School Events

School Events



Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Fireweed Academy (both schools)

Dec. 12: APC meeting in room 104 at Big Fireweed, 4:30-6 p.m.

Dec. 22-Jan. 6: Holiday break. No School.

Jan. 9: School resumes.


Little Fireweed (K-2)

Dec. 16: Celebration of dance and song, 1:30 p.m.


Big Fireweed (3-6)

Dec. 19: Swimming at Homer pool.

Dec. 20: Skating at Kevin Bell Arena.


Homer Flex

Dec. 1: Brian Partridge presenting “Teen Brain,” 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 21: Eligibility check: last day of the semester.

Dec. 22: No school — staff in-service day.

Dec. 23-Jan. 8: Winter break.


Homer High School

Dec. 1: Hockey @ Palmer 7 p.m. MTA Center (LV 10 a.m.)

Dec. 1: Cheer Parent Meeting TBA

Dec. 1: Wrestling LV on Ferry to Kodiak 9 p.m.

Dec. 2: Boys BB Practice 6 a.m.

Dec. 2: Hockey @ Colony 7 p.m. Wasilla Sports Complex

Dec. 2: Wrestling at Kodiak

Dec. 2: Nutcracker Fair Set Up in Commons and Gym

Dec. 2: Girls BB 3:30–5:30 HMS

Dec. 3: SAT Test

Dec. 3: Girls BB Practice at HMS 9–11 a.m.

Dec. 3: Boys BB Practice at HMS 11 am.- 1 p.m.

Dec. 3: Wrestling @ Kodiak (RT 11:15 PM Ravn)

Dec. 3: Hockey @ Wasilla 11:30 a.m. Brett Arena

Notice: Skiing Dec. 2-3 cancelled


Homer Middle School

Dec. 2: Homer vs. Nikiski at Nikiski. Girls A and Boys B, 3 p.m. Boys A and Girls B, 4:30 p.m.

Dec. 9: Homer vs. Kenai at Kenai. Girls A at Kenai Middle School, 3 p.m. Boys B at Kenai Rec Center, 3 p.m. Boys A at KMS, 4:30 p.m. Girls B at Kenai Rec Center, 4:30 p.m.

Dec. 12-17: Spirit week.

Dec. 13: First round of borough basketball.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Dec. 8: McNeil Canyon Elementary Winter Program, 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 13: Spelling Bee. Practice for the bee is on Mondays, starting Nov. 14, for students in grades 4,5 and 6 who are interested in participating.

Zero Waste Challenge

The sixth grade class is collecting data on how many single-use sporks and straws the school uses each day. See story, page 6.

Ink Cartridge Recycling

McNeil Canyon is collected used ink jet cartridges to recycle. Cartridges can be dropped of in the school office or at Tech Connect in town.


School announce winter

concerts, programs

Community members are invited to treat themselves to attend one of the many Kenai Peninsula Borough School District concerts or programs happening this month. The following is a list of those happening in southern Kenai Peninsula Schools:

• Paul Banks Elementary: Dec. 6, 1 p.m., Winter Program, Mariner Theatre

• McNeil Canyon Elementary: Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m., Winter Program

• West Homer Elementary: Dec. 13, 1 p.m., Mariner Theater

• Susan B. English School: Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m., K-12 Christmas Program

• Chapman School: Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

• Homer Middle School: Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Winter Concert, Mariner Theater

• Ninilchik School: Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Winter Concert, Rootbeer Float Fundraiser

• Homer High School: Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Winter Concert

• Tebughna School: Dec. 21, 6 p.m.

• Homer High School: Dec. 21, 7 p.m., Candlelight, Carols and Desserts