School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District

From Health Services: Beginning Jan. 1, Public Health must discontinue provision of all state supplied vaccine to fully insured children. Students who have Denali Kid Care or who are Alaska Native/American Indian and those who are either uninsured or underinsured (insurance does not cover shots) will continue to be able to receive immunizations at Public Health. Anyone who has private insurance that covers vaccines or who does not know if their private insurance covers vaccines will be referred to their personal care provider and will not be able to get immunications at Public Health.

Jan. 21: Vacation day.

Feb. 7-8: Parent-teacher conferences.

March 8: Inservice, no school.

March 11-15: Vacation days.

Chapman School

Jan. 31: Spelling bee, 9 a.m.


Ongoing: Registration, call 226-1880.

Fireweed Academy (all grades)

NOTE: Fireweed Academy APC meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at Little Fireweed, 813 East End Road.

Little Fireweed (grades K-2)

Today: Clothes drive ends for Tierra Madre

Jan. 18: Walking field trip to the firehall.

March 4-7: Swim week.

Big Fireweed (grades 3-6)

Jan. 25: Sixth-grade waffle lunch fundraiser for Big Fireweed; the ‘littles’ are coming.

Feb. 7-8: Student-parent-teacher conferences.

Homer Flex School

Registration: Call to be on a waiting list.

Coming soon: Flex students will be fundraising for an upcoming field trip to the museum in Anchorage, as well as the Alaska Native Heritage Center. 

Homer High School

Feb. 5: Site council meeting, 3:45 p.m., library.

Homer Middle School

Jan. 26: Wrestling, Nikiski Invitational, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Jan. 26: Nordic skiing, Seward Invitational, 3-6 p.m.

Feb. 1: Nordic skiing, 3-6 p.m.

Feb. 2: Wrestling, Soldotna Invitational Rubber Chicken Tournament, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Feb. 15: Nordic skiing, 3-5 p.m.

Feb. 15: Volleyball vs. Nikiski at Homer, 3-4 p.m.

Feb. 16: Wrestling, Seward Invite, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Kachemak Selo School

Feb. 11-12: Parent teacher converences

Feb. 15: Vacation

McNeil Canyon
Elementary School

NOTE: It’s not too early to think about the talent show in February. Some of the most memorable skits of the past were famiy productions. A coordinator is needed; contact the office if interested.

Note: The following students were placed on the honor roll for the second quarter: Clayton Beachy, Adeline Berry, Katelyn Engebretsen, Ty Etzwiler, McKenzy Johnson, Jade Jones, Paige Jones, Maya Kelly, Gabriel LeBlanc, Oriana Mahoney, Tanner Reid, Zoe Stonorov, Madison Story, Phineas Weston, Emmet Wilkinson, Tristen Gonzales, Abby Middleton, Chad Morris, Mackenzie Ormond, Daniel Reutov, Alec Rhodes, Austin Shafford, Rio Shemet-Pitcher, Jessie Skalisky, Calvin Anderson, Rhythm Beckett-Cook, Lydia Chernishoff, Lia Jacobsen, Elizabeth Kalugin, Summer McGuire, Jakob Nelson, Nikola Reutov, Sammy Walker and Tucker Weston.

Jan. 19-20: Holy day.

Jan. 24: Deadline to submit entries in the Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contest. Students in first through fifth grade are invited to participate in this 2013 National Garden Clubs, Inc. poster contest. Entry rules are available on the bulletin board in the front entrance.

Jan. 28: Entries in the 2013 Alaska Aviation Art Contest must be postmarked by this date. The theme is “My Favorite Air Sports.” Details are available on the bulletin board in the front entrance. 

Jan. 29: Spotlight lunch honoring students Brooklyn Brabham, Jade Campbell, Daisy Walker, Wade Carroll, Brianna Miller, Minadora Reutov, Jenna Lapp, Tatiana Reutov, Tim Chernishoff, Seamus Donovan, Fiona Hatton, Andrew Rizea, Katelyn Engebretsen, Oriana Mahoney, Madison Story, Emmet Wilkinson, Abby Middleton and Travis Richtback. Parents are invited to join their child and the principal for lunch, 11:25 a.m.

Feb. 6: Spelling bee. Find study tips at or

Feb. 13: Site council, 3:30 p.m., library.

Feb. 21: Site council, 3:30 p.m.

Nikolaevsk School

Feb. 8: Parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 15: Parent-teacher conferences.

Ninilchik School

Today: Basketball, boys JV vs. Port Lions 4 p.m.; boys varsity vs. Kodiak ESSS 5:30 p.m. 

Today: Site-based council meeting, 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 18: Basketball, Kenai JV vs. girls varsity, 5 p.m.

Jan. 18: Basketball, boys at Seldovia, 6 p.m.

Jan. 19: Basketball boys at Seldovia vs. Nanwalek, noon.

Jan. 22: Basketball, boys vs. Cook Inlet Academy, JV 5 p.m., varsity 6:30 p.m. 

Jan. 24-26: Nikolaevsk Warrior Rumble, basketball, boys and girls.

Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Nenana Invitational Tournament, basketball, boys and girls.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Be on the lookout: After-school program forms will be coming home with students in January for sessions beginning in February. The programs will be open to kindergarteners, as well as grades 1-2. 

Jan. 22: Start “Blast Off and Read” read-a-thon.

Jan 25: Paul Banks Shirt Day and Crazy Hat Day.

Feb. 7-8: Book fair

Feb. 9: PTA Winter Carnival, 1-4 p.m.

Feb. 19: End of “Blast Off and Read” read-a-thon.

Razdolna School

Feb. 11-12: Parent-teacher conferences

Feb. 15: Holy day, no school.

March 8: Inservice, no school.

Susan B. English School

Jan. 25: Basketball home game.

Jan. 31-Feb. 1: Grace JV tournament.

February: Spelling bee, TBA.

February: Battle of the books, TBA.

Voznesenka School

Feb. 11-12: Parent teacher conferences.

Feb. 15: Holy day, no school.

March 8: Inservice, no school.

West Homer
Elementary School

Today: Sixth grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Jan. 21: Fifth grade band, 12:10 p.m.

Jan. 21: Wrestling, 3:20 p.m.

Jan. 22:  Sixth grade band, 12:20 p.m.

Jan. 23: Fifth grade band, 11:20 a.m.

Jan. 23: Wresetling, 3:20 p.m.

Jan. 24: Sixth grade band, 12:40 p.m.

Jan. 26: Spirit Duct Tape Day.

Jan. 28: Fifth grade band, 12:10 p.m.

Jan. 28: Wrestling, 3:20 p.m.

Jan. 29: Sixth grade band, 12:20 p.m.

Jan. 30: Fifth grade band, 11:20 a.m.

Jan. 30: Wrestling, 3:20 p.m.

Jan. 31: Sixth grade band, 2:40 p.m.