Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
From Health Services: Beginning Jan. 1, Public Health discontinued provision of all state-supplied vaccine to fully insured children. Students who have Denali Kid Care or who are Alaska Native/American Indian and those who are either uninsured or under-insured (insurance does not cover shots) will continue to be able to receive immunizations at Public Health. Anyone who has private insurance that covers vaccines or who does not know if their private insurance covers vaccines will be referred to their personal care provider and cannot get immunizations at Public Health.
Feb. 7-8: Parent-teacher conferences.
Feb. 28: Fiscal year 2014 school district budget development discussion, Homer High School library, 6 p.m.
Jan. 31: Spelling bee, 9 a.m.
Ongoing: Registration, call 226-1880.
Fireweed Academy (all grades)
NOTE: Fireweed Academy’s Academic Policy Committee meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at Little Fireweed, 813 East End Road.
Little Fireweed (grades K-2)
March 4-7: Swim week.
Big Fireweed (grades 3-6)
Jan. 25: Sixth-grade waffle lunch fundraiser for Big Fireweed; the ‘littles’ are coming.
Feb. 7-8: Student-parent-teacher conferences.
Homer Flex School
Registration: Call to be on a waiting list.
Coming soon: Flex students will be fundraising for an upcoming field trip to the museum in Anchorage, as well as the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
Homer High School
Feb. 5: Site council meeting, 3:45 p.m., library.
Homer Middle School
Jan. 26: Wrestling, Nikiski Invitational, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Jan. 26: Nordic skiing, Seward Invitational, 3-6 p.m.
Feb. 1: Nordic skiing, 3-6 p.m.
Feb. 2: Wrestling, Soldotna Invitational Rubber Chicken Tournament, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Feb. 15: Nordic skiing, 3-5 p.m.
Feb. 15: Volleyball vs. Nikiski at Homer, 3-4 p.m.
Feb. 16: Wrestling, Seward Invite, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Feb. 19: Volleyball, Kenai vs. Homer at Homer, 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 22: Nordic skiing, Soldotna Invitational, 3 p.m.
Feb. 22: Volleyball, Homer vs. Soldotna’s Maroon team at Soldotna, 3 p.m.
Feb. 23: Borough wrestling tournament in Homer, 10 a.m.
Feb. 23: Volleyball, Homer vs. Soldotna’s White team in Homer, 10 a.m.
Feb. 26: Volleyball, first round of borough tournament.
Kachemak Selo School
Feb. 11-12: Parent teacher conferences
NOTE: It’s not to early to think about the talent show in February. Some of the most memorable skits of the past were family productions. A coordinator is needed; contact the office if interested.
Jan. 19-20: Holy day.
Today: Deadline to submit entries in the Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contest. Students in first through fifth grade are invited to participate in this 2013 National Garden Clubs, Inc. poster contest. Entry rules are available on the bulletin board in the front entrance.
Jan. 28: Entries in the 2013 Alaska Aviation Art Contest must be postmarked by this date. The theme is “My Favorite Air Sports.” Details are available on the bulletin board in the front entrance.
Jan. 29: Spotlight lunch honoring students Brooklyn Brabham, Jade Campbell, Daisy Walker, Wade Carroll, Brianna Miller, Minadora Reutov, Jenna Lapp, Tatiana Reutov, Tim Chernishoff, Seamus Donovan, Fiona Hatton, Andrew Rizea, Katelyn Engebretsen, Oriana Mahoney, Madison Story, Emmet Wilkinson, Abby Middleton and Travis Richtback. Parents are invited to join their child and the principal for lunch, 11:25 a.m.
Feb. 6: Spelling bee. Find study tips at www.spellingbee.com or www.myspellit.com.
Feb. 11: “Love of reading” begins.
Feb. 8: Parent-teacher conferences.
Jan. 24-26: Nikolaevsk Warrior Rumble, basketball, boys and girls.
Jan. 31-Feb. 2: Nenana Invitational Tournament, basketball, boys and girls.
Paul Banks Elementary School
Be on the lookout: After-school program forms will be coming home with students in January for sessions beginning in February. The programs will be open to kindergartners, as well as grades 1-2.
Jan. 25: Paul Banks Shirt Day and Crazy Hat Day.
Feb. 7-8: Book fair
Feb. 9: PTA Winter Carnival, 1-4 p.m.
Feb. 11-12: Parent-teacher conferences
Susan B. English School
Jan. 25: Basketball home game.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1: Grace JV tournament.
February: Spelling bee, TBA.
February: Battle of the books, TBA.
Feb. 11-12: Parent teacher conferences.
Today: Sixth grade band, 12:40 p.m.
Jan. 25: Spirit Duct Tape Day.
Jan. 25: Wrestling, 3 p.m. (make-up day for Jan. 21 vacation day).
Jan. 25: Movie night showing “Nim’s Island;” children $2, adults $3, family $10; proceeds benefit WHES library; 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 28: Fifth grade band, 12:10 p.m.
Jan. 28: Wrestling, 3:20 p.m.
Jan. 29: Sixth grade band, 12:20 p.m.
Jan. 30: Fifth grade band, 11:20 a.m.
Jan. 30: Wrestling, 3:20 p.m.
Jan. 30: Skiing begins, students stay at WHES for equipment check, 3:30 p.m., please pick up your student promptly at 4 p.m.
Jan. 31: Sixth grade band, 2:40 p.m.
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