5:30 PM - 8:00 PM School Board Meeting
Smarter Balanced Assessment information night – Assessment Director Dr. Jeff McCormick will hold an information night for the upcoming Smarter Balanced assessments Tuesday, April 7, 7-8 p.m. in the Woodward Middle School library. The presentation is are open to all parents/guardians. More information is available here and on the district’s Assessment Web page. Questions? Please contact Dr. Jeff McCormick at (206) 780-1058 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring break office hours – The district office will be open Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2; the office will be closed Friday, April 3.
Longtime BISD Instructional Support Services coordinator, occupational therapist and special education expert will assume executive director position July 1.
The Washington State School Directors’ Association will hold free workshops in March, April and May. Online registration is required. Three BISD board member positions are up for election. The final day for candidates to file for office is May 15.
Being "college- and career-ready" ultimately means K-12 education has prepared students for their next steps, that all doors remain open to them as they continue to pursue their education and their careers. Common Core helps ensure students are ready for either path.
After an extensive search, the Bainbridge Island School District is pleased to announce the selection of Duane Fish as the new principal of Bainbridge High School, effective July 1, 2015. Fish currently serves as principal of Lawrence Jr./Sr. High School in Lawrence, Michigan.
In Washington, State Superintendent Randy Dorn began the transition to Common Core standards in 2011. Washington school districts fully implemented the standards during the 2013-2014 school year. The next step will take place this spring when third- to eighth-grade and 11th-grade students take a new test designed to measure our students’ progress on the state’s new learning standards.
The Kitsap Public Health District is reporting an increase in pertussis (whooping cough). Since July there have been 34 cases of pertussis in Kitsap County, with 12 cases diagnosed on Bainbridge Island within the last three months. Given the number of reported cases on Bainbridge Island, Kitsap Public Health officials have asked us to distribute the following letter.