Chapman School • Mon. Oct. 5 Presentation at School Board Meeting, 7 p.m., at Homer Fireweed Academy • Thurs. Oct. 1 Picture day • Sat. Oct 10 Mind-A-Mazes in Soldotna Homer Connections Program • Tues. Oct. 6 Picture day at Paul Banks Elementary, 9 a.m. Homer High School • Thurs. Oct. 1 Picture day […]
Chapman School • Wednesday: Soccer at Chapman, 3:15 p.m. • Friday: Picture Day, starting at 9 a.m. Fireweed Academy • Friday: Field trip to Wynn Nature Center Homer Connections Program Ongoing: Connections is currently enrolling new and returning students for the 2009/10 school year. A birth certificate is required for kindergarten and students new to […]
When Sprout Nicaragua co-founder Lauren Scharf decided to hold another fundraising dinner in Homer this year, she was cautious about expecting as large a turnout as last year.
She was pleasantly surprised.
The first week in a new school can give anyone the jitters and a stomach full of butterflies.
Now, imagine being the new principal at Homer High School and getting a call from the governor.
Around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, Principal Allan Gee got a quick phone call that Gov. Sean Parnell was on his way to visit the high school.
The reality of climate change hit home for a duo of Homer High students at a special youth science camp this summer, especially when hearing first-hand accounts from their northern peers.
“Current CO2 levels are really high compared to the past. I always knew CO2 levels go up and down in cycles, but I didn’t know how real this really is until I found out that the current readings are literally off the charts compared with nearly all previous ones. It made me really understand how serious climate change is,” explained Homer high school student Justice Sky upon his return from the Alaska Youth for Environmental Action’s environmental training program “Getting Creative About Climate Change” held in Anchorage’s Arctic Valley ski area, July 20-24.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a few new things in store for the school year, set to begin Aug. 24.
In addition to the usual new notebooks and pencils, some elementary school students in Alaska will need immunizations before school starts this fall.
• Elias Garvey travels to D.C. to represent Alaska at national conference By Sean Pearson Homer Tribune While many high school students measure their current success in regard to the kind of clothes they wear, the cars they drive or their social status among peers, 17-year-old Elias Garvey has a much different set of goals […]
New outdoor leadership program brings together youth and wilderness By Katie Emerick Homer Tribune This summer brings about a new program full of activities designed for youth-specific outdoor adventure and fun. Affiliated with community schools, HoWL- Homer Wilderness Leadership School- began offering classes this spring, and is an experiential education program designed specifically for pre […]
New outdoor leadership program brings together youth and wildernessBy Katie Emerick Homer Tribune This summer brings about a new program full of activities designed for youth-specific outdoor adventure and fun. Affiliated with community schools, HoWL- Homer Wilderness Leadership School- began offering classes this spring, and is an experiential education program designed specifically for pre to […]