School briefs, Oct. 30

School district seeking new board member

The North Kitsap School District Board of Directors is seeking a replacement board member for the Director 2 position. The position was vacated last week by the resignation of Dan Delaney. Applicants must submit a letter explaining why they are interested in serving on the school board and include a biographical summary. Applicants also must reside in district 2, which is bordered roughly by Finn Hill Road to the north, Hood Canal to the west, Liberty Bay to the east and Island Lake and Bangor to the south. For a complete description of the boundaries of district 2, visit

Application letters should be mailed to Board of Directors, North Kitsap School District, 18360 Caldart Ave., Poulsbo, WA 98370. Letters are due by Nov. 6. For more information, contact Mary Garner at (360) 779-8702 or

State legislators host education forum

State legislators Phil Rockefeller, Sherry Appleton and Christine Rolfes will host a roundtable forum to discuss education topics at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the North Kitsap High School commons. Members of the North Kitsap and Bainbridge Island school boards will also be present at the meeting. Community members are invited to attend.

Local students named to UW dean’s list

The following local students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for summer quarter 2009. Karoline Shawcroft and Scott Shawcroft of Hansville. Jayson Stemmler of Indianola. Monica Barrett, Jessica Jetter and Sterling Alexander MacKinnon of Kingston. Cara Allen, Bria Best, William Briere, Isabel Brown, Rueben Dias, Katie Greer, Brittany Haberly, Bethany Hornberger, Chantelle Jacques, Tana James, Brian Parrott, Evan Perry, Nathan Tamm, Lael Telles, Stephanie Tougas, Jonathan Voyce, Kelsie Weiss, Peter Wurden and Christopher Zrout of Poulsbo. Naomi Hubert, Nicholas Smith and Margaret Wallace of Suquamish.

Schools host Veterans Day events

Several schools throughout the North Kitsap School District will host Veterans Day presentations. The public is welcome to attend the following events.

North Kitsap High School will host an assembly at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the North Kitsap Auditorium. The school’s wind ensemble will present a 45 minute musical narration entitled, “Tribute to the soldier ... Hero throughout History!”

Vinland Elementary School will host an assembly at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 6. The event will feature a Medal of Honor winner and veterans from various branches of the military.

Poulsbo Middle School will host two assemblies, at 8:54 a.m. and 9:43 a.m. Nov. 10. Both assemblies will include pictures of staff members whose family members have served or are serving in the armed forces.

Breidablik Elementary School will host an assembly at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10. The program includes musical performances by the school’s fourth and fifth grade students.

Poulsbo Elementary School will host an assembly and concert at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the school gym.

Pearson Elementary School will host a Veterans Day assembly for parents and other guests at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 10 in the school gym.

Have breakfast with Santa

North Kitsap High School will host a Breakfast With Santa from 8-10 a.m. Nov. 7 in the school’s commons. Families are invited to come and enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, ham, hot chocolate and more, and have pictures taken with Santa Claus. Cost is $15 for ages 12 and up, $10 for kids ages 4-11 and $3 for children ages 3 and younger. Tickets purchased before Nov. 1 will receive $1 off. Proceeds benefit the NKHS senior grad night event. For more information, call Janis at (360) 779-2793 or Val at (206) 909-9871.

Odin Inn offers lunches at low prices

The Odin Inn, located next to the North Kitsap Community Pool, offers seasonal meals at affordable prices. All food and service is by the Culinary Arts students at North Kitsap High School. The Odin Inn is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

KHS hosts swing dance and silent auction

The Kingston High School Fine Arts Boosters will host a swing dance and auction from 7-11 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Eagles Hall, 4230 NE Lincoln Road, Poulsbo. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Proceeds benefit the school’s arts programs. Heavy appetizers and dessert are included. Tickets are available in advance at the Kingston Firehouse Theater or at Whiteley Engineering in Poulsbo. For more information, call (360) 297-7774 or email

NK Pool closing earlier

Beginning Nov. 1, the North Kitsap Community Pool will close to the public at 2 p.m. daily. The pool currently closes at 2:30 p.m.

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