School Events

Student news

Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., has annouced the enrollment of two students from Homer for the fall 2013 semester: Connor McCarron is majoring in environmental studies; Garrett Hoanin’s major is unclassified.


Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Oct. 14: School board meetings, Soldotna, 7-9 p.m.

Oct. 18: Inservice; no school.


Chapman School

Oct. 11: picture retakes.


Fireweed Academy (grades K-2)

Oct. 11: Salmon egg take at Anchor River, 12:30-2:30 p.m.


Homer High School

Oct. 10: Varsity volleyball at Houston.

Oct. 11-12: Varsity volleyball at Grizzly Invite.

Oct. 11-12: Swim-dive at Seward.

Oct. 12: Varsity wrestling at Skyview.

Oct. 17-19: Valley swim-dive invite.


Kachemak Selo School

Oct. 12: Minimum day and grading.

Oct. 14: Vacation day.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Volunteer opportunities: Be a “Magic Marker” for the Mileage Club; picture day helper; after-school robotics.

Today: Community council, 1 p.m.

Today: Learning lab.

Oct. 12: Mind Amazes.

Oct. 14: Holy day.

Oct. 15: Learning lab.

Oct. 16: Quixotic field trip, grades 3-6.

Oct. 17: Learning lab.


Paul Banks Elementary School

NOTE: The lunchroom is in need of help. Call Frankie at 226-1801. 


Razdolna School

Oct. 12: Minimum day and grading.

Oct. 14: Vacation day.


Voznesenka School

Oct. 12: Saturday school; end of quarter; early dismissal.

Oct. 14: Vacation day.

Oct. 15: Quixotic field trip, grades 3-12.

Oct. 17: Parent-teacher conferences, 3:20-6:40 p.m.


West Homer Elementary School

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

Oct. 14: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 p.m.

Oct. 15: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 16: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Oct. 17: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.


College fair

Oct. 22: Kenai Peninsula College Fair, Soldotna Sports Center. 


Contests, Scholarships

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Students in grades 6-8 are invited to participate in the “Patriot’s Pen” essay contest. This year’s theme is “What Patriotism Means to Me.” Deadline is Nov. 15. Call Jennifer at 399-7572.

Veterans of Foreign Wars: VFW Post 10221 in Anchor Point announces the “Voice of Democracy” scholarship competition. This year’s theme is “Why I’m Optimistic About Our Nation’s Future.” Deadline is Nov. 15. Call Jennifer, 399-7572.