School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Nov. 20: 90-minute early release.


Chapman School

Today: Basketball Nikolaevsk at Chapman, 3:30 and 5 p.m.

Nov 8: Basketball Homer at Chapman, girls 4 p.m., boys 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 14: Basketball at ABC, 3:30 and 5 p.m.

Nov. 18: Baksetball at Ninilchik, girls 4 p.m., no boys.


Fireweed Academy (grades K-2)

Through Nov. 8: Artist-in-the-schools Jack Dalton.

Nov. 8: Storytelling celebration with Jack Dalton.


Fireweed Academy (grades 3-6)

Through Nov. 18: Fresh oranges fundraising.


Flex School

Today: Work Keys testing.

Today: Improvisational performance with artist-in-the-school Martin Zeller, KBay Cafe, 6 p.m. Open to the public.

Nov. 15: Student eligibility test due 3 p.m.


Homer High School

Nov. 7-9: Girls varsity volleyball at regions tournament in Seward.

Nov. 8-9: State swim-dive tournament at Juneau.

Nov. 8-9: Houston Wrestling Invite.

Nov. 8-9: DDF at Bartlett.


Homer Middle School

Nov. 11-21: Artist in schools, PE classes.

Nov. 15: Basketball vs. Nikiski at HMS, 3 p.m.


Kachemak Selo School

Nov. 21: Inservice.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Today: Learning lab.

Nov. 8: Sub teacher training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Nov. 12: Learning lab.

Nov. 14: Learning lab.

Nov. 14: Site council, 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 15: 70s Day (disco).

Nov. 19: Learning lab.

Nov. 21: Holy day.

Nov. 21: Learning lab.

Nov. 26: Holy day.

Nov. 26: Learning lab.

Through Nov. 27:  Help others by donating loose change, bills, donations for the victims of the Galena flood last spring. The class who raises the most funds wil receive a popcorn-movie party. 


Paul Banks Elementary School

Nov. 8: Paul Banks Elementary School shirt day.

Nov. 8: Movie night, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 12: PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.



Nov. 21: Inservice. 


Susan B. English School

Today: Booster Club meeting, commons, 7 p.m.

Today: Middle school basketball with Aurora Borealis Charter School at Seldovia.

Nov. 8-9: Middle school basketball with Nikolaevsk, TBA.

Nov. 12: Picture retakes

Nov. 14: Mixed 6 volleyball, leave on ferry for Kodial tournament.

Nov. 15: Mixed 6 volleyball, Kodiak tournament, play Aurora Borealis Charter School, 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 16: Mixed 6 volleyball, Kodiak tournament, play Cook Inlet Academy, 10 a.m.

Nov. 17: Mixed 6 volleyball return to Seldovia.

Nov. 18: Mid-quarter eligibility check, grades 9-12.

Nov. 21: Mixed 6 volleyball with NIkolaevsk at Seldovia.

Nov. 21-23: Middle Schools Small Schools Basketball Tournament at Chapman.


Voznesenka School

Nov. 21: Inservice.


West Homer Elementary School

Through Nov. 8: Artist-in-the-school Alison Marshall provides instruction in creative movement.

Today: Sixth-grade field trip, Challenger Learning Center in Kenai, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Nov. 8: Student performance with artist-in-the-school, 12:15 p.m.

Nov. 11: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.

Nov. 12: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Nov. 13: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Nov. 14: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Nov. 18: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.

Nov. 19: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.


Contests, Scholarships

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Students in grades 6-8 are invited to participate in the “Patriot’s Pen” essay contest. Top national winners receive at least $500; the first place award is $5,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. This year’s theme is “What Patriotism Means to Me.” VFW Post 10221 in Anchor Point will award a first, second and third place winner for local entries. 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. High school students compete for more than $2.3 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording a broadcast script on a patriotic theme. This year’s theme is “Why I’m Optimistic About Our Nation’s Future.” VFW Post 10221 will award a first, second and third place winner for local entries. Deadline is Nov. 15. Call Jennifer, 399-7572. 


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