Schools

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

 

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BISD looking at strategies to reduce budget

Budget needs to be reduced by up to $4 million

 

Peter Bang-Knudsen

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

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

 

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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

State releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Schools in Kitsap County have decided to delay any in-person instruction for at least the first nine weeks of the school year, but eventually a… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island School District | Construction began on the new Captain Johnson Blakely Elementary, in March 2018.
Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island School District | Construction began on the new Captain Johnson Blakely Elementary, in March 2018.
BISD superintendent provides update on potential in-person instruction
BISD superintendent provides update on potential in-person instruction
If schools meet health guidelines, they will likely be open for the fall officials say

If schools meet health guidelines, they will likely be open for the fall officials say

Schools will consider split schedules with distance learning, phased-in openings and remote learning

If schools meet health guidelines, they will likely be open for the fall officials say
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