Homer High School

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

Choir members sing during a 2007 rehearsal of “The Messiah”  at Homer High School, the last time the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra performed Handel’s oratorio.-Homer News file photo

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

Choir members sing during a 2007 rehearsal of “The Messiah”  at Homer High School, the last time the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra performed Handel’s oratorio.-Homer News file photo
State’s high cost of living  makes financial hardships common on peninsula

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

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

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 opened its doors to an estimated 400 students in 1985. There are approximately 390 students enrolled for the 2014-2015 school year. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

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

Homer High School opened its doors to an estimated 400 students in 1985. There are approximately 390 students enrolled for the 2014-2015 school year. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

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

Originally opened in 1989, Homer Flex High School has been located at the corner of Ben Walter Lane and East End Road since 1997. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

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

Originally opened in 1989, Homer Flex High School has been located at the corner of Ben Walter Lane and East End Road since 1997. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

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

Molly Mitchell is the Mariner’s lead runner on the girls varsity team. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

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

Molly Mitchell is the Mariner’s lead runner on the girls varsity team. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
In Homer, Connections is located next to Paul Banks Elementary School, 1340 East End Road.-Photos by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

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

In Homer, Connections is located next to Paul Banks Elementary School, 1340 East End Road.-Photos by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Located in Anchor Point next to the Sterling Highway, Chapman School has 104 students in grades K-8. It also offers a PreK program. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Chapman School: One of ‘best kept secrets’

In his fourth year as principal of Chapman School, Conrad Woodhead wasn’t talking about the school’s address when he called it “one of the best… Continue reading

Located in Anchor Point next to the Sterling Highway, Chapman School has 104 students in grades K-8. It also offers a PreK program. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Basketball in need of more officials

Junior high basketball season begins in October and officiating is a great way to work into refereeing. Anyone intersted is asked to contact Merlin Cordes… Continue reading

Kodiak High tennis team brings game to Homer

Homer High School might not have a tennis team, but they do have tennis courts and that’s exactly what the 19-member Kodiak High School Bears… Continue reading

Mariner Cheyanne Smith swims in the girls 200 yard medley relay at Satuday’s Homer Invite.-Photos by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Homer Invite draws more than 200

The Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center was packed with athletes, coaches and fans representing a total of 11 different schools for the Homer Invitational last week.… Continue reading

Mariner Cheyanne Smith swims in the girls 200 yard medley relay at Satuday’s Homer Invite.-Photos by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
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