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Ninilchik students Caleb Daniels and Esther Pherson were among the graduates honored at Bob Jones University’s commencement exercises.

Aranda Koch of Anchor Point graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a bachelor of arts degree in business management. 

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Pre-Kindergarden Title I Assessments

Children who will be four years old by Sept. 1 have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes. To qualify, parents and guardians must:

1. Contact local area school to schedule a Pre-K assessment;

2. Complete the application available at the school office or at http://bit/ly/PreKapplications;

3. Return the application to your neighborhood school office and schedule an assessment prior to the date for your neighborhood school.

Screening date:

May 16: Paul Banks Elementary, 226-1801.

 

Chapman School

May 17: Kindergarten graduation, 2 p.m.

May 20: Eighth-grade graduation, 7 p.m.

 

Fireweed Academy

May 20: Anchor River salmon release.

May 22: Play day at Kiki’s.

 

Little Fireweed (grades K-2)

May 17: Pratt field trip.

May 21: Potluck and promotion, noon-2 p.m.

May 22: Time capsule.

 

Big Fireweed (grades 3-6)

May 17: Sixth-grade graduation, 1:30 p.m.

 

Flex School

May 19: Graduation, Land’s End Resort 5 p.m.

 

Homer High School

May 20: Graduation, 7 p.m.

 

Kachemak Selo School

May 21-22: Vacation.

May 23: Graduation, 2 p.m.

May 27: Holiday.

May 29: Vacation.

 

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

May 20: Sixth-grade graduation, 12:30 p.m.

May 20: Step-Up Day, 12:40 p.m.

May 21-22: Holy Day.

 

Nanwalek School

May 24: Graduation, 2 p.m.

 

Nikolaevsk School

May 23: Graduation, 4 p.m.

 

Ninilchik School

May 20: Graduation, 7 p.m.

 

Port Graham School

May 24: Graduation, 4 p.m.


Paul Banks Elementary School

May 17: Spirit day.

May 22: Activity day and sack lunch picnic.

 

Razdolna School

May 21-22: Holy day, no school.

May 23: Graduation, 11 a.m.

May 27: Holy day, no school.

May 29: Holy day, no school.

May 30: Last day of school.

 

Susan B. English School

May 22: Graduation, 4 p.m.

 

Voznesenka School

May 21-22: Holy day, no school.

May 23: Graduation at McNeil Canyon Elementary School, 4 p.m.

May 27: Memorial Day, no school.

May 29: Holy day, no school.

May 30: Students’ last day of school.

 

West Homer Elementary School

May 17: Crazy hair-clothes day.

May 17: Sixth-grade band, 2:15 p.m.

May 20: Sixth-grade promotion, 2:15-3 p.m.

May 22: Last day. 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

The International Pacific Halibut Commission funds merit scholarships to support university, technical college and other post-secondary education. Contact Eva Luna at (206) 634-1838, ext. 7661, or Bruce Leaman, ext. 7672. Applications must be postmarked by June 28 and mailed to: International Pacific Halibut Commission, 2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98199-1287. Applications may be downloaded at www.iphc.int/opportunities/scholarship.html.

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