School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Feb. 2: School board meeting, Soldotna, 7 p.m.

Feb. 4: Early release day.


Chapman School

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

Today: Volleyball vs Nikolaevsk.

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

Jan. 31: Cabin Fever Variety Show, 7 p.m.

Feb. 3: Grades 3-4 Battle of the Books.

Feb. 3: Volleyball, Chapman vs. CIA.

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: 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.


Little Fireweed (grades K-2)

Jan. 30: Wynn Nature field trip in the morning.


Big Fireweed (grades 2-6)

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

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

Feb. 13: Ice skating at Kevin Bell Arena.


Homer Flex School

Feb. 2: Battle of the Books.

Feb. 3: Eligibility check due.

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


Homer High School

Today: Girls and boys, JV and varsity basketball vs. Grace Christian School, away, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Today: Skills USA district-wide competition, Kenai.

Jan. 30-31: DDF at Dimond.

Jan. 30: Girls and boys, JV and varsity basketball vs. Anchorage Christian School, away, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 31: Girls and boys, JV and varsity basketball vs. Houston, away, 1, 11:30, 1 and 2:30 p.m.

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

Feb. 5-7: Basketball at Kotzebue.

Feb. 12-14: Winter Carnival basketball.

Feb. 12-14: Hockey state championships at Curtis Menard, Wasilla.


Homer Middle School

Today, Feb. 4, Feb. 5, Feb. 11, Feb. 12: Japanese class, Seaton’s classroom, 11:50 a.m.

Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13: Engineering challenge, Seaton’s classroom, 11:50 a.m.

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

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

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

Jan. 31: Volleyball jamboree, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Feb. 5-6: Parent-teacher conferences.

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

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

Feb. 10: Mixed 6 vs. Nikolaevsk at Nikolaevsk, 4-6 p.m.

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

Today: Learning lab.

Today: 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. Parents are invited to join their child and the principal for lunch, 11:25 a.m.

Jan. 30: Crazy hat-hair day.

Jan. 30: LinkedUp concert, grades K-3.

Feb. 5-6: Parent-teacher conferences.


Nikolaevsk School

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

Feb. 2: Girls, boys basketball vs. Kalskag at Nikolaevsk, 5 and 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 3: Girls, boys basketball vs. Lumen Christi at Anchorage, 6:30 amd 8 p.m.

Feb. 5-7: Nenana Invitational Basketball Tournament at Nenana.

Feb. 12-14: Seldovia Basketball Tournament at Seldovia.


Ninilchik School

Feb. 4: Early release. 


Paul Banks Elementary School

Today: 100 Day, celebrating the 100th day of the school year.


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

Jan. 30: Box dress day, using boxes to make recycled outfits.

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



The following American Legion Auxiliary scholarships are available for any high school seniors:

Auxiliary President’s 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.

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