BISD is also pleased to announce that Sheryl Belt, Associate Superintendent (and former Wilkes Elementary Principal) will be stepping in as the interim administrator next year, as current Commodore Principal Dave Shockley accepted a job with the Edmonds School District.
The easy days of summer are right around the corner, but before you get too carefree, please take note of these important dates for the 2017-18 school year.
Bainbridge Island School District is excited to announce that it has selected Amanda Ward as the new Associate Principal for BHS and Sean Eaton as the new Career & Technical Education (CTE) Director/Associate Principal for BHS.
The Seattle Mariners had a whopping win on June 6 over the Minnesota Twins (12-3) -- dare we suggest it was partially due to the smashing opening performance of the National Anthem by the Ordway Choir? Congrats Ordway Otters for your stellar performance and congrats Mariners for your big win!
When Bill Ehrhardt pulls his school bus into the Bus Barn for the last time on June 21, 2017, he will have logged a lot of miles in his 37-year career.
Woodward 7th Graders recently spent the day at geological gems on Bainbridge Island: the north end's Fay Bainbridge Park and at a private stretch of land on the south end.
As an associate principal at Ordway and Sakai, Warren Read is a familiar name around our schools. And now, with his new novel debuting later this month, his name could become a familiar one on the New York Times Best Sellers List!
What do therapy chickens and beach balls have to do with learning? Both are part of new “Brain Breaks” at Bainbridge High School. These energizing acts of fun are during lunch and designed to break up the daily routine, invite positive emotions, decrease stress and improve blood flow to the brain.
A total of 280 schools earned Washington Achievement Awards for the 2016 academic school year, including Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary, Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary, Ordway Elementary and Odyssey Multiage. This is the eighth year that the state has recognized outstanding achievement in Washington schools.
BISD is pleased to announce the selection of Kristen Haizlip as the new principal of Bainbridge High School.
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In early May, 96 BHS students entered almost 350 images to the Washington State High School Photography Contest.
In late April, high school student musicians from around the state competed in the State Chamber Music Contest.
Our Superintendent wants to hear from you! Peter Bang-Knudsen is once again holding open office hours and invites BISD staff, students, parents and community members to share their thoughts about BISD.
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The Bainbridge High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America recently attended a four-day conference in Spokane. More than 2,000 high school students from across the state competed at the conference, including 10 students from BHS.
Will Taylor knows a thing or two about state capitals and river formations (and would be an excellent Trivia Pursuit partner).
Longtime BISD Swim Coach Greg Colby was recently selected by the National Federation of State High School Associations to receive the 2016 NFHS Coaches Association State Coaches Award for Girls Swimming and Diving.
March 30th marks the 75th anniversary of when 277 Bainbridge Islanders of Japanese descent were sent to an internment camp. Among them were 13 Bainbridge High School students who would not be able to graduate with their class.
On March 21, 2017, Woodward teachers Barbara Vandeleur and Betsy Carlson were recognized by the International Society for Key Women Educators as Outstanding Educators in Kitsap County.
Noah Barfield dives deep into the affect of a 24/7 technology-immersed world.
A prize-patrol van resembling one from Publisher’s Clearing House, pulled up to Woodward Middle school on Friday, March 17, 2017. Out jumped Kitsap County officials, including Commissioner Rob Gelder. Their mission: to honor French teacher and recycling aficionado Susan Knell with an award for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Education.
On March 1, Sakai 6th graders participated in the annual event.
From its Coho mascot, its salmon-colored facade and its annual salmon-release curriculum in the spring, Sakai Intermediate School and salmon are closely intertwined. And now on display in front of the school, is an artistically created interactive sign that teaches the importance of clean water and ways residents can improve the health of salmon habitats.
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Bainbridge High School defeated two-time 3A State Champion Bellevue on February18, 2017, capturing Bainbridge's first ever State swim/dive championship.
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Four Odyssey students received accolades from YES! Magazine's National Student Writing Competition.
Parents, neighbors and community members recently packed Blakely to get a sneak peek of the new building's design.