Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 8:39 PM on Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Azusa Pacific University has announced the names of students on the dean's list for fall semester 2010. To be on the dean's list, students must have an academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade point average. The students include nursing major Alivia J. Erickson of Homer and business administration major Aranda K. Koch of Anchor Point.

Montana State University has announced that three Homer students have been named to the 2010 fall semester honor roll. To be on the honor roll, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or more while completing 12 credit hours. The Homer students are Jack Anderson, William Anderson and Rhoslyn Jennings.

Paige Smith of Homer has received her bachelor of science nursing from Western Governors University. Offering online competency-based degree programs, WGU is nationally accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council and regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on College and Universities.

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District


Through Friday: Spring break. No school.

Chapman School

April 5-7: Testing, grades 3-8.

April 11-15: Artist in residence.


Note: Registration is open for Homer Connections grades 7-12 to attend an overnight field trip to Kasitsna Bay April 19-20. The trip will focus on exploring the intertidal zones of Jakalof and Kasitsna beaches. The trip is sponsored by Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. Pre-registration is required.

Through March 18: Connections office closed for spring break.

Homer Middle School

March 28: Track and field begins.

April 1: Seventh annual middle school math meet. HMS.

April 12: Site council meeting.

April 15: Track Kenai invite, 3 p.m.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

March 21-25: Swim lessons, grades 1 and 3.

March 23: Skating.

March 28: Skiing.

March 28-April 1: Swim lessons, grades K and 2.

March 30: Skating.

March 31: Spotlight lunch honoring Sam Hambrick, Liam James, Neviya Reed, Levi Skalisky, Mattea Allen, Zasima Martushev, Jennasea Puterbaugh, Alec Rhodes, Rio Shemet Pitcher, Andrea Ardenia, Hunter Patton, Celleste Tuday and Aunia Ormond. Parents are invited to join their child and the principal for lunch at 11:25 a.m.

April 1: Movie night, 6:30 p.m.

April 10: Deadline for site council nominations.

Paul Banks Elementary School

March 25: Geography Day.

Susan B. English School

April 5-7: Student testing.

April 7: Booster club, 7 p.m.

West Homer Elementary School

April 25-31: Spring book fair.


Applications for the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and American Legion Boys State, one-week, hands-on government leadership camps, are due at counselors' offices by April 4. Interviews will be held April 13. Camp is scheduled for June. All fees are paid by the legion and auxiliary. Applications can be found at counselors' offices, Connections and Flex School, and the American Legion For information and applications, call Darlene, 235-6789, or the Post at 235-8864.