February Parent Teacher Conferences

Homer Middle School Parent/Teacher 2021 Spring Conferences

Spring Conferences at HMS will be different this year. Conferences will be via telephone on Thursday, February 18 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and February 19, 2021 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. If you would like to schedule a telephone conference, please email your student’s teacher(s) to schedule a time. HMS will not be automatically scheduling conferences. Conferences with individual teachers will be scheduled for 10 minutes.

7th Grade

Margi Blanding- Science mblanding@kpbsd.org

Parley Estes- Physical Education pestes@kpbsd.org

Bonnie Jason- ELA bjason@kpbsd.org

Ingrid McKinstry- Math imckinstry@kpbsd.org

Katie Newsted- Resource ELA and Study Skills knewsted@kpbsd.org

Doug O’Brien- Resource Math and Study Skills do’brien@KPBSD.k12.ak.us

Dan Olson- Ancient Civilization dolson@kpbsd.org

8th Grade

Gia Baker- ELA gbaker@kpbsd.org

Jen Booz- Science jbooz@kpbsd.org

Parley Estes- ELA pestes@kpbsd.org

Tyler Krekling- Physical Education tkrekling@kpbsd.org

Jonathan Langner- US History jlangner@kpbsd.org

Katie Newsted- Resource ELA and Study Skills knewsted@kpbsd.org

Doug O’Brien- Resource Math and Study Skills do’brien@KPBSD.k12.ak.us

Rand Seaton- Math and Algebra rseaton@kpbsd.org

Office

Lisa Fellows- School Counselor lfellows@kpbsd.org

Kari Dendurent- Principal kdendurent@kpbsd.org

October Parent Teacher Conferences

HMS Parent/Teacher Conferences Update 10/27/2020

Letters were sent to families with scheduled conference time

Parents will be notified via email of assigned teacher by HMS Office on 10/27/2020

            ELL/Intervention/Special Education/Quest assigned by Program

Parent will be provided the direct contact phone number of their assigned teacher and will call at their scheduled conference time. Parents will have the option to contact teachers via phone on Friday.

Purpose of Conference

  • Teacher will be an HMS Ambassador
  • Teacher can provide the “Know How’s” for CANVAS and PowerSchool
  • Remote Learning Process- what it looks like and what to expect daily
  • How to find information
    • KPBSD Website
    • HMS Website/Blog
    • Facebook
  • Technology Update- Parents can still request Chromebook devices- Contact Joy Huffman
  • Teacher will also provide information of how the student is performing in class and some insights or strategies for success.