South Kitsap School District

Sunnyslope’s Fundane’t selected as top regional principal
Sunnyslope’s Fundane’t selected as top regional principal
We’re proud of our South Kitsap wrestlers

We’re proud of our South Kitsap wrestlers

Those who attended the state wrestling meet at the Tacoma Dome Feb. 16-17 witnessed grit and determination rivaling that witnessed by those who watched the… Continue reading

We’re proud of our South Kitsap wrestlers
These students qualified for the state DECA competition. (Photo courtesy Betsi Feider)
These students qualified for the state DECA competition. (Photo courtesy Betsi Feider)

Backpack pushback: School administrators say there are valid reasons for rule

South Kitsap School District officials added rule for safety reasons — and to teach new skills.

Government in action: Students find out how it works from mayor
Government in action: Students find out how it works from mayor
Students hard at work. (Port Orchard Independent file photo)

Sixth-graders banned from using backpacks at Cedar Heights

Parents and students say the rule is making students late to class, among other problems

Students hard at work. (Port Orchard Independent file photo)
Kitsap students speak with astronaut on the International Space Station | Slideshow
Kitsap students speak with astronaut on the International Space Station | Slideshow
School staff, police are keeping students safe | In Our Opinion

School staff, police are keeping students safe | In Our Opinion

Those impacted by recent lockdowns at South Kitsap High have voiced opinions (ironically over social media) ranging from annoyance at having their school day interrupted… Continue reading

School staff, police are keeping students safe | In Our Opinion

Safety concerns force SKSD to close pool

PORT ORCHARD — The popular community pool at South Kitsap High School has been temporarily closed by the school district while administrators figure out how… Continue reading

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

South Kitsap High School ends lockdown | Update

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap High School was the victim of another online threat, the second requiring a lockdown in the last two weeks. The… Continue reading

SKHS school boundary change meetings set for Nov. 29, 30

PORT ORCHARD — Recommendations about potential school boundary shifts by a committee of parents and administrators from each South Kitsap school will be presented at… Continue reading

Veteran Lemke loses SKSD board seat to challenger Sebren

PORT ORCHARD — Chris Lemke, a longtime South Kitsap School District member of the board of directors, lost his bid for re-election Aug. 7 for… Continue reading

Felicidades! SKSD Spanish Immersion instructor named ‘Evening Magazine’ Best Teacher

Felicidades! SKSD Spanish Immersion instructor named ‘Evening Magazine’ Best Teacher

PORT ORCHARD — Michael Anderson’s fourth-grade Spanish Immersion class at Burley Glenwood Elementary in Port Orchard did something that’s not so easy for youngsters: they… Continue reading

Felicidades! SKSD Spanish Immersion instructor named ‘Evening Magazine’ Best Teacher

Sebren offers district problem-solving skills

Sebren offers district problem-solving skills Please consider endorsing Elizabeth Sebren for South Kitsap School Board of Directors, District 3. Her background as an exceptional primary… Continue reading