School Events

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Fireweed Academy (both schools)

Nov. 23: Early release.

Nov. 24-25: Thanksgiving holiday. No school.

Dec. 12: APC meeting in room 104 at Big Fireweed, 4:30-6 p.m.

Dec. 22-Jan. 6: Holiday break. No School.

Jan. 9: School resumes.

Little Fireweed (K-2)

Dec. 16: Celebration of dance and song, 1:30 p.m.

Big Fireweed (3-6)

Dec. 19: Swimming at Homer pool.

Dec. 20: Skating at Kevin Bell Arena.

Homer Flex

Nov. 23: Flex community Thanksgiving, noon. Call for details.

Nov. 23: Early release. Staff will review student interventions.

Dec. 1: Brian Partridge presenting “Teen Brain,” 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 21: Eligibility check: last day of the semester.

Dec. 22: No school — staff in-service day.

Dec. 23-Jan. 8: Winter break.

Homer High School

Nov. 23: Early Release at 1:45 p.m.

Nov. 23: Cross-country skiing at Tsalteshi Trails, 2 p.m. (snow dependent)

Homer Middle School

Nov. 23: Early release.

Nov. 24-25: Thanksgiving holiday. No school.

Nov. 29: Homer vs. Aurora Borealis at Aurora Borealis. Boys A, 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 2: Homer vs. Nikiski at Nikiski. Girls A and Boys B, 3 p.m. Boys A and Girls B, 4:30 p.m.

Dec. 9: Homer vs. Kenai at Kenai. Girls A at Kenai Middle School, 3 p.m. Boys B at Kenai Rec Center, 3 p.m. Boys A at KMS, 4:30 p.m. Girls B at Kenai Rec Center, 4:30 p.m.

Dec. 12-17: Spirit week.

Dec. 13: First round of borough basketball.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Nov. 23: Sports day.

Nov. 23: Early release. Students released at 12:50 p.m. and buses depart at 1 p.m.

Nov. 24-25: Thanksgiving holiday. No school.

Jan. 13: Spelling Bee. Practice for the bee is on Mondays, starting Nov. 14, for students in grades 4,5 and 6 who are interested in participating.

Zero Waste Challenge

The sixth grade class is collecting data on how many single-use sporks and straws the school uses each day. With the collected sporks, the class will create a large art project as well as graph the usage of single use sporks each week.

Ink Cartridge Recycling

McNeil Canyon is collected used ink jet cartridges to recycle. Cartridges can be dropped of in the school office or at Tech Connect in town.

Paul Banks Elementary

Nov. 23: Harvest day. Wear your harvest clothes.

Nov. 23: Early release day. Students depart at 1:30 p.m.

Nov.24-25: Thanksgiving holiday. No school.

West Homer Elementary

Nov. 23: Early release. School out at 1:45 p.m.

Nov. 24-25: Thanksgiving holiday. No school.

School safety closure or delay start information

Visit to become familiar with A.L.I.C.E., Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s emergency terms and actions and how to learn if there will be a two-hour delay start or school closure.

If school remains open during adverse weather and parents and guardians assess the conditions in their local area and decide to keep their child or children home, please call the school to let the office know.

An absence due to road and weather conditions will be excused.