Welcome to Marcus Whitman Junior High School
Home of the Trailblazers
where together we acquire the skills to think, relate, and learn...for life.
 water polo
Water Polo!!
Attention 9th grade girls, water polo is coming to South!  For the first time, one of the world’s greatest sports will be available here in SK and we need you.  If you are interested in learning more about water polo come to an informational meeting Monday, February 2nd, during advisory in room 204. If you are unable to attend this meeting be sure to pick up a flyer in the main office.  You can also contact Mr. Fogel in the counseling office to get your info.   



Imagine the Possibilities!
The South Kitsap School District Board of Directors is proud to host a community-wide event to consider how the world is changing and what that means for our students and our schools. What we decide today has everything to do with our student's success tomorrow.
Saturday January 31st, 2015
8:30 AM-2:00 PM
at Marcus Whitman Jr. High
RSVP to Amy Miller at 360-874-7005
You'll spend the day learning, dreaming and designing with a cross section of our community-parents, businesses, social service providers, teachers, school district staff, and students.
Bring your voice to the table and join us to imagine the best future possible for South Kitsap students!
Consider tomorrow today, Let's plan our future together!

registration dates

Important Registration Dates

Current Year 7th Graders:
-February 19th Counselor Presentations in class
-February 26-27th Online Registration in Library
Current Year 8th Graders:
-February 4th Counselor Presentation in class
-February 5th Parent Night at SKHS at 6PM
-February 11-12th Online Registration in Library
Current Year 9th Graders:
-February 10th Counselor Presentation in class
-February 12th Parent Night at SKHS at 5:30 PM
-February 25th Online Registration in Library

Boundary Realignment Committee
Please see letter from Mr. Carlson regarding boundary realignment in South Kitsap School District.  

 Fathoms O' Fun Scholarship Program
Fathoms O' Fun is seeking individuals for the Junior Royalty Scholarship Program. This is a scholarship opportunity for all students, male and female, grades 7-9. The program offers selected Kitsap County youth a college scholarship, public speaking opportunities, and enhanced awareness of the local community. This is a great opportunity to start earning scholarship money for college. See Mr. Fogel or Mrs. Little in the Counseling Office for more information and an application.

 school spirit
Upcoming Spirit Days
     1/23: Crewnecks 
     1/30: Hats or Seahawk Pride
     2/6: Tie Dye
     2/13: Shades of Red
     2/20: Funny T-Shirt Sayings
     2/27: Joggers
     3/6: Hawaiian Shirts
     3/13: Safari
     3/20: Sneakers
     3/27: White Out 

 SKHS crest  Registration for Class of 2018!
Current 9th grade students that will be sophomores at SKHS for the 2015-16 school year will registering for their next year classes in February.

Students will attend a registration presentation in their World History classes on Feb. 10. Registration f
orms will be distributed at this presentation.  Completed forms will be picked up in World History classes on Feb. 25.

Also mark your calendars for Parent Night at the SKHS auditorium @ 6:00pm on Feb. 12.

 dress code
Dress Code Policy at Marcus Whitman 
Please take a moment to review our dress code policy. Students whose clothing does not comply with dress code will be asked to change clothes or will be sent home. Failure to comply will result in further discipline. Administrators reserve the right to deem attire inappropriate to preserve the health, safety, and welfare of the school environment.

The SK 2014-2015
On Track Course Catalog
is now available for freshmen.

Female Injury
Student Accident & Sickness Coverage Information

Marcus Whitman 
After School Clubs/Activities
Builders of Unity P6
Two Mile Tuesday
Campus Life 102
Tech Club 103
Landscape Club (every other week) 212 
Chanime Club P3
TBA: Science Olympiad & Yearbook Club

Two Mile Tuesdays
All Marcus Whitman students are invited to join staff in a two mile run or walk each Tuesday from
3:00 to 3:45.

College Bound Scholarship
Why College Bound?
8th Graders Forms Need to be Submitted by June 30, 2015!

Is it not just for college – this is a scholarship that will pay for any educational or training costs that our students on free/reduced lunch may need after graduation.

For example – to be a mechanic or nursing assistant, training is required. Having this College Bound promise will pay for the training or education that your son or daughter would need to begin in the workplace. There is a list of technical and training programs, as well as colleges, available. For more info, check out the College Bound website.

The application takes less than 10 minutes to complete.
Apple Health For Kids
Free or Reduced Health Care Coverage for Kids
Washington Apple Health for Kids

Apple Health for Kids is a Washington State Initiative aimed at streamlining applications for children's healthcare coverage. Many Washington children are still uncovered, even though they are eligible. Click on the link below for more information.

P.E. Uniforms
PE pic
Marcus Whitman P.E. Uniforms are a required part of the class. Students will no longer be able to wear "unofficial" sports wear. This is a security issue and we appreciate your understanding and compliance.
All clothing is available for purchase from our Student Store:
Shorts & T-Shirt set $20
Sweatshirt $25
Sweatpant $15

Volunteers Appreciated
SKSD Volunteer Application
Please take completed form (both sides) along with a valid picture I.D. to your local school to apply. Thank you!
Click here to download application.

Marcus Whitman is now participating in the "Box Tops for Education" program. Click on the Box Tops icon to see how you can help our school.
Marcus Whitman is also participating in the Labels for Education program. Click on the Labels for Education icon for more information.

Principal: Brian Carlson
1887 Madrona Drive
Pt. Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: 360-874-6160
Fax: 360-874-6440