February, 2019: Coming Up at West Sound Academy

West Sound Academy Hawks! February 7:


Knowledge Bowl Competition
  State Tournament Qualifier

Fort Worden, Port Townsend

KB team members: 

  • Arrive at school by 7:45 a.m.
  • Leave WSA: 8:00 a.m.
  • Return to WSA: by 3:45 p.m.
  • Bring a lunch and water bottle

Mud Pie 2018 February 8:

The staff of Mud Pie is proud to present their fourth annual arts night and poetry slam:

    Arts Poetica: Volume Five

  The Commons  
  6:30 p.m.
The evening is a sharing of artwork, poetry and music in an open-mic format. Students, parents and community members are encouraged to bring in written work to read--either original or a favorite poem!
Sit down at the Art Wall and create art right on the spot that evening! 
There is a $5 suggested donation per attendee.  Proceeds benefit Mud Pie 2019, WSA's award-winning arts and literary journal, now in its 21st year!

next February 12:


2018 Commencement - Espen Swanson photoAs of February 12, 2019, WSA's senior class has just 101 days left until graduation on May 24 at the House of Awakened Culture in Suquamish!

WSA Head of School Barrie Hillman meets with parents of seniors on February 12, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.,  to discuss commencement and other matters of special concern to seniors and their families.

Tuesday, February 12
6:30 p.m.
Conference Room in Baker Hall

Early release on Wednesday, February 13 February 13:



for teacher collaborative planning

2:05 - 3:10 p.m. 
  • Optional study hall for grades 11-12
  • Homework café available for grades 6-10

Signing of contract - Britannica ImageQuest February 15:

       Enrollment contracts
financial assistance applications
              for current families are DUE
          Friday, February 15, 2019


Signing a document - Britannica ImageQuest February 15:

financial assistance applications
           for applying families are DUE
          Friday, February 15, 2019


Abraham Lincoln - Britannica ImageQuestBritannica ImageQuest - George Washington February 18 and 19:

                There is
           NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 18, 2019  and
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
for the Presidents' Day break

 February 20:

Teachers square-dancing on snowshoes - Britannica ImageQuest

                  There is NO SCHOOL

            on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

so that faculty and staff can work on in-service projects


 Apple and school books - Britannica ImageQuestFebruary 21 and 22:

                           There is
                     NO SCHOOL on
   Thursday, February 21 
              Friday, February 22
so that WSA Teachers can participate in Parent-Teacher Conferences