blaine, Liam James, Sailey Rhodes, Riley Jones, Paige Jones, Halle Lapp, Tristen Gonzales and Rio Shemet-Pitcher. Parents are invited, 11:25 a.m.

March 29: Movie night. 

April 5: Jakob Nelson represents McNeil Canyon Elementary School at the state National Geographic Bee in Anchorage.

Nikolaevsk School

April 2-4: Student testing.

Paul Banks Elementary School

March 29: Kindergarten Round-Up for 2013-2014 school year.

April 1: All-school swim lessons, month of April.

April 5: Dress-up Day.

April 5: First Friday Art Extravaganza, 5-7 p.m.

Razdolna School

April 2-4: SBA testing.

Susan B. English School

Scholarship opportunity: Jack Hopkins Scholarship available for Susan B. English graduate pursuing education and vocation-trade school, applications available at school, may be applied toward tuition, vocational-trade school fees, books or campus related-approved room and board. Selections and amounts made by the Site Base Decision Making-Parent Advisory Committee. Applications must be postmarked or received by the school office on or before April 12.

Voznesenka School

April 2-4: SBA, High School Grauation Qualifying Exam, testing grades 3-10.

West Homer Elementary School

Today: Sixth-grade band, 12:40 p.m.

Today: Volleyball, 3:30 p.m.

March 29: Spirit Character Day.

March 29: Volleyball, 3:30 p.m.

April 1: Fifth-grade band, 12:10 p.m.

April 1: Theater Club meets, sponsored by WHES student council, music room, 3-4 p.m.

April 2-4: SBA testing.

April 2: Sixth-grade band, 12:20 p.m.

April 3: Fifth-grade band, 11:20 a.m.

April 3: Art club meets, art room, 3:15-4 p.m.

April 4: Sixth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

April 4: Volleyball, 3:30 p.m.

April 5: Ellie Syth represents WHES at the state National Geographic Bee in Anchorage.


Today: Alaska Bible Institute holds a graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. Due to space constraints, guests are limited to high school and older, with no childcare available. The celebration will be held on the ABI campus, 1295 Mission Road in Homer. For more information, call 235-8647.

HEA youth rally and poster competition

The deadline for scholarship applications to the annual Homer Electric Association Youth Rally in Caldwell, Idaho is April 1. High school sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for this expense-paid week in July, and enhance leadership skills, learn about electric cooperatives and participate in team-building exercises. Applications are available online at or at HEA offices in Homer and Kenai.

HEA’s Safey Poster contest encourages students to artistically communicate an electrical safety message. The contest is open to third- and fourth-grade students within the HEA service area, and includes three categories: best electric safety message, most humorous safety message and most creative safety message. Prizes include a savings bond, plaque and a framed poster for the school. Deadline is April 1. For information, contact Tanya Lautaret at (907) 283-2305 or (800) 478-8551, ext. 2305.