Stand Up For Peninsula Schools

Stand Up for Peninsula Schools
www.standup4schools.org SUP is a volunteer-led school advocacy group for the Peninsula School District.

Stand Up for Peninsula Schools (SUP) is an organization that promotes local funding for schools and communicates funding impacts on our students and community. We promote the yes campaign for local school ballot measures. SUP was instrumental in helping pass the 2019 Capital Facilities Bond, which resulted in six major capital projects to address chronic overcrowding and out-of-date facilities, in

Operating as usual

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 11/02/2023

We celebrated Key Peninsula Middle School’s ribbon cutting on Monday, with an energetic crowd and a surprise visit from unicorns! KPMS is one of two bonus middle projects funded by the 2019 Capital Projects bond. Thank you voters!!

10/17/2023

What a transformation at Kopachuck Middle School! Thank you voters, it is amazing to see our local dollars at work. We can’t wait to see Key Peninsula Middle School later this month! Congratulations Peninsula School District.

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 10/07/2023

It’s a beautiful day for the Scarecrow Festival at Sehmel Park! Stop by and say hi to SUP, we can’t wait to see you. PenMet Parks

10/05/2023

SUP will see you at the Scarecrow Festival, this Saturday at Sehmel Park. Come visit our booth for SUP bags, kids’ yellow SUP t-shirts, a sweet sunflower photo op and lots of candy!!🌻💛🖤

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 05/17/2023

Congratulations Artondale Otters! Artondale Elementary parents and teachers turned in the most “I Voted” slips in the February election, so SUP rewarded students with Otter Pops on a hot day. Staff also received a yummy breakfast from SUP!

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 02/26/2023

Thank you to the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce for naming SUP the 2023 “Citizens of the Year.” We are deeply honored and want to thank everyone who has been part of this hard work, and thank you to our community for voting YES for our kids and our schools!

02/24/2023

The February 2023 special election was officially CERTIFIED today! Final results: Prop. 1 - Replacement Educational Programs and Operations Levy: 64.15% and Prop. 2 - Safety, Security and Technology Levy: 63.44%. THANK YOU to our amazing community of voters who overwhelmingly said YES to supporting our schools!! 🙌💛🖤🙌

02/15/2023

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THANK YOU VOTERS!

Early voting results show voters are approving the two Peninsula School District levies on the February 14 ballot. The Replacement Educational Programs and Operations Levy is passing with 63.4% approval and the Safety, Security and Technology Levy is passing with 62.76% approval.

“Thank you Peninsula School District voters for continuing to support our schools by approving these important levies,” said Superintendent Krestin Bahr. “We are so grateful to our community for voting in support of our school district’s great programs and staff.”

Read the full statement at - https://bit.ly/PSDLeviesPassing

02/15/2023

63.4% and 62.8%!!! Thank you voters! 🙌🙌💛🖤💛🖤

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 02/14/2023

It’s Election Day!!! Get your ballots in a drop box by 8 p.m. Only 28.4% of ballots are in so far. Let’s finish strong!! Vote YES today! ❤️💪🖤💛❤️

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 02/14/2023

Final countdown!! Ballots are due Feb. 14 at 8 pm! Thank you sign wavers for braving the cold today, and thank you to our supportive community for your YES votes!! T-22 hours!! 🗳️✔️🙌

02/13/2023

Ballots are due TOMORROW at 8 p.m. Only 24% of ballots have been returned so far. Find a drop box near you!

-Fox Island Fire Station 53, 906 Camus Dr., Fox Island
-Gig Harbor Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Dr.
-Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Dr.
-Purdy Park and Ride, 14567 Purdy Dr.
-Lake Kathryn Food Market, 14220 92nd Ave.
-Key Center Food Market, 9021 Key Peninsula Hwy., Lakebay
-Home Park, 17220 8th Ave NW, Lakebay

Join us tomorrow at 7:30 at the Float. Pick up signs anytime and bring them with you. Thank you for voting YES for our schools!

02/12/2023

You can't really enjoy if you haven't turned in your ballot yet! Vote YES today!! 🏈💛🖤🏆

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 02/11/2023

Thank you to all of the of SUP supporters who waved signs yesterday! And thank you drivers for all the honks and thumbs up. We had such a positive response!

Do you still have your ballot? Vote YES and turn it in today!! Join us Monday to wave signs again! 👋🖤👍💛

Students Need Our Support 02/10/2023

Thank you Marsha Williams for your letter to the editor in this month's Key Peninsula News. Remember to vote YES by February 14!

