May, 2019: Coming Up at West Sound Academy

Go hawks! May 1-3:


WSA Spirit Week continues!


Monday, April 29: Pajama Day & Hugs

Tuesday, April 30: Snazzy Day & High Fives

Wednesday, May 1: Snazzy Day & International Salutations

Thursday, May 2: Mustache Day & Compliments

Friday, May 3: Decades Day & Handwritten Notes

 May 3:


Middle School Game Night & BBQ - May 3, 2019WSA's Student Council presents: 

     Middle School Game Night and BBQ

Place:  The Commons
Time:   6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Burgers & Hot Dogs: will be served!
Tickets: $5 per person
Interested?  Get your ticket at the Front Desk!

 May 4:

Tower Garden, Hampton Court Flower Show, 2004 - Britannica ImageQuest

Upper School Spring Formal


Theme:  "Enchanted Garden"

Saturday, May 7
Indianola Clubhouse
7 to 9:30 p.m. - $15 per person
Students bringing guests who do not attend WSA must return a completed Guest Permission Slip (first signed by WSA Head of School and then signed by the guest's parent) to the WSA Front Office by Friday, May 3, 2019 in order for the guest to be admitted to the event.

Frodel Hall on the West Sound Academy campus - Mark Gsellman photo May 7:


Information Session            

         and Tour

Tuesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.


Information Sessions introduce our faculty and program to interested families. Visitors have a chance to learn about our academics and extracurricular activities, meet the Head of School and some of the faculty and students, and take a tour of the campus.

Anyone interested in joining us for this Information Session can email Lisa Gsellman at

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Model May 7:

IB Diploma Programme examinations
                  at WSA begin

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Examinations take place in the Conference Room in Baker Hall.  A special study area for seniors only will be set up in the Library.
Final examinations for non-IB seniors will also begin on May 7.

Fall Semester concert, January 2018 - Mark Gsellman photo May 14, 15, 16 and 17:


              West Fest!

       West Sound Academy Musicians
                        in Concert
                Paul Burback, Director
          Tuesday, May 14:  6th & 7th Grade Exploring Music Class
Wednesday, May 15: 8th & 10th Grade Music Elective
Thursday, May 16:  9th Grade Music Class
Friday, May 17:  12th Grade Music Class
         All performances: the Commons, 6:30 p.m.

Field trip, May 13, 1959 - Britannica ImageQuest May 17:


 All-School Field Trip Day!


May 17, 2019 is a make-up day for all those "snow days" we had in February. Students in Grades 6-10 will have the opportunity to go on field trips with WSA teachers.

Seniors will be studying for exams and/or rehearsing for their West Fest music show with Paul Burback.

Juniors will be joining Karen Mattick at Indianola Beach for an IB Biology field experiment.


 May 20:

Final Exams for Grades 6-11 begin Monday, May 20.

Final Exams for Grades 6-11, Spring 2019

 College pennants of WSA alumni hanging in Parke HallMay 23:


    Declaration Day
for the Class of 2019

         Passing of the Class Color

             11:00 a.m. in, the Commons
Seniors will sign the pennant for the colllege they will be attending in the Fall, and will pass their class color on to the Class of 2024!

1926 - New York stenographers on vacation - Britannica ImageQuestMay 24:

There is

                NO SCHOOL


on Friday, May 24 so that WSA teachers can prepare for June Term


 WSA Class of 2018 - Espen Swanson photoMay 24:

   West Sound Academy             
             18th Annual
Commencement Exercises
      for the Class of 2019

House of Awakened Culture
7235 NE Parkway
Suquamish, 7 p.m.


 Memorial Day weekend in Washington, D.C.; May 30, 2010 - Britannica ImageQuestMay 27:

                              There is

                NO SCHOOL


         on Monday, May 27 in observance of

                 Memorial Day


June Term 2019 May 28:


June Term


    begins on

         Tuesday, May 28


Meeting room table and chairs - Britannica ImageQuest May 29:

   West Sound Academy              
Board of Trustees meeting 

Wednesday, May 29
Conference Room
5:30 p.m.