On Wednesday night, May 17, over 30 PSD students were honored by the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation (GGHF) as this year’s Students of Distinction.
Each year the GGHF honors PSD’s graduating seniors who have made a significant contribution to their field or mankind.
Each year, thousands of dollars are given away in scholarships to Gig Harbor High School students during the annual Gig Harbor Tides Scholarship Foundation’s Awards Night. On Monday, May 15, $187,000 was given to 113 graduating seniors.
Starting next school year, 2023-2024, all public high school students enrolled in College in the High School courses will be able register to earn college credit at no cost to the student or school. College in the High School will be FREE! You can learn more about the College in High School program and courses for your student to take at our College and Career Services webpage - https://www.psd401.net/services-and-resources/college-and-career-services.
As outlined in our five year strategic plan, the Peninsula School District has committed to creating equitable and inclusive learning environments for every child in our schools. To help us reach this goal, PSD will provide all basic educational school supplies to our K-12 students at no cost to families during the 2023-2024 school year. You can see a full list of school supplies offered at your child’s grade level at our website - https://bit.ly/PSD-School-Supplies.
Are you a graduating senior? Or maybe you are looking to start, or restart, your college career? Don't miss this opportunity from Tacoma Community College (TCC)!
TCC is hosting an information night at the TCC Gig Harbor Campus from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. During the event you can;
- Apply for upcoming summer or fall quarter;
- Learn about financial aid or Workforce funding; and
- Speak with an advisor.
Want to give the students at your school a voice? Make a difference at your school by applying to be a Student School Board Representative for the 2023-2024 school year.
Applications are now open for rising juniors and seniors at all three of PSD's high schools.
Applications are due by Friday, April 28, 2023. Click here to apply.
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.