Homer High School

Kenai Peninsula Youth Court members (back row from left) Dexter Lowe, Ali McCarron, Brenna McCarron, Michael Munns, Caleb Rauch, Cole Roberts, Rylyn Todd, Audrey Wallace, (front row from left) Mya Betts, Autumn Carlson, Parker Gibson, Tom Gorman, Cristian Harrigan and Maxwell Johnson are sworn in at the Homer courthouse Feb. 13.

Youth court students sworn in

New members of Kenai Peninsula Youth Court were sworn in at the Homer courthouse Feb. 13, in the presence of Judge Margaret Murphy, KPYC director… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Youth Court members (back row from left) Dexter Lowe, Ali McCarron, Brenna McCarron, Michael Munns, Caleb Rauch, Cole Roberts, Rylyn Todd, Audrey Wallace, (front row from left) Mya Betts, Autumn Carlson, Parker Gibson, Tom Gorman, Cristian Harrigan and Maxwell Johnson are sworn in at the Homer courthouse Feb. 13.

Sports Briefs

High school pool reopensAfter managers discovered a "fecal incident" at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center at Homer High School, the swimming pool was closed on… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

HCOA holds Quixotic fundraiserThe Homer Council on the Arts holds a fundraiser at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre for its fall show, Quixotic… Continue reading

Homer High School teacher Francie Roberts, left, looks at gardens being grown by Johann Kallelid, foreground, Robert Dinneen, background, and other students in school’s natural resources class.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Roberts appointed by governor to commission

Homer High School teacher Francie Roberts has been appointed by Gov. Sean Parnell to the Professional Teaching Practices Commission, according to a Jan. 30 press… Continue reading

Homer High School teacher Francie Roberts, left, looks at gardens being grown by Johann Kallelid, foreground, Robert Dinneen, background, and other students in school’s natural resources class.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Seward’s Griffin Plush, left, and Rachel Tougas challenge Wasilla’s Rowdy Parker and Alex Wynne (not pictured) during the DDF tournament at Homer High School. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

DDF-ers gather at Homer High School

When it comes to the advice to think before you speak, the Homer High School students in the Drama, Debate and Forensics club have got… Continue reading

Seward’s Griffin Plush, left, and Rachel Tougas challenge Wasilla’s Rowdy Parker and Alex Wynne (not pictured) during the DDF tournament at Homer High School. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Soccer offers opportunities to 3 area teens

It all started with Little Feet according to Homer siblings Drew and Lyndsay Brown. The two Homer High School students’ soccer talents are taking them… Continue reading

A musician and dancer perform in a Quixotic Performance Ensemble piece. The Homer Council on the Arts received a National Endowment for the Arts grant to bring Quixotic to Homer. Mica Thomas, a 1997 Homer High graduate, is the co-director of Quixotic.

Bunnell, HCOA receive NEA grants

Bunnell Street Arts Center and the Homer Council on the Arts both have received National Endowment for the Arts grants. Two of 153 nonprofits nationally… Continue reading

A musician and dancer perform in a Quixotic Performance Ensemble piece. The Homer Council on the Arts received a National Endowment for the Arts grant to bring Quixotic to Homer. Mica Thomas, a 1997 Homer High graduate, is the co-director of Quixotic.

Local youth offer proposals at global peace forum

It may be cold and dark in wintry Alaska, but at the Dec. 5 meeting of the Homer Downtown Rotary Club, four local teens spoke… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Dec. 21: Inservice, no school. Dec. 24-Jan. 6: Winter break; no school. Jan. 14: School board meeting, Soldotna, 7 p.m. … Continue reading

Faire, ballet usher in holidays

The holiday season was heralded in again with another season of the Nutcracker Faire. Thank you to the Homer folks and visitors between here and… Continue reading

HEA fairs again great success

Homer Electric Association would like to thank everyone who helped make our recent Energy and Conservation Fairs a great success. The fairs at the Kenai… Continue reading

Michelle V. David

Michelle V. David

Homer resident, Ms. Michelle Vera David, 45, died Monday, November 19, 2012, at her home in her sleep after a 16 year battle with multiple… Continue reading

Michelle V. David

Voz students say thanks

  The students of Voznesenka School would like to thank Bridget Kuhns and the Homer High School for letting us use the pool for our… Continue reading

Parents, professionals weigh in on teen drinking

Is teens' use of alcohol in Homer a new problem? Not according to 20-year-old headlines in the Homer News. In October 1992, three students were… Continue reading

Statistics: Homer High students good kids

Editor's Note: How rigorously do Homer High School officials enforce rules against drinking by students and student athletes? Are those rules enforced fairly? How does… Continue reading

Mariner James Nagle swims in the preliminary rounds at last week’s Regions III Swim and Dive Championships. Nagle qualified to compete in the State championships in the 200M IM and 100 butterfly.-Photo by Shawn E. Biessel, Homer News

Three HHS divers, one swimmer head to State

School buses lined Homer High School’s parking lot last week, trucking 274 athletes in and out for the Region III Swim and Dive Championships. The… Continue reading

Mariner James Nagle swims in the preliminary rounds at last week’s Regions III Swim and Dive Championships. Nagle qualified to compete in the State championships in the 200M IM and 100 butterfly.-Photo by Shawn E. Biessel, Homer News

Big splash starts today

The pool at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center will be making a lot of splashes this weekend for the Region III Swim and Dive Championships.… Continue reading

Riders deliver amazing show

On Sept. 27, more than 450 students in grades 3-6 filled Homer High School’s Mariner Theatre for a rollicking one-hour assembly with the great cowboy… Continue reading

Students’ perspective: Don’t judge all Homer teens by the actions of a few

I t concerns us to see that our entire school has been associated with recent events. We fully understand the anger that has grown within… Continue reading

Random thoughts on Homer High students, Oct. 2 election, gas line

Lesson learned: The teens who spoke at Thursday night’s meeting at the Mariner Theatre reminded adults of something important: The majority of students at Homer… Continue reading

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