Homer Middle School teacher benefits from virtual coaching

Once burnt out to the point of switching professions, middle school teacher Darcy Mueller is starting off this year more refreshed than ever after having… Continue reading

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                                The current Kachemak Selo School as seen in February 2015.

Borough and district seek to provide more info on K-Selo bonds

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be providing information in the coming weeks to voters on their web… Continue reading

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                                The current Kachemak Selo School as seen in February 2015.
Daniel Kulikov, left, and Addie Moore, center, swing while Aiden Clark, right, stands near the swings during recess Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2018 on the first day of school at West Homer Elementary in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Photos: Back to school

Hundreds of students from the Southern Kenai Peninsula boarded buses on a foggy Tuesday morning, heading in droves back to their teachers, desks and classmates… Continue reading

Daniel Kulikov, left, and Addie Moore, center, swing while Aiden Clark, right, stands near the swings during recess Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2018 on the first day of school at West Homer Elementary in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer area school announcements

Homer Flex Registration is ongoing. Contact Beth at 907.235.5558 to schedule your appointment. Sept. 3 — Labor Day, no school. Sept. 12 — Early release… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus Director Carol Swartz, left, speaks June 8, 2018, at the opening of the 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Bay Campus director set to retire

Carol Swartz, director of Kachemak Bay Campus, will retire from the University of Alaska System effective Dec. 31 of this year. Swartz has been at… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus Director Carol Swartz, left, speaks June 8, 2018, at the opening of the 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Thursday, Aug. 16 — Freshman Open House at 6 p.m. in the Commons and Theater. Homer Flex Registration is ongoing. Contact Beth… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Juniors pick up schedules. Volleyball parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Friday — Sophomores pick up schedules. Monday,… Continue reading

School board discusses future projects in six-year Capital Improvement Plan

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District leadership is exploring the most important infrastructure projects in local schools as part of its Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan… Continue reading

Back to school information for Homer

Chapman School Phone: 907-235-8671 Principal: Conrad Woodhead Secretary: Debbie Poindexter Class start/stop times: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration: Aug. 6-10 from 8 a.m. to… Continue reading

School and student announcements

General announcements Faith Christian Preschool announces that Kristi Wickstrom will be the preschool teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The school has been in operation… Continue reading

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                                A LifeMed helicopter based out of Soldotna lands in front of Anchor Point Emergency Services Chief Al Terry (left) and Chapman School Principal Conrad Woodhead (right) on Friday, May 11 behind the school in Anchor Point. Woodhead and Terry contacted LifeMed to organize a demonstration for students.

Chapman School kids get up close look at LifeMed helicopter

Have you ever peered into the sky as a helicopter went by, trying to discern whether it was from the Alaska Division of Forestry, LifeMed,… Continue reading

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                                A LifeMed helicopter based out of Soldotna lands in front of Anchor Point Emergency Services Chief Al Terry (left) and Chapman School Principal Conrad Woodhead (right) on Friday, May 11 behind the school in Anchor Point. Woodhead and Terry contacted LifeMed to organize a demonstration for students.