Schools

  • Seven Homer High School students have been selected as “Mariners On the Move,” a program in with each HHS faculty member nominates one outstanding student per year based on scholarship and citizenship. Nominees and their families were honored at an Oct. 10 celebration catered by the schools culi...

    Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:04pm
  • Staff report The green thumb and creativity of Fireweed Academy students was recognized at the charter school’s Harvest Festival, Sept. 25, 2014: Best in show: 1. Leif Restad’s “Mouse Hunt,” 2. Beatrix Strobel’s “Gary the Gryphon,” 3. Maggie Mae Gaylor...

    Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:02pm
  • In Fireweed Academy the sixth-graders are currently reading a book called “Touching Sprit Bear.” It involves a boy who rips a hole in the community and is helped by circle justice, but apparently Cole, the main character in the book, doesn’t want to change. He gets hurt really bad and that is ...

    Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:00pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Oct. 16: The Great Alaska ShakeOut “Drop, Cover and Hold On” earthquake drill, 10:16 a.m. Chapman School Today: Districtwide budget development meeting, Homer Middle School library, 6 p.m....

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:30am
  • With almost 39 years in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Karen Wessel is in her 18th year at Homer Flex High School. “Every morning I come in with the hope that I can help make a difference in a young person’s life,” said Wessel, the school’s principal.  Hope has guided this...

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:29am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictChapman SchoolToday: National Custodian Day.Fireweed Academy (grades K-2)Oct. 10: Egg take at the Anchor River.Fireweed Academy (grades 2-6)Oct. 3: Mock justice trial with Ginny Espenshade.Oct. 6: After-school math every Monday.Homer High SchoolOct. 3: Pep asse...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:12am
  • At Paul Banks Elementary School’s first “Paul Banks Day,” Sept. 16, the K-2 students, faculty, staff and visitors celebrated the school’s namesake, the late Paul Banks. Having worked on the construction of East Homer Elementary School in 1964, Banks also was the school’s first custodian....

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:10am
  • The only charter school in the southern Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Fireweed Academy opened its doors as “Homer Charter School” in 1997. Two years later, using a consensus decision-making model, the teachers, parents, staff, the school’s Academic Policy Committee and community mem...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:06am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Oct. 20: School board, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers, Soldotna, 7 p.m. Oct. 29: Early release day.   Chapman School Through Sept. 26: Oceanography field trip,...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:11pm
  • The Homer High School DDF — Drama, Debate and Forensics — team began its season with a meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage last weekend and came home with some impressive results: Duet acting: 1. Evan Boyer and August Kilcher; 2. Robert Hockema and Eryn Gillam; 3. Loren Jo...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:06pm

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