Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 6:47 PM on Wednesday, April 6, 2011

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District

Chapman School

Through today: Testing, grades 3-8.

April 11-15: Artist in residence.

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

April 14: Pre-K and kindergarten open house, 6-7 p.m.

April 15: Grades 5-6 to KPC in Homer.


Through today: 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.

Fireweed Academy, Grades K-2

Through April 8: Artist in schools residency with Lynn Naden.

April 8: Potluck and kite-flying celebration, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Bishop's Beach.

April 12: Academic policy committee, Room 102, Fireweed Academy at West Homer Elementary School.

Fireweed Academy, Grades 3-6

Today and April 12: Standards based assessments continue.

Homer Middle School

April 11-15: Artist in the school.

April 12: Site council meeting.

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

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

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

Through April 8: National Bus Driver Appreciation Week.

April 10: Deadline for site council nominations.

April 11: Spring picture day.

April 13: Kindergarten registration.

April 18-22: National Volunteer Appreciation Week.

April 19: Science fair.

April 21: Volunteer lunch, noon.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Through today: Kindergarten and new student registration for 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

Through today: Student testing.

Today: Booster club, 7 p.m.

April 12: Science testing, grades 4, 8 and 10.

April 15: Eligibility check.

West Homer Elementary School

Through today: Standards Based Assessment.

April 12: Standards Based Assessment.