Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Today: Board candidate orientation, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Soldotna.

Sept. 1: School holiday.

Sept. 8: School board meeting, Homer High School, 7 p.m.

Sept. 17: Early release.

Chapman School

Sept. 8: School pictures.

Sept. 10: Fireweed Academic Policy Committee Meeting, West Homer Elementary building, room 104, 4:3-6 p.m.

Homer High School

Aug. 29 Diving at Kenai Meet, 1 p.m.

Aug. 29: Homer XC Running Invitational, 3:30 p.m.

Aug. 29: Volleyball vs. Seward, 4, 5 and 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 30: 14th annual Homer Ironman Triathlon, Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center, 8 a.m.

Aug. 30: Volleyball vs. Anchorage Christian School, 11 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 30: Football at Barrow, 2 p.m.

Homer Middle School

Aug. 29: Homer Invitational XC, 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 5: Soccer at Kenai, 3 p.m.

Sept. 5: Seward Invitational XC, 3 p.m.

Sept. 12: Nikiski Invitational XC, 3 p.m.

Sept. 12: Soccer vs. Nikiski at Homer, 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 19: Kenai Invitational XC, 3 p.m.

Sept. 19: Soccer at Skyview, 3 p.m.

Sept. 19: Soccer vs Seward at Skyview, 5 p.m.

Sept. 23: First round of boroughs, 3 p.m.

Sept. 26: Boroughs XC, Skyview, noon.

Sept. 27: Finals for Boroughs soccer at Nikiski, 10 a.m.

Oct. 1: Lifetouch picture day, 8:35 a.m.

Kachemak Selo School

Aug. 28-29: Vacation days.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Aug. 28-29: Holy days.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Today: Open house grade 2, 6 p.m.; grades K-1 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 5: Red, White, Blue Day.

Sept. 16: Paul Banks Day.

Sept. 18: School pictures.

Razdolna School:

Aug. 28-29: Vacation days.

Voznesenka School

Aug. 28-29: Vacation days.

West Homer Elementary School

Sept. 19: School pictures, art room, 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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