Tillicum Awarded Grants from Bellevue Schools Foundation
Great news! Tillicum Middle School was awarded several grants from  Bellevue Schools Foundation including: An overnight trip for 8th grade band to BandFest 2018 at the University of Victoria in Canada A field trip for 7th and 8th grade choirs to perform and complete in the Best in the Northwest Choir Festival in Portland, Oregon Providing jazz clinicians to help any band student receive small group/individual instruction from professional jazz musicians Purchasing materials and supplies for the after school Sewing Club Adding library books to support dual language and Spanish immersion programs Students learning about the commitment to global citizenship ... read full article
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General Membership MeetingMelissa Saunders9/22/20179/27/2017
General Membership Meeting
Join us for the first general membership meeting of the year!  The meeting will be in the library of Tillicum at Ringdall on Tuesday, September 26, 7-8:30pm. We will be approving the budget and standing rules for the year.  We will also be discussing plans for the upcoming year. ... read full article
Tillicum Textile DriveSara & Jason Cook1/26/20181/30/2018
Tillicum Textile Drive
Tillicum Parents! On Monday, January 29th, Tillicum will be holding its annual Textile Drive. This easy fundraiser is used to raise money for the 6th grade camp scholarships. This fundraiser is great because it helps you clean out your closets, while also raising money for Tillicum.  To participate, please bring your donations in a plastic trash bag tied at the top to Tillicum after 11:00 am on Monday, January 29th. The donation truck will be located in the parking lot directly in front of the main office and will be open all day. It is an easy drive by and drop ... read full article
February PTA MeetingSara & Jason Cook1/26/20182/14/2018
February PTA Meeting
February PTA Meeting February 13th at 7:00 pm. Phantom Lake Elementary School Library.  Please join us for our next General PTA meeting on Tuesday Feb. 13th, 7:00 pm, at Phantom Lake Elementary Library. We will be showing pictures taken from inside the NEW Tillicum building by some our faculty. Mr.Peterson will also be present to answer questions. If you have any questions, please email MelissaSaunders91@gmail.com.  Topics of discussion include: Electing our Nominating Committee for next years PTA Board. Adjusting our budget to increase our school grants.    ... read full article
Nominating CommitteeSara & Jason Cook1/26/20182/14/2018
Nominating Committee
Come join the Nominating Committee! The PTA is looking for at least 3 individuals to serve on this year's nominating committee. This committee will look for individuals to fill the PTA officer positions for the 2018-2019 school year. If you are interested or know someone who may want to serve on the committee, please click on the link to email  Melissa Saunders ... read full article
Tillicum Awarded Grants from Bellevue Schools FoundationIrene Budlong1/1/20186/30/2018
Tillicum Awarded Grants from Bellevue Schools Foundation
Great news! Tillicum Middle School was awarded several grants from  Bellevue Schools Foundation including: An overnight trip for 8th grade band to BandFest 2018 at the University of Victoria in Canada A field trip for 7th and 8th grade choirs to perform and complete in the Best in the Northwest Choir Festival in Portland, Oregon Providing jazz clinicians to help any band student receive small group/individual instruction from professional jazz musicians Purchasing materials and supplies for the after school Sewing Club Adding library books to support dual language and Spanish immersion programs Students learning about the commitment to global citizenship ... read full article
Pass-the-Hat FundraiserIrene Budlong10/18/201711/2/2017
Pass-the-Hat Fundraiser
Pass the Hat Tillicum PTA Fall Fundraiser Help us fund programs for EVERY Tillicum Tiger! Daily drawing for prizes Oct. 23rd-27th from donating students and families Highest 1st period participation: Doughnut party If the school's super goal of $13,000 is reached: Students choose Mr. Peterson's costume for Oct. 31st Contest ends Friday, Oct 27th Donate online or print and return  paper form   ... read full article
PTA Annual Ice Cream SocialSara & Jason Cook9/7/20179/14/2017
PTA Annual Ice Cream Social
Join us on September 13th from 6:30-8:00 pm at Phantom Lake Elementary School (covered play area).Make tracks with your old and new classmates for a scoop of ColdStone Creamery Ice Cream (Non-Dairy available) to view the progress of the new Tillicum Middle School! Entire Family Welcome. Single Scoop + Toppings $2 ... read full article
Pass-the-Hat FundraiserSara & Jason Cook9/6/201710/2/2017
Pass-the-Hat Fundraiser
PTA holds two major fundraisers each school year: Pass-the-Hat (Fall Campaign)  Walk-A-Fun (Spring Campaign) These fundraisers help to support fun and learning here at Tillicum Middle School such as: Help to send our music groups on field trips, competitions, 6th grade camp. Pay for classroom equipment such as microscopes, cameras. Provide books and periodicals for the library. Sponsor various programs such as bring in guest speaker, author and artist. Don't forget to turn in your Tillicum PTA Membership Form and Pass-the-Hat Fundraiser during Curriculum Night.  Pass-the-Hat donation is tax deductible. Tillicum PTA Tax ID # is 91-1049232 - Employer match donations. ... read full article
Taking Care of Business Day Aug 25thIrene Budlong8/7/20178/31/2017
Taking Care of Business Day Aug 25th
The "Taking Care of Business Day" at Tillicum Middle School takes place on Friday, August 25th at Tillicum @ Ringdall (11650 SE 60th St. Bellevue, WA 98006) from 8 am till 1 pm .  This is the opportunity to do things like pay school fees, sign up to be a PTA member, pick up a PE t-shirt, find out about after school activities, etc. All families should attend, if at all possible. Hope to see you there! ... read full article
6th Grade Orientation Aug 24thIrene Budlong8/7/20178/31/2017
6th Grade Orientation Aug 24th
6th Grade Orientation Thursday, August 24th, 2017 DAY STARTS @ 9:00 am – Tillicum @ Ringdall Gymnasium (11650 SE 60th St. Bellevue, WA 98006) PICK UP @ 2:00 pm in CAFETERIA at Tillicum @ Ringdall (11650 SE 60th St. Bellevue, WA 98006) The purpose of this orientation is to make the transition from elementary school to middle school a positive one.  Eighth graders will be serving as Leaders and mentors to the sixth graders.  Large and small group activities are designed to address students’ needs and concerns in an enjoyable manner. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a sack lunch & water (with ... read full article