BSD Staff Updates

December 5, 2018

Update on how to support Naval Avenue family

Thank you to all who signed the cards for the Naval Avenue family who tragically lost their child in an accident on November 26. If you haven't had a chance to do so, there is still time. Stop by when you have a moment this week, or send a note to me via District Mail and I'll make sure it gets to the family.

As you may have seen in the Kitsap Sun, someone has set up a GoFundMe page for the family.

There is another option to make a donation - and 100% of the funds will go to the family (GoFundMe takes a percentage of all money collected).

Abundant Life Four Square Church has also set up a benevolent fund for the family. There are 3 ways to give through the Abundant Life Church.

1. Their website (

2. The church's app ( to download)

3. Check (write "Calmo Carrillo" on memo line)

Instructions for giving via

1. Select "Give" from the Quick Links list at the bottom of the home page.

2. Enter an amount to give and select Calmo Carrillo from the Designation drop down menu.

3. Click Next and follow instructions to pay and submit.

Send checks to:

Abundant Life Foursquare Church

Attn: Calmo Carrillo

5610 Kitsap Way, Suite 230

Bremerton, WA 98312

100% of funds will be given to the family and the church will not charge any administrative fee for this service.


Crownhill break-in

As you may have heard, Crownhill experienced a break-in last night. The following update was posted on Facebook and our website this morning. We will be communicating with Crownhill families via School Messenger robo all and email this afternoon. Sharing as FYI for staff.

We were saddened to discover this morning that someone broke into our school last night. We are completing an inventory, but it appears many expensive items were stolen. If you have any information about this break-in, please contact the Bremerton Police Department.



Update from the Kitsap County Dept. of Emergency Management:

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions the Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters have been activated. Severe weather shelters will remain open Wednesday, December 5.

Hours of operation for the Severe Weather Shelters will be from 6 PM until 7 AM except as noted for the Village Green location. Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 9 PM. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 9 PM, that location will close for the evening.

The locations are:

Gateway Fellowship

18901 8th Ave NE

Poulsbo, WA

Port Orchard United Methodist Church

725 Kitsap St

Port Orchard, WA

Silverdale United Methodist Church

9982 Silverdale Way

Silverdale, WA

Village Green Community Center

26159 Dulay Rd NE

Kingston, WA

This location open from 6:30 PM until 6:30 AM

The severe weather shelters serve all citizens in our area who require safe overnight refuge when hazardous weather conditions are expected. Further activations will be weather dependent. For more information about the Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelter Program, call 211.

In addition to the severe weather shelters operated by the county, the following shelters are available:

Bremerton Salvation Army

832 6th Street, Bremerton

Low-barrier shelter operates 7-days/week from Dec 1 – March 31

Check in: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. / Check-out 7 a.m.

Kitsap Rescue Mission

810 6th Street, Bremerton

This low-barrier shelter is now open every night to all who need it. The shelter opens each evening with a shower, fresh clothing and a warm safe place to sleep for the night.

Coffee Oasis

(360) 479-5123

Operates an 6-bed drop-in shelter for homeless teens 16-20 years of age. The shelter is open 9pm-8am.

Click here to visit our website and download a printable flyer.

You can follow the District's Facebook page... without even having a Facebook account!

We've added a "link" to the District's Facebook page on the District's home page (look in the bottom, right corner!).

Elementary students enjoy Peninsula Dance Theatre's Nutcracker performance

Students attend the Nutcracker rehearsal
Elementary students from throughout the District got to visit the Performing Arts Center at BHS last week and enjoy the dress rehearsal of Peninsula Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker.

Bremerton Rotary Club provides dictionaries for third graders

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Community News, Events & Information

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UW Men's Basketball Teacher/Staff Appreciation Discount: The University of Washington is offering the Teacher/Staff Appreciation discount for the Husky men’s basketball! Cougs - don't fret! UW is offering the discount for the Saturday, January 5th game against Washington State.

CLICK HERE to purchase discounted tickets (you must use this link for the discount). There is a limit of 8 tickets. To purchase more than 8, contact Justin Rothbaum at 206-685-8429 or


"Kids Eat Free" reward program: Moctezumas Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar offers "Kids Eat Free" coupons for teachers to provide as rewards or incentives. Moctezumas Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar is a locally owned and operated family-friendly Mexican restaurant with locations in Silverdale, Gig Harbor, Tacoma, and Southcenter.

If you are interested in obtaining some coupons for use in your classroom, please contact Melody Clancy at or 360-620-3987.


2018 President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA): The application period is now open for the 2018 President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) program. The PEYA program recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship projects by K-12 youth, promoting awareness of our nation's natural resources and encouraging positive community involvement. Winners of this year’s awards will be invited to a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in mid-2019, and have their project mentioned on EPA’s website.

EPA will select up to two winners in each of EPA’s 10 regions – one regional winner for Grades K-5 and one regional winner for Grades 6-12. All student projects must be sponsored by at least one adult over the age of 21.

The application and eligibility information are available at: Applications are due February 1, 2019. For questions, please contact


Staff Updates 2018-19 Issue 2: Distributed December 5, 2018