Submitted by Mary La Tourelle The Steilacoom Garden Club sponsors their annual scarecrow contest during the month of October, encouraging residents to use their imagination in putting together scarecrow displays. This year’s winners in the residential category are Andy and Dawn Millard (1702 Rainier) and Kristin Haskins (1002 Rowell St.) Our business/organization winner is Fresh Picked […]
Steilacoom High School’s Marques Hampton Jr. on Sunday announced he has verbally committed to play football at Eastern Washington University. Read more: Steilacoom receiver Marques Hampton Jr. announces commitment to Eastern Washington | The News Tribune
Submitted by Barbara Carrell I was very disappointed and a bit shocked to see drivers going past a stop sign on a school bus as children were exiting. I was on the opposite side of the street. Drivers on the opposite side of a school bus are also to stop. Of course, there were no police […]
A little late, but important nonetheless. Steilacoom High School coach, Rich Lane, was named one of the coaches of the week for Week 5 (September 30, 2016). In the non-league game, the Steilacoom Sentinels knocked off the host Tumwater Thunderbirds by a score of 33-23 ending Tumwater’s 40 game regular season winning streak.
The Steilacoom Historical School District’s Community Connections newsletter (October 20, 2016) is online and available here.
You can’t call yourself a film director until you have cut your favorite scene. That’s the maxim Steilacoom High School teacher Peter Johnson tells his film students. And it’s a lesson students in the school film club carried with them to New York City recently while competing in the Cyberbullying Film Invitational. Read more: Steilacoom […]
Submitted by Dennis Higashiyama The City of Lakewood is offering a recreational basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade. The kindergarten/1st grade league is coed. All other leagues are either boys or girls. Early bird registration deadline is Friday, October 21st (save $10 on each child registered).
By Peter Franklin It may have rained outside, but spirits were high at the Steilacoom Kiwanis Breakfast held at Topside, Saturday, 15 October. Many thanks for Topside Bar and Grill owners John and Nicky O’Reilly for hosting the event and their wonderful crew for all of their help.
In 1928—a few years shy of 88 years ago—Tacoma’s Garden Club established a plan to honor those who served in WW I. Many organizations and individuals in the county funded placement of 500 trees. On March 16, 1928, a stretch of U.S. 99 was dedicated. During the following decades, though, a large portion of those […]
Submitted by Debra Longley, Military Child Education Coalition STEILACOOM – Steilacoom High School student, Jiemyjoyce Reduque, is one of fourteen students selected nationally to attend the Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program (FHSLP) at the United States Military Academy at West Point from October 24 -28, 2016. Jiemyjoyce was selected among hundreds of Student 2 Student® (S2S™) […]