School events

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Chapman School

Dec. 22: No school. Inservice and end of second quarter.

Dec. 23-Jan.8: Winter break, no school.

Fireweed Academy (both schools)

Dec. 22-Jan. 8: No school. Holiday break.

Homer Flex

Dec. 22: No school. Staff in-service: PLCs, interventions and turning in grades.

Dec. 23-Jan. 8: Winter break.

Homer High School

Dec. 22: No school for students. Teacher in-service.

Dec. 22: Wrestling practice, 10 a.m.-noon.

Dec. 22: C, JV, and varsity boys basketball at Seward, 1, 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 22: JV and varsity girls basketball at Seward, 1 and 4 p.m.

Dec. 22: Hockey vs. Soldtona at Soldotna Sports Center, 6:45 p.m. Leave 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 23: Wrestling practice, 10 a.m.-noon.

Dec. 26: Baseball open gym, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Dec. 27: Girls basketball practice, 9 a.m.

Dec. 27: Wrestling practice, 10 a.m.

Dec. 27: Boys basketball practice, 11 a.m.

Dec. 27: Baseball open gym, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Dec. 27: Ninilchik girls basketball practice, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Dec. 28: Girls basketball practice, 9 a.m.

Dec. 28: Wrestling practice, 10 a.m.

Dec. 28: Boys basketball practice, 11 a.m.

Dec. 28: Baseball open gym, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Homer Middle School

Dec. 22: End of the quarter. No school.

Dec. 23-Jan. 8: No school. Winter vacation.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Dec. 22: No school. Staff inservice/work day. End of second quarter.

Dec. 23-Jan. 8: No school. Winter vacation.

West Homer Elementary School

Dec. 23-Jan. 8: No school. Winter break.

Jan. 10: PTO meeting in WHE library, 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 30: Spelling bee in WHE library, 9:30 a.m.

For more school events, visit Homer News online at homernews.com/schools.

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