School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

March 14-18: Most schools are on spring break, no school.

Fireweed Academy (3-6)

March 29: Field trip – Mud Bay

Homer High School

April 9: Prom.

Linda Stubbert will be at the school the week following spring break to take tuxedo orders.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

March. 21-25: Swimming for kindergarten and third grade students. Students must have permission slips turned in and bring their swimsuit, goggles, towel, dry underwear, comb and waterproof bag to put wet things in. Students with long hair should have a band to tie hair back. Parent helpers are needed in the pool and in the boys and girls locker rooms. Please contact your child’s teacher to volunteer.

March 25: Report cards home.

March 25: Movie character day.

Wood Raffle: McNeil is raffling one cord of firewood, cut, split and delivered. Tickets are available in the office. A maximum of 100 tickets will be sold at $5 each. The drawing will be April 1.

Homer Electric Association Poster Contest: Homer Electric Association is sponsoring their 20th annual Electrical Safety poster contest. The contest is open to 3rd and 4th grade students only and entries must be turned in to HEA office by April 1. Additional information is available on the bulletin board in the main entrance. For more information contact Tanya Lautaret at 283-2305, or

Paul Banks Elementary School

April 1: First Friday Art Extravaganza, 5-7 p.m.


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

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.

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.

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.