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Bremerton High School5
Posted November 21, 2014
- a parent
BHS is a hidden gem! I have had nothing but a positive experience at BHS. My child is thriving here both academically and socially, The teachers are caring, and the principle is great, and the staff is wonderful. The communication between school and home is terrific and I appreciate knowing what is going on, "The Daily Bulletin" email is so great!! There are also wonderful opportunities to join clubs and sports. It's a beautiful school and I highly recommend BHS.
BHS fails to provide appropriate supports and education to special education students with 504 plans. ADD/ADHD ,Autism any disability with behavior issues is not supported at this school. In fact my child was abused by staff when meltdowns occured, resulting in her becoming aggressivive towards staff. Staff repeatidly reported to me they did not know what to do. I fought for years to get behavioral support. the school refused. I pulled my child out for weeks at a time due to her being mistreated. From 9th grade to 12th grade my child was not welcome at school. Incident reports were falcified, staff was deceptive about marks on child. Reports not filed, parents not notified. The deceit went from classroom staff, to pricncipals, to district staff. I pulled my child from school sending a letter stating that student will return when proper behavioral support is in place. no response to my letter. no contact from school until they dropped her enrollement after 20 days of absence. They failed to provide an appropriate education and then dropped the student. What an injustice. BHS is the worst school , total lack of compassion and respect for students with disabilities. Appalling!
My name is Harley Quiroz and I attended Bremerton High School from 1996-1999 and the teachers there are top of the line , very professional and caring I highly encourage parents to enroll their teens into this school
I'm graduating today. I find the BHS staff to be the friendliest and most personally caring of any school I've been to in kitsap county. I am also a running start student; comparing BHS instructors to Olympic College instructors, the math and english instruction from was much more capable in my opinion. The same material could be covered at the highschool, and it was faster to go over, and more comprehensible. The BHS Knights are underdogs and often talked down upon, however the bad reputation does not fit reality. We have some top notch teachers and outstanding staff. (Chem instructors at O.C. are better though)
I am currently a sophomore at Bremerton High School, and love the school. Sport and extra activities are wide ranged, and classes are good. We have some amazing teachers, and truthfully, the school doesn't deserve it's previously bad reputation.
Not a good school for struggling teens, teens with ADD; teachers and principals are not very compassionate and understanding of those who have learning disabilities. My son went here for 9th grade and I was not at all impressed with how he was treated. He is at a much better school now. This school is good for those who enjoy getting involved in sports, clubs, activities, cliques and kids who do not struggle with learning and getting good grades.
A great school! Next to Olympic College I was able to take college courses during my senior year. Recently the 9th graders have joined the 10-12th graders at the main campus. I honestly thought it was going to be a drag but they turned out to be so mature and most of them were respectful. Little did I know I would be competeing against the freshmen for the most school spirit. I heard that the staff started preparing the new 9th graders for college just as much as the seniors were. The teachers are so helpful and nice. Throughout my 4 years at BHS I am still wondering why its reputation is still called the 'ghetto.' They have excellent AP courses& extracurricular activities. Band, orchestra, choir, & NJROTC are some of the best programs in the state. The students are so diversed & unique it'll be hard not to make friends!