Principal's Message


North Kitsap School District is excited to share that Travis Smith has accepted the Vinland Elementary Principal role.  Mr. Smith joins us from Shelton School District, where he served as the state and federal programs director. He has over twenty years of public education experience at the school, district, and state levels.

Mr. Smith is excited to return to the North Kitsap School District and serve the families, staff, and community of Vinland Elementary and the NKSD Dual Language Signature Program. He previously served as Director of Student Support Services and is looking forward to building strong relationships with the Vinland and North Kitsap communities.

“I have a passion and determination that all students can learn and a belief that we have a moral and ethical obligation to create equitable opportunities for all students,” Mr. Smith shared. He is looking forward to setting up times to meet the students, families, and staff of Vinland Elementary in the near future.

Watch for a welcome letter from Mr. Smith soon!