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Homer High and Homer Middle schools: community meeting and survey

Published on April 10, 2019 By Pegge

Homer High School Principal Doug Waclawski, Homer Middle School Principal Kari Dendurent, district administration, and the school board request your thoughts and input about potentially consolidating Homer Middle School and Homer High School. No decisions have been made, and your thoughts are valuable. Exploring the difficult concept of school consolidations or closures is a challenging […]

Homer Middle School, 2018 National Blue Ribbon School

Published on October 1, 2018 By Pegge

News Release Homer Middle School achieves 2018 National Blue Ribbon School recognition “It is with great pride for Homer Middle School to be recognized as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Students, staff, parents, and the community of Homer are all responsible for this extraordinary achievement. This accomplishment is a result of support, […]

Celebrate Jen Booz, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 31, 2018 By Pegge

“There are so many amazing teachers out there doing incredible things every day that to be singled out for recognition feels unbelievable. I love being a teacher. Teaching science to middle school students is the best job I can imagine but I could not do it alone. Kari Dendurent, my principal, is always willing to […]

Do you know how to perceive sound waves? #scienceproject

Published on May 16, 2018 By Pegge

Do you know how sound waves affect people’s lives? Homer Middle School 8th grade student Olivia Glasman does, and she signs you how (and typed in cc to assist!) “Through a science research project on sound waves, I wanted to educate people on how hearing and deaf people perceive sound waves. I think this is […]

Middle School Math Meet in Homer

Published on May 15, 2017 By Pegge

KPBSD Math Meet Homer Middle School reports over seventy 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from all around the school district met in at Homer Middle School gym on Thursday, May 11, 2017, to compete in the KPBSD Middle School Math Meet. This all day event consisted of four grueling rounds of math competition in […]

Changing times for schools in Southern Peninsula

Published on November 29, 2016 By Pegge

Plan ahead In August, 2017,  with the start of the new school year, ten school locations in the southern peninsula will begin with new school start and end times. This change is taking place to accommodate a switch from single-tier to double-tier bus transportation, which is already in effect for other schools throughout the KPBSD. […]

News Release: Meeting dates | school start and end time options

Published on October 13, 2016 By Pegge

News Release Southern peninsula school start and end time options Soldotna, October 12, 2016—Changes to school start and end times will begin in August, 2017, and in order to inform and gather input, three southern peninsula community meetings will take place in November. The same content will be presented at each meeting. Parents, KPBSD staff, […]

Volunteer Julieanne Super receives Golden Apple award

Published on October 3, 2016 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | October 3, 2016 Mrs. Julieanne Super Mrs. Julianne Super is a “super” volunteer in the classroom, with cocurricular activities, and school events. “I have the opportunity to work with many fantastic parents and community members who volunteer in our school, but one person stands out above […]

Principal Kari Dendurent, Region III Principal of the Year

Published on May 20, 2016 By Pegge

Congratulations to Kari Dendurent, Homer Middle School principal! Ms. Dendurent is recognized as the Alaska Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP) Region III Principal of the Year! The mission of AASSP is to promote excellence in school leadership while providing quality professional development to our members through conferences and other professional development opportunities. “It is […]

Robotics enrichment at HMS

Published on January 4, 2016 By Pegge

Homer Middle School Enrichment Opportunities Exciting changes happened to the master schedule at Homer Middle School. In an effort to offer students a variety of enrichment classes, every seventh and eighth grade student takes band or choir for thirty minutes each day. In addition to the core content classes, each student has an enrichment period […]