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Visitors meet students at Evergreen Elementary during a Focus on Education tour on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

We want to give a big THANK YOU to all the community members who celebrated American Education Week with PSD at our schools. 

Many of you joined Artondale, Pioneer, Swift Water, and Evergreen elementary school students and educators to learn about day-to-day activities, and see our newly constructed buildings. The students enjoyed showing off their classrooms, and visitors enjoyed exploring flex spaces, seeing student art, and witnessing learning in action. 

Read more to see all the photos from this week.

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Calling all readers! You can support our youngest learners by reading in our elementary schools!  

Now until Friday, Dec. 16, we are inviting guest readers to share their favorite book, or read a book provided to them, to help all children recognize the importance of literacy.

Sign up here!

Read more to hear a personal invitation from Superintendent Krestin Bahr.

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A graphic showing a flower field near Mount Rainier that says "Native American Heritage Month 2022"

November is Native American Heritage Month, and we want to honor our students and families with Native American Heritage. 

Did you know? 

  • There are 574 different Native American Tribes in the United States, and 29 of those tribes reside in Washington State?
  • The closest Native American Tribe is the Puyallup Tribe of Indians?
  • There are over 200 students at the Peninsula School District with Native American Heritage?

This month we want to honor their heritage and continue to learn about our local tribe's history and culture. Learn about PSD's Native American Education Program at this link - https://bit.ly/NativeAmericanEducationPSD

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    About the Peninsula School District

    To inspire and empower every student, every day.

    Welcome to the Peninsula School District located in
    Gig Harbor, Washington.

    The Peninsula School District is comprised of 18 schools and over 8,000 students. Geographically, it is located across Puget Sound from the Seattle/Tacoma area and covers a 120 square-mile area on two peninsulas, the Gig Harbor Peninsula and Key Peninsula. The Peninsula School District is considered one of the strongest and most innovative districts in the state of Washington.

    The PSD Vision is to inspire and empower every child, every day. Our mission is to be the best school district in the state by preparing every child to be a successful and engaged global citizen through innovation and rigorous programs within a culture of belonging.

    We believe that every child, in every school, deserves support on their own unique journey to excellence every day.