Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

Schools prep for online learning

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is preparing to migrate education from brick-and-mortar schools to a distance delivery system. The extended spring break for students… Continue reading

 

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                                Seward’s Sam Koster passes around Kenai Central’s Kayden Daniels in front of a big crowd March 28, 2020, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. The state announced Friday there will be no after-school activiities until March 30, 2020, due to the new coronavirus.

Schools, sports, after-school events canceled

The closures of part of an effort to contain the new coronavirus outbreak.

 

Paul Banks celebrates end of reading challenge

There isn’t much Paul Banks Elementary School Principal Eric Pederson won’t do for his students, as evidenced last week when he puckered up and kissed… Continue reading

 

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School March 9-13 — Spring Break, no school. Tuesday, March 17 — Boys Soccer Parent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the staff lounge.… Continue reading

Paul Banks celebrates annual reading challenge

As schools across the state seek ways to entice their young students to read, youngsters at Paul Banks Elementary School got one heck on an… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Former graduates The following former Homer students have made the honor roll at Oregon State University with a 3.5 GPA or better: Landon W. Bunting,… Continue reading

Damage in a corner on the inside of the middle and high school building of Kachemak Selo School Nov. 12, 2019, in Kachemak Selo, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

School board asks to add bond to ballot

The $30 million bond package would fund capital projects in school buildings across the district.

Damage in a corner on the inside of the middle and high school building of Kachemak Selo School Nov. 12, 2019, in Kachemak Selo, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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)

Freshman wins Flex Phoenix Award

The most recent winner of the Homer Flex Phoenix Award has been announced. Flex Freshman Jack Kain is the recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Are you smarter than a high schooler? The National Honor Society will host its annual Trivia Night fundraiser in the… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Friday — Basketball vs Redington: JV girls play at 3:30 p.m., JV boys at 5 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m. and… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Parent Teacher Conference Evening Event. Visit with teachers from 5-8 p.m. in the Commons. Chili Contest from 5-8 p.m. in… Continue reading

Principal Michael Wojciak stands in front of one of the buildings used as the Kachemak Selo School, Nov. 12, 2019, in Kachemak Selo, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

$30 million bond package to address aging school facility needs

A $30 million bond package proposal is in the works to tackle nearly 20 different deferred maintenance projects in school buildings across the peninsula, Kenai… Continue reading

Principal Michael Wojciak stands in front of one of the buildings used as the Kachemak Selo School, Nov. 12, 2019, in Kachemak Selo, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Thursday-Saturday — Homer Winter Carnival Basketball Tournament, starting 3 p.m. daily at the Alice Witte Gym Feb 10-11 — High School Mass… Continue reading

Homer Foundation creates new nursing scholarship

Young people interested in pursuing nursing as a career have the chance to benefit from a new scholarship through the Homer Foundation. The foundation announced… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Graduation announcements Levi Cowan, born and raised in Homer and a 2010 Homer Connections graduate, received his PhD in meteorology on Dec. 13, 2019, from… Continue reading

Enthralled kids enjoy the community concert with Low and Lower on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Kim Fine)

Low and Lower plays to support youth music groups

Students from Fireweed Academy and Paul Bank Elementary School were treated to a visit from a cello and bass duo last week ahead of a… Continue reading

Enthralled kids enjoy the community concert with Low and Lower on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Kim Fine)

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Kenai Peninsula Native Youth Leadership Meeting at 3 p.m. Basketball v. Cook Inlet Academy. Girls C Team at 4 p.m.,… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Local graduates Homer High School graduate Aziza Shemet Pitcher has been named to DePauw University’s Fall 2019 Dean’s List. The Dean’s List recognizes students who… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Hockey v. Palmer at 7 p.m. in the Kevin Bell Arena Friday — Hockey v. Colony at 7 p.m. in… Continue reading

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