School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District


Chapman School

Feb. 14: Volleyball at Cook Inlet Academy, 4 p.m.

Feb. 15: Wrestling at Seward.

Feb. 17: Volleyball at Ninilchik, 4 p.m.

Feb. 19: Grades 2-3 to Sport Lake.


Fireweed Academy (2-6)

Feb. 13: Afterschool skiing.

Feb. 19: Blues with Hawkeye Herman.


Fireweed Academy (K-2)

Feb. 20: Blues with Hawkeye Herman, 9-10 a.m.


Homer High School

Through Feb. 15: DDF, East High School.

Feb. 15: JV basketball vs. Seldovia, 10 a.m.

Feb. 15: Winter ball, 8 p.m.


Homer Middle School

Feb. 14: Volleyball at Nikiski, 3 p.m.

Feb. 14: Nordic skiing Nikiski Invitational, 3 p.m.

Feb. 15: Wrestling at Seward Invite, 10 a.m.

Feb. 18: Volleyball at Kenai, 3 p.m.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

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

Feb. 15: Holy day.

Feb. 20: Talent show dress rehearsal.

Feb. 21: Talent show, 6:30 p.m.


Ninilchik School

Feb. 13-15: Tok basketball tournament, girls and boys.

Feb. 18: Basketball varsity girls vs. Kenai JV 4 p.m.; varsity boys vs. Homer JV 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 21: Basketball vs. Bristol Bay girls, 6 p.m.


Paul Banks Elementary School

Through Feb. 26: Read-A-Thon.

Feb. 13: Bingo for Books, 6:30-8 p.m.

Feb. 18: PTA, 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 19: Site council, 3:30 p.m.


Susan B. English School

Feb. 14: Basketball at Cook Inlet Academy.

Feb. 15: Basketball at Homer.

Feb. 20-22: Basketball Seldovia Tournament.


West Homer Elementary School

Feb. 13: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Feb. 13: Skiing, check with office, 3:35 p.m.

Feb. 14: Grades 5-6 volleyball, 3:30-5 p.m.

Feb. 17: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.

Feb. 17: Grades 5-6 boys basketball, 3:15 p.m.

Feb. 17: Skiing, check with office, 3:35 p.m.

Feb. 18: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Feb. 18: Grades 5-6 volleyball, 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 19: Sixth-grade 12:35 p.m.

Feb. 19: Grades 5-6 boys basketball, 3:15 p.m.

Feb. 20: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Feb. 20: Skiing, check with the office, 3:35 p.m.



The following American Legion scholarships have a March 1 deadline:

National President’s Scholarship: $1,500 plus, for high school seniors who are daughters, sons, grand- and step-grandchildren of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion; eligibility dates are on the application; no Legion membership is required.  

Non-Traditional Auxiliary Scholarship: $1,000, for continuing students who are members of the Legion, Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion.

Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship: $1,000, must be a Junior Auxiliary member for the past three years and hold a membership card for 2013; this is a four-year award.

Department of Alaska – Richard D. Johnson Memorial: $1,000, for high school seniors who may not be able to get a scholarship and are ready to commit to post-secondary education.

Merrilyn Stock Memorial Scholarship: $500-$1,000 for continuing students who are members of the Legion Family.

Check for applications for scholarships at all high school counselor offices in the greater Homer area, Connections, Flex School, schools across the bay, and at American Legion Post 16. For more information or applications, contact Darlene, 235-6789, or the post at 235-8864. Several of these scholarships have a $500 Homer-winner award.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16 Scholarships: $500; for high school senior C-B students; deadline is April 1.

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