Anderson Island Elementary awarded Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Grant

Steilacoom Historical School District has been awarded the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant for students attending Anderson Island Elementary School in the 2014-15 school year. Funds are provided to purchase a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables that can be offered to students throughout the school day. Anderson Island Elementary School became eligible based on the federal free and reduced lunch rate and successful completion of the competitive grant application. One hundred and forty-eight Washington schools received funding. [Read more...]

Letter: A Vote For Experience and Common Sense

By John Simpson – Lakewood City Councilmember

The rain fell in buckets, and a man was pushing a car out of the right-of-way in front of the old Lakewood Mall. Behind the wheel was an elderly woman.

I stopped, got out and helped him push the vehicle a little further and into a parking spot.

Sopping wet, that is when Dick Muri and I first met.

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Around the Sound: Writer concludes book-writing project with Steilacoom spa session

As soon as I finished my latest book project—yes! another history book—I planned to celebrate with champagne. After all, Lake City promoter Allen C. Mason had used champagne to launch the steamboat, “Lake City” on American Lake that carried prospective landowners on the day that city was established. [Read more...]

LSDSC club player openings

The mission of the Lakewood Steilacoom Dupont Soccer Club is to educate & promote development of our local youth to achieve their maximum potential through the sport of soccer.

LSDSC promotes skill development, tactical awareness, mental toughness,physical fitness, leadership & “love of the game” while maintaining high standards of sportsmanship, respect and fair play. Registration is currently open, but coming to a close soon… [Read more...]

Letter: Steilacoom Fireworks Committee says Thank You

By Danny Lopez, Chairman

What a great show and season.

I want to thank all of you who supported and participated in the 4th of July Fireworks program: This included and was not limited to design and sales of tee shirts and buttons (which commemorated our local school) , notification of events, meetings making decisions and carrying those out, contacting businesses for contributions, canvassing our neighborhoods, info sharing and selling of our T-shirts and buttons at the concerts and at Wednesday Markets, printing and dissemination of donation slips in the utility bills, at the town clean-up and shredding events, design and printing of a banner, walking in the parade, dissemination of the donation jars to local businesses, bookkeeping and treasurer duties, staffing the 4th of July booth, Marine & Spirits for the central dissemination of materials and products, the close affiliation and support by the Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce, and finally, the Town Staff support of this popular community endeavor. [Read more...]

Steilacoom: Grand Opening of new District Administration Center

The Steilacoom Historical School District Board of Directors invites the public to the Grand Opening of the newly remodeled District Administration Center. The event will take place Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. A presentation, tours and refreshments will take place at 511 Chambers Street, Steilacoom, WA. Ribbon cutting ceremonies will begin at 4:15 pm. [Read more...]