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

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

 

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

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Tuesday, Jan. 7 — Students’ first day back. Homer Flex School Dec. 23–Jan. 3, 2020 — Winter Break Jan. 6 — No… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Tuesday, Jan. 7 — Students’ first day back. Homer Flex School Dec. 23–Jan. 3, 2020 — Winter Break Jan. 6 — No… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Candlelight, Carols and Desserts at 7 p.m. in the Mariner Theater. Friday to Monday, Dec. 23 — Share the Spirit… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Cross-country skiing Parent Meeting at 5 p.m. Friday — Swimming Awards Banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the Best Western Bidarka… Continue reading

Flex Phoenix Award winner announced

Sophomore Kira Milne is the recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award for this month. This award is given out once a month to the student… Continue reading

Fireweed Academy students take art to next level with public mural

Teachers and staff at Fireweed Academy in Homer are known for using the arts as a core tool in their curriculums. In no way is… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Winter Activities Pep Rally in the gym at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 — Nutcracker Fair set up in the… 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)

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 area school announcements

Homer High School Today and Friday — Thanksgiving break, no school. Monday, Dec. 2 — Basketball cheer tryouts at 4 p.m. Big Booster Club meeting… Continue reading

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets to discuss school safety during a work session Monday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

School board to interview applicants for vacant seat

There are four applicants for the District 6 vacancy — which covers the eastern peninsula.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets to discuss school safety during a work session Monday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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