• Each month, this column will feature tips on how to include everyday literacy in your family’s daily routine using five familiar practices: reading, talking, playing, singing, and writing together. Each article will include book and digital media recommendations as well as activities you can try a...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 3:12pm
  • School Events Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Fireweed Academy Little Fireweed Sept. 29: K-2 student-parent open house, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Homer Flex Sept. 23: Eligibility check due. Oct. 4: Picture day. Homer High School Sept. 22: Spirit week: Class color day; seniors: black, juniors: white, so...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:01pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District started discussing new start and end times for schools within the Homer area at a community meeting at Homer High School on Monday, Sept. 19. A meeting will be held at Chapman School today at 6:30 p.m. Approximately 20-30 people attended the Homer meeting, sai...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:01pm
  • The Kenai Peninsula School District is holding three southern peninsula community meetings the week of Sept. 19 to facilitate discussion about changes brought about the new two-tier bus schedule in the 2017-2018 school year. Parents, KPBSD staff, students and community members are encouraged to...

    Thu, 09/15/2016 - 5:26pm
  • In a bittersweet moment during the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, in the Homer High School theater, board member Lynn Hohl moved to “regretfully approve” the resignation of board member Liz Downing. Penny Vadla, the school board clerk, “...

    Wed, 09/14/2016 - 2:37pm
  • School Events Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Chapman School Sept. 15: Soccer at Kenai, 1 p.m. Sept. 16: Soccer at Skyview, 1:15 p.m. Sept. 19: Soccer at Chapman vs. Homer, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19: Transportation meeting at Homer High School, 6 p.m. Sept. 20: Soccer at Chapman vs. CIA, 4 p.m. Se...

    Wed, 09/14/2016 - 2:21pm
  • Homer area schools are seeing an unexpected increase in enrollment from previous years at the start of the 2016-17 school year. McNeil Canyon Elementary started the first day of school with 127 students enrolled, 20 children more than the 107 projected enrollment for the year, said McNeil Canyon Pri...

    Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:30pm
  • School Events Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Fireweed Academy Sept. 8: Fireweed Harvest Festival, 5 p.m., and Meet ‘n Greet Open House, 6 p.m. at Big Fireweed in room 105. Sept. 12: APC meeting at Big Fireweed in room 104, 4:30 p.m. Little Fireweed Sept. 9: Field trip to community build o...

    Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:30pm
  • School Events Kenai Peninsula Borough School District   Homer Flex Sept. 5: No school Sept. 8-9: Bunnell Street Arts Project, 1:30-3 p.m. Sept. 14: Early release, 1:30 p.m.   Homer High School Sept. 1: Deadline to sign up for SAT Sept. 2: We Bleed Blue and Gold Night: C-team, JV, and varsi...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:04pm
  • Now that the 2016 legislative session is over, Kenai Peninsula College Director Gary Turner has had to implement the budget reductions he had planned for both the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years in 2017. The current 2016-17 school year at KPC’s Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer has not been significantly im...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:04pm

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