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The Community Transition Program at South Kitsap High School partners with South Kitsap Helpline to create the Prom a Closet

Prom Closet dresses up the community for good cause

All are welcome to this non-profit that offers formal clothes in exchange for food donations to SK Helpline.

The Community Transition Program at South Kitsap High School partners with South Kitsap Helpline to create the Prom a Closet
South Kitsap High School graduates Alec Matala (left) and Kylee Lowery show their excitement as the Class of 2016 lines up to receive their diplomas. They took part in the school’s graduation ceremony June 14 at the Tacoma Dome.

South Kitsap’s Class of 2016 reaches milestone with cheers and tears

On to new adventures: Congratulations to the 536 graduates of South Kitsap High School.

South Kitsap High School graduates Alec Matala (left) and Kylee Lowery show their excitement as the Class of 2016 lines up to receive their diplomas. They took part in the school’s graduation ceremony June 14 at the Tacoma Dome.
Emma York is the 2016 Port Orchard Independent Female Athlete of the Year. She played outside hitter and setter for the South Kitsap volleyball team. She played first base for the Wolves softball team

POI Female Athlete of the Year: Emma York

Playing volleyball and softball, taking four AP classes, serving as senior class president and graduating top 10 in her class makes Emma York the Female Athlete of the Year.

Emma York is the 2016 Port Orchard Independent Female Athlete of the Year. She played outside hitter and setter for the South Kitsap volleyball team. She played first base for the Wolves softball team

“Tunnel of Success” brings celebration to South Colby

Former South Colby Elementary students walked through the halls in their cap and gown to show the current students of their alma mater what hard work can accomplish.

South Kitsap Relay For Life hosted its annual event June 3 and 4 at Kitsap Bank Stadium in Port Orchard.

South Kitsap Relay for Life says it’s ‘game over’ for cancer

South Kitsap Relay for Life hosted its annual event June 3 and 4.

South Kitsap Relay For Life hosted its annual event June 3 and 4 at Kitsap Bank Stadium in Port Orchard.

South Kitsap School District Update

With school bond off the table until 2017, what options are next for district officials?

Albert MacArthur is the 2016 Port Orchard Independent Male Athlete of the Year. He scored the first receiving touchdown on South Kitsap High’s new football field. He finished second in both the long jump and triple jump in 2016 at the state track meet. And he has accepted a scholarship to continue competing in track and field at Utah Valley University.

POI Male Athlete of the Year: Albert MacArthur

“All my hard work, and to know how hard I worked, is better than any medal, any ribbon.” – Albert MacArthur

Albert MacArthur is the 2016 Port Orchard Independent Male Athlete of the Year. He scored the first receiving touchdown on South Kitsap High’s new football field. He finished second in both the long jump and triple jump in 2016 at the state track meet. And he has accepted a scholarship to continue competing in track and field at Utah Valley University.
Children participate in the Seagull Splat Run Kids Dash May 28 down on the waterfront.

Seagull Splat 5K brings out the runners

While getting pelted with "seagull splat", men, children and woman all took part in the Seagull Splat 5K during the Memorial Day festivities.

Children participate in the Seagull Splat Run Kids Dash May 28 down on the waterfront.
Nolan Van Amen earned his third consecutive state title in the discus at the 2016 state track meet.

Van Amen and MacArthur soar at state track meet

With state track coming to an end last weekend, the South Kitsap Wolves claim fourth place thanks to the strong efforts of three individuals.

Nolan Van Amen earned his third consecutive state title in the discus at the 2016 state track meet.
Anne Kennedy gazes at her long blonde hair as hair stylist Kerri Creed explains how she plans to shorten Kennedy’s hair to prepare her for the effects of chemotherapy. Kennedy has started a medical regimen to battle breast cancer.

‘Beautiful Reflections’ offers free haircuts for cancer patients

“I want to be known for loving people." — Beautiful Reflections owner, Kerri Creed

Anne Kennedy gazes at her long blonde hair as hair stylist Kerri Creed explains how she plans to shorten Kennedy’s hair to prepare her for the effects of chemotherapy. Kennedy has started a medical regimen to battle breast cancer.
Anya Fogel with her state medal.

Marcus Whitman student heading to National History Day nationals

Anya Fogel bet out kids all over the state to win second place at National History Day and earn a trip to Washington D.C.

Anya Fogel with her state medal.
Olalla citizens who attended the first Positive Olalla Projects meeting at Olalla Elementary gathered for a group photo. Since the April 20 meeting

‘Positive Olalla Projects’ kicks off for community

A teacher’s idea and the support of the community brings light to this corner of the world

Olalla citizens who attended the first Positive Olalla Projects meeting at Olalla Elementary gathered for a group photo. Since the April 20 meeting
The greenhouses at SK Helpline are the main source of revenue for the agency.

SK Helpline preparing for summer food drives

On May 7, head to Albertsons to donate food for South Kitsap Helpline.

The greenhouses at SK Helpline are the main source of revenue for the agency.
The South Kitsap High School softball team fell to Bellarmine Prep 4-2 on April 18. Third baseman Diavionne DeWalt hits a grounder before being thrown out at first base.

SK softball prepares to bounce back from loss

South Kitsap softball fell to Bellarmine Prep 4-2 April 18 but prepare to face off against Timberline.

The South Kitsap High School softball team fell to Bellarmine Prep 4-2 on April 18. Third baseman Diavionne DeWalt hits a grounder before being thrown out at first base.
Eight athletes signed their national letter of intent at South Kitsap High School April 13.

Nine SK athletes sign national letters of intent

South Kitsap High School hosted a ceremony for the athletes who signed their national letter of intent to play sports at their chosen colleges.

Eight athletes signed their national letter of intent at South Kitsap High School April 13.
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Hobbiton in Port Orchard

The Brothers Greenhouses provide a garden oasis with a literary twist.

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Wolves player Alex Scott takes on a defender during a drill at practice. Scott will play at Adam State University after he graduates.

SK Lacrosse: A brotherhood on and off the field

The Wolves seek to make a name for themselves in first year.

Wolves player Alex Scott takes on a defender during a drill at practice. Scott will play at Adam State University after he graduates.

South Kitsap sports weekend update

Dance, track and field, girls lacrosse and softball all competed for the Wolves over the weekend.

Jason and Marcy Cartwright stand in front of their coffee business Brewed Awakening

Coffee stand builds customer service — sip by sip

Brewed Awakening is one coffee shop that will go the extra mile for their customers.

Jason and Marcy Cartwright stand in front of their coffee business Brewed Awakening
Michael and his brother Brian.

National news takes notice of a local boy

“...these kids see a simple act of kindness as part of daily life...”

Michael and his brother Brian.