Upcoming Events and Information – 2017-2018 School Year

August 1, 2016 128 comments
  • May 22-Spring Talent Show, Power Hour B
  • May 23-Sendoff for softball, track and tennis, 7:20am
  • May 23-Spring blood drive
  • May 23-Band concert,7pm
  • May 24-Future Ready Day, 9-11 grades early release. Seniors-oral boards: arrive at 12:00.
  • May 25-Non-student day. Four-day weekend.

Graduation Video Orders are Open!

May 21, 2018 Leave a comment


Pre-order your digital download of the 2018 Tahoma High School Graduation Ceremony and Senior Highlight Video now. For just $20 you will receive a copy of the Graduation Ceremony AND the Senior Highlight Video! Don’t miss your chance to capture this memory and have it forever.

On June 14th the Tahoma High School Video Production Program will film the ceremony. In the day’s following they will work to create the finished products and the Digital Download. An email containing a link to downloads will be sent to you by Friday June 20th.

Click this link (OnlinePayment) to be taken to the schools online payment site where you will be able to pre-order your video today. You will need to utilize your Skyward Family Access User Name and Password and have the email address that you would like the download link sent to. Once signed in go to choose your Senior and under Categories you will see the “2018 Grad Video”. Add it to your cart and upon checkout it will ask you to enter an email. That is the email address that the link will be sent to.

If the online system does not work for you, please feel free to pre-order directly from the cashier. The Cashier will accept cash or a check made out to Tahoma High School..

Questions? Email Mr. Haag at rhaag@tahomasd.us.

Community invited to public session with superintendent finalists May 21

May 17, 2018 Leave a comment


A full day of interviews and meetings for two superintendent finalists concludes with a public session in the Tahoma High School performing arts center, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21. Candidates will answer questions submitted by staff and community members.

The School Board on Saturday interviewed six candidates for the position of superintendent, and selected two finalists who will move forward in the process. The finalists are Tony Giurado and Dr. Doug Hostetter. The national search brought in 33 applicants.

Giurado has been the Chief Academic Officer of the Mesa County Valley School District in Grand Junction, Colorado since 2014. Student enrollment in that district is about 22,000. Giurado formerly served in the positions of executive director of School Effectiveness, community superintendent, and executive director of School Management for Jeffco Public Schools in Golden, Colorado from 2006-2014. He started as an elementary music teacher in 1991 before moving into the roles of assistant principal and principal until 2006.

Hostetter has been the Executive Director of Secondary Education for Tacoma Public Schools in Tacoma since 2015. Student enrollment in Tacoma is about 29,000. Before assuming his current role, Hostetter served as director of High School Education in Tacoma from 2013-2015. He began his career as a science teacher in 1986 before serving as a dean of students in the Kent School District, an assistant principal in the Auburn School District and principal of Kentwood High School in Covington.

On Monday, the two candidates are invited to take part in an all-day interview process with interview panels made up of parents, students, staff, community leaders, administrators and School Board members. Candidates will have the chance to tour the school district, and will wrap up their day with a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday in the performing arts center at Tahoma High School. Giurado and Hostetter will answer questions that were submitted by members of the public. Those who attend may fill out comments cards, which the School Board will review before beginning to deliberate.

The School Board will consider all the feedback from the panelists and community members who attend the public session, as well as the answers that candidates gave during interviews today. The board is expected to make a final decision by May 24, if not sooner. Current Superintendent Rob Morrow retires on June 30.

Apprenticeship 101 – May 30th

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Apprenticeship 101 5.30.18

Two Tahoma Singers Take 2nd in State

April 30, 2018 Leave a comment

Six THS singers competed at the state contest in Ellensburg over the last two days.  All of them performed very well and supported each other throughout the competition.  Allie Orozco & Sophia Heinz (pictured below) won 2nd place with their duet, and also each took 2nd place as soprano soloists (there are so many sopranos in the state that they make it a double category with 2 winners, 2 second place and 2 third place).


PTA Senior Art Award – Call for Submissions!

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FBLA Krispy Kremes on Sale

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Tarzan the Musical opens May 4th

April 22, 2018 Leave a comment

The Tahoma Drama production of Tarzan the Musical opens on May 4th! The kids (TSD students grades K-12) have worked so hard to put on an amazing show in our new Performing Arts Center!


Tarzan plays May 4, 5, 10, 11, and 12 at 7 pm, as well as May 5 and 12 at 2 pm.  All performances are at the new Tahoma High School PAC.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students/senior citizens, and $5 for children under five. Tickets can be bought NOW online at: tahomatarzan.brownpapertickets.com.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door, but please know that there is assigned seating.

The cast list is included below.

Tarzan Cast:

Tarzan                  Will Chadek (THS)

Jane                       Madelyn Fickel (THS)

Kala                       Lexie Love (THS)

Kerchak               Joel Thompson (THS)

Terk                      Tyler Bocock (THS)

Porter                   Jonathan Zosel (THS)

Clayton                 Jake Bennett (THS)

Young Tarzan    Tayte Erickson (STMS)

Young Terk         Josh Miller (STMS)

Father                   Ethan Buck (THS)

Mother                 Esther Oosterhout (THS)

Leopard              Josselyn Short (THS)



Morgan Adkins (THS)

Jessica Barajas (STMS)

Emery Barkdull (RCES)

Joshua Baker (CRES)

Brooklyn Bean (RCES)

Porter Buck (STMS)

Alyssa Burkhead (THS)

Kekoa Cerbana (THS)

Jack Duggan (THS)

Rylan Ellis (THS)

Theo Fuller (GPES)

Marisol Gonzalez (THS)

Amy Grinzel (THS)

Lindsay Harmon (THS)

Sophia Heinz (THS)

Teran Hembry (THS)

Masyn King (RCES)

Mina Klein (THS)

Rylan Korpi (THS)

Elsa Miller (THS)

Maddie Nielsen (THS)

Allie Orozco (THS)

Katrina Paige (THS)

Allie Palmer (THS)

Kalani Pinter (THS)

Kassarah Pollert (STMS)

Aidan Sweet (THS)

Devan Toomey (THS)

Amy Velasco (THS)

Kate Walker (THS)

Gabriel Weisenburger (THS)

Tahoma “Five” Jazz Combo Performs with Bobby Medina

April 19, 2018 Leave a comment


One of Tahoma’s jazz combos from our band program was selected as part of the KNKX School of Jazz event.  They earned the opportunity to work with a world jazz professional in rehearsal and performance.  They worked with Bobby Medina (www.bobbymedina.com) who is a world Latin jazz trumpet professional.  He worked with our kids in their combo to prepare for this live performance and interview that occurred on KNKX Daytime Jazz.

Below is the link that KNKX posted of the show.  This includes interviews and 3 charts with the guest professional/mentor.