School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Chapman School

Oct. 10: Parent group meeting, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Connections

Ongoing: Registration, call 226-1880.

Fireweed Academy

The Academic Policy Committee, the governing body of Fireweed Academy, has openings for a community representative, parent representative and an adult serving as a student representative. Call Janet, 235-9728.

Fireweed Academy (K-2)

Oct. 5: School pictures.

Fireweed Academy (3-6)

Oct. 5: Marine debris art field trip to Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, 8:45 a.m.

Kachemak Selo School

Oct. 2-today: Student testing.

Oct. 9: Vacation.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Oct. 4: Learning lab.

Oct. 5: Pajama and stuffed animal day.

Oct. 6: Garage sale, lunchroom-size table rental $20, half a table $10; call 235-8181.

Oct. 9: Holy day.

Oct. 9: Learning lab.

Oct. 11: Learning lab.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Oct. 9: PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 10: Site council, 3:15 p.m.

Oct. 18: Deadline to submit applications for special needs preschool peer model program. The program provides opportunities for children with special needs to interact with same-aged children in a small group, preschool setting focusing on learning preschool skills, social-play skills and communication with the guidance of a certified teacher. Applications available at main office.

Razdolna School

Oct. 2-today: Student testing.

Oct. 9: Vacation.

 Voznesenka School

Oct. 2-today: Student testing.

Oct. 9: Vacation.

West Homer Elementary School

Today: Worsfold’s field trip, 9:45 a.m.

Today: Sixth-grade band, 2:40-3:10 p.m.

Today: Soccer, boys, 3:20-4:30 p.m.

Today: Cross country, 3:20-4:30 p.m.

Oct. 5: Election speeches.

Oct. 5: Orca Fun Run, 3:30-5 p.m.

Oct. 8: Fifth-grade band, 12:10-12:40 p.m.

Oct. 9: Sixth-grade band, 12:20-12:50 p.m.

Oct. 10: Fifth-grade band, 11:20-11:50 a.m.

Oct. 11: Sixth-grade band, 2:40-3:10 p.m.

Oct. 11: PTO meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 

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