North Kitsap School District

North Kitsap and Kingston both qualified for the state tournament, but lost in the first round. (File photo: Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap, Kingston, end successful seasons at state tournament

LACEY — Although neither North Kitsap nor Kingston came away with any hardware at the state volleyball tournament, which took place Nov. 10-11 at St.… Continue reading

North Kitsap and Kingston both qualified for the state tournament, but lost in the first round. (File photo: Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Herald endorses … | In Our Opinion

The North Kitsap Herald endorses the following candidates in the Nov. 7 general election. Mayor of Poulsbo: Becky Erickson. No question, Erickson is the better… Continue reading

Supports Lockwood for North Kitsap School Board

I support Dick Lockwood for North Kitsap School Board. Dick Lockwood understands that the school board works for us and the superintendent works for the… Continue reading

North Kitsap School Board candidates talk priorities
North Kitsap School Board candidates talk priorities
Support Jagodzinske for North Kitsap School Board

Support Jagodzinske for North Kitsap School Board

We are writing this letter on behalf of Daron Jagodzinske, who is running for North Kitsap School Board. Scott and I are graduates of North… Continue reading

Support Jagodzinske for North Kitsap School Board

Former North Kitsap High School teacher awaits trial for sexual misconduct with a minor

POULSBO — A North Kitsap School District employee is charged with sexual misconduct with a minor and is awaiting trial, the North Kitsap School District… Continue reading

North Kitsap School Board: Worthington, Lockwood advance to general election

North Kitsap School Board: Worthington, Lockwood advance to general election

POULSBO — April Ferguson ran hard for North Kitsap School Board District 3 — literally ran. While campaigning in the Breidablik neighborhood, she jogged rather… Continue reading

North Kitsap School Board: Worthington, Lockwood advance to general election
Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District                                 Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District
Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District                                 Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District
American Legion hopes essay contest will build better citizens

American Legion hopes essay contest will build better citizens

Five Poulsbo Middle School eighth-graders honored for their compelling essays on the Constitution

American Legion hopes essay contest will build better citizens
From left, Cindy Webster-Martinson is greeted at her swearing-in four years ago by her mother, Marilyn Wandrey, at the North Kitsap School District offices. (File photo)

Webster-Martinson said she may run for office again in the future

Only Native American in elected office outside of Tribal government in Kitsap County

From left, Cindy Webster-Martinson is greeted at her swearing-in four years ago by her mother, Marilyn Wandrey, at the North Kitsap School District offices. (File photo)
Tonja Smith … award-winning coach and high school office manager.

North Kitsap High School’s Tonja Smith will retire as one of top school employees in state

POULSBO — There’s something about retiring on a high note. Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway capped his career with a second consecutive Super Bowl championship.… Continue reading

Tonja Smith … award-winning coach and high school office manager.
‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

POULSBO — Larry Orando, music teacher at Vinland Elementary School, finds musical inspiration in Bach’s “The Art of Fugue” and “Brandenburg Concertos” and enjoys the… Continue reading

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

Apply now for Aloha Wright project grants

KINGSTON — Kingston Garden Club invites applications for the annual Aloha Wright Educational and Special Projects Grants. The grants support knowledge of gardening, as well… Continue reading

A Running Start information presentation will be held 6 p.m. March 22 at the Bremer Center, at the Bremerton campus.                                Kitsap News Group file photo

High school students can earn college degree, diploma at same time

BREMERTON — With the price of secondary education going up every year, students can use any advantage they can get. Olympic College’s Running Start program… Continue reading

A Running Start information presentation will be held 6 p.m. March 22 at the Bremer Center, at the Bremerton campus.                                Kitsap News Group file photo
Dr. Laurynn Evans is the North Kitsap School Board’s unanimous selection for superintendent. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Laurynn Evans)

Dr. Laurynn Evans selected as North Kitsap School District superintendent

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School Board unanimously selected Dr. Laurynn Evans as the new superintendent of the North Kitsap School District, March 16. Evans’… Continue reading

Dr. Laurynn Evans is the North Kitsap School Board’s unanimous selection for superintendent. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Laurynn Evans)
From left, Laurynn Evans, Christine Moloney, and Kelly Raymond.

North Kitsap School Board scheduled to select, announce new superintendent March 16

POULSBO — North Kitsap School District residents could learn who their new superintendent of schools is on March 16. The school board is scheduled to… Continue reading

From left, Laurynn Evans, Christine Moloney, and Kelly Raymond.
Evergreen Public Schools students experiencing homelessness camp out in a field. Student homelessness is a challenge for school districts across the state. More than 2,000 students lived in unsheltered living situations last year. (Peggy Carlson/Courtesy)

Homeless students: 40,000 attending public schools in state

OLYMPIA — Nearly every student experiences struggles at school, but almost 40,000 students in Washington face even stiffer challenges when the school day ends. These… Continue reading

Evergreen Public Schools students experiencing homelessness camp out in a field. Student homelessness is a challenge for school districts across the state. More than 2,000 students lived in unsheltered living situations last year. (Peggy Carlson/Courtesy)
Wolfle Elementary music teacher Michael McCurdy assists a fifth-grade student with their music software program Feb. 15. (Jenn Markaryan / Contributed)

Wolfle music teacher named ‘outstanding educator’

KINGSTON — Wolfle Elementary School music teacher Michael McCurdy remembers his first days as a music teacher. “I had to pull over in the mornings… Continue reading

Wolfle Elementary music teacher Michael McCurdy assists a fifth-grade student with their music software program Feb. 15. (Jenn Markaryan / Contributed)
The North Kitsap Vikings placed sixth at the 2A State Basketball Tournament, March 4. (Scott Orness / Contributed)
The North Kitsap Vikings placed sixth at the 2A State Basketball Tournament, March 4. (Scott Orness / Contributed)