School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

April 26: Middle school math meet, Homer Middle School, 9 a.m.-1:10 p.m.

April 30: Middle school borough band-choir, Soldotna Middle School, all day event.

Pre-Kindergarden Title I Assessments

Children who will be four years old by Sept. 1 have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall. To qualify, parents and guardians must:

1. Contact their local area school to scheule a Pre-K assessment;

2. Complete a Pre-K application available at the school office or on the web at http://bit/ly/PreKapplications;

3. Return the application to your neighborhood school office during school hours and schedule your child’s assessment prior to the date for your neighborhood school.

Screening dates are:

May 9: Chapman, 235-8671;

May 16: Paul Banks Elementary, 226-1801.

Chapman School

Today: Step-up day, 10:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Today: Science fair-family ed night, 6-7 p.m.

April 29-May 10: Swimming, grades 3-4.

April 29: Track meet.

May 1: Kindergarten to Pratt Museum.

May 3: Borough track meet in Homer.

May 4: Garage-bake sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fireweed Academy

May 4: May Day Celebration and fundraiser.

Little Fireweed (grades K-2)

April 26: Fireweed Cafe at 1:15 p.m. with art resident Jimmy Riordan.

Big Fireweed (grades 3-6)

April 26: Guest speaker, game biologist Jason Herreman.

April 26: Taco Friday fundraiser lunch.

Homer High School

Today: Girls varsity softball, Kenai Central High School.

April 26: Girls, boys varsity soccer at Houston, 4 and 6 p.m.

April 27: Girls, boys varsity soccer at Wasilla, noon and 2 p.m.

April 29: Principal candidate interviews.

Homer Middle School

April 26 and April 29: Beach data collection field trip days, grade 7. Students need lunch, appropriate clothing.

April 27: Track at Nikiski Invite, 10 a.m.-noon.

April 30: Mass band at Soldotna High School.

May 3-4: Borough track meet, hosted by Skyview and Nikiski.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Today: Site council, 3:30 p.m.

Today: Science Fair.

April 29: Volunteer lunch.

May 2: Spring concert, 6:30 p.m.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Through April 26: Volunteer appreciation week.

April 26: Deadline to return completed student information forms.

April 26: PTA math and science night.

April 26: PTA summer program fair.

May 2-3: Kindergarten screening.

Susan B. English School

April 30: Candidate interviews for principal.

West Homer Elementary School

Through April 26: Volunteer appreciation week.

Through April 26: Field trip to Kasistna Bay Lab, Bynagle class.

Through April 26: Field trip to Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge, Maslow class.

Through April 26: Field trip to Peterson Bay FIeld Station, Worsfold class.

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

Today:Field trip to Pratt Museum, Cloud class, 9:14-11:40 a.m.

Today: Field trip to Pratt Museum, Putney class, noon-3 p.m.

April 26: Masonic Award Ceremony, Kenai Central High School, 6-7:30 p.m.

April 26: Tidepooling at Bishop’s Beach, Walls class, 8:45-11:15 a.m.

April 29: Field trip to Bishop’s Beach, Heimbuch class, 10:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m.

April 29: Fifth-grade band, 12:10 p.m.

April 29: Theater club, 3 p.m.

April 30: Field trip of Homer historical buildings, all third grades, 12:45 -3 p.m.

April 30: Sixth-grade band, 12:20 p.m.

May 1-3: Field trip, Wilderness Lodge, fifth-grade students.

May 1: Fifth-grade band, 11:20 a.m.

May 1: Art club, 3:15 p.m.

May 2: Sixth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

May 3: Math meet, Seward.