“Aaron Smith caught a pass early in the third quarter and ran into the end zone for a 50-yard score. But it was not about the touchdown.The Steilacoom High School senior was diagnosed with autism when he was 2, and his mother said doctors told her he would never talk or be socially interactive.” Read the rest of TJ Cotterill’s story at The News Tribune website.
Steilacoom High School students Alexander Paget and Amanda Martin have been named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, were presented to these scholastically talented seniors at an all school assembly Friday. [Read more…]
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…]
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.
The Graphic Design 2 class at Steilacoom High design the Spring Newsletter.
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.
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.
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.
STEILACOOM – This past Saturday, March 8, 2014, Steilacoom School District Choral students from Pioneer Middle School and Steilacoom High School competed in the Washington Music Educators Regional Vocal Solo and Ensemble Contest held at Cougar Mountain Middle School.