What’s Happening 11-5-17

Dates To Remember:

  • 11/07 – Homeschool Gym @ Nikiski Pool 12-1:30pm. Free to all Connections Students!
  • 11/09 – Central Peninsula Picture retakes @ Borough Building 3pm-5pm
  • 11/13 & 11/14 – Safe Sitter Course (see flyer)
  • 11/15 – High School Eligibility Due (form attached)
  • 11/15 – US Fish & Wildlife Conservative Coin Design Contest deadline (see attached flyer)
  • 11/17 – NEW: CHECK IT OUT: Soldotna Office: Chili Cook Off! (more info below and see flyer)
  • 12/15 – Semester Reports Due
  • 05/14 – Kenai Fjords Marine Science Explorer Tour Recommended for Grades 3-12  (Please See Attached Description) For More Information Please Contact Julie Lindquist at the Seward Connections Office (907) 224-9092 or email jlindquist@kpbsd.k12.ak.us

Parents – we have two hats at our Soldotna office from the Hay Maze event. If you are missing a hat please call the office at 714-8880.

Central Peninsula: Homeschool Gym Time:

Here is the calendar of events for our Central Peninsula Homeschool Gym time:

  • 11/07 – Nikiski Pool: FREE for Connections Students 12-1:30
  • 11/14 – Gym Time @ Kenai Rec Center 12-2
  • 11/21 – Soldotna Sports Center Ice Skating: FREE for Connections Students 12-2
  • 11/28 – Gym Time @ Kenai Rec Center 12-2
  • 12/05 – Nikiski Pool: FREE for Connections Students 12-1:30
  • 12/12 – Gym Time @ Kenai Rec Center 12-2
  • 12/18 DATE CHANGE TO MONDAY – PLEASE NOTE! Jumpin’ Junction: FREE for Connections Students 12-2 (please see rules below)

Come join Connections for a fun filled afternoon on Monday, Dec 18th from 12:00-2:00pm (this will take place Tuesday gym time). Included in this activity will be:

  • Mini Golf
  • Jump Zone (socks required & 250lb weight limit)
  • Cosmic Cannon Room
  • Please bring your own snacks and beverages or you can purchase them at the snack bar.

Jumping Junction is located at 42115 Kalifornsky Beach Rd, Soldotna. RSVP required, questions – please call us at 714-8880.

Battle of the Books:

Calling all readers to our annual Battle of the Books club! We will start meeting in November but students can get a jumpstart and begin reading the books now. Competitive teams are grades 3rd-12th. The list can be found at:  https://www.akla.org/akasl/bb/2017-2018FinalList.pdf  Books can be found at the library, Connections offices will have copies that can be checked out or you can purchase the books using allotment funds. Contact your advisor if interested in participating in Battle of the Books:

Derek Bynagle in Homer: 226-1880
Julie Lindquist in Seward: 224-9080
Wendi Dutcher 3/4 grade in Soldotna: 714-8880
Mark Wackler 5/6  grade in Soldotna: 714-8880


Soldotna Office: Chili Cook Off:

The Connections staff is very thankful for our homeschool families. This year we invite you to break bread with us Friday, November 17th from 1-3pm! Please come in and taste, judge, and/or enter our chili cook off contest! Students and families are encouraged to participate in choosing the winner. Staff will provide chili and side dishes, also.  Please see the attached flyer for more information or call the office at 714-8880.

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