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Scholarships available

The Peninsula Music and Arts Society will award scholarships to North Kitsap School District graduating seniors interested in continuing studies in art, music, drama and creative writing at a recognized university or college. Applications are available in the school counselor’s offices. The deadline for returning the applications is April 30.

OC sponsors financial

success presentations

Kitsap Credit Union is presenting its free financial education series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday April 28, at Olympic College Bremerton’s Fireside Bistro. Olympic College is offering the classes as a service to the community to help plan for financial goals, such as buying a house, purchasing a new car, or attending college. The class on April 28 will focus on basic budgeting. In this class, attendees will learn how to best achieve their goals, use their money more efficiently and become financially secure. For more information or to RSVP for the classes, please call the Olympic College Communications Department at (306) 475-7106.

Wolfle gardens and

nature trail work day

On May 3, staff, families and students of Wolfle Elementary will meet behind the school at 9 a.m. to noon to work on the schoolyard habitat created last year entitled “Growing Gardens with Wolfle.”

Nature trail work: Carefully clean out mud, sticks and weeds so the pond area can be dug up. Please bring your own gloves, rake and shovel.

Growing gardens work: Load cedar sawdust from a local mill; dump in certain areas of the garden (butterfly house, raised bed area). Drivers with trucks and or open trailers are needed to transport cedar. Please bring own gloves, shovel and/or bucket.

For more information contact Maria Steinbeisser at (360) 394-6827 or msteinbeisser@nkschools.org or sign up at Wolfle’s office.

WSA annouces

distinguished scholars

The distinguished scholars’ list is West Sound Academy’s honor roll. It is awarded to students whose research papers receive a 3.7-4.0, high scores in all other areas, and demonstrates a high work ethic by meeting all published deadlines for each component of their long term independent project.

The LTIP is a significant year long academic and creative project which underlies the entire educational effort. The LTIP is multi-faceted, requiring research, writing, and an arts element.

North End recognized scholars:

11th grade: Raven Cashen, Hansville and Melanie Forthun, Poulsbo;

10th grade: Margaret Carder, Kingston and Lydia Harvey, Poulsbo;

Eighth grade: Zoe Hyra and Ruch Johnson, Poulsbo and Rachael Rapp, Hansville;

Seventh grade: Austin Hansen, Poulsbo; and

Sixth grade: Timothy Crabtree, Kingston.

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