Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 4:03 PM on Wednesday, January 18, 2012

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District

Chapman School

Wrestling: Schedule will be posted in "Dates to Remember," the school blog and Facebook pages and in the daily bulletin on "Power School." Practice is Monday and Tuesday, 3:10-5 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 5-6:30 p.m.

Volleyball: Schedule will be posted; practices are Tuesday-Friday, 3:10-5 p.m.

Jan. 21: Wrestling at Soldotna, 9 a.m.

Jan 21: Cabin Fever Variety Show. Chapman music department will have a bake sale during the show. Donated baked goods are needed; have at the school by Jan. 20 or at the school gym by 6 p.m. Jan. 21.

Jan. 27: Spelling bee, 1 p.m.

Jan. 28: Wrestling at Nikiski, 10 a.m.

Fireweed Academy

Jan. 20: Winter play day at Kiki's, 11:30-2:30 p.m.

Homer High School

Jan. 20: Winter ball, 8-11 p.m. If you plan to invite a guest, sign them up at the front office. Guests must be enrolled in a school within the district to be welcome.

Homer Middle School

Jan. 21: Wrestling, 11 a.m.

Jan. 25: Spelling bee, 12:15 p.m.

Jan. 28: Wrestling, 10 a.m.

Feb. 4: Wrestling away, 9 a.m.

Feb. 4: Volleyball at Seward, noon.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Through Jan. 26: Artist in the schools, Jerry Falek.

Jan 24: Spotlight lunch honoring Wade Carroll, Kyeson Johnson, Kiril Kalugin, Jake Tappan, Hannah Stonorov, Katerina Kuzmin, Kera Jones, Madison Story, Ty Etzwiler, Piper Kassouni, Jennasea Puterbaugh, Jessie Skalisky, Tristen Gonzales, Rhythm Beckett-Cook, Summer McGuire and Erica White. Parents may join their child and the principal; 11:25 a.m.

Jan. 27: Family movie night, with hotdogs, soda, popcorn and candy. 6:30 p.m.

West Homer Elementary School:

Through Feb. 10: Wrestling on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:15-4:45 p.m.

Jan 23-Feb. 29: Ski program, 3:30-5 p.m.


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The American Cancer Society's Cancer Survivor College Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to cancer survivors pursuing post-secondary education. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 24. Students must be cancer survivors diagnosed before the age of 21; age 25 or younger at the time of submitting the application; graduating from a high school and/or continuing college in the upcoming school year; have a 2.5 grade point average and will be a full-time student. Call (866) 500-3272.