Maritime and Place-Based Learning

The Port Townsend School district has an initiative to align our curriculum along a central Maritime Framework to anchor all subjects and grade levels in experiences in our maritime community. Through this maritime and place-based learning students are connected with land and sea over the course of their careers. The curriculum emphasizes developing student skills and dispositions along our place-based learning themes. At Blue Heron students engage in a wide range of projects.

6th Grade

  • Back to the Future
  • Social Dance
  • Tales, Text and Theater

7th Grade

  • Protecting our Northwest Waters
  • Healthy School Lunch
  • Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Art
  • Maritime Discovery Program

8th Grade

  • Salish Sea to Olympic Challenge
  • A Capitol Experience
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