BP TEACHerS OF EXCELLENCE NOMINATIONS
Feb. 14: Deadline to submit nominations of outstanding teachers who are making a difference for Alaska’s young people. The program is open to teachers statewide and nominations will be accepted online at www.bpteachers.com. Each year BP recognizes teachers of excellence with a $500 gift card for the teacher and a matching $500 for the teacher’s school. Last year, after expanding the program to school districts across Alaska, BP received more than 1,400 nominations.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Feb. 7-8: Parent-teacher conferences.
Feb. 11: School board meeting, Soldotna, 7 p.m.
Note: The following students are on Chapman’s all-A honor roll for the second quarter: Andrew Drake, Fawna Johnson, Wayne Newman and Cora Parish.
Today: Spelling bee, 9 a.m.
Feb. 1: Battle of the Books, grades 3-4.
Feb. 5: Battle of the Books, grades 7-8.
Feb. 5: Volleyball vs. Cook Inlet Academy at Chapman, 4 p.m.
Feb. 6: Battle of the Books, grades 5-6.
Feb. 6: Volleyball vs. Nikolaevsk at Chapman, 5 p.m.
Fireweed Academy (all grades)
NOTE: Fireweed Academy APC meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at Little Fireweed, 813 East End Road.
Big Fireweed (grades 3-6)
Thursdays: After-school skiing.
Feb. 6: Video club begins, meets on Wednesdays.
Homer Flex School
Registration: Call to be on a waiting list.
Coming soon: Flex students will be fundraising for an upcoming field trip to the museum in Anchorage, as well as the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
Homer High School
Feb. 5: Site council meeting, 3:45 p.m., library.
Homer Middle School
Feb. 1: Nordic skiing, 3-6 p.m.
Feb. 2: Wrestling, Soldotna Invitational Rubber Chicken Tournament, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kachemak Selo School
Feb. 11-12: Parent-teacher conferences
Feb. 15: Vacation
Feb. 6: Spelling bee. Find study tips at www.spellingbee.com or www.myspellit.com.
Feb. 8: Parent-teacher conferences.
Feb. 15: Parent-teacher conferences.
Today-Feb. 2: Nenana Invitational Tournament, basketball, boys and girls.
Paul Banks Elementary School
Feb. 7-8: Book fair
Feb. 9: PTA Winter Carnival, 1-4 p.m.
Feb. 11-12: Parent-teacher conferences
Susan B. English School
Today-Feb. 1: Grace JV tournament.
Feb. 11-12: Parent teacher conferences.
Today: Sixth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.
Feb. 4: Fifth-grade band, 12:10 p.m.
Feb. 4: Wrestling, 3:20-4:45 p.m.
Feb. 4: Skiing, Sunset or Rogers Loop Trail, 3:30-5:15 p.m., parents please pick your students up promptly at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 5: Sixth-grade band, 12:20 p.m.
Feb. 6: Fifth-grade band, 11:20 a.m.
Feb. 6: Wrestling, 3:20-4:45 p.m.
Feb. 6:: Skiing, Sunset or Rogers Loop Trail, 3:30-5:15 p.m., parents please pick your students up promptly at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 11: Fifth-grade band, 12:10 p.m.
Feb. 11: Wrestling, 3:20-4:45 p.m.
Feb. 11: Skiing, Sunset or Rogers Loop Trail, 3:30-5:15 p.m., parents please pick your students up promptly at 5:30 p.m.
American Legion Auxiliary scholarships $500 award for high school seniors (B-C student), Auxiliary Unit 16 scholarship, deadline is April 1.
American Legion Western District, $1,000, for seniors who may not be able to get a scholarship and are ready to make a commitment to post-secondary education, deadline is Feb. 28.
National President’s Scholarship, $1,500 plus, award is gifted to high school seniors who are daughters, sons, greats and step-great children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Eligbility dates are on the scholarship application. No Legion membership is required. Deadline is March 1.
Western District Auxiliary Scholarship, $500-$1,000. For continuing students who are members of the Legion family. Due last day of March.
Non-Traditional Auxiliary Scholarship, $1,000. For continuing students who are members of the Legion, Auxiliary, or S.A.L. legion family. Deadline is March 1.
Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship, $1,000. Must be a Junior Auxiliary member for past three years and hold a membership card for 2013. This is a four-year award. Deadline is March 1.
Check for applications for these scholarships at the Homer High School counselor’s office, Connections, Flex School, schools across the bay and American Legion Post 16. Contact Darlene at 235-6789 or the post at 235-8864 for more information and/or applications. Several of these scholarships have a $500 Homer-winner) award.