School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Feb. 24: District budget meeting, Homer High School library, 5:30 p.m. For information, contact Lassie Nelson, 907-714-8838.

 

Chapman School

Feb. 5-6: No school, parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 9: Grades 7-8 Battle of the Books.

Feb. 10: Grades 5-6 Battle of the Books.

Feb. 10: Volleyball, Chapman vs. Skyview.

Feb. 12: Jump rope assembly, 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 12: Volleyball, Chapman vs. Ninilchik.

Feb. 13: Volleyball at Nikolaevsk.

Feb. 14: Wrestling at Seward.

 

Fireweed Academy (all grades)

Feb. 5-6: No school, student-led parent-teacher conferences.

 

Big Fireweed (grades 2-6)

Feb. 13: Ice skating at Kevin Bell Arena.

 

Homer Flex School

Feb. 4-6: Student-parent-teacher conferences.

 

Homer High School

Today: Parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 5-7: Hockey regions at Brett Ice Arena, Wasilla.

Feb. 5-7: Basketball at Kotzebue.

Feb. 6: Peer Mentoring trip to Anchorage.

Feb. 6: Skiing, Boroughs.

Feb. 6-7: Homer C-team backetball tourney.

Feb. 7: ACT test, 7:30 a.m.

Feb. 9: Grade check.

Feb. 12-14: Winter Carnival basketball.

 

Homer Middle School

Feb. 5-6: Parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 5, 11, 12: Japanese, Seaton’s classroom, 11:50 a.m.

Feb. 5: Wrestling Homer Invite, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Feb. 6-8: Homer Middle School Collegiate Wrestling Tournament.

Feb. 6, 13: Engineering challenge, Seaton’s classroom, 11:50 a.m.

Feb. 10: Mixed 6 at Nikolaevsk.

Feb. 13: Volleyball vs. Nikiski.

Feb. 14: Seward Invite Wrestling.

Feb. 14: Homer Invitational Nordic Skiing.

 

Kachemak Selo School

Feb. 10: Minimum day.

Feb. 11: Parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 12: Vacation day.

 

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Feb. 5-6: Parent-teacher conferences, no school.

Feb. 9: Forensics.

Feb. 10, 12: Learning lab.

Feb. 10: Talent show tryouts.

Feb. 11: Love of Reading begins.

Feb. 12: Holy day.

Feb. 12: Site council, 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 13: Spelling bee, grades 4-6, 12:45 p.m.

Feb. 13 Game or skate night, 6:30-8 p.m.

 

Nikolaevsk School

Feb. 5-7: Nenana Invitational Basketball Tournament.

Feb. 12-14: Seldovia Basketball Tournament.

 

Ninilchik School

Today: Parent-teacher conferences, no school.

Feb. 6: No school, in-service.

 

Paul Banks Elementary School

Today-Feb. 6: Parent-teacher conferences, no school.

Today-Feb. 6: Book fair.

Feb. 14: PTA WInter Carnival, 1-4 p.m.

 

Razdolna School

Feb. 10: Minimum day.

Feb. 11: Parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 12: Vacation day.

 

Voznesenka School

Feb. 10: Minimum day.

Feb. 11: Parent-teacher conferences.

Feb. 12: Vacation day.

 

West Homer Elementary School

Today-Feb. 6: Parent-teacher conferences, no school.

Feb. 9, 11: Skiing, Rogers Loop or Sunset Trail, 3-5 p.m.

Feb. 10, 13: Volleyball, grades 5-6, 3-4 p.m.

Feb. 13: Field trip, Homer High School pool, Worsfold’s class, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

 

Scholarships

American Legion Auxiliary scholarships are available for any high school seniors: Auxiliary Presidents Scholarship, $1,500, due March 1; American Legion Richard D. Johnson, $1,000, due March 30; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16, $500, due April 10.

The following are available for Legion family members only: Auxiliary Non-Traditional Scholarship, $500-$1,000, due March 1; Merrilyn Stock Scholarship for continuing students, $500-$1,000, due March 30.

Requirements include 2.0-4.0 grade point average. Applications at high school counselors’ offices; Kachemak Bay Campus; Connections; or American Legion Post 16. Contact Darlene, 235-6789 or 235-8864.

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