School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Chapman School

Jan. 24: Wrestling at Skyview, 10 a.m.

Jan. 29: Spelling bee, grades 3-8, 9 a.m.

Jan. 31: Wrestling at Nikiski, 10 a.m.


Fireweed Academy (grades 2-6)

Jan. 30: LinkedUp Symphony Orchestra Performance in the evening.


Homer High School

Today: Basketball C team vs. Nikiski, 3:30 and 5 p.m.

Today: Hockey vs. Kenai at Kenai, 6 p.m.

Jan. 23-24: XC ski Mat-Su Invite.

Jan. 23-24: DDF Meet in Homer, 3:45 p.m.

Jan. 23: JV and varsity basketball vs Seward, away, 3, 4:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 29-31: Varsity basketball away vs. Grace Christian School, Anchorage Christian School, Houston.


Homer Middle School

Jan. 24: Skyview Invitational Chicken Tournament, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Jan. 30: Seward Invitational Nordic Skiing, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Jan. 30: Mixed 6 versus Nikolaevsk at HMS, 4-6 p.m.

Jan. 31: Nikiski Invitational Wrestling Tournament, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Jan. 22, 27, 29: Learning lab.

Jan. 23: Geography bee.

Jan. 29: Spotlight lunch with students Alexander Garcia Rivera, Zafina O’Phelan, Nico Erickson, Kylee St. Louis, Seamus Hatton, Rebecca Trowbridge, Elsa Milne, Carly Nelson, Bethany Engebretsen, Anthony Basargin, Hannah Stonorov, Seamus Donovan, Aurora Greenstreet and Hartley Miller, 11:25 a.m.

Jan. 30: Crazy hat-hair day.


Nikolaevsk School

Jan. 22-24: Warrior Rumble basketball.

Jan. 27: Girls, boys basketball vs. Ninilchik at Nikolaevsk, 5 and 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 28: Boys basketball vs. Nanwalek at Nikolaevsk, 6 p.m.

Jan. 30: Girls, boys basketball vs. Cook Inlet Academy at Nikolaevsk, 6 and 7:30 p.m.


Paul Banks Elementary School

Jan. 23: Bingo for books.

Jan. 23: Paul Banks Elementary School shirt day and crazy hat day.

Jan.29: 100 Day!


West Homer Elementary School

Jan. 26: Skiing, 3-5 p.m.

Jan. 27: Volleyball, grades 5-6, 3-4 p.m.

Jan. 28: Skiing, 3-5 p.m.

Jan. 30: Box dress day.

Jan. 30: Volleyball, grades 5-6, 3-4 p.m.



The following 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.

Scholarship requirements include grade point averages of 2.0 to 4.0. Pick up applications at high school counselors’ offices; Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College-University of Alaska Anchorage; Connections; or American Legion Post 16 in Homer. For more information, contact Darlene at 235-6789 or the Legion Post at 235-8864.