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Good News and Recognition


The following students and community members have recently been recognized

at Chimacum Board meetings



Chimacum Transportation Department Acknowledged for Bus Safety

Transportation Director, Monica Mulligan, Randy Hauf, Doug James, and LuAnn Spitzbart received recognition at the August 8, 2018 

board meeting for receiving a bus safety award from the Washington State Patrol.


Chimacum Creek Primary Cub Code Awards

Students Chloe Bitzer, Layton Lopement, and Devon Murray were recognized and received a Certificate of Recognition

for following the Cub Code of being safe, responsible, and brave.


Dr. Denise Banker, Chimacum Prevention Coalition

Dr. Banker is a volunteer advocate who works closely with the Chimacum Prevention Coalition.  She and the Coalition

received a Certificate of Appreciation for the number of volunteer hours spent bringing parents, schools, agencies, and

community together to prevent youth substance abuse.  For more information see:



First Responders Breakfast

Chimacum School District hosted a breakfast in the High School on April 13, 2018.  First Responders were recognized

for their growing partnership with the District.  Thank you Jefferson County First Responders!


East Jefferson County Rotary  WASA / OESD Award

East Jefferson County Rotary was recognized by WASA and the Olympic Educational Service District on April 16, 2018

for their support and engagement with Chimacum Schools.  Dr. Jack McKay attended and represented the Board and

Rotarian Terry Umbreit received the award on behalf of EJCR.


Congratulations Galia Roman

Pi student, Galia Roman, was also recognized on March 28 for winning first place in the Senior Division of the Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow contest.  She will return to perform at a future board meeting.


Ms. Moseley's 3rd Grade Class Donates to Jefferson Healthcare

Michelle Moseley’s 3rd grade class was recognized for winning $25 from the Port Townsend Paper Company (PTPC) Kraft Christmas Tree Contest in December.  Their winning was doubled to $50 when PTPC learned the class decided to donate their winnings to local charity Jefferson Community Health Care Oncology Center.  Two Jefferson Healthcare administrators matched the donation amount bringing the total donation to $100.  Students from Ms. Moseley’s class attended and presented a large check to Chris Becker of Jefferson Healthcare.


Robert Roe Family 

At the board meeting on March 28, the District honored the family of Robert Roe for their significant contribution to TEALS and computer science education.  Robert Roe graduated with Chimacum class of 1953 and worked for Boeing for 43 years.  Robert’s son, David Roe, shared photos of his father and his inspiration to seize the opportunity to help students.  Rick Thompson presented a certificate of appreciation to David Roe.


Congratulations Owen Brummel

Owen auditioned last month at PLU for a music achievement award and was accepted into their music department to study vocal performance. He was also awarded an Agnes Berge Smith Scholarship for $7,000; this is in addition to his $22,000 merit scholarship, all of which are annually renewing for up to 4 years, for a cumulative total of $116,000!  Owen was accepted into all six colleges he applied to: Lewis and Clark, Willamette, University of Puget Sound, Linfield, and Western.  Owen has chosen to attend PLU (his big sister's alma mater) as he loves their music department and they offered him the most merit aid.  The family states, “Thank you for your support of Owen. He couldn't have done it without the support he's received from our music community.”


North Olympic League Awards

The following students have won North Olympic League awards and will compete at the state level this April:


·         Maddison Boyd - Mezzo Soprano, 1st place/State

·         Owen Brummel - Baritone, 1st place/State

·         Emily Calkins - Alto, 1st alternate

·         Nate Miller - Saxaphone, 1st place/State

·         Maria Powell - Alto Saxaphone Solo, earned a rating of I (Superior) at the North Olympic Music Educators Solo/Ensemble 


Marilyn Chadwell

Marilyn Chadwell donates over 130 hours a year for the Back Pack for Kids program sponsored by Peace Lutheran Church. Every Thursday morning through the school year she joins several other volunteers at the Tri-Area Community Center and assembles food packages for kids in the Chimacum Schools. Students from K-12 receive these packages of food designed to tide them over the weekends – two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners. They put together about 80 back packs per week from September through mid-June. Once a month she also rotates with other volunteers and goes shopping at Costco, QFC and Dollar Stores to purchase foods for the packs. In the summer she focused her help on the YMCA Summer Reading/Feeding program at Chimacum Creek Primary School.


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