NTPS Military Support
NTPS has a dedicated Military Support Team that is excited about facilitating outreach and advocacy between Joint Base Lewis-McChord and our district's schools and military families!
- Adrienne Perez, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-412-4408
- Katie Linfoot, email@example.com, 360-412-4407
If you are interested in receiving information about events, activities, and resources available for military-connected families throughout the school year, sign up for our Remind communications!
Looking for help on non-school days?
- Antoinette Walker, JBLM School Liaison Officer, 253-967-7195
- Kirsten Rue, NTPS Director of Student Achievement, 360-412-4891
News & Announcements
Y Care childcare transfer school option
Need childcare next fall? Military families may transfer their students to Horizons or Seven Oaks Elementary if they need before- and after-school care. The program is run through YMCA's Y Care and has a cost. More info >>
High School Junior/Senior Stabilization Program
Soldiers can request assignment stabilization for their high school student's 11th & 12th grade years! Request stabilization using DA Form 4187 (PDF download) between March of your student's 9th grade year and September of their 10th grade year. For more info, contact your school liaison officer at 253-967-7195.
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission (MIC3): Rights & Resources
Washington participate in the Interstate Compact on Education Opportunities for Military Children More info >>
Student Ambassadors Welcome New Students to NTPS
Student Ambassadors Clubs at River Ridge HS and Horizons Elementary work together to create connectedness for the "new kids." Through lunch buddies, school tours, staff introductions and community projects, Student Ambassadors strive to help all students feel welcome, make new friends, and get all the school info they need. Check out their school club pages to learn more!
Military & Family Life Counselor at Nisqually
MFLC Counselor at NMS: Melissa White 253.363.5089
Free and confidential nonmedical counseling is available to service members, Department of Defense expeditionary civilians, their families and survivors. Child & youth behavioral counselors are available to support children and youth up to age 18. They also offer guidance to families, staff, and support personnel.
What can I expect from nonmedical counseling?
Your Military and Family Life Counselor can help with:
- Exploring what work/life balance is
- Behavioral concerns
- Stress management strategies
- Stress reduction
- Relaxation skills