Recognizing excellence

The 12th annual program will honor 36 high school seniors from the Peninsula School District.

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    Noah Johnson

    Noah Johnson is ranked No. 1 academically at Gig Harbor High, and has demonstrated the same excellence in everything he’s done. A top athlete and academic, he has maintained a full schedule with volunteer and club activities while pursuing an interest in environmental sciences and engineering...


    Peninsula schools win state award

    Three Peninsula schools have been awarded the state’s highest honor — the Washington Achievement Award.


    Brendan Greetham

    Brendan Greetham is ranked No. 1 academically and has taken a rigorous course load while being active with many clubs as well as dedicating time to community service. On a typical school day, he doesn’t get home until three or more hours late because he’s busy with some kind of commitment...


    Logan Carroll

    Logan Carroll has been described as a compassionate and hardworking young man who is admired by peers and adults. A top athlete and scholar, he has pursued a well-rounded list of interests that include community and church leadership activities, sciences and coaching.


    McKenzi Bravo

    McKenzi Bravo is a scholar-athlete whose commitments have included sports, community activities and clubs and whose diverse interests range from foreign languages to the student newspaper, The Outlook. She’s excelled in many areas while maintaining a high GPA and taking challenging classes.


    PHS counselor memorialized through scholarships

    Colleen Blauvelt was the go-to counselor for the Peninsula High School Class of 2014, giving out love and advice to any student who stopped by her office.


    Group has split views on school levy, bond

    The citizens group announced Friday that it opposes Proposition 2, a capital financing levy. Jerry Gibbs, speaking for the group, said it approves of Proposition 1, a capital financing bond.

  • KIDS

    Voyager science fair helps to prepare students for critical thinking

    While we enjoyed the crashing waves that battered the levy just outside our timeshare condo at Ocean Shores last month, Voyager Elementary held its always spectacular Science Fair.


    Peninsula district board talks finances, curriculum

    The Peninsula School District Board of Directors talked about the budget, financing measures and curriculum at its regular meeting Thursday night at Key Peninsula Middle School.


    Kevin Pszczola

    Kevin Pszczola has challenged himself with difficult classes throughout high school, and he’s received many academic accolades. His resume includes the Boy Scouts of America — he’s working on his Eagle Scout award — and several clubs, including Knowledge Bowl and Model...

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