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Hannah Baird of Fritz Creek has been accepted at Cornell College, a private liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, and has earned the Presidential Scholarship.

Laura Louise Wayne Delehanty of Homer has been named to Juniata College’s 2013 fall dean’s list. Each student must have at least a 3.6 grade average out of a possible 4.0. 


Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Feb. 3: School board meeting, Soldotna 7 p.m.

Feb. 6-7: Parent-teacher conferences.


Fireweed Academy (all grades)

Feb. 6-7: Student-led parent-teacher conferences.


Homer High School

Mariner Pride Drawing: 175 students entered the drawing for having at least a 3.5 grade point average last quarter or for having improved their GPA by at least .5. The following students are prize winners: Jedidiah Painter, Zak Holschen, Ziza Shemet-Pitcher, Mariah Vantrease, Mike Downing, Harley Wells, Gabe Selbig, Lauren Jones and Hailey Hughes.

Today: Flu shots will be available, noon.


Homer Middle School

Feb. 1: Wrestling at Soldotna Invitational Rubber Chicken Tournament, 9 a.m.-noon.

Feb. 1: Nordic skiing at Seward Invitational, noon-3 p.m.


Kachemak Selo School

Feb. 12: Vacation day.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Jan. 30: Spotlight lunch honoring Madison Jones, Halen Nordstrom, Alexandra Casey, Hayden Lewis, Matthew O’Malley, Riley Huffman, Kyeson Johnson, Kiril Kalugin, Anthony Basargin, Katerina Kuzmin, Rainbow O’Phelan, Kappa Reutov, Matfey Reutov, Alayna Walker, Ulita Basargin, Clayton Beachy, Ella Blanton-Yourkowski and Halle Lapp. Parents are invited to join their child and the principal for lunch, 11:25 a.m.

Jan. 30: Learning lab.

Jan. 31: Hero Day.

Feb. 5: Spelling bee, 12:45 p.m.


Nikolaevsk School

Feb. 6-7: Parent-teacher conferences.


Ninilchik School

Jan. 30: Site council, 3:30 p.m.


Paul Banks Elementary School

Jan. 30: 100 Day Celebration.

Feb. 8: Winter carnival.



Feb. 12: Vacation day.


Susan B. English School

Jan. 31: Basketball at Wasilla.

Feb. 1: Basketball at Birchwood.

Feb. 6: Booster Club meeting, 7 p.m.


Voznesenka School

Feb. 12: Vacation day.


West Homer Elementary School

Jan. 30: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

Jan. 30: Skiing has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Jan. 31: Dress Like a Nerd Day.

Jan. 31: Fifth- and sixth-grade volleyball, 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 3: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 p.m.

Feb. 3: Fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball, 3:15 p.m.

Feb. 3: Listen to the radio or call the school for an update on skiing.

Feb. 4: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Feb. 4: Fifth- and sixth-grade volleyball, 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 5: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

Feb. 5: Fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball, 3:15 p.m.