The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced a project on State Route 16 and State Route 302 which will affect staff, students, and families’ ability to park on Purdy Lane NW near Peninsula High School. This project will likely affect incoming and outgoing traffic to Purdy Elementary as well.
The Seal of Biliteracy is a special award given to students who show a proficiency in English and at least one other language before their high school graduation. This year, over 35 students at Peninsula High School and Gig Harbor High School earned their certificates and seals, which they will wear on graduation day.
Ashley Stolhand, currently an instructional facilitator for the Department of Learning and Innovation, has accepted the role as Gig Harbor High School’s new assistant principal.
The PSD Board of Directors will host its regular business meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Swift Water Elementary School, 10811 Harbor Hill Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332.
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Families can submit an interest survey for their child to attend Pioneer Elementary School, the Peninsula School District’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) school for the 2023-2024 school year.
The Peninsula High School Concert Band were celebrating last week after receiving a “superior” rating at the Commencement Bay Music Educators Association Regional Concert Band Festival on Tuesday, March 14, the highest ranking a band can receive. Earlier this year, the PHS Jazz Band also received a “Superior” rating at the COMBMEA (Commencement Bay Music Education Association) Jazz Festival.
Pioneer Elementary School parents and Superintendent Bahr were treated to a special party last week at Pioneer Elementary School in Taylor Marshall’s K/1 class as her students presented their class non-fiction book about the moon.
The Peninsula School District, in partnership with Tom Taylor YMCA and Resurrection Church, invites families to attend “Parents’ Tech Night” from 6 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23.
This free event, hosted at Tom Taylor YMCA, will help equip parents with resources to help their kids engage with technology in healthy, helpful ways. There will be information and discussion about safe use of smartphones, online videos, and more!