Student News & School Events

Student News

Nicholas Faulkner of Homer, a member of the class of 2016, has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy, also known as Andover, for the spring term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a five-point grade average on a six-point scale. 


Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Sept. 2: Labor Day, district-wide holiday. 

Sept. 9: School board meeting, Homer High School auditorium, 7 p.m.

Sept. 18: Classes released 90 minutes early for teacher and instructional support staff to collaborate. Bus schedule will be adjusted to early release time.

Oct. 1-3: Student testing.

Oct. 30: Classes released 90 minutes early for teacher and instructional support staff to collaborate. Bus schedule will be adjusted to early release time.


Chapman School

Sept. 4: HEA community barbecue held at Chapman.

Sept. 13: School pictures


Fireweed Academy
(grades K-2)

Sept. 5: Anchor Point field trip, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Halibut Campground


Fireweed Academy
(grades 3-6)

Sept 5-6: Anchor Point campout.

Sept 11: Participate in construction of Homer Burning Basket 2013, “Enjoy,” 9 a.m.-noon. Community event on Sunday.

Sept 26: Harvest Festival, room 105, West Homer Campus. 

Sept 26: Open house, time TBA.


Homer High School

Note: Students need to ensure they are signed up for FOL unless they have an opt-out form that has been turned in and approved by the office.

Note: All vehicles need a new blue and white parking permit sticker visible on the windshield. Vehicle checks will begin this week to make sure the stickers are there. Permit stickers are available at the office.

Aug. 29-31: Girls jv and varsity volleyball at Cordova.

Aug. 30: Cross country running, Homer Invitational, 2 p.m.

Aug. 30: Swim and dive at Skyview.

Aug. 31: Mariner football vs. Kenai at Homer; jv noon, varsity 3 p.m.


Homer Middle School

Aug. 30: Cross-country Running Homer Invitational, 3-5:30 p.m.

Sept. 6: Cross-country Running Soldotna Invitational, 3-5:30 p.m.

Sept. 6: Soccer, Homer vs Kenai at Homer, 3-4 p.m.

Sept. 13: Cross-country Running Seward Invitational, 3-5:30 p.m.

Sept. 13: Soccer, Homer vs Seward at Seward, 3-4 p.m.

Sept. 17: School pictures.

Sept. 20: Cross-country Running Kenai Invitational, 3-5:30 p.m.

Sept. 20: Soccer, Soldotna’s White Team, in Homer, 3-4 p.m.

Sept. 24: First round of borough soccer tournament.

Sept. 27: Cross-country running, at Nikiski, boroughs, noon-4 p.m.

Sept. 28: Soccer Finals of borough tournament.  

Kachemak Selo School

Aug. 28-29: Vacation days.


Paul Banks Elementary School

Today: Open house, 6:30 p.m. This is a time for parents to hear what will be happening in classrooms; best to attend without children.

Sept. 3: Introductory PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 6: Flag salute red-white-blue day.

Sept. 10: Regular PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 19: School pictures. Picture packet will be sent home with students closer to picture day, Re-takes will be Oct. 29. 


Razdolna School

Aug. 28-29: Vacation days.


Susan B. English School

Note: A 2013-2014 community pool schedule has been added to the school’s website. It includes a Monday-Thursday lap swim, a 50-plus exercise swim, Friday night open swim, student swim and kayak techniques, as well as information about punch cards for adults and students. For more information, contact Vivian at 399-3552 or 234-7616. Pool closures also will be posted.


Voznesenka School

Aug. 28-29: Vacation days.

Aug. 30: Cougar football vs. Valdez in Homer, 5:30 p.m.


West Homer Elementary School

Sept. 20: Student pictures; a packet will be send home with each student before this date; families can sign up and pay on line at; music room, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.