School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Chapman School

Jan. 28: Volleyball at CIA, 4 p.m.

Jan. 30: Cabin Fever Variety Show at Anchor Point Public Library, 7 p.m.

Feb. 1: First Aid/CPR for 7th and 8th grades in Mr. Crocker’s room, 12:20-2:15 p.m.


Feb.  1-12: First session swimming lessons:  10 lessons, 1-2 p.m., Mon. – Fri.

Feb.  15-26: Second Session swimming lessons: 10 lessons, 1-2 p.m., Mon. – Fri.

25 students maximum for each swimming lesson session. Call 226-1880 to reserve your spot.

Fireweed Academy (all grades)

Feb. 3: Early release.

Feb. 4-5: Student-led conferences, no school.

Fireweed Academy (2-6)

Jan. 29: Guest speaker engineer Adam Sevi: structure of buildings in earthquake areas.

Jan. 29: David Lefton: design process and architecture.


Homer High School

Jan. 27: C-team Basketball vs. Kenai, 3:30 and 5:00 p.m.

Jan. 28: Career and Technical Education Student Organization (CTSO) Region Competition at Soldotna High School

Jan. 28: Hockey vs. Kenai, 7 p.m. (Senior Night)

Jan. 29: DDF at Service

Jan. 29: Nordic Ski at Tsalteshi Trails, 2 p.m.

Jan. 29: JV & Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball at Seward, 3, 4:30, 6, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 30: DDF at Service

Jan. 30: Nordic Ski at Tsalteshi Trails, 11 a.m.

Jan. 30: C-team Basketball vs. Nikiski at Homer Middle School, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m.

Homer Middle School

Jan. 29: 8th grade Amp It Up Day

Jan. 30: Nikiski wrestling invite at Nikiski, 10 a.m.

Jan. 30: Volleyball jamboree at Kenai, 10 a.m.

Jan. 30: Seward wrestling invite at Seward, 10 a.m.

Feb. 13: Mathletes compete in MATHCOUNTS Competition Series in Anchorage. 


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Jan. 28: Community Council Meeting, 1 p.m. Planning for the fundraiser for the talent show. Parents who would like to get involved are welcome to join the meeting.

Jan. 29: Fake Injury Day

Jan. 29: Space Night, 6 p.m. Star Lab from Anchorage Museum will be there and open to families.

Missing Bracelet: Laura lost a silver and blue bracelet with a magnet clasp sometime Wednesday. It was a birthday gift made by a friend. If you see it anywhere, please bring it to the office.

Girls on the Run: Recruiting coaches for the spring 2016 season. For more information, or if you are interested in coaching, contact sixth grade teacher Joanna Greene, or Haven House at 235-7712 ext. 227.


Paul Banks Elementary School

Continuing until Feb. 3: Wild West Read-A-Thon

Jan. 28: Bingo for Books, 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 29: 100th day of school

Feb. 3: Early Release at 1:30pm

Feb. 4-5: Parent/teacher conferences, no school for students.

Feb. 4-5: Book fair during conferences






West Homer Elementary School

Feb. 3: Community Input Meeting, 3:30 p.m.

Parents, staff and community meetings are invited to join Superintendent Sean Dusek to discuss desired characteristics in a new West Homer principal, and to learn about the interview process. If you cannot attend the meeting, the office has an input forms that can be returned no later than Monday, Feb. 8 at 4:30 p.m. by fax, email or in-person.



Students from Anchor Point, Nikolaevsk and south across Kachemak Bay, East End Road, and Connections are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Check the deadlines for the following. Applications are available at your local high school counselor’s office and at the American Legion Mile 2.5 East Road, Homer.


National President’s Scholarship, $1,500 plus: Award is gifted to high school seniors who are daughters, sons, greats and step-great children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Return completed application to your nearest American Legion Post or American Legion Auxiliary. Deadline is March 1, 2016


National Non-Traditional Auxiliary Scholarship, $1,000: For continuing students who are members of the Legion, Auxiliary, or S.A.L. (Legion Family). Deadline March 1, 2016. Thinking about going back to college – this one is for you. Return your completed application to the nearest American Legion Post or American Legion Auxiliary.


Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship, $1,000: Must be a Junior Auxiliary Member for past three years and hold a membership card for the current (2016) year. A four-year award. Return your completed application to the nearest American Legion Post or American Legion Auxiliary. Deadline March 1, 2016.


Department of Alaska – Richard D. Johnson Memorial, $1,000: For any high school senior who may not be able to get a scholarship and are ready to make a commitment to post-secondary education. Deadline is March. 30, 2016.


Merrilyn Stock Memorial Scholarship, $500-$1,000: For continuing students (no matter what age) who are members of the Legion Family. Due last day of March 2016.


American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16 Scholarships, $500 award: High School Seniors (student GPA 2 to 3.5), Deadline is April 10, 2016.


American Legion Auxiliary Robert Turkington Memorial Scholarship “Make Hay While The Sun Shines” 

(1) $750 Scholarship for a high school senior student (GPA no higher than 3.5). Contact Darlene 235-6789 or Post @ 235-8864 for more information and/or applications. Several of the State and National scholarships have a $500 (Homer winner) award.