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Listen to Your Art's Friday Sound on April 13th

Listen to Your Art’s Friday Sound on April 13th

Three years ago, a group of West Sound Academy students organized the first Listen to Your Art music and arts festival as a benefit for The Trevor Project, the nation’s leading suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ youth. Since 2014, the three festivals hosted have raised over $20,000 for The Trevor Project. With engagement from local artists, musicians, and public speakers, Listen to Your Art has invited the people of Kitsap to join the conversation surrounding suicide awareness and lift the taboo associated with suicide discussion. With many of our core members graduating and changing the world through their own journeys, the current Listen to Your Art team has made the decision to hold smaller-scale music events, called Friday Sound, at West Sound Academy (WSA). Friday Sound was an old WSA tradition that was brought back in 2017 as a fundraising effort for Listen to Your ... ...

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April 19 - Thursday
June TREC 2019 Informational Meeting
Category:
Experiential Education
Date: April 19, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Description:

The Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Iceland drops 60 meters over the cliffsThe international trip destination for 2019 is Iceland! Enjoy seven days of travel and adventure on this unique island nation which is rich in geology and scientific phenomena! Come to the informational meeting being held in the conference room at Baker Hall on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. You have a chance to win a glacier excursion extension trip just by attending the meeting if you join the trip. Signing up now means that you can pay over time in monthly increments. Parents can go too! And parents can also go even if their student does not want to!

Parents can also call in to the meeting by request! Just email Barrie your need to call in and she will provide the information to do so.

To see the Iceland trip video, click HERE.

Where: West Sound Academy
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Facility:
The Commons
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April 21 - Saturday
Days for Girls Community Work Party
Category:
CAS (Creativity, Action, Service)
Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description:

Days for Girls InternationalDays for Girls (DFG) International helps girls around the world stay in school by providing sustainable feminine hygiene solutions and health education. The DFG hygiene kits are produced with the help of thousands of volunteers - including the ones in Poulsbo's own DFG chapter. The Poulsbo DFG is hosting a community work party for anyone who is interested on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at West Sound Academy. Parents and students are welcome to drop by anytime during the day to learn more and help out. You don't need to sew in order to help; there are many non-sewing tasks also. If you do sew, however, please bring your sewing machine or serger and join in the fun. Feel free to bring friends! For more information contact Shirley Wilder at Poulsbowa@daysforgirls.org or find Days for Girls, Poulsbo Chapter, on Facebook.

Where: West Sound Academy
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Facility:
The Commons
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April 22 - Sunday
Earth Day - Voluntary Service Day
Category:
CAS (Creativity, Action, Service)
Date: April 22, 2018
Description:
 
The first Earth Day in New York City, 1970 - Britannica ImageQuest

    Sunday

April 22, 2018

  Earth Day

 
WSA students and staff take part in a day of voluntary service.
April 23 - Monday
Intro to Ultimate DISC!
Category:
CAS (Creativity, Action, Service)
Date: April 23, 2018
Time: 3:20 PM - 4:30 PM
Description:

Kitsap UltimateMeet Coach Herbert Grundran from Kitsap Ultimate at WSA's field for three sessions of learning how to play Ultimate Disc:  April 23, April 30, and May 7.

Already a player? You are welcome too! Kids interested in continuing to play will be able to participate with Kitsap Ultimate's weekly pick-up games this spring. It is critical to have enough players (minimum 10) in order to offer this event.

Please sign up at the Front Desk by Friday, April 20th.

Where: West Sound Academy
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Facility:
WSA Soccer Field
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April 24 - Tuesday
Kitsap Great Give
Category: Giving
Date: April 24, 2018
Description:
Kitsap Great Give - April 24, 2018

One Day Only!

 

A 24-hour
online giving event

This year, West Sound Academy is raising funds to support improving our security at school with the purpose of upgrading locks and cameras. Our goal is to raise $5,000 on this county-wide one day of online giving.

On April 24 go to:  https://kitsapgreatgive.org/npo/west-sound-academy

 

SAT Test for All Juniors
Category:
Academics
Date: April 24, 2018
Time: 8:20 AM - 12:15 PM
Description:
PSAT NMSQT

All students in Grade 11 will take the SAT on Tuesday, April 24.  The SAT is a standardized test that measures what students have learned in high school and what they need to succeed in college.

There are four components to the SAT:  the Reading Test, the Writing and Language Test, the Math Test and the SAT Essay.

The test takes approximately four hours. Juniors will have a lunch break at the conclusion of the test, then will be released to go to their 6th period class.

Where: West Sound Academy
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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April 25 - Wednesday
2:00 PM Dismissal - Collaborative Planning Day
Category:
Schedule
Date: April 25, 2018
Description:

Collaborative Planning - 2:00 p.m. release on Wednesday2:00 p.m. dismissal
for teacher collaborative planning

 
2:05 - 3:10 p.m. 
  • Optional study hall for grades 11-12
  • Homework café available for grades 6-10
Where: West Sound Academy
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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