CKSD Celebrates

Great things are happening at CKSD! Please click on the titles to learn more. Click here for previous years.

 

Another perfect showing!

YET ANOTHER PERFECT SHOWING!

For the fourth year in a row, all three of our high schools were named to the annual list of "America's Most Challenging High Schools," a nationally recognized ranking of how well schools prepare students for college.

STAR Teacher

THIS TEACHER IS A STAR

Kelsie Austin, a fifth-grade teacher at Green Mountain Elementary, was recently honored as the STAR 101.5 FM/KOMO 4 News Teacher of the Week.  

Gail Smith

MEET OUR TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Cottonwood Elementary School's Gail Smith has been in education for 30 years. She is a skilled physical education teacher who instills healthy habits by building her students' confidence and engaging them in their learning.

Dara Sellars

MEET OUR CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

Dara Sellars works in our Business Office. She's the go-to person for principals and school support staff when they have a financial reporting question. Maybe you've also seen her cheering on our student-athletes in her free time.  

Celebration of Excellence

WE HAVE SOME TRULY OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEES!

Outstanding Employee Awards are our chance to highlight some of the great work across our district. Schools and departments nominate individuals who are making an exceptional contribution to their site, students and community. Take a look!

Gail Danner

CONGRATULATIONS TO GAIL DANNER, WASHINGTON STATE 2015 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

Central Kitsap High School's Gail Danner excels in the ever-demanding role of assistant principal.

OHS Basketball  

WHAT A SEASON FOR THE TROJANS!

The Olympic High School basketball teams, their coaches and their school have a lot to be proud of.

KSS Math Team  

THESE MATHLETES HAVE THEIR OWN FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

All nine members of Klahowya’s high school math team qualified for the state competition.

Music Students

BEST IN THE NORTHWEST

Some of our most talented musicians performed with students from five other states during a recent music conference in Spokane.

Amy White  

TEACHER FEATURED IN NATIONAL PUBLICATION

Teaching came second to being queen of England as a career choice, but Amy White hasn't looked back.

WA Aerospace Scholars Program

WILL THESE STUDENTS LEAD THE WAY TO MARS?

The Washington Aerospace Scholars Program provides opporutnities for high school studnets interested in science, technology, engineering and math—and the sky is NOT the limit!

Go Hawks!

SPIRIT OF THE 12TH! SCHOOLS SHOW SUPPORT FOR SEAHAWKS

Students and staff across CKSD have their team devotion on display.

Thoughexchange  

WOW, THAT'S A LOT OF STARS!

Our new engagement process garnered thousands of responses. What we discovered will help us better serve our students, families staff and community.

CKSD School Board

NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO THANK A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

It's School Board Recognition Month! Join us as we thank our school board members for serving as passionate advocates for public schools and the welfare of school children.

 

KSS Girls Soccer Champs

KLAHOWYA GIRLS SOCCER TEAM EARNS STATE TITLE

They're not underdogs anymore! The Lady Eagles defeated last year's state runner-up, King's High School, to win the Class 1A state soccer finals.

 

National Merit Program

WHAT AN HONOR! STUDENTS RECEIVE NATIONAL MERIT PROGRAM RECOGNITION

Each year about 1.5 million students across the nation enter the National Merit Scholarship Program competition. Just three percent of them are recognized in the first round. Meet ours!

PineCrest Green Team  

MAYBE IT IS EASY BEING GREEN

Students at PineCrest Elementary made recycling a part of their school culture and earned statewide recognition for their efforts.

We are thankful

WE COUNT OUR STAFF AMONG OUR BLESSINGS

Employees from across the district are receiving local and statewide kudos. Learn why!

Building Hope  

BUILDING HOPE: STORIES OF INSPIRATION

A high school diploma is a milestone for many. Three of our students faced struggles that made their graduations that much sweeter. Watch as they describe the events that shaped them and as they share their hopes for the future.

MESSAGE ARCHIVES

 

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2009-10 Celebration Messages