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330 Foster Road NE
Bremerton WA 98311
(360) 662-8300

Principal:  Bethany LaHaie  
Office Manager:  Sharyl Torgerson
Attendance & Support:  Beverly Johnson  

School Schedule (M, T, W, F) - 9:10 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

School Schedule (Thursdays) - 9:10 a.m. to 1:55 p.m.

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Events and Notices:

January 29 - Family Math Game Night - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Cottonwood's Multipurpose Room

February 4 - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Kindergarten registration begins for 2015-16.  To register for kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before August 31.  Parents should bring a copy of their child's state-issued birth certificate, proof of immunization and verification of their current address. 

Calling all talented Cottonwood 3rd through 6th grade students:  Do you sing?  Dance?  Juggle?  Play an instrument, guitar or piano?  Do gymnastics or martial arts?  Do you have another type of act you would like to perform?  You are invited to audtion for Cottonwood's Variety Show.  You may request audition forms from Mr. Leshley or Mrs. Smith.  Audition forms are due no later than January 29th.

Attention Parents of 5th and 6th graders:  All 5th and 6th graders at Cottonwood are invited to try out for the CKSD Eastside Elementary Jazz Ensemble.  Auditions start February 2nd.  More information is available at this link:  You may also contact the orchestra teacher, Jeremy Faxon, at 662-2685 or



The Central Kitsap School District provides equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, HIV/Hepatitis C status, or other bases protected by applicable law.  Equal access to activities, facilities and programs is provided to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.

This policy complies with all applicable state and federal laws, including but not limited to: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, RCW 49.60, Law Against Discrimination, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and RCW 28.A.640, sex equality, and covers, but is not limited to, all District programs, courses, activities (including) extracurricular activities, services, access to facilities, etc.

Affirmative Action/Title IX Officer

Section 504 Coordinator

Jeanne Beckon
Executive Director of Human Resources
PO Box 8 (9210 Silverdale Way NW) 
Silverdale, WA  98383
(360) 662-1680

Christina Wyatt
Director of Student Services
PO Box 8 (9210 Silverdale Way NW) 
Silverdale, WA 98383
(360) 662-1677

         Filing a Grievance 

Students, and/or parents, volunteers, staff or other individuals acting on behalf of students of the District are eligible to participate in the District's complaint procedure. This complaint procedure is designed to assure that the resolution of real or alleged violations shall be directed toward a just solution that is satisfactory to the complainant, the administration, and the board of directors.