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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Around the Sound: SHS hosts 30th annual alumni basketball game


By Nancy Covert

Steilacoom High School’s equivalent of a Bowl Game (hmmm, the Pink Flowers Bowl maybe?) took place at SHS on Dec. 28. The evening’s play got underway following a cool saxophone rendition of the National Anthem by Larry Juhnke, a well-known community musician.

The 30th annual SHS Alumni Basketball Game featured hoopsters from SHS teams during the past three decades, including a few of this past year’s graduates.

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LAST CALL: 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Nominations

Each year the Steilacoom Historical Education Foundation (SHEF) seeks nominations from Steilacoom High School alumni for the SHEF Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award is given to a graduate of Steilacoom High School who is recognized by members of our community for his/her accomplishments and service to others. Ourgoal is to honor those that have given back to the community or achieved something extra ordinary and to give our present students a role model.

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Steilacoom: Halloween Spooktacular


There are few events in one’s life more significant than your high school graduation.  The opportunity to celebrate this accomplishment sometimes is not afforded to every child for a number of reasons; quite often it’s a lack of financial support.  We believe no child should be prevented from walking to the podium to collect their well-earned diploma due to family or economic circumstances.  How can you help?

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Steilacoom School Board Meeting Location Change

The Steilacoom Historical School Board of Directors voted to revise the 2013 – 2014 school year meeting schedule at the September 25, 2013 meeting. The meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 9, 2013, has been moved from Pioneer Middle School Library in DuPont to Saltar’s Point Elementary Library at 908 Third Street, Steilacoom. The meeting location change will allow for a walk-through of the new modular classroom building during the study session. The public meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.

Steilacoom High Bookkeeper attends D.C. conference

Washington State Rep. Denny Heck with Jamicka Jones in Washington D.C.

Jamicka Jones, Steilacoom High School’s Bookkeeper as well as a member of the Washington Association of Educational Office Professionals (WAEOP) attended the 79th Annual Conference and Institute of the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP) in Alexandria, Virginia, July 22-26, 2013.  She was accompanied by 25 other Washington State members.

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Superintendent Weight recommends Hay for SHS Principal

Debra Hay

Steilacoom Historical School District #1 Superintendent Kathi Weight will recommend to the Board of Directors the hiring of Debra Hay for the position of Principal of Steilacoom High School. The Board will consider the recommendation at its regulary scheduled board meeting on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Ms. Hay is currently serving as the Assistant Principal of Graham Kapowsin High School in the Bethel School District, where she has held the position since 2010.

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