Klahowya News - March 19, 2021

Klahowya News - March 19, 2021
Posted on 03/19/2021
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A message from Principal McDaniel

Hello Klahowya Students and Families,

The Klahowya staff is excited to welcome you back to campus and we can't wait for school to resume in person. If you haven't already heard the news, on April 12th, Klahowya Students will begin returning to campus for in-person instruction! Please check out this short video welcome.

Here are the details:

  • Students in grades 6 and 12 will return beginning on April 12 (Phase 5).

  • All remaining students will return beginning on April 19 (Phase 6).

  • Students will receive in-person instruction two days each week on an AA/BB schedule. Typically, students with the last names A-K will be in the AA group (Monday-Tuesday), and students with last names L-Z will be in the BB group (Thursday-Friday). If you need to request a change in your cohort assignment, please submit your request HERE. All families will receive a cohort verification email on Monday 3/29.

  • Our in-person secondary schedule is 9:45 am to 1:15 pm. We will provide additional academic support for students until 2:15 pm each day. An “activity bus” with limited stops will be available to help transport students home. High school student athletes may remain on campus in a study hall until sports begin. (Typically around 3:30 pm).

  • Students will maintain their current classes and teachers. On days when they are not at school, students will have access to instruction. This may include live streaming, instructional videos, independent learning through Google Classroom, and individualized instruction before or after school hours (8:00-9:45 am or 2:15-3:30 pm). Wednesdays will remain fully remote learning days, and students will attend their Academy Google Meet from 12:30-1:15 pm.

  • Students will continue to receive a weekly learning plan on Friday afternoons. The plan will include links to learning activities for the remote portion of the upcoming week.

  • Students can choose to remain at home. We recognize that this may be a difficult transition for some students and families. We will not require students to attend in person. Students who remain at home will keep their current classes and teachers, and they will have access to instruction. This may include live streaming, instructional videos, independent learning through Google Classroom, and individualized instruction before or after school hours (8:00-9:45 am or 2:15-3:30 pm). If you are choosing to remain at home, you can let us know HERE .

  • Transportation will be provided. Bus stop locations and times will be published on our website by the end of next week.

  • We will hold two meetings over Zoom (3/30 & 4/1) to give an overview of our safety protocols and new procedures for students when they return to campus. Please find more details on these meetings HERE.

Over the next two weeks we will send you additional information regarding student safety and important details around new procedures. We know that many things will look a little different this spring. We appreciate your patience and understanding as bring students back to campus.

Daily School Schedule

9:45-10:00 a.m.


10:00-11:00 a.m.

Period 1 – Monday (AA) and Thursday (BB)

Period 2 – Tuesday (AA) and Friday (BB)

11:05am-12:05 p.m.

Period 3 – Monday (AA) and Thursday (BB)

Period 4 – Tuesday (AA) and Friday (BB)


Period 5 – Monday (AA) and Thursday (BB)

Period 6 – Tuesday (AA) and Friday (BB)

1:15 p.m.

School day ends, regular transportation

1:15-2:15 p.m.

Student support time (tutorials, clubs and activities), activity bus transportation

Staff will also be available for additional student support from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. or 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thank you, 
Scott McDaniel

Bob Ross Paint Night - TONIGHT 6:00 p.m.


Very Important Eagle Tour

With secondary re-entry just around the corner, we want to offer students and their families the opportunity for a VIE (Very Important Eagle) tour. These building tours will be conducted in person and walk you through the areas frequented by students. Please fill out the Form linked below to sign up for a time. Make sure you fill out the Form for EVERY person attending. Since these are in person tours, masks are required as is six foot distancing.


Cap-n-Gown Drive-Thru Event

A drive-thru regalia delivery event has been scheduled at the school drop-off loop in front of the school, Wednesday, March 31, 2:00-4:00 p.m.  

Please put a paper with student name on the front dash of your car (Last Name, First Name).  Pull up to the Jostens tent, stay in your vehicle.  Jostens will hand you your order or place it in your trunk.

