South Kitsap School District

Larry Mann, left, and his lawyer, Kerry Stevens, await the start of the hearing in Kitsap County District Court Oct. 27.                                (Photo: Michelle Beahm | Kitsap Daily News)
Larry Mann, left, and his lawyer, Kerry Stevens, await the start of the hearing in Kitsap County District Court Oct. 27.                                (Photo: Michelle Beahm | Kitsap Daily News)
Larry L. Mann allegedly wrote about 18 “violent, offensive and threatening” letters to the South Kitsap School District under the pseudonyms “Texas Momma” and “Prince of Darkness.”                                Port Orchard Independent file photo
Larry L. Mann allegedly wrote about 18 “violent, offensive and threatening” letters to the South Kitsap School District under the pseudonyms “Texas Momma” and “Prince of Darkness.”                                Port Orchard Independent file photo
Larry Mann
Larry Mann

Brandsma calls for boundary, school capacity study

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap School District Superintendent Karst Brandsma has called for the formation of a boundary review committee to study classroom capacity, growing… Continue reading

South Kitsap School Board candidates outline stands on issues | 2017 Election

South Kitsap School Board candidates outline stands on issues | 2017 Election

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap School Board candidates Christopher John Lemke and Elizabeth Sebren outlined their stands on the issues Sept. 28 at a forum… Continue reading

South Kitsap School Board candidates outline stands on issues | 2017 Election
Students protest overcrowding at South Kitsap High School Sept. 15 at a pep rally. Their signs proclaim “Protect us in our halls,” “Personal space, personal safety,” “Double the high school, double the pride” and more.                                SKHS student Rhiannan Elizabeth / Courtesy
Students protest overcrowding at South Kitsap High School Sept. 15 at a pep rally. Their signs proclaim “Protect us in our halls,” “Personal space, personal safety,” “Double the high school, double the pride” and more.                                SKHS student Rhiannan Elizabeth / Courtesy

Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive ends Aug. 22

PORT ORCHARD — “Though it’s still summer, school is on our minds.” The Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive is in full swing right now, but it… Continue reading

New state budget means increased funding for South Kitsap school districts

New state budget means increased funding for South Kitsap school districts

PORT ORCHARD — When the Washington State Legislature finally passed its two-year state budget and Gov. Jay Inslee signed it June 30, there were expressions… Continue reading

New state budget means increased funding for South Kitsap school districts

Principal stepping down at Manchester Elementary

PORT ORCHARD — Theressa Prather is stepping down as building principal at Manchester Elementary at the end of the school year. Prather made the announcement… Continue reading

Science on Wheels to visit two South Kitsap schools

PORT ORCHARD — Science on Wheels from Pacific Science Center is to visit two Port Orchard schools in the next two weeks. The program will… Continue reading

Indian education program is focus of SKSD board meeting June 7

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap Indian Education Program officials will discuss 2016 spring testing results for Native American students and services that were provided during… Continue reading

Free summer lunch program for South Kitsap children begins June 26

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap School District will continue its free summer lunch program for South Kitsap children, according to Amy Miller, the district’s communication… Continue reading

Kiwanis Club awards $16,500 in scholarships

PORT ORCHARD — The Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard will award scholarships totaling $16,500 to eight graduating students from South Kitsap High School on Laurels… Continue reading

Young Artists in Action show May 26

PORT ORCHARD — Students from schools in the South Kitsap School District will be showcasing their talents at the Young Artists in Action event Thursday,… Continue reading

SKSD honors its outstanding community partners

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap School District has released its annual list of local businesses, service groups, individuals and organizations it has honored as part… Continue reading

SKSD helping to ‘Stuff the Bus’ on May 6

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap School District once again is hosting the Stuff the Bus food drive to benefit South Kitsap Helpline on Saturday, May… Continue reading

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

KITSAP COUNTY — Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office detectives working the recent South Kitsap School District burglary and arson investigation have arrested a second 16-year-old, a… Continue reading

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

Suspect arrested in South Kitsap school district arson case

PORT ORCHARD — A 16-year-old suspect has been arrested by Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies for burglary and arson after he reportedly gained access to the… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Nora Gregersen receives grant from CenturyLink

South Kitsap’s Nora Gregersen receives grant from CenturyLink

Nora Gregersen, special education teacher at Discovery Alternative High School, received a surprise at the April 19 South Kitsap School District board meeting. Gregersen recently… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Nora Gregersen receives grant from CenturyLink
Discovery Alternative students release salmon into Beaver Creek

Discovery Alternative students release salmon into Beaver Creek

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group Students from Discovery Alternative High School released 7,000 salmon fry into Beaver Creek April 13 to help repopulate local… Continue reading

Discovery Alternative students release salmon into Beaver Creek