Warrior Update

Find important information and upcoming dates.

Re-Enrollment is Open!

Re-enrollment for the 2022-23 school year is open! Click here to fill out your application online. There will be five $100.00 Walmart gift card door prize drawing. Your name will go into our drawing if you complete your application starting from March 14 to May 31. If you need assistance, please contact the Enrollment Department at (253) 445-6000, ext. 3190.

Your user name will be your firstname.lastname. If you have not already logged in to your Family Access account, click on the Forgot Your Username or Password? link to reset. If you have an email address on file with us, you will receive a link to reset your password.

If you can't access your account please email or call us and we can help.

Click here to learn more about the re-enrollment process.

Internships Pay Off!

Secondary students in Jessica Kinne’s Internship course took some time to reflect on their learning last week. Students all agreed that every student should take advantage of this class! Juniors and seniors in the class prepared first semester by doing some career exploration and learning job skills like how to write a resume, what to expect in an interview, and how to write professional emails. Second semester they began their internship work in a placement that matched their career interests. This opportunity to “try out” a career during the school day should not be missed.

Pictured: CLS Communications intern senior Moses Moody live streams a Daffodil Princess and Culture event for our community.

Class of 2022 Easter Raffle

Ticket sales began March 22, 2022!

Raffle Drawing: April 14, 2022, each ticket is $1.00 each.

The drawing will be at Chief Leschi Schools, at 12:00 p.m.

You can purchase tickets from a senior, one of the listed senior advisors or Terri L. Williams.

(253) 445-6000, ext. 3002 or (253) 446-6000, ext. 3043

Ahmad Agyapong, Adrienne Nichols

Cherlyn Wasbrikoff, Manuel Morales

All proceeds benefit the graduating Class of 2022!

The Class of 2022 would like to thank you for your continued support.

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Salmon Released into Lake Leschi

Our #CTE Natural Resources classes, as part of a grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Native Education Department, had thousands of fertilized salmon eggs placed at our very first fish hatchery in December. Earlier this week, we released some of those salmon into Lake Leschi. Most of the salmon are not quite ready to be released yet, but we are excited to watch this program grow! Thank you to the Puyallup Tribe of Indians Fisheries Department for all their help on this project.

Girls Basketball Team Honored at Circle by Tribal Council

Thank you to Puyallup Tribe of Indians Tribal Council for honoring our girls basketball team's historic season at Circle earlier this month! We are so proud of how far our team has come, and all that is in their future!

Lushootseed Creation History Nights

haʔł sləx̌il txʷəl gʷəlapu siʔiʔab syayayəʔ - Good day to you, our honorable relatives,

The Puyallup Tribal Language Program would like to invite you and the Tribal community to attend readings of our Lushootseed Creation History Nights - pə(d)dukʷibəɫ! We have completed 9 weeks so far, and will be doing a full recap on Wednesday March 30th. We will continue an additional 9 weeks and complete our series on May 25th. On March 30th, we highly encourage you to have your camera on and dress up, wear your regalia, cedar hats, big auntie earrings, etc. We want to see all of your faces!

It’s not too late to register or to catch up. We’d like our entire community to be a part of this historic retelling of our origin story. This online series is not open to the general public, but is open to Tribal members, other Tribes, employees of Tribal entities and relatives of Tribal members. This is a perfect opportunity for you as a community member to get involved in a safe space online.

Each week on Wednesday, we have new Lushootseed speaking host read our story several times in Lushootseed and in English. We reach out intertribally and have community members open us up in prayer and song. We are normally set up in Webinar form so we don’t get to see or hear you, outside of the chat feature. So you can just sit back with your family, listen, learn and relax!

What: Lushootseed Creation History Night

Who: Puyallup Tribal Community (Tribal members, Tribal employees, Tribal relatives), Natives in the Puget Sound region

When: Every Wednesday night

Promptly starting at 6-7pm

March 30th – May 25th

Where: Online – Virtual Registration Required https://www.puyalluptriballanguage.org/register/

ǰuʔilabcut čəxʷ ʔal ti sləx̌il. Enjoy yourself today.

haʔł kʷ(i) adsəslabcəbut. Watch over yourself well.

Amber Sterud Hayward

Program Director

Puyallup Tribal Language Program

W: 253-680-5763


Classified School Employees Appreciation Week

March 14 - 18 is Classified School Employees Appreciation Week. During this week, we highlighted some of our classified employees on our social media and our website. You can click here to read the full article on our website. We raise our hands to all of our Classified Employees for all that they do our school community!

Foss Waterway Seaport Visit

Foss Waterway Seaport visited our 5th grade classrooms this week. Students are preparing for a field trip next week to learn about salmon releases, so students learned about macroinvertebrates and which kind of water they can survive in.

Upcoming Events


  • Friday, April 1: End of 3rd Quarter
  • Monday, April 4 - 8: Spring Break, School Closed
  • Wednesday, April 20: School Board Meeting
  • Thursday, April 28: In-Person Parent Dinner!


  • Wednesday, May 4: School Board Study Session
  • Monday, May 9: Salmon Peoples Day, School Closed
  • Wednesday, May 18: School Board Meeting
  • Thursday, May 19: Parent Dinner, Special Culture Celebration
  • Friday, May 20: Culture Day
  • Friday, May 27: Snow Make-Up Day, School Closed
  • Monday, May 30: Memorial Day, School Closed

Some important date changes!

Based upon the guidance of local health departments, PTHA, Tribal Council, and our School Board, we are excited to hold our monthly Parent Dinners in person again! Our first in person Parent Dinner is Thursday, April 28 from 5 - 6:30 p.m.

In addition, we have moved our Parent Dinner and Culture Day events! Our May Parent Dinner will now occur on Thursday, May 19 and Culture Day is now on Friday, May 20. Please stay tuned for additional updates.

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