The Lackamas Lightning Strike

Home of the Lightning... Learn Lead Succeed

August 2020


Shauna Perez, Principal

Phone: (360) 894-6000

Fax: (360) 894-6002

Principals Message

Dear Lackamas Lightning Families,

I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and well! Lackamas Elementary intends to build the highest quality distance learning program possible, keeping our promises to the community and keeping our students connected to the district. Thank you for being incredible partners in your child's education this year. Our staff is tremendously thankful for your support and care. We will be starting our school year remotely in September. I want you to know that our staff will continue to work extremely hard to provide a great experience for you and your child/children. More information on back to school plans can be found on We look forward to seeing each of you on September 2nd for learning supply pick up. There are 300 bags just waiting for you. Our hope is to make this event safe, efficient, and provide a kick off to an amazing year of learning. Thank you for making this challenging time a gift--an opportunity to serve each other and grow stronger as a community. Stay safe and healthy. Please reach out to me if you have questions or concerns. We are all in this together,


Shauna Perez
Lackamas Principal

Supply Pick-up Day Drive Through

Wednesday, September 2nd - Whiteboard, markers, workbooks, lunch cards and 1st day packets will be passed out, library books can be returned and pick up chromebook if you don't have one.

Pick-up Times:

1st Grade: 8:30-9:15

2nd Grade: 9:30-10:15

3rd Grade: 10:30-11:15 *Bring your Chromebook and charger*

4th Grade: 11:45-12:30

5th Grade: 12:45-1:30

*Kindergarten will receive their supplies and chromebooks, etc at their meet and greet on 9/3 and 9/4

Please see the flyer below for more information...

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Third Grade Chrome Book Swap

All 3rd graders need to exchange their current chromebook and charger at the drive-through and it will be exchanged for an updated one.

New Office Hours

August 31st- Office open 7:00am - 3:15pm

Social Distancing Required

Important 2020/21 Dates:

Sept 2: First Day of School (1st - 5th Grade) and Supply Pick-up Day (see flyer above)

Sept 8: First Day for Kindergarten

New school hours: 8:00am - 2:30pm

New Student Registration

Online registration is open

2021 Kindergarten Registration

Please follow the link to Online Registration.

Please note you will need to upload the following Documents; Birth Certificate, Current Immunizations and Proof of Residence.

Per Washington state requirement, incoming student immunizations must be current in order to start school on September 2nd.

Current families with a Family Access account: register online by logging in to your Family Access account.

If you know of new Kindergarten families, please direct them to the New Student Enrollment: Account Request page to get started.

If you are having trouble completing the online registration please go to the Yelm Community School Kindergarten Registration to print, complete, scan and email the completed forms to or

Please contact the office if you have any questions or concerns.

Elementary Schedule

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Starting September 2nd: pick up meal service for breakfast and lunch will be available at Lackamas from 11:30am - 1:00pm daily. Be sure to have your meal scan card to be charged for your lunch. Parents can pick up without students present.

Where: Lackamas, Fort Stevens, McKenna, Southworth, Ridgeline MS and Yelm High School

When: 11:30am - 1:00pm daily

Evening pick up: Ridgeline MS from 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Cost of meals: Full pay: Breakfast - $1.75 and Lunch - $2.85,

Reduced: K-12th Breakfast - free and K-3rd Lunch - free, 4th -12th Lunch - $.40, 2nd Milk $.50

Follow link below for more information.

Eligible Families Encouraged to Apply for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs

Please select the link below for details and income guidelines on the benefits of applying for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program.

You must login to Family Access to apply for the Free and Reduced Meal Program. Please contact the Lackamas Office if you do not have your Family Access login information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to everything you ever wanted to know about school this year. However, if you have questions that are not answered, please feel free to call our office at 360-894-6000. Check out frequently asked questions at the District website.

Amazon Smile Program


Amazon Smile - an automatic way to support Lackamas Elementary

  • You will need to select Lackamas PTO as your charity, ID 9215319235
  • With every eligible purchase, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price. Be sure to bookmark it!
  • News Flash!!! - Amazon Smile is now available in the Amazon shopping app for Android users!
  • In the latest version of the app, go to View Settings and select Amazon Smile. Follow the in-app instructions to complete the process.

    Questions? Email

Box Tops Made Easy!


Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app

  • SCAN YOUR RECEIPT - Tap the scan button and snap a photo of your receipt within 14 days of purchase.
    • You can still clip them and send them to school!
    • Physical Box Top clips are being phased out of production.
    • Send any unexpired clipped Box Tops to school with your student or drop it in the PTO box just outside the office.
  • Lackamas has earned $200 so far this year! Can you help us double it?

Questions? Email

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Nondiscrimination Statement

Yelm Community Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights: Greg Davis, 360-458-1900,; 504 Coordinator: Shannon Powell, 360-458-6124,; Title IX Coordinator: Lisa Cadero-Smith, 360-458-6120,; Address: 107 First St. N., PO Box 476, Yelm, WA 98597