NO SCHOOL: FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016
Due to inclement weather, school is canceled for Friday, Dec. 9. A decision regarding afterschool sports and activities will be made later today. Please check this website for updates.
Blakely Construction Community Meeting
Parents, neighbors and the general public are invited to attend a Community Meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Blakely Elementary.
Mithun Architects, the designers of the new Blakely school, will give an update on the project. Schedule and building design parameters will also be shared.
“We are excited about the progress we have made and are anxious to share how the school district is investing in Blakely’s educational environment with the community's support,” said Tamela VanWinkle, BISD's Executive Director of Facilities, Operations and Capital Projects.
In February 2016, voters approved a capital bond measure which provided funds to rebuild Blakely Elementary and the 100 Building at Bainbridge High School, as well as perform district-wide repairs and renovations. The Blakely project is the first on the schedule. Construction on the Blakely building is slated for construction early 2018.
Odyssey teacher Barry Hoonan received the Washington State Literacy Award at the Washington State Literacy Association.
BHS English Teacher / Sakai Differentiation Specialist stepped out of the classroom and stood behind the podium!
Next month, BHS science teacher Bernice O'Brien will share her passion and joy of teaching with other science teachers from around the country when she presents at the National Association of Biology Teachers Conference in Denver, Colorado.
Thanks to the support of local voters, both Bainbridge Island School District and Bainbridge Island Fire Department have construction projects in the works --- BISD is rebuilding Blakely Elementary School and the 100 Building at Bainbridge High School. BIFD is rebuilding Fire Station 21 and 22 and expanding Fire Station 23 on Phelps Road.
Morgan Meyers is a first-year teacher and wrote about the valuable relationship with her mentor teacher.
At the end of each school day, as many as 700 students load onto school buses in Woodward’s back parking lot.
The state of Washington released results from the 2015-16 Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA), and preliminary findings show that students at Bainbridge Island School District (BISD) continue to perform well-above the state average.