South Kitsap School District

South Colby Elementary School hosting STEM night April 20

PORT ORCHARD — South Colby Elementary School is hosting a STEM night April 20 from 5:30-7 p.m., preceded by a dinner at 4:45 p.m. There… Continue reading

Student from Hidden Creek Elementary struck by car

SOUTH KITSAP — A student from Hidden Creek Elementary School in Port Orchard was struck by while crossing the street on the way to school.… Continue reading

Kailey Colombo experiences dream ride to school, sets sights on future

Kailey Colombo experiences dream ride to school, sets sights on future

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group Sixth-grader Kailey Colombo of Mullenix Ridge Elementary in Port Orchard got the ride of a lifetime on her way… Continue reading

Kailey Colombo experiences dream ride to school, sets sights on future
Mullenix Ridge student choppers to school in style
Mullenix Ridge student choppers to school in style

Kiwanis Club offering $16,500 in scholarships for graduating seniors

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group The Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard is offering the highest number of scholarships this year to students who live… 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

SKSD school board vacancies and candidate filing dates

Three seats on the South Kitsap School District board of directors are up for election this fall. Candidates must file for office between May 15-18,… Continue reading

South Kitsap schools administrative staffing changes to support district initiatives

South Kitsap School District Superintendent Karst Brandsma announced some administrative changes March 17 that support grade reconfiguration and other district initiatives in the South Kitsap… Continue reading

Traveling from the past to learn about our future

Traveling from the past to learn about our future

Fifth graders at Hidden Creek learn the importance of immigration

Traveling from the past to learn about our future
South Colby science fair building student’s curiosity

South Colby science fair building student’s curiosity

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group The annual science fair is a time-honored tradition in school. It’s a time for the best and brightest to… Continue reading

South Colby science fair building student’s curiosity
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)
South Kitsap Career Center eases path for college-bound students
South Kitsap Career Center eases path for college-bound students

There’s help for homeless students in South Kitsap classrooms

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group South Kitsap School District’s burgeoning student population is made up of children and young adults who come from all… Continue reading

It’s time for South Kitsap to properly fund its schools | In Our Opinion

South Kitsap School District’s board of directors once again is appealing to district voters: It’s time to invest in our schools, our children and our… Continue reading

SK school district is ‘arrogant’ | Letter to the editor

After researching and contemplating the latest school bond request from the South Kitsap School District’s board of directors, one word came to mind—arrogant. Now that’s… Continue reading

Taking a stand for South Kitsap schools | My View

Taking a stand for South Kitsap schools | My View

By STEVE SEGO Co-owner, The Dock Bar &Eatery and South Kitsap schools supporter A number of South Kitsap businesses and their customers recently received a… Continue reading

Taking a stand for South Kitsap schools | My View
South Kitsap school officials hope third go-round is a charm for bond measure

South Kitsap school officials hope third go-round is a charm for bond measure

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — When South Kitsap School District voters cast their ballots in a special election Feb. 14 on… Continue reading

South Kitsap school officials hope third go-round is a charm for bond measure
Union leader lashes out at author of bogus South Kitsap bond-issue letter

Union leader lashes out at author of bogus South Kitsap bond-issue letter

SOUTH KITSAP — A campaign flier distributed in the South Kitsap area falsely claiming to be from the Bremerton Metal Trades Council is calling for… Continue reading

Union leader lashes out at author of bogus South Kitsap bond-issue letter

SKSD extends interim superintendent’s contract

PORT ORCHARD — The South Kitsap School District Board of Directors has extended the contract of Karst Brandsma to remain as interim superintendent through the… Continue reading