Last Name:

A-H - 2:00 - 2:30 pm
I-N - 2:30 - 3:00 pm
O-S - 3:00 - 3:30 pm
T-Z - 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Masks required.  Please do not come if you are not feeling well.

More information can be found here

Counseling Corner

If you have NOT yet completed the 4-step course selection process to ensure you are completely registered for classes for next year, please do so IMMEDIATELY! Reach out to your counselor if you have trouble with the process or have questions. For information and step by step instructions visit our Course Selection Webpage:  https://sites.google.com/ckschools.org/kssstudentservicecenter/21-22-course-selection

Yearbooks on Sale

Yearbooks are on sale from now until the end of the school year.  Only about 200 yearbooks are left so get one while you can.  The yearbook staff has been working really hard to capture all the great moments from this year and make the yearbook something special.  Yearbooks are on a "while supplies last" basis.  

Order yours today by going to  https://wa-centralkitsap.intouchreceipting.com/signin.aspx

Wellness Corner

Being creative is more than just art. It is problem solving. It is thinking outside the box. It is finding new ways to get things done. It is creating beautiful things. Art and music can help. They can help the brain use both sides. Both sides of the brain working together in harmony. FINALLY. How can I help my kid to be creative? By starting with a squiggle.
Starting With a Squiggle (CKSD Family Wellness Site Link)

SAP Wellness

Have you ever heard of the term 'You are what you read?'...Staying informed is something we all like to do. During COVID-19 and various other stressful events, watching/reading too much news can have a negative impact on your mental health. Media outlets typically use negative events to capture audience's attention by triggering negative emotions. Common symptoms that can be caused by too much negative media consumption is fear, anxiety and depression.
The Good News Network is a positive news network that assists with the need to stay informed. You can learn about positive events and celebrating other successes in the community. If you read a positive story in the morning it can help shift your mood by activating more positive emotions throughout the day.
Check out https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/

High School Athletics

We have great news as Spring Sports competitions start this coming week- we have moved into Phase 3 and are now allowing home and visitor spectators! Come on out and support our student athletes!

**Wear your mask and remember to stay socially distant **

Athletic Schedule (March 22nd- 27th)

Monday, March 22nd

V Softball v. Bainbridge @ Klahowya (Softball Field) 5:00pm

Tuesday, March 23rd

JV/V B. Soccer v. Olympic High School @ Klahowya (Stadium) 5:00/6:45pm

V Baseball v. Olympic High School @ Klahowya (Baseball Field) 4:00pm

JV Baseball @ Olympic High School (Lobe Field 2) 4:15pm  (No Bus provided)

Girls Tennis v. Kingston @ Klahowya (Tennis Courts) 4:00pm

Wednesday, March 24th

V Softball @ North Mason High School 4:15pm  Bus scheduled to depart at 2:30pm return at 7:00pm

Boys and Girls Golf v. Sequim High School @ Gold Mountain Golf Course 2:30pm

Thursday, March 25th

JV/V Boys Soccer @ Kingston High School 5:00/6:45pm  Bus scheduled to depart at 3:45pm return at 9:00pm

V Baseball v. North Kitsap@ Klahowya (Baseball Field) 4:00pm

JV Baseball @ North Kitsap 4:15pm  Bus scheduled to depart at 2:45pm return at 7pm

Girls Tennis @ North Kitsap High School 4:00pm  Bus scheduled to depart at 2:45pm return at 6:30pm

Friday, March 26th


Saturday, March 27th

Track v. Olympic @ Klahowya (Stadium) 10:00am


PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association)

Klahowya Secondary School PTSA is offering beautiful hanging flower baskets for sale. The baskets come from Van Winderden Greenhouses, a local nursery located in Blaine WA. These locally famous baskets come in a variety of colors, textures and styles (colors cannot be pre-determined). This is a wonderful gift idea available just in time for Mother's Day! The baskets will be $30 and available for pickup Wednesday April 28th at Klahowya from 2:00pm to 5:30pm. For more information contact Cindy at CindyTurk00@gmail.com.


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