Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 10:39 PM on Wednesday, May 4, 2011

School Briefs

student news

The Kenai Borough Employees Association has announced this year's scholarship recipients. Among them is Kevin Rowe of Homer High School, who will attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks, majoring in natural resource management. Each scholarship recipient receives $500 to further their education.


Nantia Krisintu

Nantia Krisintu of Homer has accepted membership in the Golden Key Internation- al Honor Society and was honored at a recent new member recognition event at University of Alaska Southeast. Nantia is majoring in interdisciplinary studies and will graduate in 2012.

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District

Chapman School

Through May 13: Swimming, Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center, grades 2-3.

May 14: Rummage and bake sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rent a table for $10 and keep the profits or donate them to the Chapman parent group for the purchase of sports uniforms. Donations can be dropped off at the Chapman office. For more information, contact Sherree Drake at 299-8808 or Tanya Shafer at 399-7523.

Fireweed Academy, Grades K-2

May 18: "Welcome to the Jungle" play performance.

Fireweed Academy, Grades 3-6

Today: Math bowl, grade 6.

May 9-11: Kasitsna Bay field trip, grade 6.

Homer Middle School

May 7: Track and field, Boroughs, Skyview High School.

May 10: Site council.

May 12: Choir and band concert, Mariner Theatre, 7 p.m.

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

As they do each year, McNeil Canyon sixth-graders are selling Fritz Creek Garden certificates through May 16. The certificates are available from sixth-graders, at the school office or at the Homer Bookstore. The certificates cost $20 and are redeemable for $20, with Fritz Creek Garden owner Rita Jo Shoultz donating a portion of the proceeds to the class.

Through May 7: Teacher and staff appreciation week.

Today: Spring concert, 6:30 p.m.

May 10: Site council.

Paul Banks Elementary School

Today: New kindergarten screening.

May 6: First Friday Art Show, 5-7 p.m.

May 10: PTA, 6:30 p.m.

May 11: School Nurse Day.

Susan B. English School

Today: Booster club, 7 p.m.

May 7: SAT.

West Homer Elementary School

May 6: Art fair, WHES gym, parents invited, 5-7 p.m.


Faith Christian Preschool is now registering children 3-5 years old for the 2011-2012 preschool year. It is located at Faith Lutheran Church, 1000 Soundview Ave., across from West Homer Elementary School. Call 235-7600.

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. Call 235-4322.