Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Feb. 25: A public meeting about the district’s 2014-2015 budget, Homer High School library, 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 26: Early dismissal, 1:40 p.m.
Feb. 22: Wrestling borough meet at Kenai.
Feb. 26: Early dismissal; no afternoon Pre-K.
Feb. 28: Volleyball tourney at Cook Inlet Academy.
March 3-6: Swim week, Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center.
March 5: Blues music workshop with Hawkeye Herman.
Homer High School
The Drama Debate and Forensics team returned from state competion with the following awards:
• First place, duo interpretation: Jonan Noomah and Evan Boyer;
• Fourth place, duet acting: Hailey Nelsen and Lindsey Schneider;
• Sixth place, duet acting: Zane Boyer and Evan Boyer;
• Third place, pantomime: Shaefer Nielson and Evan Boyer;
• Smallest School Highest GPA Award: the entire team
Homer Middle School
Feb. 21: Nordic skiing at Soldotna Invitational, 3 p.m.
Feb. 21: Volleyball vs. Soldotna Maroon team at Soldotna, 3 p.m.
Feb. 21: Volleyball vs. Seward at Soldotna, 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 22: Wrestling Borough Tournament at Kenai, 10 a.m.
Feb. 22: Volleyball vs. Soldotna White team at Homer, 10 a.m.
Feb. 25: First round of borough volleyball tournament.
McNeil Canyon Elementary School
Today: Dress rehearsal for Feb. 21 talent show, 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 21: Talent show, 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 24: Reading passports due.
Feb. 27: Dr. Seuss celebration.
Feb. 28: Snow Fiesta.
Paul Banks Elementary School
Through Feb. 26: Read-A-Thon.
Susan B. English School
Feb. 25: PAC/SBDMC (Site-based Decision Making Committee) meeting, 7 p.m.
West Homer Elementary School
Today: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.
Today: Skiing, check with the office, 3:35 p.m.
Feb. 21: Grades 5-6 volleyball, 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 24: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.
Feb. 24: Grades 5-6 boys basketball, 3:15 p.m.
Feb. 24: Skiing, check with office, 3:35 p.m.
Feb. 25: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.
Feb. 25: Grades 5-6 volleyball, 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 26: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.
Feb. 27: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.
Feb. 27: Skiing, check with office, 3:35 p.m.
Feb. 28: Dress as your favorite actor or actress.
Feb. 28: Grades 5-6 volleyball, 3:30 p.m.
The following American Legion scholarships have a March 1 application deadline:
National President’s Scholarship: $1,500 plus, gifted to high school seniors who are daughters, sons, grands and step-grands children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion; eligibility dates are on the application; Legion membership not required.
Non-Traditional Auxiliary Scholarship: $1,000, for continuing students who are members of the Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of the American Legion.
Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship: $1,000, must be a Junior Auxiliary Member for the past three years and hold a 2013 membership card; this is a four-year award.
Department of Alaska – Richard D. Johnson Memorial: $1,000, for any high school senior who may not be able to get a scholarship and is ready to make a commitment to post-secondary education.
Merrilyn Stock Memorial Scholarship: $500-$1,000; for continuing students who are members of the Legion family.
For applications check with high school counselor offices in Homer, Connections, Flex School, schools across the bay, Darlene at 235-6789, or the post at 235-8864. Several scholarships have a $500 Homer-winner award.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16 Scholarships: $500; for high school senior C-B students; deadline is April 1.