Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 7:20 PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2011

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District


April 4: School board meets; Soldotna.

April 22: No school.

Chapman School

Today: Math Bowl.

Today: Student of the quarter lunch, Anchor River Inn, 11:30 a.m.

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

April 11-15: Artist in residence.

April 11-15: Pre-K and kindergarten registration.


April 5-7: Required SBA/HSGQE testing for all Connections students in grades 3-10 and HSGQE retakes for students in grades 11-12. Students must arrive at testing locations by 8:45 a.m. Contact Homer Connections office for locations.

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.

Homer High School

April 1: Jazz band's "Spring Swing," includes tunes for all sorts of dancing, refreshments, tickets $10, 7-9 p.m., Mariner Theatre.

April 2: Spring dance, 8 p.m.

Homer Middle School

Today: Talent Show, 2:14 p.m.

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

April 11-15: Artist in the school.

April 12: Site council meeting.

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

April 18: Choir and band concert, Mariner Theatre, 7 p.m.

April 21: Track Soldotna invite, 3 p.m.

April 26: Mass choir, Homer High School.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

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

Today: 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 1: Spring picture day.

April 10: Deadline for site council nominations.

Paul Banks Elementary School

April 5-7: Kindergarten and new student registration or 2011-2012 school year.

April 12: PTA, 6:30 p.m.

April 18: PTA summer activities fair, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

April 20: Spring portraits.

Susan B. English School

April 5-7: Student testing.

April 7: Booster club, 7 p.m.

April 15: Eligibility check.

West Homer Elementary School

Today: Spring pictures.

Today: Spring book fair, library.

April 1: Standards Based Assessment, grade 4.

April 5-7: Standards Based Assessment.

April 5: Site council, 4 p.m.

April 12: Standards Based Assessment.


Homer Head Start is accepting applications for 3- to 5-year-olds for the 2011-2012 year. All are welcome. Center-based and home-based programs. For information, call 235-4322.

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.