Davit named Student of the Month

Davit (right) with Lakewood Rotarian Bob Petersen.

Lakewood Rotary recognized Katy Davit as the February student of the month from Steilacoom High School. Katy is finishing up her senior year at Steilacoom. Being from a military family Katy has moved around through many schools in her career. She became a Steilacoom Sentinel as a Junior and transitioned into the school quickly. Katy participates in cross country, golf and track all while maintaining a course load full of Advanced Placement classes. [Read more…]

Around the Sound: Sentinels review a different playbook


A few hours before the “Friday Night Lights” came on at Blair Taylor Field on Sept. 12, eighteen red-shirted Steilacoom Sentinel players rushed the doors at Saltar’s Point Elementary for a different kind of pre-game warm-up.

The strategy that afternoon was the launch of a new program where players visited local schools and read to elementary students. It’s called the Sentinel Reading Program.

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Steilacoom High School Students Receive Varsity Letters in Community Service


By Bettye Craft

United Way of Pierce County held the 2014 Varsity Letter in Community Service celebration at the Puyallup Fairgrounds on Wednesday. SHS students Deelyn Cheng, Faythe Choi, Sarah Denning, Jacqueline Dilley, Niki Hobbs, Katie Howard, Taylan Swift, and Samantha Wiegman were part of the 481 Pierce County students honored for their community service during this school year.

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Steilacoom’s Jones attends education office professionals conference

Outgoing and Incoming President

Jamicka Jones, an ambitious & energetic employee of Steilacoom High School represented her school district and community at the annual Washington Association of Educational Office Professionals (WAEOP) Spring Conference & Institute. Close to 100 educational office professionals from around the state came together in Olympia, WA from April 24-26, 2014 for the yearly conference.

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Around the Sound: Tax Time, Book Time

The Steilacoom team at the Lakewood Library. Photo courtesy of Steilacoom High School,

As US taxpayers were burning the midnight oil on April 14—and likely April 15 as well, students from Lakes, Steilacoom and Harrison Prep Schools were cracking the books in preparation for the yearly SHSD/CPSD Battle of the Books.

Lakes High School is the winner of the 2014 Clover Park + Steilacoom District Battle of the Books: High School Level. Mann Middle School earned first place in the recent Middle School competition.

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Steilacoom’s Alex Paget student of the month

Rotary logo

Alex Paget from Steilacoom High School was announced as Lakewood Rotary‘s Student of the Month” at the club’s February 21 meeting.  Lakewood Rotarian Robert Peterson made the presentation, with Steilacoom High’s Assistant Principal, Sara Graves, in attendance.  

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