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Shelton High School
3737 Shelton Springs Road
Shelton, Washington 98584
Office Phone: 360 426-4471
FAX: 360 427-6141
  • SHS Stagecraft Class
    The Stagecraft class is working on a theater set design. The Stagecraft class is one of many Career and Technical Education classes in the district.
  • SHS Girl's Cross Country
    The girl's are picture here at the start of the Narrows League Cross Country Meet. The SHS girl's won this league meet and went on to compete at district and state!
  • SHS Swim Team
    The girl's swim team at a home meet. The SHS swimming pool is used by the community when not in use by our students. Click the photo for additional information from the pool website.
Upcoming Events
Saturday, February 28
    SHS Open Gym 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: OBJH Aux Gym
Monday, March 2
    SHS Game Theory mtgs.
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: SHS Sub (building 1000)
Tuesday, March 3
    SHS Swim Team Banquet 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: SHS Sub (building 1000)
Thursday, March 5
    SHS Game Theory mtgs.
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: SHS Sub (building 1000)
    SHS Open Gym 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: OBJH Aux Gym
    SHS BBB Banquet 2015
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: SHS Sub (building 1000)

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Featured News

Special Olympics Basketball Team on to State!
(Date Posted 2/27/2015)
Congratulations to our Special Olympics basketball team for earning a spot in the state tournament taking place in Wenatchee.  Coaches are Nate Satori and Scotti Crump.  The tournament takes place Saturday, Feb 28th and Sunday, March 1st at Robert E. Lee Elementary School, with games starting at 9:00 a.m.  Good luck to our players and coaches.  Go Highclimbers!!

Winter Athletic State Playoff Results
(Date Posted 2/27/2015)

The Highclimber’s post-season ended well this year with Girls Wrestling receiving the “3A Academic State Champions” award.  Other results include:

Wrestling:  Beni Olivas placed 6th; Colton Paller was 8th.

Swimming:  Harrison MacAlevy placed 3rd in 50 free (new school record) and 8th in the 100 butterfly.  In the 200 free relay, the team placed 12th with Harrison MacAlevy, Levi Vance, Alec Brown-Garcia, and Ryan Taylor.

Diving:  Jon Netzel placed 3rd; Troy Krumpols placed 7th; and, Zach Netzel placed 12th.

Many outstanding performances and achievements we can all be proud of!  Way to go, coaches and athletes!

School Calendar Set for 2015-16 School Year
(Date Posted 2/25/2015)
School Calendar Graphic

The school board adopted the 2015-2016 school calendar at their meeting on February 24th.  You can view the new calendar and other calendars at the following web locations:

Training Offered for Families of Special Needs Students
(Date Posted 2/19/2015)
Nonviolent crisis intervention - a CPI specialized offering

Parent and Guardians of Special Needs student(s) are invited to participate in Sharing Strategies a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Evergreen Elementary library. Evergreen Elementary is located at 900 W Franklin St. Registration is required for this event, space is limited. For more information about Sharing Strategies and/or to register for this event call Special Services at 360-426-2151.

“A Really Big Shoe” Benefit Concert of Homeless and Needy Students
(Date Posted 1/23/2015)
Entertainment Explosion is presenting their 9th Annual “A Really Big Shoe 9” concert on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia.  Tickets range from $10-$20, depending on seating.  The theme this year is “Rockin’ to the Jukebox – 1950-1985.”  The concert benefits homeless and needy kids in eight school districts in the South Sound.  For more information and to buy tickets, visit their website:

Educational Funding and the 2015 Legislative Session
(Date Posted 1/13/2015)
Randy Dorn discussing education funding
The 2015 Legislative Session could be one of the most challenging in decades. The reason is education funding.
The Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has created materials (including a short video) that explain the basics of education funding and the State Supreme Court case McCleary v. State of Washington: If you have any questions or comments about the documents, please email

Graduation Requirements
(Date Posted 12/3/2014)
Image of Graduation Cap and Diploma

In 2006, the Legislature directed the Washington State Board of Education (SBE) to revise the definition of the purpose and expectations of a public high school diploma. In 2010, after extensive committee work, stakeholder input, and research the SBE adopted the 24-credit Career and College Ready Graduation Requirements. These new graduation requirements will take effect for the graduating class of 2019 (the 9th grade class entering in the fall of 2015).

The 24-credit framework was designed to be both rigorous and flexible. The pathway for most students will keep all postsecondary options open, including meeting the college admission requirements for entry into a public four-year institution or pursuing a program of study in a two-year institution or apprenticeship. The framework is also flexible enough to accommodate a program of study leading to a professional or technical certificate or degree through a skills center or Career and Technical Education program, or military service.

For Shelton students, the new requirements will represent an increase in total credits required for graduation from 22 to 24. In addition, there will be an increase in credits required in several core areas including science and the arts. For students planning to attend a 4-year college, 2 credits of world language will also be required. There will be new flexibility in some areas (e.g., the third year of high school math is currently algebra 2 or an approved alternative – the third year of math will become a math credit that complements the individual student’s personalized coursework pathway).

The Shelton School District Board of Directors, in collaboration with the interim superintendent and staff from the buildings, is currently studying the new graduation requirements and will be holding public meetings as they work on updating the district policy and procedures to align to the new state requirements. A draft policy is expected in February, 2015.

Additional News

SHS Parking Permit Application
(Date Posted 6/29/2014)
All students who will be parking on the SHS campus need to obtain a parking permit Full Story...

Traffic Safety Education Course (Drivers Ed) at SHS
(Date Posted 6/29/2014)
The following link contains information and registration for the 2014-15 drivers education courses Full Story...

SHS Graduation Date
(Date Posted 1/14/2015)
SHS Graduation is Saturday, June 6th with the ceremony at 10 am at St. Martin's University Pavilion. Full Story...



 SHS Daily Schedule

Schedule for Monday, March 2: Regular Schedule


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The Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Linda Arnold, Director of Human Resources. 360-426-1687. 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584. Complaint procedures can be found on this website under Board Policy #3210 (students) and #5010 (employees).
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