KINGSTON — If kids become more fluent at reading at Wolfle Elementary next year, and bullying becomes less prevalent at Kingston Junior High, the KJH builders’ club will be one group to thank.
POULSBO — High school graduation is meant to showcase student achievement.
But for at least a few minutes on the sweltering-hot track at North Kitsap High School on Saturday, it was the staff who got to show off their ingenuity.
There has been a lot talk about old missile sites and new schools here lately. As the North Kitsap School District continues with plans to build the new Kingston High School, several residents have raised concerns that the site is located near a decommissioned Nike missile site.
Each year, students in North Kitsap select mentors in the NK Success Program who had a profound impact on their lives to receive Impact Awards. To show it’s continuing support of this worthy program, the Herald publishes the winning entries from each level. We take our hats off not just to the winners but to everyone who volunteers his or her time and effort to make the program what it is — truly a success.
First and foremost, congratulations to the graduating seniors of 2003. You’ve all worked hard these past four or five years and deserve a little breather from pencils, books, teachers (their dirty looks) and the daily pressures of high school. We know that for a while it may have seemed that the world revolved around North Kitsap.
SUQUAMISH — Several parties interested in either ownership or assistance in maintaining of the Old Man House State Park have moved forward in working to keep the park as it is — open to the public.
POULSBO — The first-ever Celebration Trees to be planted in Little Norway was news that city staff applauded last month. But those cheers turned to jeers this week #when one of the trees was stolen over the weekend.
You’ve really got to hand it to the folks at the Austurbruin. They know how to get things done. They know how to get the community involved to improve their neighborhood and most of all — they know how to accomplish all this and have a good time doing it.
PORT GAMBLE — Members of the Kingdom of An Tir converged upon the hills of the former mill town, changing it from a quiet community to an elegant and chivalrous step back in time last weekend.
The alteration was embraced with open arms.
PASCO — A little stutter step down the backstretch of the 300 intermediate hurdles race at Star Track XXI slowed down Kolby Hoover just enough to move the North Kitsap track star from the front to finish in the middle of the pack.
POULSBO — Call it more of a reunion than a first introduction.
Walking through the halls of the Silverdale Red Lion this week, Poulsbo resident Emily Jensen scanned faces in the crowd for Debra Rosacker.
You probably won’t run into Marty McFly or Doc Brown this weekend in Port Gamble and while the lumber town will be filled with knights, ladies and squires, casting crews from “Back to the Future IV” probably won’t be on hand either.