School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Oct. 14: School board meetings, Soldotna, 7-9 p.m.

Oct. 30: 90-minute early release.

Nov. 20: 90-minute early release.

Jan. 22: 90-minute early release.

Feb. 26: 90-minute early release.

April 16: 90-minute early release.

 

Chapman School

Sept. 27: PreK to dentist office.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 11: picture retakes.

Oct. 24-25: Parent-teacher conferences, no school.

 

Fireweed Academy (grades K-2)

Oct. 9: School picture day, 9 a.m.

Oct. 11: Salmon egg take at Anchor River, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Oct. 18: Inservice; no school.

Oct. 24-25: Student-parent-teacher conferences.

 

Fireweed Academy (grades 3-6)

Today: Harvest Festival, room 105, West Homer Campus. Creations of what students have harvested are to include largest flower-plant-veggie; smallest flower-plant-veggie; most odd creation; most colorful creation; most fragrant flower(s); cutest; funniest; Gryphon (mascot); and most creative creation.  

Sept 26: Open house, time TBA.

Oct. 9: Picture day.

Oct. 18: End of quarter, inservice, no school.

Oct. 24-25: Student-parent-teacher conferences.

 

Flex School

NOTE: FFA meets Monday-Wednesday, 2-3 p.m. Homer High School and Connections students are welcome.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

 

Homer High School

Sept. 27: Homecoming parade, 6 p.m. See brief, this page.

Sept. 27: Soldotna swim-dive pentathlon.

Sept. 28: XC Regions at Seward.

Sept. 28: Homecoming

Sept. 28: Football vs Lathrop at Homer.

Oct. 5: State XC championships at Bartlett.

Oct. 11-12: Swim-dive at Seward.

Oct. 17-19: Valley swim-dive invite.

Oct. 22-23: Accreditation site visit.

Nov. 1-2: Swim-dive regions at Kenai.

Nov. 8-9: Swim-dive state at Juneau.

 

Homer Middle School

Sept. 27: Cross-country running, at Nikiski, boroughs, noon-4 p.m.

Sept. 28: Soccer finals of borough tournament, Homer. 

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 7: Intramural basketball begins.

 

Kachemak Selo School

Sept. 27: Vacation day.

 

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Volunteer opportunities: Be a “Magic Marker” for the Mileage Club; picture day helper; after-school robotics.

Today: Learning lab.

Today: School store open.

Sept. 27: Holy day.

Sept. 30: Picture day; siblings from 11-11:30 a.m.

Sept. 30: Robotics begins for students in grades 4-6. Held Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30-4 p.m. $20 activity fee. Permission slips will be sent home with interested students. To help, contact Karen at kweston@kpbsd.k12.ak.us or 235-8181.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 1: Learning lab.

Oct. 3: Learning lab.

Oct. 3: School store open.

Oct. 5: Garage sale; $10 to rent half a table, $20 for full table. A sixth-grade table will accept donations of clean items in good shape; a bake sale will be held in conjunction with the garage sale and donations are welcomed.

 

Nanwalek School

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

 

Nikolaevsk School

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

 

Ninilchik School

Sept. 30: High school volleyball practice begins.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 18: End of quarter; no school.

Oct. 24: Parent-teacher conferences; no school.

Oct. 25: Inservice; no school.

Oct. 30: Early release day, 1:45 p.m.

 

Paul Banks Elementary School

NOTE: Ongoing PTA fundraisers that help support hte school include: box tops that can be clipped and dropped off at the school office; eScrip and “labels for education.” Ask the office for more information. 

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 2: Custodian’s Day.

Oct. 8: PTA meeting.

Oct. 9: Site council.

 

Port Graham:

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

 

Razdolna School

Sept. 27: Vacation day.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

 

Susan B. English School

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

 

Voznesenka School

Sept. 27: Vacation day.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 4: Football vs Eielson at Homer, 5:30 p.m.

 

West Homer Elementary School

Today: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Sept. 30: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 1: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 2: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 3: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Oct. 3: Fifth-grade outdoor education camp.

Oct. 4: Fifth-grade outdoor education camp.

Oct. 7: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.

Oct. 8: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 9: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 10: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Oct. 14: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 p.m.

Oct. 15: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 16: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 17: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Oct. 18: Inservice, no school.

 

Continuing education

Oct. 22: Kenai Peninsula College Fair, more than 40 education institutios will send representatives to met with KPBSD high shcool students at the Soldotna Sports Center. 

 

Contests, Scholarships

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Students in grades 6-8 are invited to participate in the “Patriot’s Pen” essay contest. Top national winners receive at least $500; the first place award is $5,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. This year’s theme is “What Patriotism Means to Me.” VFW Post 10221 in Anchor Point will award a first, second and third place winner for local entries. Deadline is Nov. 15. Call Jennifer at 399-7572.

Veterans of Foreign Wars: VFW Post 10221 in Anchor Point announces the “Voice of Democracy” scholarship competition. More than 50,000 high school students compete annually for more than $2.3 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording a broadcast script on a patriotic theme. This year’s theme is “Why I’m Optimistic About Our Nation’s Future.” VFW Post 10221 will award a first, second and third place winner for local entries. Deadline is Nov. 15. Call Jennifer, 399-7572. 

 

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