Guest Author Captain Johnathan Hillstrand

Jonathan Book CoverGuest Author Johnathan Hillstrand is the Captain of the Time Bandit a crab boat based in Homer.  Captain Johnathan wrote and illustrated three children’s books.  Paul Banks was lucky enough for Captain Johnathan to visit us and read to our students!  Hillstrand reading Hillstrand book reading

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Morning Drop Off…School Safety Crosswalk!

MooseMama Moose is teaching her babies to be safe and cross where there is a crosswalk at Paul Banks Elementary!

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First Friday Art Extravaganza

Mr. Pederson with students First FridayMr. Pederson serves healthy treats to two students attending the First Friday Art Extravaganza!

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Paul Banks First Grade Class 2014

first grade 2014This is the amazing Paul Banks First Grade class.  They posed for a picture while at Homer High School for the Spring Program.

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Title I Pre-K Applications Available for 2014-15 School Year

Title I Pre-K Classes are free for eligible students, Monday through Friday, half days.  Applications are available at Paul Banks Elementary.  Your child must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2014 and must live in the Paul Banks attendance area.  The Pre-K screening will take place on Thursday, April 10, 2014.  Your screening appointment will be made when you bring your completed application to the school.  Transportation to and from pre-school is not provided.

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2014 Read-A-Thon…”I- Kid- A- Rod…The Great Reading Race”

The PBE Read-A-Thon kicked off on February 3 and runs through February 26.  The theme this year is "I-Kid-A-Rod...The Great Reading Race."

The PBE Read-A-Thon kicked off on February 3 and runs through February 26. The theme this year is      “I-Kid-A-Rod…The Great Reading Race.”

 

Paul Banks Peanuts Read!

Paul Banks Peanuts Read!

All bulletin boards have a dog or dog mushing theme!  Paul Banks students are great artists!

The Great State of Alaska!

The Great State of Alaska!

office read

Mrs. Martin's Second Grade

Mrs. Martin’s Second Grade

   

Mrs. Marion's First Grade

Mrs. Marion’s First Grade

Mrs. McLean's Kindergarten Class

Mrs. McLean’s Kindergarten Class

Miss Olson's Second Grade

Miss Olson’s Second Grade

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Recess Fun in the Snow!

Recess fun 2014Snow Shovel FunSnow Shovel Fun!

A Mound of Snow

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Paul Banks Christmas Program

Beary Merry Holiday 2013 ProgramA “Bear-y Merry Holiday” Christmas Program… starring the Paul Banks students was performed on December 3rd at the Mariner Theater.Bear-y Merry Holiday 2013

Christmas Program 2013

“All Speakers 2013 ProgramPhotos by McKibben Jackinsky,courtesy of the Homer News, copyrighted”

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PBE Canned Food Drive

Food DrivePaul Banks Elementary holds a canned and non-perishable food drive during December.  The items are donated to a local organization called “Share the Spirit”.  They provide holiday baskets to families in the Homer area.

“If we each give a little it will help others a lot!”

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First Grade Visits The Fire Department

Fire Hall tripPBE first graders visited the Homer Volunteer Fire Department to learn about simple machines.  A first grader gets to spray the fire hose!

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