Chris Chancellor

South Kitsap linemen go through blocking drills during the first day of practice Wednesday evening. The Wolves first game of the season is Sept. 5 at Central Kitsap.

FOOTBALL | Wolves ready for evening practices

Canton hopes switch will better prepare team for late games

South Kitsap linemen go through blocking drills during the first day of practice Wednesday evening. The Wolves first game of the season is Sept. 5 at Central Kitsap.
Bay Street Meat Company butcher and co-owner Brian Brozovic gave a demonstration to students Aug. 1 in Bates Technical College’s culinary arts program.

Cutting to the meat of a butcher

Students in the culinary arts program at Bates Technical College had two options: a day trip to Wild Waves Theme Park or a visit from Bay Street Meat Company butcher and co-owner Brian Brozovic.

Bay Street Meat Company butcher and co-owner Brian Brozovic gave a demonstration to students Aug. 1 in Bates Technical College’s culinary arts program.
Paul Hulbert is the new principal at East Port Orchard Elementary School. He worked for the last 10 years in the Ridgefield School District.

New principal likes ‘kid-focused’ environment at EPO

New East Port Orchard Elementary School principal Paul Hulbert might have followed that traditional path without one administrative request.

Paul Hulbert is the new principal at East Port Orchard Elementary School. He worked for the last 10 years in the Ridgefield School District.

Free immunizations available for SKSD students

Washington state law requires students to be immunized before they enter school.

FOOTBALL | South Kitsap to honor two former players this season

Osborn died after falling into river July 4 near the Mount Rainier National Park entrance

Coach Eric Canton said he had his South Kitsap players focus on “basic formations and plays” during last week’s football camp at Fort Worden State Park. The Wolves first practice for the upcoming season will be 6 p.m. Aug. 20.

FOOTBALL | South Kitap football players relish team-building experience at camp

Football team traveled for second year to scenic Fort Worden State Park

Coach Eric Canton said he had his South Kitsap players focus on “basic formations and plays” during last week’s football camp at Fort Worden State Park. The Wolves first practice for the upcoming season will be 6 p.m. Aug. 20.

School Board approval last step in SKSD budget process

“Revenues are supposed to be larger than expenditures,” South Kitsap School District superintendent Michelle Reid said during the Aug. 5 public hearing regarding the Sept. 1 to Aug. 31, 2015 budget.

SKSD set to examine facilities issues

There could be a significant shift in the administrative to-do list this year in the South Kitsap School District.

Dave Villwock

Villwock’s comeback attempt raises controversy

South Kitsap graduate was involved in a pair of crashes last weekend

Dave Villwock

Reid reflects on her first year as SKSD head

By nature, South Kitsap School District’s Michelle Reid is a forward-thinker.

South Kitsap pitcher Mac McCarty

BASEBALL | South Kitsap standout pitcher commits to Washington State

McCarty was the Class 4A Narrows League Pitcher of the Year

South Kitsap pitcher Mac McCarty

South Kitsap School District facilities crew busy with summer projects

The roof replacement project at Sidney Glen Elementary School is the biggest of the summer for the South Kitsap School District. But that is far from the only facilities upgrade in the district.

Swim Deck owners say they intend to pay former employees

The owners of a new Bay Street business say they are working to resolve issues surrounding their now-shuttered maritime-themed pub in Chehalis.

South Kitsap School District’s fund balance climbs rapidly

Officials believe fund balance will reach $8 million when classes begin

Jason Hammel

Hammel gets into ‘playoff-type atmosphere’

South Kitsap graduate was excited to join team with baseball’s best record

Jason Hammel

Spanish immersion fits SKSD’s ‘changing’ demographic

The South Kitsap School District has seen an influx of Spanish-speaking students in recent years.

Work underway to replace Sidney Glen Elementary’s tile roof

The buckets that line the rafters at Sidney Glen Elementary School soon will be cleared.

Decorated EPO principal leaves for admin position

Kristi Smith, who has led EPO since 2000, will leave the school to become the director of teaching and learning in the Clover Park School District. Her final day in the South Kitsap School District is Monday.

SKSD to offer summer STEM classes

Shannon Thompson, the district’s director of teaching and learning, said SKSD has entered into a partnership with West Sound Technical Skills Center to offer students from ninth through 12th grade an opportunity to take career technical education courses during the summer.

Kathy Ballew coached several sports teams since 1989 at South Kitsap.

Longtime South Kitsap coach steps into retirement

Ballew guided the Wolves to 1995 fastpitch championship

Kathy Ballew coached several sports teams since 1989 at South Kitsap.