School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Fireweed Academy (both schools)

Nov. 3: Fireweed Share the Spirit Movie Night at Homer Theatre featuring The Polar Express and several student-made shorts.


Homer Flex

Nov. 4: Picture re-takes.

Nov. 18: Eligibility check.

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

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


Homer High School

Nov. 3: Girls wrestling dual vs. Edgecumbe at ACS, 5 p.m. Leave at 10 a.m.

Nov. 3: Varsity hockey at Peninsula Challenge vs. Kenai, 5:30 p.m. Leave 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 3: Volleyball leaves for regions at Houston, 11:30 a.m.

Nov. 3: Swim and dive leaves for Juneau, 7:25 a.m.

Nov. 4: Wrestling at ACS Invitational, 9 a.m.

Nov. 4: Swim and dive at state championship at Juneau, 10:15 a.m.

Nov. 4: Varsity volleyball at regions in Houston vs. Houston, noon.

Nov. 4: Varsity hockey at Peninsula Challenge vs. Soldotna High School, 5:30 p.m. Leave 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 4: Rotary Health Fair set-up in gym, 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 5: SAT test

Nov. 5: Wrestling at ACS Invitational, 9 a.m.

Nov. 5: Swim and dive state championships at Juneau, 11 a.m.

Nov. 5: Varsity volleyball at regions in Houston vs. TBA.

Nov. 5: Varsity hockey at Peninsula Challenge vs. Houston, 1:15 p.m. Leave at 10 a.m.

Nov. 7: Big Booster Club Meeting in staff lounge, 6 p.m.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Nov. 4: Community council meeting, 1 p.m. All parents are welcome to attend.

Nov. 7-18: Artist in the school.

Nov. 23: Sports day.

Nov. 23: Early release.

Jars needed for project

Joanna is looking for donations of plain, pint-size or larger glass jars for her mini-workshop. They do not need lids, but cannot have any label or texture on the jars. There will be a collection box in the office.

First quarter perfect attendance

Congratulations to the following students for being present at school every day during the first quarter: Briar Boyd, Cohen Boyd, Cadence Campbell, Jade Campbell, Cassidy Carroll, Alexandra Casey, Glenn Casey, Ben Engebretsen, Bethany Engebretsen, Jack Engebretsen, Skye Evans, Emma Fisher, Addi Grimes, Emma Grimes, Isaac Horn, Paxton Horn, Kieryn Huffman, Riley Huffman, Shania Jones, Kayla Kala-fut, Alex LeBlanc, Brianna Miller, Elsa Milne, Halen Nordstrom, Jace Nordstrom, Faith Overson, Ella Rainwater, Minadora Reutov, Coleman Stephens, Juneau Turkington, Olivia Wilkens and Amelia Young.

Spotlight Students

The following students are invited to lunch with the principal Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 11:15 a.m. to celebrate their selection as a Spotlight Student for the month of November: Wyatt Grose, Jace Nordstrom, Kimberly Donyes, Jayden Lyon, Liam McHenry, Kiril Basargin, Vasilisa Sanarov, Efrosinia Kuzmin, Sofia Loboy, Daisy Walker, Kavindra Johnson, Carly Nelson, Nathan Overson and Jake Tappan. Parents are invited to join their child and the principal for lunch.


West Homer Elementary

Nov. 4: Pumpkin Chuckin’ Fundraiser: Come catapult old pumpkins with a homemade trebuchet on the WHE field, 4-6 p.m.

Nov. 7-11: Single use plastic waste audit in the school.

Nov. 10: PBIS celebration: Kaleidoscope.

Nov. 14: PTO meeting in WHE library, 6:30 p.m.

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

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