June 19 Message from Principal King

Lister Families,

Free summer meals for those 18 and under

With summer right around the corner, I wanted to let you know that all youth 18 and under can get free breakfast and lunch over the summer.

Breakfast and lunch will be available at these schools:

  • Baker Middle School
  • First Creek Middle School
  • Giaudrone Middle School
  • Gray Middle School
  • Hilltop Heritage Middle School
  • Mason Middle School
  • Meeker Middle School
  • Stewart Middle School
  • Truman Middle School
  • Wainwright Intermediate

Students must eat meals at school. Meals will be available:

  • Monday-Thursday from June 27-July 28 (no meals available July 4 holiday)
  • Breakfast served from: 8:30-9:15 a.m.
  • Lunch served from: 11:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

Want more options? Metro Parks Tacoma will offer free lunches at a number of parks over the summer. Meals will be available from noon -1 p.m., June 27 – Aug. 26 to those 18 and under.           

Field Day: We are so excited to bring field day back this year. It will be June 21st and we are looking for volunteers. If you would like to come have some fun and support your child, please contact Monique at mferrer@tacoma.k12.wa or give us a call at (253) 571-2919.

COVID Tests: Your child will be bringing a COVID test home Tuesday for you to have in case you need it! Please look for it in your child’s backpack.

Save the Dates:

Remember there is no School on June 20th in observance of Juneteenth.

The Last Day of School is June 22nd. It is a half day. Students will be dismissed at 12:15

We will be celebrating our 5th grade students on June 22nd at 10:00 am. We will be having a promotion assembly followed by refreshments!

Summer Break Activities: If you’re looking for some summer activities for your child, check out Tacoma Learns, an online directory of youth programs throughout Tacoma and Pierce County. Use the directory to find programs by grade level, cost, interest and location.

Check it out!

Have a great day Lister Lions.

Kristi King


Lister Elementary