Posts by Susan Trower
West Sound Academy takes first place at Knowledge Bowl State Tournament
West Sound Academy’s Knowledge Bowl team prevailed at the state tournament on March 11 and took first place in Division 1B. Congratulations go to the members of WSA’s team: Mia…Read More
Visiting Norwegian history scholar gives WSA actors new perspectives on their play.
The West Sound Academy Theatre Company is producing Lizzie Nunnery’s The Snow Dragons, as their fall production. The play’s plot is based on the true story of the Nazi occupation…Read More
WSA’s Class of 2022 graduates and celebrates
The Indianola Clubhouse has been the venue for numerous West Sound Academy dances and music concerts in the past. On May 28, the clubhouse doors were opened for a day…Read More
Announcing! College destinations & post-graduation plans for the Class of 2022
West Sound Academy seniors came back to campus on May 27 to pick up their caps, gowns, and stoles for the commencement ceremony to be held the next day in…Read More
West Sound Theatre Company presents: The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon
West Sound Theatre Company presents the wacky sideways fairytales of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon by playwright Dan Zolidis, May 13 & 14, 2022. Performances are Friday and Saturday at…Read More
WNDB grant will bring diverse books and author visit to WSA.
West Sound Academy’s students will be reading more books by diverse authors next school year, thanks to an Educators Making a Difference grant from We Need Diverse Books. The grant…Read More
Middle School students turn discarded materials into art.
Students in the 6/7th Exploratory Art class are finishing up their artwork sculptures created with repurposed materials. The requirement was a sculpture that is made solely from repurposed materials that…Read More
Inspired by Maya Angelou, 6th and 7th Grade poets use their voices.
Students in Georgia Chehade’s 6th/7th Grade Humanities class read and analyzed the poem, “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou as part of their class celebration of Black History Month in February. …Read More
Declaration Day 2021: Graduating seniors announce their fall plans
West Sound Academy seniors were on campus on May 17 for their last day of classes as WSA students. They also took time to make a special announcement to the…Read More
¡Hola! ¡Bienvenidos a la fiesta!
Students in Jessica Outlaw’s 10th Grade Spanish class have been studying vocabulary related to food, clothing and celebrations during Mod B. Señora Outlaw decided that the best way to assess…Read More
Announcing! College destinations for the Class of 2020
West Sound Academy seniors came back to campus on May 12 – not all at once, of course, but on a staggered schedule so they could maintain social distancing requirements. …Read More
West Sound Academy students rise to the challenge of the online classroom.
It’s 12:30 on a Tuesday afternoon, 6th period, and time for West Sound Academy 9th Grade English class to meet. The teacher, Gretchen Nordleaf-Nelson, sits at her laptop and admits…Read More
WSA Robotics takes their tech on the road to Silverwood School
WSA’s Robotics team packed up their robots and took them for a visit to Silverwood School in Poulsbo on December 4. Co-captains Aidan Phelan and Emma Longworth and team members…Read More
What is Knowledge Bowl, and is it fun?
West Sound Academy has a Knowledge Bowl team that holds practices twice a week. The goal of these practices is to help the team get ready for the three regional…Read More
West Sound Theatre Company Opens “She Kills Monsters” this November
Join West Sound Academy students as they present She Kills Monsters: Young Adventures Edition, November 15-17 at the William D. Harvey Theatre, Olympic College – Bremerton, Washington. She Kills Monsters…Read More
WSA Thespians & Student Council Ask for Food Donations, not Candy, in October
By Grace Schmitt ’20 and Phillip Cox ’20 The West Sound Academy Drama Club and Thespian Troupe #8175, in cooperation with WSA Student Council, will be collecting non-perishable food donations…Read More
New, new and more new!
By Barrie Hillman It’s a new school year and WSA is kicking it off with lots of new things! The most exciting change is our new logo, designed by…Read More
2019 Commencement Speaker Shares Advice from Graduates
West Sound Academy’s Class of 2019 came to the House of Awakened Culture in Suquamish on May 24 for an evening of graduation and celebration – the school’s 18th annual…Read More
Announcing! College Destinations for the Class of 2019
Congratulations are in order for students in the Class of 2019 as they celebrate college success. They were accepted at 40 four-year colleges and universities in the United States and Canada and were offered $2,191,802 in grants, awards…Read More
WSA Team Wins 2nd Place at WA State Knowledge Bowl XXXVII
West Sound Academy’s team of top academic competitors, aka Manifest Westiny, won 2nd Place in Division 1B at the Washington State Tournament XXXVII at West Valley High School in Yakima on March 23, 2019.…Read More