Schools

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COVID, housing, budget discussed at BI school meeting

At the first Bainbridge Island School District board meeting since school ended, the board touched on many important topics such as safely reopening schools, the… Continue reading

 

BISD board members met in-person at their June 8 meeting. Courtesy Photo

BHS to stay in Olympic League next year

Bainbridge High School sports will temporarily remain in the Olympic League in 2021-22. The school board approved the proposal Tuesday night. This past school year,… Continue reading

 

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BISD Superintendent reflects on challenges of pandemic, looks forward to return to normalcy

As the Bainbridge Island School District nears the end of an unparalleled school year filled with uncertainty and angst, along with requiring immense flexibility and… Continue reading

 

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Emily Cornell's students reacted with excitement after their teacher received teaching honors.

St. Cecilia teacher honored for guiding students through pandemic

For most teachers, navigating the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, alternating from online to in-person learning and trying to keep everyone safe — all while… Continue reading

Emily Cornell's students reacted with excitement after their teacher received teaching honors.
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Peter Bang-Knudsen

BISD planning for full-time in-person learning in fall

Announcement came after Insleeā€™s reduced social-distancing guidelines

Peter Bang-Knudsen
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Theater, tech, art featured in new BHS facilities

With Bainbridge high schoolers having returned to campus, they are now utilizing new and updated buildings that aim to enhance educational opportunities for technology and… Continue reading

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BISD prepares for return of high schoolers next week

With high schoolers returning to in-person learning next week, Thursday’s Bainbridge school board meeting allowed staff to provide updates, context and improvements to its reopening… Continue reading

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Chris Rekdahl
Chris Rekdahl
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In-person learning begins at BISD

After a year of schedule adjustments for students, parents and staff, the Bainbridge Island School District started in-person learning this week, a decision that received… Continue reading

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Morrow addresses concerns as BISD in-person learning inches closer

Superintendent: Study shows hybrid-learning model not much riskier than all remote

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An example of a pop-up walk/bike lane that was presented to the Bainbridge City Council. Courtesy Photo

Pop-up walk/bike lanes proposed for students to commute to school

With fewer students riding buses due to COVID, traffic a concern

An example of a pop-up walk/bike lane that was presented to the Bainbridge City Council. Courtesy Photo
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Courtesy of BISD
Courtesy of BISD
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Report: Safety measures paramount to reopening schools

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are being uncovered in higher numbers in Washington and schools in Kitsap County have backed off bringing students back to school for… Continue reading

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BISD Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen

BISD leader explains delay; comments call for opening

Staffing, in-person learning preparedness, and COVID rates among reasons for delay

BISD Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen
BHS band director utilizing software to enhance virtual learning

BHS band director utilizing software to enhance virtual learning

Chris Thomas has been the BHS band director since 2012-13.

BHS band director utilizing software to enhance virtual learning
Bainbridge private schools offer in-person instruction

Bainbridge private schools offer in-person instruction

Smaller school sizes make it more attainable to control potential virus spread

Bainbridge private schools offer in-person instruction
Local parent prepares children for uncharted school year

Local parent prepares children for uncharted school year

As the historic remote-learning school year begins, many parents are trying to strike a balance between work and preparing their kids for the first nine… Continue reading

Local parent prepares children for uncharted school year
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