• Skills USA Regionals


    Grace McLaughlin and Emily Provenza both placed 1st Overall in their individual Job Demonstration Compeitions (Automotive Section).

    NTHS Skills USA



    Teacher/Advisor Brian Stretch and his 2 Skills USA Regional Champions.  Both are Automotive Student Competitors.


    Skills USA Regionals Welding


    NTHS Welding

    North Thurston High School Welding Students compete at Skills USA Regionals


    Derek Pele placed 2nd Overall


    Teacher/Advisor Jesse Ratcliff and Grace Blanning checking time limits of the Skills USA Welding Competition.


    NTHS and RRHS Compete at Skills USA American Sign Language Regionals



    Top 3 Finishers


    Guadalupe Pizana-Ramirez from North Thurston High School took 1st Place Overall

    NTHS Cupcake Wars Champion 2019

    Sally Harn's Family and Consumer Science Class hosted their Winter Cupcake Wars Competition in December.  Sariah Drees, Ashton Seamon-Moss, Amaya Whitaker, Kaylei Dahl, and Theo Wilson were crowned Champions

    cupcake wars


     Winning Cupcake


    2019 Natioinal American Sign Language Honor Society Art Competition 



    North Thurston High School's Bao-Nghi Nguyen placed 3rd in the Nation in the American Sign Language Honor Society's Art Competition.



  • 2020 DECA Area Conference (State Qualifier)


    A club photo of River Ridge High School

    River Ridge State Qualifiers

    Asia Garvida- 1st Food Marketing

    Caleb Akana` 1st Financial Consulting

    Malei’a Merrill   2nd Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling

    Paige Madrid  3rd Marketing Communications

    Carson Madrid 3rd Quick Serve Restaurant Management


    Participants also included Mckenzie Waters, Jordin Smith, Reina Walker, Zoe Ganbat, Rayann Concepcion, Disha Kushan, Leo Matunan, Summer Brown, Taylor Godfrey, Samantha Visaya, Carlyn Awah, Jaelianna Dye, Amelia Felix-Pastor, Tamia Arana-Guy, Juan Benitez, Alissa Strandberg, Ashlyn Denham and Madison Linney


    North Thurston High School

    25 Marketing/DECA students from North Thurston High School , qualified to Compete at the  State DECA Career Conference.  There were approximately 170 students competing to be the top 3 in different categories and earn their spot to compete at the state level.  North Thurston High School registered 32 students to compete and 24 qualified and 3 others are alternates.  It was an amazing  competition and North Thurston DECA student once again proved strong in the competition.  State DECA is March 5, 6 and 7th in Bellevue Washington. 


    Taking 1st place and earning top spot to compete at state

                    Yesica Rios – Quick Serve Restaurant

                    Abigail Tait and Emma Waldon – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team

                    Isabella Matakas – Hotel and Lodging Management

                    Sarah Beck – Apparel and Accessories Marketing

                    Kaitylyn Mays and McKenzie Squires – Marketing Management Team

                    Jenna Moe and Tauilo Mauigoa – Hospitality Team


    2nd place qualifiers going on to state

                    Joyti Miller –Restaurant and Food Service Management

                    Madison Skavlem- Retail Merchandising

                    Mauricio Morin- Entrepreneurship

                    Annie Tippetts and Josephina Fueston – Entrepreneurship Team

                    Fatimatou Vintou Aidara- Accounting Applications


    3rd place and qualifying for state

                    Morgan Opdahl- Retail Merchandising

                    Ashanti Johnson and Kamielle Garner- Travel and Tourism Marketing Team

                    Sung Lee- Apparel and Accessories Marketing

                    Collin Edwards and Keedan Vinson- Business Law and Ethics Team

                    Lillian Christensen and Suad Dirar-Buying and Merchandising Team

                    Zac Sherrer- Human Resource Management


    Congratulation also to Zac Sherrer who was elected as the Area 8 DECA president for the year 2020/21  and will be serving a second term leading the Area 8 Region serving on the Washington State officer team.