The sixth-graders in Mrs. Kendall's class took apart and observed owl pellets as a science activity. Students investigated what owls eat and learned about the feeding relationships within ecosystems. One group found an old world rat head that was almost two inches long. Others found teeth, tiny vertebrae, paper thin scapulas and numerous other bones.
The Nikiski Neighbors Program is looking for volunteers. This program provides Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets for families in the Nikiski area. For more information, call John Henry at 776-8732.
Mrs. Durrant's class is collecting pennies again this year for a field trip. Last year, the class earned enough to go to H2Oasis in Anchorage.
The school is in need of donated instruments for the beginning band students. To donate an item, call Ann Holloway at Nikiski Elementary or Jim Wolverton at North Star Elementary.
Volunteers are needed to assist with the fall carnival. To volunteer, call Ann Holloway at 776-4144.
The Nikiski Clubhouse is providing after-school homework help and other activities for students. To register your child for this program, call Ann Holloway at 776-4144.
Students are invited to attend the before-school reading program from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Tutors are available to help students.
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