Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! Classes in the Bainbridge Island School District start Wednesday, Sept. 2 for grades 1-12. Kindergartners go to school for 90-minute appointments on Sept. 2 or Sept. 3; their first day of school is Friday, Sept. 4. For bus schedules, please check here. For menus and lunch prices, please visit our Food & Nutrition Services page.
BSF Grant Information – Teachers, you can now apply for Classroom Enrichment Grants from the Bainbridge Schools Foundation (BSF). The application site will be open until the grant deadline of 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. BSF awards grants directly to individual teachers for unique and innovate classroom projects and teacher learning. This year, 50 percent of the grants awarded will fund science, technology, engineering and math innovation in the classroom.
Statewide Smarter Balanced data-- The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has released data to show performance by Washington state students on the Smarter Balanced assessments. Visit OSPI's website to see baseline results for the Bainbridge Island School District. Individual student test scores will be available in September.
This fall, Bainbridge High School joins more than 3,000 schools nationwide in offering Link Crew teams to support incoming freshmen. The purpose of Link Crew is to help ninth-grade students feel welcome, supported and ready to tackle the rigors of high school. The yearlong peer-assistance program is open to any Eagle Harbor High School ninth-grader with classes at BHS.
The Bainbridge Island School District is launching a new electronic tool to enhance communication called “Peachjar.” This “green” initiative will save paper, reduce copy costs and help keep you informed about district news, school activities and special events.