Contact Us

Address:  12420 Ainsworth Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444Phone: (253) 298-4700Email: Fax: (253) 298-4715

Office Hours: 7:00am-2:30pm

School Leadership

Name Position Email
Brent Whitemarsh  Principal
Kwesi Amoah-Forson Assistant Principal 
Kyle Homad  Assistant Principal
Stacey Wright Assistant Principal
Pam Spitzer-Olson  Athletic Coordinator

Main Office

Name Position Email
Nancy Barber Office Manager
Madison Phipps Assistant to the Asst. Principals
Annie Jaquez  Attendance Coordinator
Lana Pedrique                     Financial Coordinator/Cashier

Counseling Center

Name Position Email
La'Ghea Jackson School Counselor (Student Last Name A-G)
Eduardo Ortiz School Counselor (Student Last Names H-O)
Annie Plutko School Counselor (Grad Coach/Running Start)
Matt Summers-Smith School Counselor (Student Last Names P-Z)
Alyssa Van Gundy Lead Intervention Specialist (MTSS)
Michi Gillingham School Social Worker
Brian Rice School Psychologist
Kimberli Pacheco Counseling Ctr Coordinator/Records Specialist
Bonnie Wiklund Data Manager/Registrar
Sheryl Moore College & Career Specialist
Savali Tuivaiave Family Resource Support  


Certificated Teaching Staff

Name Position Email
Abbott, Victoria CTE/Art Teacher
Alvarez, Rene English Teacher
Armstrong, Kaleb Band/Music Teacher
Babler, Alyson English Teacher
Berggren, Chris ELL Teacher
Booth, Heath Social Studies Teacher
Boyan, James Support Center Teacher
Boyes, Spencer Social Studies Teacher
Bradford, Jasmine Health & Fitness
Bruinsma, Casey Math Teacher
Budrevich-Ryan, Kevin English Teacher
Caseman, Christopher CTE/Science
Coburn-Paredes, Violeta      EL/Language Development Teacher
Coldiron, David CTE Teacher
Coleman, Chelsea CTE Teacher
Culp, Allen CTE Teacher
Dennis, Jessica Food Justice at the Farm
Escobedo, Melissa World Language
Faison, Aliyah Eco Design at the Farm
Folitau, Isaac CTE/American Sign Language Teacher    
Gonzalez, Meghan English Teacher
Greek, Heather Science Teacher
Gregory, Jason World Language Teacher
Hamilton, Kory English Teacher
Heckard, Jennifer Social Studies Teacher
Hertlein, Lacey SPED Teacher
Hills Jill Choir Teacher
Hoffman, Jameson English Teacher
Howe, Michelle Support Center Teacher
Hunt, Owen Math Teacher
Hunt, Kathryn Science Teacher
Iverson, Brenna English/Drama Teacher
Jones, Lana SPED Teacher
Jones, Patrick Support Center Teacher
Luebke, Josh Math Teacher
Marshall, Kevin CTE Teacher
Marton, Karrie Health Teacher
Masai, Takayuki World Language Teacher
Mead, Steve Math Teacher
Newmann-Godful, Michael CTE Teacher
Nguyen, Vinh Health & Fitness Teacher
Presswood, Maria Math Teacher
Price, Matt CTE - Science
Robinson, Jacob SPED Teacher
Rodriguez,  Julia World Languages Teacher/Spanish
Rodriguez,  Victor PE Teacher
Romberg, Andrew Science Teacher
Rouleau-White, Renee CTE Teacher
Shattuck, Ava Science Teacher
Sherry, Scott Social Studies Teacher
Skolrud, Carlo CTE/Art Teacher
Speckert, Kathryn SPED Teacher
Spitzer-Olson, Pam Social Studies Teacher
Stakhovich, Konstantin Math Teacher
Stanczyk, Eric Social Studies Teacher
Thompson, Jeremy JROTC Instructor
Thumin, Jon SPED Teacher
Tucker, Autumn Math Teacher
Tumbusch, Chris CTE/Broadcasting Teacher
Van Gundy, Alyssa Math Intervention Specialist
Von Rueden, Mike Social Studies Teacher
Ward, Elizabeth CTE/Broadcasting
Ward, Wayne CTE/Engineering Teacher
Waterbly, Kimberly Science Teacher
Williams, Amy Math Teacher
Williams, Brianna English Teacher
Wilson, Nicole ELA Intervention Specialist

Classified Staff

Name Position Email
Beverly, David AFJROTC Support
Wiest, Angie Intervention Behavior Support
Boschee, Evie Chief Custodian
Bucher, Jamie Assistant Chief Custodian
Heick, Randy Custodian
Langford, Virgil Custodian
Peredo, Ken Custodian
Colon, Frances Health Technician
Hilliard, Peiyton Multi Lingual Learners Paraeducator
Miranda, Tommie Nutrition Services Supervisor
Algeria, Norma Nutrition Services
Barrows, Mariah Nutrition Services
Goodson, Wendy Nutrition Services
Pratt, Sue Nutrition Services
Seifer, Lorraine  Nutrition Services
Tawyea, Rebecca Nutrition Services
Detert, Jacob Resource Paraeducator
Gable, Nick Resource Paraeducator
Gurtner, Jadyn Resource Paraeducator
Hohbein, Jacob Resource Paraeducator
Hopperstad, Gina Resource Paraeducator
Miles, Kelly Resource Paraeducator
Jenkins, Antwon Security Officer
Servin, Dan Security Officer
Akpobodor, Mackenzie             Support Center 1-on-1 Paraeducator
Borton, Sonja Support Center Paraeducator
Brown, Susan Support Center Paraeducator
Downs, Ed Support Center Paraeducator
McMullen, Meghan Support Center Paraeducator
Rosen, Marianne Support Center Paraeducator
Wetzler, Crystal Support Center Paraeducator