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School district explores reopening plans

The district launched a parent survey to get feedback on how to best resume on-site learning.

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Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
Cathy Sandeen, UAA’s new Chancellor, photographed outside the Administration and Humanities Building at the University of Alaska Anchorage. (Photo courtesy University of Alaska Anchorage)

Alaska university chancellor accepts new job in California

Her last day is early next year.

Cathy Sandeen, UAA’s new Chancellor, photographed outside the Administration and Humanities Building at the University of Alaska Anchorage. (Photo courtesy University of Alaska Anchorage)
This compilation image shows the first quarter winners of the Mariners on the Move awards from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move announced

Celebration of student achievement continues, virtually

This compilation image shows the first quarter winners of the Mariners on the Move awards from Homer High School. (Image courtesy Paul Story)
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Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
Homer News file photo
Homer High School.

School district risk levels remain high

School district COVID-19 risk levels The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has mitigation plans in place for what will happen with in-person education when different… Continue reading

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Homer High School.
Homer News file photo
Homer High School.

Susan B. English School in Seldovia went remote this week

On Tuesday, Susan B. English School in Seldovia moved into the high-risk category under the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District protocols after a person in… Continue reading

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Homer High School.
Members of the Homer High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team appear together on Zoom in this undated screenshot. (Image courtesy Marjorie Dunn)

Drama, Debate and Forensics team heads into the virtual world

When southern Kenai Peninsula schools entered the high-risk category for community spread of COVID-19, in-person sports and activities had to cease. Those groups that can… Continue reading

Members of the Homer High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team appear together on Zoom in this undated screenshot. (Image courtesy Marjorie Dunn)
A screenshot from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s COVID-19 dashboard shows current case trends and threat levels as of Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Screenshot courtesy Kenai Peninsula Borough School District)

Southern peninsula schools go to remote learning after increase in COVID-19 cases

Increase in COVID-19 cases pushes Southern Kenai Peninsula into high-risk category

A screenshot from the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s COVID-19 dashboard shows current case trends and threat levels as of Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Screenshot courtesy Kenai Peninsula Borough School District)
Nanwalek School teacher Jim Reinseth, in April 18, 2018. (Photo courtesy Kenai Peninsula Borough School District)

Award-winning Nanwalek teacher dies in house fire

James Reinseth had taught at the remote school since 2007

Nanwalek School teacher Jim Reinseth, in April 18, 2018. (Photo courtesy Kenai Peninsula Borough School District)
Homer News file photoHomer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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All central peninsula schools shifted 100% remote learning Wednesday

Spike in COVID-19 cases on central peninsula led to school district decision

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

Southern Kenai Peninsula region of school district moves to medium risk

Schools in the central, eastern peninsula regions are at high risk

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

McNeil Canyon will go remote on Monday due to COVID-19 case

This is the 3rd COVID-19 case associated with a southern peninsula school

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Two Homer football coaches test positive for COVID-19

School remains open to in-person learners, football program quarantining

A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer News file photoHomer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer News file photoHomer High School.
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                One of the two buildings used to teach elementary school children in Kachemak Selo sits on the outer edge of the village Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in the village at the head of Kachemack Bay.

State grant to build school in K-Selo extended

Mayor considering ‘new direction’ for school facility maintenance

  • Sep 30, 2020
  • By Victoria Petersen For the Peninsula Clarion
  • NewsSchools
Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                One of the two buildings used to teach elementary school children in Kachemak Selo sits on the outer edge of the village Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in the village at the head of Kachemack Bay.
Homer News file photo                                Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer News file photo                                Homer High School.
Clara Stading, a junior, is this month’s recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award given out by Homer Flex School. (Photo courtesy Ingrid Harrald)

Flex Phoenix Award winner: Clara Stading

With school back in session for the year, Homer Flex School has returned to recognizing students who best represent its values with the Flex Phoenix… Continue reading

Clara Stading, a junior, is this month’s recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award given out by Homer Flex School. (Photo courtesy Ingrid Harrald)
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