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North Pole eliminates Homer at state softball

The Homer softball team was eliminated from the Division II state softball tournament at Cartee Fields in Anchorage with a 21-20 loss to North Pole… Continue reading

 

The latest Mariners on the Move, from left to right, are Owen Storm (nominated by Walter Love), Blaise Banks (nominated by Chris Perk), Courtney Rider (nominated by Kyle Schneider), · Lliam Boss (nominated by Sean Campbell), Ella Davis (nominated by Linda Rourke), and Spencer Hinnegan (nominated by Winter Marshall-Allen). Not picture are Kaylin Anderson (nominated by Mike Steen) and Alaiyah Brost (nominated by Connie Akers). (Photo courtesy of Homer High School)

Mariners on the Move

For the first time in a year, Mariners on the Move celebrated in live event — with mitigation.

 

Zoe Adkins (left) and Emmet Wilkinson (right) prepare pretzels in a high school food and nutrition class at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Katelyn Engebretsen/Homer High Yearbook)

Borland faces challenge of starting program in pandemic

Students at Homer High School recently got the chance to sign up for a different kind of education that the school has been lacking for… Continue reading

 

A large tarp hangs in the Homer High School gymnasium to catch water leaking through the roof at the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Doug Waclawski)

Assembly approves funding to design 1st phase of Homer High roof replacement

The roof has been actively leaking and has ‘exceeded its useful life’

A large tarp hangs in the Homer High School gymnasium to catch water leaking through the roof at the school in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Doug Waclawski)
This image compilation shows the latest winners of the Mariners on the Move award from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move

In the latest installment of awarding Homer High School students with a school honor, the students were able to gather to celebrate the awards for… Continue reading

This image compilation shows the latest winners of the Mariners on the Move award from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)
Homer DDF member Larry Dunn during the DDF State Championships held virtually Feb. 11-13, 2021. (Photo courtesy Marjorie Dunn)
Homer DDF member Larry Dunn during the DDF State Championships held virtually Feb. 11-13, 2021. (Photo courtesy Marjorie Dunn)
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Booster club raising funds for school teams

Split the pot takes the place of individual team fundraisers

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Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

Homer High has 1st COVID-19 case since reopening

Close contacts have been quarantined; school schedule not interrupted

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Ben Blue, a graduate of Homer High School and a doctoral student at University of Washington, shows Homer High biology students the results of a research project they helped him with during their second quarter. (Image courtesy Vicki Lowe)

Homer High students help alum with research remotely

With Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students learning remotely until January, teachers have had to get creative. Biology students at Homer High School recently proved… Continue reading

Ben Blue, a graduate of Homer High School and a doctoral student at University of Washington, shows Homer High biology students the results of a research project they helped him with during their second quarter. (Image courtesy Vicki Lowe)
This compilation image shows the first quarter winners of the Mariners on the Move awards from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move announced

Celebration of student achievement continues, virtually

This compilation image shows the first quarter winners of the Mariners on the Move awards from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)
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Valedictorian stories wanted

Retired school counselor seeks to compile tales from former top students

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They’re done: Homer High School graduates walk outdoor stage

They’re done: Homer High School graduates walk outdoor stage

Balloons everywhere, the creaking of gymnasium bleachers or auditorium seats, and the unmistakable first notes of Pomp and Circumstance — the usual trappings of a… Continue reading

They’re done: Homer High School graduates walk outdoor stage
From left to right: Homer High School students Joel Manwiller, Sameah McGhee, Zach Condon, Olivia Etzwiler, Chris Landess, Mya Betts and Skyler Rodirguez hold their Mariners on the Move awards in this undated photo at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Not pictured: Lilly Smith. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move announced

The recipients of the Mariners on the Move award for the third quarter of the school year have been announced. Each quarter, a Homer High… Continue reading

From left to right: Homer High School students Joel Manwiller, Sameah McGhee, Zach Condon, Olivia Etzwiler, Chris Landess, Mya Betts and Skyler Rodirguez hold their Mariners on the Move awards in this undated photo at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Not pictured: Lilly Smith. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)
From left to right: Karl Wickstrom, Eddie Robinett, Daisy Kettle, Sam Cary, Maddox Berg, Catherine Conner and Kelli Bishop pose for a photo after being awarded this quarter’s Mariners on the Move in this undated photo at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Not pictured: Skyler Rodriguez. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move

The most recent recipients of the Mariners on the Move award have been announced. Each Homer High faculty member selects one outstanding student per year… Continue reading

From left to right: Karl Wickstrom, Eddie Robinett, Daisy Kettle, Sam Cary, Maddox Berg, Catherine Conner and Kelli Bishop pose for a photo after being awarded this quarter’s Mariners on the Move in this undated photo at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Not pictured: Skyler Rodriguez. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)
Homer students rally for climate change action

Homer students rally for climate change action

Advocating for action and raising their young voices over concerns about the growing climate change crisis, students from Homer High School walked out of their… Continue reading

Homer students rally for climate change action
Emma Sulczynski, a sophomore at Homer High School, stands outside the school on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Student Spotlight: Emma Sulczynski

Depending on the size of the high school one attended, the memory of challenging Advanced Placement courses and final exams may still linger. For most,… Continue reading

Emma Sulczynski, a sophomore at Homer High School, stands outside the school on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Students get hands on experience in natural resources class

Students get hands on experience in natural resources class

People know exactly how to get to Homer High School’s football field and the Alice Witte Gymnasium. The Commons is often used for community events.… Continue reading

Students get hands on experience in natural resources class
Mariner volleyball takes second at Homer Jamboree

Mariner volleyball takes second at Homer Jamboree

Homer team off to strong start under direction of former assistant coach

Mariner volleyball takes second at Homer Jamboree
Kenai Central High School senior Zach Burnett breaks away from the Homer defense to make a 62-yard run and touchdown for the Kardinals during a Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 football game at the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer football falls to Kenai in season opener

The Kenai Central football team has once again established itself as one of the teams to beat on the Kenai Peninsula, though the Kards are… Continue reading

Kenai Central High School senior Zach Burnett breaks away from the Homer defense to make a 62-yard run and touchdown for the Kardinals during a Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 football game at the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer wrestlers shine at national tourney

Homer wrestlers shine at national tourney

McKenzie Cook earns first place national wrestling title

Homer wrestlers shine at national tourney
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