Schools

State releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Schools in Kitsap County have decided to delay any in-person instruction for at least the first nine weeks of the school year, but eventually a… Continue reading

 

If schools meet health guidelines, they will likely be open for the fall officials say

If schools meet health guidelines, they will likely be open for the fall officials say

Schools will consider split schedules with distance learning, phased-in openings and remote learning

 

Gov. Inslee closes all Washington schools through at least April 24

Gov. Inslee closes all Washington schools through at least April 24

Governor also expanded restriction on meetings of over 250 people to entire state

Gov. Inslee closes all Washington schools through at least April 24
Christ the King Lutheran School closes over COVID-19 concerns

Christ the King Lutheran School closes over COVID-19 concerns

Student’s extended family member being tested for COVID-19 prompts Silverdale school’s closure

Christ the King Lutheran School closes over COVID-19 concerns
Local private school will study Kitsap Lake algae blooms

Local private school will study Kitsap Lake algae blooms

School project looks to prevent recurrent algal blooms at Kitsap Lake

Local private school will study Kitsap Lake algae blooms
Offering something new: charter school coming to Manette in 2020

Offering something new: charter school coming to Manette in 2020

Public nonprofit and tuition-free school will only serve four grades in its first year

Offering something new: charter school coming to Manette in 2020

B.Y.O.D. to CKSD in 2018-19 school year

CENTRAL KITSAP — Starting in the fall, high school students in the Central Kitsap School District will be able to bring their own electronic devices… Continue reading

Kitsap students speak with astronaut on the International Space Station | Slideshow
Kitsap students speak with astronaut on the International Space Station | Slideshow
SKSD boundary review committee proposes moving 391 students to different elementary schools

SKSD boundary review committee proposes moving 391 students to different elementary schools

PORT ORCHARD — To combat overcrowding in its elementary schools, the South Kitsap School District is working to restructure the district’s attendance boundaries. On Nov.… Continue reading

SKSD boundary review committee proposes moving 391 students to different elementary schools
Dr. Marty Cavalluzzi was offered the presidency of Olympic College Dec. 4.                                (Photo: courtesy of Olympic College)
Dr. Marty Cavalluzzi was offered the presidency of Olympic College Dec. 4.                                (Photo: courtesy of Olympic College)
David Mitchell joined Olympic College as president in 2002. At the end of the year, he’s retiring.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Olympic College’s Mitchell: Supportive community made being president ‘a lot of fun’

BREMERTON — “I’ve had a great time working at this college,” said David Mitchell, who retires at year-end as president of Olympic College. “The community… Continue reading

David Mitchell joined Olympic College as president in 2002. At the end of the year, he’s retiring.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
David Mitchell, current Olympic College president, uses a loader instead of a shovel at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the school’s new College Instruction Center groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 17, 2015. Mitchell retires Dec. 31, 2017.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo

OC president candidate forums continue through Nov. 14

BREMERTON — After vetting more than 100 candidates, the Olympic College Board of Trustees narrowed down the list of possible new presidents to six candidates,… Continue reading

David Mitchell, current Olympic College president, uses a loader instead of a shovel at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the school’s new College Instruction Center groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 17, 2015. Mitchell retires Dec. 31, 2017.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo
Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23rd District, asks a Ridgetop Middle School student about the                                aviation program she’s using in class. Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

Rolfes: CTE funding a ‘back to the future’ effort

SILVERDALE — Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23rd District, said ensuring funding for career and technical education is “sort of a back-to-the future kind of effort.” Rolfes… Continue reading

Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-23rd District, asks a Ridgetop Middle School student about the                                aviation program she’s using in class. Michelle Beahm/Kitsap News Group

More money for schools, but new challenge: Not enough teachers

SILVERDALE — This session, the state Legislature came up with $1.8 billion more per year for K-12 public schools — a total of $7.3 billion… Continue reading

Others went all out and wore period clothing, parading with own covered wagons made of paper and chicken wire. (Ian A. Snively/Kitsap News Group)

Poulsbo students parade into the future

Poulsbo Elementary and North Kitsap High students celebrate the end of school

Others went all out and wore period clothing, parading with own covered wagons made of paper and chicken wire. (Ian A. Snively/Kitsap News Group)

Poulsbo public schools on lockdown after report of gun sighting in neighborhood

POULSBO — North Kitsap public schools in Poulsbo are on lockdown this morning, after a caller reported seeing someone walking near the school “with what… Continue reading

North Kitsap High School, Poulsbo Middle School and Poulsbo Elementary School were placed on lockdown May 2 after a caller reported seeing someone walking near North Kitsap High School “with what looked like a rifle,” Deputy Police Chief Andy Pate said. (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)

Lockdown at Poulsbo schools ends at 11:10 a.m.

POULSBO — The lockdown at North Kitsap High School, Poulsbo Middle School and Poulsbo Elementary School ended at 11:10 a.m. May 2, almost two hours… Continue reading

North Kitsap High School, Poulsbo Middle School and Poulsbo Elementary School were placed on lockdown May 2 after a caller reported seeing someone walking near North Kitsap High School “with what looked like a rifle,” Deputy Police Chief Andy Pate said. (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)