Homer High School

Some more history to remember

Loved the 50th Anniversary issue of the Homer News. What a huge job, to go through all the old papers and print that wonderful history.… Continue reading

Mountainfilm fest opens Jan. 15

Mountainfilm fest opens Jan. 15 The annual Homer Mountainfilm festival opens next week with shows at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 and 7 p.m. Jan. 17… Continue reading

John Michael Kettell

John Michael Kettell Aug. 22, 1974-Dec. 24, 2014 Longtime Homer resident, Mr. John Michael Kettell, 40, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2014, at his home in… Continue reading

‘Coach Tommie’ loses battle to cancer

Less than two months after a text alerting his sister, Linda Rourke, that he was in the hospital with an infection requiring surgery, Tommie CarlinSchauer,… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Chapman School Today: Caroling, grade 2, 10 a.m. Today: Christmas party, grades 2-4, 1 p.m. Dec. 19: End of second… Continue reading

Homer DDF team performs well at Eagle River

Eighteen members of the Homer High School debate, drama and forensics team are back from a multi-school meet at Eagle River High School last weekend.… Continue reading

Hallelujah! Community sings together again

Feel like singing? This Monday at the Homer High School Winter Concert an old tradition will make an encore — and the community is invited… Continue reading

State’s high cost of living makes financial hardships common on peninsula

As a community we are identifying the best ways to support and increase family well-being. When families get the support they need and are resilient,… Continue reading

Wrestlers end regular season at Kenai

The Mariners wrestling team traveled to Kenai for the Luke Spruill Memorial Tourney on Nov. 25. Nikiski, Soldotna and host team Kenai were present.  Homer… Continue reading

Annual Nutcracker Faire set for Saturday, Sunday

The Homer Council on the Arts annual Nutcracker Faire runs 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Homer High School.  The Nutcracker Faire… Continue reading

Nanwalek School gets needed ‘techno’ boost

Nanwalek School is one of 114 schools in the nation and the only one in Alaska to receive an Apple grant as part of the… Continue reading

SCHOOL EVENTS

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Nov. 3: Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board, Soldotna, 7 p.m. Nov. 26: Early release day. Chapman School Oct. 29-31: Parent-teacher… Continue reading

Homer High School: A place to be yourself

A tiny front-page entry in the Sept. 23, 1983, Homer News, announced bids for construction of a new Homer High School had been received. Two… Continue reading

Wrestling fundraiser big hit

Thank you to everyone in our community who came out to support the Homer High School Wrestling Team. The dinner and auction were a huge… Continue reading

Homer Flex High School: Changing lives

With almost 39 years in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Karen Wessel is in her 18th year at Homer Flex High School. “Every morning… Continue reading

SCHOOL EVENTS

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Today: The Great Alaska ShakeOut “Drop, Cover and Hold On” earthquake drill, 10:16 a.m. Oct. 20: School board, Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictChapman SchoolToday: National Custodian Day.Fireweed Academy (grades K-2)Oct. 10: Egg take at the Anchor River.Fireweed Academy (grades 2-6)Oct. 3: Mock justice… Continue reading

Cheers for Homer Medical Center

On behalf of the Homer High School Mariner athletic programs — coaches,  parents and athletes — we would like to express our genuine thanks to… Continue reading

XC girls take first, boys tie for second

With the Kenai Mountains as a backdrop and Kachemak Bay to their left and right, high school cross-country runners from Kachemak Selo, Nikiski, Nikolaevsk, Soldotna… Continue reading

Connections: It’s about working together

Identifying what stands out about Connections, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s homeschool program for grades K-12, was easy for Lee Young, principal of the… Continue reading

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