Students Need Our Support The Peninsula School District is running two levies in February. As a retired high school counselor and current volunteer with AVID students, I hope I can count on your yes vote for both. These …

02/10/2023

All kids deserve safe schools. The Safety, Security and Technology Levy will invest in things like security cameras, locking devices, and emergency communications across our schools. Join Discovery, Goodman and GHHS parent Erin McAllister in voting YES for Prop. 1 and Prop. 2 by Feb. 14! 🗳️✔️💛🖤🙌

02/08/2023

Ballots are due in ONE WEEK! Check to make sure your ballot has been received at votewa.gov. So far, only 8,375 of 52,979 ballots have been returned.

Bonus: the school with the most “I Voted” tear slips wins treats for the *entire* school! Look for boxes in all school lobbies. Show our students some love and vote YES by Valentine's Day! 💛🖤💛🖤

Photos from Stand Up For Peninsula Schools's post 02/06/2023

Congratulations to our many high school musicians, athletes and actors on all their recent successes! These are your levy dollars in action at our schools. Vote YES by Feb. 14 to continue funding these awesome programs!

02/03/2023

Thank you KPMS student Camrynn and PHS student Ryan for posting a BIG SUP sign off Highway 302! Have you seen it yet?!

Less than 4,000 ballots have been returned so far. We need BIG returns, so turn your ballots in today! View updated drop box locations: piercecountywa.gov/334/Ballot-Drop-Boxes. Vote YES by February 14!

02/02/2023

Join Kurt Grimmer in voting YES by February 14! Great communities support great schools, and great schools are at the heart of great communities. These levies continue funding PSD’s outstanding staff and programs plus invest in needed safety and security. Thanks for your YES vote!

01/31/2023

Thank you for always supporting our local schools, Paige Schulte, Realtor- Neighborhood Experts, you rock! Join Paige's team in voting YES for Prop. 1 and Prop. 2!💛🖤

FOUR YES votes 🗳️ for our schools right here ✅ .

We know strong schools are integral to the fabric of a strong community and its next generation, not to mention strong home values.

We are supporters for schools in person by volunteering, in voting, in funding…we are all in for our kids.

Don’t forget to turn in your YES votes by Feb 14th so the kids some ❤️.

Note: this is a replacement Levy (not new) and will be a reduction in your tax.

01/31/2023

Did you know the state does not fund safety and security projects? Prop. 2 will fund improved access controls and more security cameras at our schools.

Election Day is only 2 weeks away! Vote YES today, share this post and remind 5 friends to turn in their ballot!

Two ballot drop boxes moving to new locations - Gig Harbor Now 01/30/2023

Vote YES and return your ballots today! Two drop boxes have moved: the downtown Gig Harbor drop box is at the Civic Center and the Purdy drop box is at the Purdy Park and Ride. Ballot boxes are open until February 14 at 8 p.m.!

Two ballot drop boxes moving to new locations - Gig Harbor Now Drop boxes will be at the Civic Center and the Purdy Park and Ride for the Feb. 14 Peninsula School District levy election.

01/29/2023

Ballots have arrived!! Grab a pen, mark "YES" to approve Prop. 1 and "YES" to approve Prop. 2, then sign, seal and drop in your mailbox or a ballot dropbox. Bonus points for sharing this post and posting a photo and tagging SUP. Ready... set... VOTE! 🗳🙌

01/28/2023

Thank you to our AMAZING quad volunteers! Round 1 postcards are almost complete, and the winner is Vaughn Elementary School quad for turning theirs in first! Special shout-out to Voyager Elementary volunteers for the awesome school bus stamps. Over 7,000 voters will receive a handwritten note reminding them to VOTE YES for both levies. Round 2 postcards are due to SUP by Feb. 5 - LET'S DO THIS! 🙌🙌

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Our Story

Stand Up for Peninsula Schools is an organization that promotes local funding for schools and communicates funding impacts on our students and community.

Your donations to the Stand Up for Peninsula Schools campaign help us to spread the word about why VOTING YES for local ballot initiatives is critical for supporting our schools, our kids and the future of our community.

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Come on down to the Hub TODAY for our campaign kickoff! See you soon! 💛🖤🙌
Let’s PLUNGE into 2023 and make it a great year for kids by VOTING YES on February 14 for our school levies. Ready, set,...
Ballots will be mailed tomorrow!! Check your mailboxes, vote YES and then remind your friends! Our teachers and staff th...
Gig Harbor native Reid Ekberg...
Join us at Davenport gourmet coffee taproom wine until noon today and help write postcards to remind voters to get those...
Huge thanks to these awesome Evergreen parents who we filmed this week. Stay tuned for their video soon! 12 days to VOTE...
🚨 Tag a friend who needs to vote YASSS for our schools! 🗳 Ballots have arrived!!!! Run to the mail box and get your ball...
Former teacher, Gary Williamson, talks about our schools
SUP with Santa is underway! Come join us at Gig Harbor MarKee until 4pm!

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Gig Harbor, WA
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